Set in New Orleans, Amy Beach’s only opera recounts the legend of a French noblewoman who gives a bracelet to a pirate as a proclamation of her love. When she disappears mysteriously at sea, he is accused of her murder, imprisoned and then released in time to defend the city in the War of 1812.

This production features artists of the Bonfils-Stanton Foundation Artists Training Program and is performed in English at Williams Stables Theater in Central City.

PERFORMANCE DATES

At the Williams Stables in Central City.

Only available in the Double Feature of Gallantry and Cabildo

Evenings at 8:00 pm: July 26, 29; August 2

Tickets: $45

This one act opera features members of the Bonfils-Stanton Foundation Artists Training Program.

Performed in English.
Running time: TBA

Performing Artists

John Kun Park

John Kun Park

  • 2017 Bonfils-Stanton Foundation Apprentice Artist

    Tenor

    Los Angeles, CA

  • Central City Opera:

    Debuting as Barker in Cabildo

  • Recently:

    Don José, Carmen, Trentino Music Festival; Anatol, Vanessa, Mannes School of Music; Lysander, A Midsummer Night’s Dream, State University of New York

     

     

Nathan Ward

Nathan Ward

  • 2017 Bonfils-Stanton Foundation Apprentice Artist

    Tenor

    Lee’s Summit, MO

  • Central City Opera:

    Tom, Cabildo; Sheldon, Later the Same Evening, 2016

  • Recently:

    Sam Polk, Susannah, Northwestern University; Basilio, Le nozze di Figaro, Northwestern University; Howard Boucher, Dead Man Walking, Northwestern University

Louise Rogan

Louise Rogan

  • 2017 Bonfils-Stanton Foundation Apprentice Artist

    Mezzo-Soprano

    Manchester, U.K.

  • Central City Opera:

    Debuting as Mary in Cabildo

  • Recently:

    Giovanna/Il Paggio, Rigoletto, Opera Colorado; Mercedes, Carmen, Opera Colorado; Rosina, Il barbiere di Siviglia, Opera Colorado

     

Bryan Murray

Bryan Murray

  • 2017 Bonfils-Stanton Foundation Apprentice Artist

    Baritone

    West Babylon, NY

  • Central City Opera:

    Debuting in 2017 as Pierre Lafitte in Cabildo

  • Recently:

    John Proctor, The Crucible, Purchase College; Count Almaviva, Le nozze di Figaro, Purchase College; Demetrius, A Midsummer’s Night Dream, Purchase College

Lucas van Lierop

Lucas van Lierop

  • 2017 Bonfils-Stanton Foundation Apprentice Artist

    Tenor

    Vancouver, BC

  • Central City Opera:

    Debuting as Dominique in Cabildo

  • Recently:

    Vašek, The Bartered Bride, Yale Opera; Grimoaldo, Rodelinda,Yale Opera; Snout, A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Yale Opera

     

Tyler Putnam

Tyler Putnam

  • Bass

    Chebeague Island, ME

  • Central City Opera:

    Debuting in 2017 as Zuniga in Carmen

  • Recently:

    José Castro, La fanciulla del West, Opera Omaha; Don Magnifico, La cenerentola, Salt Marsh Opera; Luther Billis, South Pacific, St. Petersburg Opera

Shannon Jennings

Shannon Jennings

  • 2017 Bonfils-Stanton Foundation Apprentice Artist

    Soprano

    Orlando, FL

  • Central City Opera:

    Debuting as Lady Valerie, Cabildo

  • Recently:

    Costanza, Richard the Lionheart, Pittsburgh Opera; Liù, Turandot, Pittsburgh Opera; Marguerite, Faust, Annapolis Opera

Full Production Credits

Composer Amy Beach
Libretto Nan Bagby Stephens
Conductor Christopher Zemliauskas
Director Alison Moritz
 
Cast Credits
Barker John Kun Park
Tom Nathan Ward
Mary Louise Rogan
Pierre Lafitte Bryan Murray
Dominique Lucas van Lierop
Gaoler Tyler Putnam
The Lady Valerie Shannon Jennings

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