The fidelity of two sets of lovers is put to the test in Mozart’s comedy of errors. Lines are hilariously blurred as deceit and desire play out in a world caught between make-believe and reality.

PERFORMANCE DATES

All at the Central City Opera House

Matinees at 2:30 pm: July 19, 23, 25, 29; August 2, 4
Evenings at 8:00 pm: July 15, 21, 27

You can purchase a Subscription (with Carmen).

Boomer Bus add on available: July 23
Opera Bus add on available: July 19, 29

Performed in Italian with English supertitles.
Running time: 3 hours and 3 minutes ( including one 20 minute intermission)

Free pre-performance talks before every mainstage opera in Central City during the 2017 Festival

Join a member of the artistic staff for a free, short opera preview 45 minutes prior to each performance of Carmen* or Così fan tutte at the Williams Stables Theatre (just across Eureka Street from the Opera House).

Seating is limited, so arrive early.

*Note, does not include the Nina Odeschalchi Family Matinee performance of Carmen on August 1, which has a narrator’s preview before each act.

 

Performing Artists

Hailey Clark

Hailey Clark

  • Soprano

  • Central City Opera:

    Debuting as Fiordiligi in Così fan tutte

  • Recently:

    Musetta in  La Bohème at  Salzburger Landestheater,  Freia in Das Rheingold at North Carolina Opera, Micaela in Carmen at Florida Grand Opera

     

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Tamara Gura

Tamara Gura

  • Mezzo-Soprano: Dorabella, Così fan tutte

  • Central City Opera:

    Cherubino, The Marriage of Figaro (Le nozze di Figaro)

  • Recently:

    Isabella, L’italiana in Algeri, Deutsches National Theater Weimar; Carmen, Carmen, Staatstheater
    Darmstadt; Carmen, Carmen, Wiesbaden

     

     

     

     

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Megan Marino

Megan Marino

  • Mezzo-Soprano

  • Central City Opera:

    Making her Central City Opera debut as Despina in Così fan tutte

  • Recently:

    Hänsel in Hänsel und Gretel at the Lyric Opera of Kansas City, Rosina in Il barbiere di Siviglia at Virginia Opera,  and Jessie in The Long Walk at Utah Opera

Matthew Plenk

Matthew Plenk

  • Tenor

  • Central City Opera:

    Debuting at Central City Opera as Ferrando in Così fan tutte

  • Recently:

    Carmina Burana at the Aspen Music Festival, Macbeth at Opera Theatre of St. Louis, Messiah with the Houston Symphony

     

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Patrick Carfizzi

Patrick Carfizzi

  • Bass-Baritone: Don Alfonso in Così fan tutte

  • Central City Opera:

    Dr. Bartolo, Il barbiere di Siviglia, 2013; Pandolfe, Cendrillon, 2007; Doctor, Vanessa, 2005.

  • Recently:

    Schaunard in La Bohéme at the Metropolitan Opera, Dr. Dulcamara in  L’elisir d’amore  and Henry Kissinger Nixon in China at the Houston Grand Opera

David Adam Moore

David Adam Moore

  • Baritone

  • Central City Opera:

    Debuting as Guglielmo in Così fan tutte

  • Recently:

    Col. Alvaro Gomez in The Exterminating Angel at Salzburger Festspiele, Sir John Ford in Falstaff at Arizona Opera

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Production Team

Stephen Barlow

Stephen Barlow

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  • Central City Opera:

    Director: Così fan tutte

  • Recently:

    Madama Butterfly Danish National Opera, Rigoletto Chicago Lyric Opera & Bucharest National Opera, Tosca Santa Fe Opera

     

     

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John Baril
Conductor

John Baril
Conductor

  • CCO Music Director
    Conductor: Così fan tutte

  • Central City Opera:

    (Partial Listing) Tosca, 2016; Traviata, 2015; Dead Man Walking, 2014; Il barbiere di Siviglia, 2013

  • Recently:

    Così fan tutte, University of Missouri; Carmen, Nevada Opera; Cavalleria Rusticana/I pagliacci, Opera Delaware

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Andrew Edwards

Andrew Edwards

Full Production Credits

Composer Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Librettist Lorenzo Da Ponte
Conductor John Baril
Director Stephen Barlow
Set and Costume Designer Andrew Edwards
 
Cast Credits
Fiordiligi Hailey Clark
Dorabella Tamara Gura
Ferrando Matthew Plenk
Guglielmo David Adam Moore
Despina Megan Marino
Don Alfonso Patrick Carfizzi

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