24 Jun 2018

GIORDANO: Andrea Chénier

From Opera On Sunday, 6:00 pm on 24 June 2018

An ardent poet and a young noblewoman are passionately attracted only to be separated by the turmoil and terror of the French Revolution.

A scene from Andrea Chénier at San Franciso Opera

A scene from Andrea Chénier at San Franciso Opera Photo: Cory Weaver/San Francisco Opera

Sunday 24 June at 6.00pm on RNZ Concert

San Francisco Opera Season

GIORDANO: Andrea Chénier

Under the shadow of the French Revolution and its Reign of Terror, a poet and a servant-turned-revolutionary compete for the affections of a young aristocrat

Andrea Chénier........... Yonghoon Lee

Maddalena de Coigny. Anna Pirozzi

Carlo Gérard................ George Gagnidze

Bersi............................ J'nai Bridges

The Incredible............. Joel Sorensen

Roucher....................... David Pershall

Countess of Coigny..... Catherine Cook

Mathieu....................... Robert Pomakov

San Francisco Opera Chorus and Orchestra/Nicola Luisotti (WFMT)

A scene from Andrea Chénier at San Franciso Opera

A scene from Andrea Chénier at San Franciso Opera Photo: Cory Weaver/San Francisco Opera

Synopsis of Andrea Chénier

Who was Andrea Chénier?

A scene from Andrea Chénier at San Franciso Opera

A scene from Andrea Chénier at San Franciso Opera Photo: Cory Weaver/San Francisco Opera

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