Opera Brava's production of
Puccini's Tosca

G. Puccini

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Tosca and Scarpia

Dates & Venues

Saturday 25th June 7-30pm
Ford Castle, Berwick-Upon-Tweed, Northumberland.
Tickets: Venue Web Site

Thursday 14th July 7-30pm
The Bishop’s Palace, Wells, Somerset.
Tickets: Venue Web Site

Wednesday 10th August 7-30pm
Albert Cottage Hotel, York Avenue, East Cowes, Isle of Wight.
Tickets: TBA

Production details


Description
Tosca is one of the most lethal operas. None of the central characters make it to the end alive, hero or villain. Unsurprisingly then, it's a thrilling melodrama often dismissed as one dimensional. However you would be foolish to go in with this attitude. Opera Brava have set this production in Rome in the 1940's during the war and they take Puccini's overtly theatrical tale and make it astonishingly moving with an unusual twist in the final death scene.




Cast list 2022


Musical Director/Conductor
Robert Bottriell
Director
Bronek Pomorski
Assistant Director
Lydia Skrentny
Designers
Tony Baker & Adam Purnell
Costumes
Maria Pomorska
Tosca
Natasha Day
Cavaradossi
Dominic Walsh
Scarpia
Haken Vramsmo
Angelotti/Goaler
Ian Beadle
Sacristan
John Lofthouse
Spoletta
Martin Rendle
Sciarrone
William Costello
Chorister & Church cleaner
Persha Darling

Stage Manager
Lydia Skrentny
Technical Stage Manager
David Rogers
Lighting
Pleasure Khathi
A.S.M.
T.B.C.
A.S.M. & Sound
Nathan Yeo
Wardrobe
Maria Pomorska
Driver
Adrian Hoyle
Driver
Mark Robertson

The Opera Brava Ensemble

The Opera Brava Ensemble brave all the rigours of an English Summer to bring you live music as part of every performance.


Nicola Bates
Violin
Rose Hinton
Violin
Becky Hopkin/Ros Hanson-Laurant
Viola
Jonathan Ayling/Harriet Wiltshire
Cello
Katherine Carter
Flute & Piccolo
Julia Holmes/Zoe Davies
Clarinet
Stephen Peneycad
Trumpet & Flugelhorn

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