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Puccini’s Tosca

She’s a singer, he’s a painter and they’re both trying to avoid the cops. This story might not have the most famous Italian parapet in opera, but the leap is legend.

Opera Highlights

Katie Van Kooten, who has thrilled audiences with her “powerful, gleaming soprano” stars as the celebrated singer Floria Tosca.

The perspective painting technique on Italian Ercole Sormani’s wing-and-drop scenery—which accurately captures Tosca’s iconic locations throughout Rome, including the church of Sant’Andrea della Valle, the Farnese Palace, and Castel Sant’Angelo—is a spectacle not to be missed

Plot Summary

Fiery young diva Floria Tosca is forced to play a role she never imagined when she becomes trapped between her freedom-fighting lover and a ruthless police chief whose lust for her overrides his duty to his country. This explosive triangle comes to a heart-stopping conclusion in one of opera’s most intense dramas.

Sung in Italian with English supertitles.

Runtime: Approximately 2 hours 30 minutes, including two intermissions.



Mar 12 - 20 2022

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