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Armide

July 21 - August 23, 2012

Jean-Baptiste Lully/Philippe Quinault
The warrior princess Armide is torn between love and vengeance for the knight Renaud in this French baroque opera. A co-production with Toronto's Opera Atelier, renowned for lavish productions with period ballet.

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Presented in French with projected English translations.

This production is generously underwritten by Elizabeth M. and Jean-Marie R. Eveillard.

Armide is additionally sponsored by the Glimmerglass National Council.

JULY

saturday 21
sunday 29m
tuesday 31m

m = matinee

AUGUST

sunday 05m
friday 10
monday 13m
saturday 18
thursday 23 

Today's battles in society for religious rights echo Lully's Armide and the 11th-century conflicts between the Muslims and Christians. We will collaborate with Opera Atelier to present this stimulating work as we explore these themes in a baroque setting." -- Francesca Zambello

CAST, IN ORDER OF VOCAL APPEARANCE 

Phénice/Lucinde
Mireille Asselin*
Sidonie/Water Nymph
Meghan Lindsay*
Armide 
Peggy Kriha Dye
Hidraot Joao Fernandes
Aronte Thomas Cannon*
Artémidore/Ubalde 
Olivier Laquerre 
Renaud Colin Ainsworth
La Haine Curtis Sullivan
Chevalier Aaron Ferguson


Production

Conductor David Fallis
Director Marshall Pynkoski
Choreographer
Jeannette Lajeunesse Zingg
Sets
Gerard Gauci
Costumes Dora Rust D'Eye
Lighting Bonnie Beecher
Fight Director Jennifer Parr
Projected Titles Opera Atelier
Hair & Makeup Design 
Anne Ford-Coates 

*Young Artist

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