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CAPRICCIO

APOTHEOSIS OPERA PRESENTS

CAPRICCIO

by Richard Strauss

June 16, 2017 AT 7:30 PM
June 18, 2017 AT 3:00 PM

Fully Staged Work

The last opera by one of the longest lived composers in history, Capriccio allows us to turn the tables on our audience, and give a glimpse of life in the theater from the other side of the curtain. Surprisingly (or unsurprisingly), what happens behind the scenes is filled with as much drama and comedy as what takes place on stage! The plot revolves around the Countess – a supporter of the arts just like you – and her courtship by both a composer and a playwright [poet?]. In choosing one over the other, she plans to answer this age-old question: which is more important to opera, the music or the words?

Music Director – Matthew Jenkins Jaroszewicz, Countess – Bonnie Frauenthal, Flamand – Joe Palarca, Olivier – Wayne Hu, Count – Jay Chacon, Clairon – Pheoebe Haines,

Music Director: Matthew Jenkins Jaroszewicz
Countess: Bonnie Frauenthal
Flamand: Joe Palarca
Olivier: Wayne Hu
Count: Jay Chacon
Clairon: Pheoebe Haines

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