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Ausrine Stundyte as Cio-Cio-San, Elizabeth Janes as Butterfly’s child and Sarah Larsen as Suzuki in Seattle Opera's production of Puccini's Madama Butterfly. Photo by Elise Bakketun.
North American Works Directory Listing
Patience & Sarah
Paula M. Kimper
Wende Persons
Doug Moser, director; Marie Anne Chiment, set and costume designer; Steven Osgood, Conductor
Lori Philips (Patience); Elaine Valby (Sarah); Barton Green (Peel)
July 08, 1998
American Opera Projects, Inc.
In the words of Robert Hilferty of "Opera News", "PATIENCE & SARAH unfolds in a small town in Connecticut in 1816. Two unusual women--Patience White, a painter, and Sarah Dowling, an ax-toting tomboy in breeches--come together romantically in spite of harsh imperatives of puritanical America."
Lori Philips (Patience); Elaine Valby (Sarah); Barton Green (Peel)
Robert Hilferty,
Lyrical and melodic; folk-inspired
Charles Jarden, Managing Director, American Opera Projects, Inc.
138 South Oxford Street
Brooklyn, NY 11217

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