The Triumph of St. Joan
Composer: Dello Joio
Librettist: Dello Joio
Other Artistic Personnel: José Quintero (Director)
David Hays (Set & Lighting Designer)
Herbert Grossman (Conductor)
Original Cast: Lee Venora (St. Joan)
Mack Harrell (Bishop Cauchon)
Chester Watson (Friar Julien)
Arnold Voketaitis (Kind Inquisitor)
Jack DeLon (Stern Inquisitor)
Frank Porretta (Sentry & Regina Sarfaty)
Jacqueline Moody (Heavenly Voice)
Sharon Williams (Heavenly Voice)
Premiere Date: April 16, 1959
Producing Company: New York City Opera
Description: Joan of Arc is on trial at Rouen in 1431. Friar Julien saves Joan from a drunken jailer and is urged by Bishop Cauchon to persuade her to wear women's clothes. She is tried, recants in a moment of weakness, changes her mind and is condemned to be burned at the stake.
Comments: Won the New York Music Critics Circle Award
Length: Length is not available.
Total Acts: Not Available
Contact: New York City Opera
Publisher Web Site: http://www.nycopera.com
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