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Shot! - An Opera
Persis Anne Vehar
Gabrielle Vehar
David Grabarkewitz, Valerian Ruminski
John Packard (Leon Czolgosz)
Valerian Ruminski (President McKinley)
Carol Vaness (Ida McKinley)
June 26, 2015
Shot! is a dramatization of the assassination of Pres. McKinley at the 1901 Pan-Am Expo in Buffalo NY and his convalescence. Also depicted is the interrogation of the assassin Czolgosz and the death of the President.
President McKinley (bass)
Ida McKinley (soprano)
Leon Czolgosz (baritone)
Vaudevillian (tenor)
Mr. Milburn (baritone)
Mrs. Milburn (soprano)
James Parker (bass)
Emma Goldman (soprano)
Ms. Vehar was a student of Ned Rorem. Her style echoes Messian and Weill.
Valerian Ruminski
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