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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.
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The Edge of Glory
Emory Waters
Mary Ann Waters
Johnnella Edmonds, chorus director; Anna Epps, children's chorus director
Lisa Edwards-Burrs (Amelia Tibbs); Chiquita Cross (Caroline Tibbs); Kayce Berry (Sissieretta Jones/Mrs. James); Johnnella Edmonds (Augusta Tibbs); Patrick McCoy (Henry Warren); Matthew Duckery (Jesse Tibbs); Harold Haughton (Thomas Clayborn)
April 30, 2000
Petersburg Symphony Orchestra
The Edge of Glory portrays events in the lives of members of a middle-class African-American family in Petersburg, VA, during the Reconstruction Period. Act I is set in 1883 and Act II is set in 1893.
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Chorus (10-12), Children's Chorus (8-10)
2 flutes, 2 oboes, 2 clarinets, 2 bassoons; 4 horns, 2 cornets, 2 trombones; timpa
Tonal; lyrical; through-composed arioso style with several distinct arias and ensemble numbers
Emory Waters
1411 Olde Coalmine Road
Midlothian, VA 23113
eww02@aol.com or watersew@vadoc.state.va.us
804-897-2824

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