Anna Karenina
Composer: David Carlson
Librettist: Colin Graham
Other Artistic Personnel: Mark Streshinsky (Director)
Stewart Robertson (Conductor)
Neil Patel (Set Designer)
Mark McCullough (Lighting Designer)
Robert Perdziola (Costume Designer)
Original Cast: Kelly Kaduce (Anna)
Robert Gierlach (Vronsky)
Christian Van Horn (Karenin)
Sarah Coburn (Kitty)
Brandon Jovanovich (Levin)
Christine Abraham (Dolly)
William Joyner (Stiva)
Josepha Gayer (Princess Betsy)
Rosalind Elias (Agafia)
Dorothy Byrne (Countess Lydia)
Corey Crider (Prince Yashvin)
Premiere Date: April 28, 2007
Producing Company: Florida Grand Opera
Description: Two parallel stories that illustrate and illuminate each other and the social milieu of upper class, mid-19th century Russia. The first, the tragic story of Anna Karenina and her fatal affair with the dashing army officer, Count Vronsky, which destroys her marriage and separates her from her son, is contrasted with the eventually successful marriage of the flighty Kitty Scherbatsky to the idealistic Konstantin Levin.
Character List (Major): Anna Karenina(s)
Kitty Scherbatsky, Dolly's sister(s)
Dolly Oblonksy, Anna's sister-in-law(mz)
Princess Betsy, Kitty and Dolly's aunt(mz)
Countess Lydia Ivanova, Karenin's cousin(mz)
Agafia Mihailovna, Levin's housekeeper(con.a.)
Konstantin Levin (Kostya) (t)
Stiva Oblonsky, Anna' brother(t)
Alexie Vronsky(bar)
Prince Yashvin(bar)
Alexie Karenin, Anna's husband(b-bar)
Character List (Minor): Serioja, Anna's son/a boy like Serioja
Annushka, Anna's maid
Mihail, Serioja's tutor
A Doctor
Dolly's 3 children: Tanya, Vassya, Grisha
Bit Parts: Countess Cronsky, Vronsky's mother
Anna's old nurse
Korney, Karenin's porter
A midwife
4 Guests of Stiva's
2 pairs of guests at Betsy's Ball
Length: 02:15
Total Acts: 2
Orchestration: picc, 2 fl, 2 ob (Eng Hrn), 2 cl, 2 bsn - 4 hrn, 3 tpt, 3 tbn, tba - timp, 3 perc, hp., cel., synth., recorded sounds; str
Contact: Carl Fischer, Inc.
Address: 65 Bleecker Street, 8th Floor
New York, NY 10012
E-mail Address: promotion@carlfischer.com
Phone: 212-777-0900
Publisher Web Site: http://www.carlfischer.com
The Opera Fund Awardee Information
Award Category: 2004 Repertoire Development Consortium
Project Name: Anna Karenina Production Meeting
Awardee: Florida Grand Opera
Director: Colin Graham
Conductor: Stewart Robertson
Designer: Neil Patel, Robert Perdziola
Award Category: 2002 Partnership Consortium
Project Name: ANNA KARENINA
Awardee: Florida Grand Opera
Director: Colin Graham
Conductor: Stewart Robertson
Designer: Neil Patel
Award Category: 2007 Audience Development Project
Project Name: ANNA KARENINA: 2007 Festival
Awardee: Florida Grand Opera
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Audio Visual Materials
Video:
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Act 2, Scene 4.2
Florida Grand Opera

Act 2, Scene 6.2

Images:

From left to right: Kelly Kaduce (Anna Karenina), Robert Vierlansky (Vronsky), Dolores Ziff (Countess Vronsky),
Courtesy of: Florida Grand Opera; Photo credit: Deborah Gray Mitchell

From left to right: Kelly Kaduce (Anna Karenina), Christine Abraham (Dolly)
Courtesy of: Florida Grand Opera; Photo credit: Deborah Gray Mitchell

From left to right: Sarah Coburn (Kitty)
Courtesy of: Florida Grand Opera; Photo credit: Deborah Gray Mitchell

From left to right: Christian van Horn (Karenin)
Courtesy of: Florida Grand Opera; Photo credit: Deborah Gray Mitchell

From left to right: Brandon Jovanovich (Levin)
Courtesy of: Florida Grand Opera; Photo credit: Deborah Gray Mitchell
Schedule of Performances Listings
Anna Karenina (Carlson)
Saturday, September 11, 2010 - Opera San José
Anna Karenina (Carlson)
Sunday, June 3, 2007 - Opera Theatre of Saint Louis
Anna Karenina (Carlson)
Saturday, April 28, 2007 - Florida Grand Opera
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