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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 Glass Harmonica
Garry Eister
Garry Eister
Dennis James, Glass Harmonicist; Clifton Swanson, Conductor
Maria Jette (Constanze Mozart); Kathy Barata (Maid); Hector Vásquez (Anton Mesmer); John Duykers (Benjamin Franklin); Robert Moore (The Ghost of Mozart)
August 01, 1997
San Luis Obispo Mozart Festival
On Mozart's death, Anton Mesmer and Benjamin Franklin come to Constanze Mozart claiming ownership of Mozart's glass harmonica. The resolution of the conflicting claims involves a bitter argument, a duel, and an appearance by the Ghost of Mozart. The opera is preceded by an informational performance by glass harmonicist Dennis James.
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winds in pairs, 2 tpt, 2 tbn, 2 perc, kbd (pf and syn: one player), str (6 vln1, 6 vln2, 4 vla, 3 vc, 2 db). Red. Orch. available
Garry Eister or Dennis James
815 Willow Lane
Arroyo Grande, CA 93420

1563 Solano Ave, Suite 281
Berkeley, CA 94707
geister@fix.net or muscur@aol.com
415-773-3928

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