The Confidence Man
Composer: George Rochberg
Librettist: Gene Rochberg
Other Artistic Personnel: John Scheffler (Production Design)
Richard Pearlman (Director)
C. William Harwood (Conductor)
Original Cast: Brent Ellis (Confidence Man)
Neil Rosenshein (China Aster)
Sunny Joy Langton (China Aster's faithful wife, Annabella)
Deborah Cook (Angel of Bright Future)
Michael Fiacco (Orchis)
Robert Osborne (Old Prudence)
Work Web Site: http://www.presser.com/Composers/info.cfm?Name=GEORGEROCHBERG#CatChoral and Vocal
Premiere Date: August 01, 1982
Producing Company: Santa Fe Opera
Description: The story of China Aster, who borrows money and is unable to pay it back, with disastrous results.

courtesy of Theodore Presser Company
Reviews: OPERA: MELVILLE'S 'CONFIDENCE MAN' IN SANTA FE - The New York Times 8/2/1982
Length: 02:32
Total Acts: 2
Orchestration: 1(Picc.) 2(E.H.) 3(B.Cl.) 3(Cbsn.) - 4 3 3 1; Timp. 4Perc. Hp. Cel. Str.
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