Oberlin Conservatory presents Gian Carlo Menotti's Amelia al Ballo and Henry Mollicone's Emperor Norton.
Director Jonathon Field and musical director Daniel Michalak recorded these performances during spring 2021 while adhering to campus COVID-19 safety protocols.
Both operas can be viewed from Thursday, July 29 through Sunday, August 1 on Oberlin Stage Left.
Amelia al Ballo (1936) a one-act opera buffa
Music and libretto by Gian Carlo Menotti
Amelia: Daniela Machado
Her friend: Julia Alexander
Two house maids: Kiki Porter, Lucy Wallace
The lover: Max Cook
The husband: Alex Smith
The police chief: Benhur Ghezehey
Emperor Norton (1981) Opera in 1 Act
By Henry Mollicone, libretto by John S. Bowman
Diana: Kylie Kreucher
Marla: Isabelle Hoyou
Michael: Peter Juengst
Emperor Norton/Intruder: Anthony Anderson
Violin: Anna Stout
Cello: Daniel Domka