Casanova's Homecoming

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Casanova's Homecoming is an opera in three acts by Dominick Argento to an English libretto by the composer, based in part on Giacomo Casanova's memoirs. It was first performed by the Minnesota Opera in Saint Paul, Minnesota in 1985.[1]

The opera has set numbers with recitative and spoken dialog. It is set in Venice in 1774.

Roles[edit]

Role Voice type Premiere cast, 12 April 1985[1]
(Conductor: Scott Bergeson)
Casanova baritone Julian Patrick
Lorenzo baritone Vern Sutton
Gabrielle tenor Mark Jackson
Marquis De Lisle tenor Douglas Perry
Bellino mezzo-soprano Susanne Marsee
Madame d'Urfé contralto Elaine Bonazzi
Marcantonio treble Kris Root
Giuletta soprano Carol Gutknecht
Barbara soprano Michele McBride
Teresa mezzo-soprano Joyce Castle

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Casanova's Homecoming. Opera America: North American Works Directory. Retrieved April 23, 2015.

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