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The Great Gatsby
John Harbison
John Harbison
James Levine (Conductor)
Mark Lamos (Director)
Michael Yeargan (Scenery)
Duane Schuler (Lighting)
Dawn Upshaw (Daisy)
Jerry Hadley (Jay Gatsby)
Susan Graham (Jordan Baker)
Lorraine Hunt Lieberson (Myrtle Wilson)
Mark Baker (Tom Buchanan)
Dwayne Croft (Nick Carraway)
December 20, 1999
The Metropolitan Opera
Act I
Scene 1
: Nick visits Daisy and Tom and meets her friend Jordan. Daisy tells Nick she misses the "old warm world" from her youth.
Scene 2: Tom drags Nick to Wilson's garage to "meet his girl," Myrtle. When she talks about Daisy, Tom hits her.
Scene 3: Amidst the revelry of Gatsby's party, he asks Nick to arrange a meeting with Daisy. Afterwards, Gatsby recalls their former love, and vows to win her back.
Scene 4: Nick and Jordan flirt as they arrange tea. When Daisy and Gatsby meet, their initial awkwardness quickly dissipates.

Act II
Scene 1
: Another party, where rumors about Gatsby circulate. Alone with Daisy, he tries to convince her that they can be reunited. Tom finds them and invites Gatsby to his house.
Scene 2: Bored and hot, the protagonists decide to go to the Plaza Hotel. After Daisy and Gatsby leave together, Tom vents his annoyance.
Scene 3: Tom forces Daisy to make a choice. Tortured, she decides to stay with Tom, who, exultant, contemptuously suggests Daisy and Gatsby return together to Long Island.
Scene 4: Myrtle, thinking she sees Tom, rushes outside. A crash is heard. Tom, Nick, and Jordan enter, revealing that Myrtle has been killed. When Tom identifies the death car as Gatsby's, Wilson is determined to take revenge.
Scene 5: Gatsby tells Nick that Daisy was the driver. As he waits for word from Daisy, Wilson enters and shoots him.
Scene 6: None of Gatsby's former friends or guests attend funeral, save Nick and his father, who reflect.
Daisy Buchanan (s)
Jay Gatsby (t)
Jordan Baker (mz)
Nick Carraway (bar)
Myrtle Wilson(mz)
Tom Buchanan (t)
George Wilson (b)
Meyer Wolfsheim (b-bar)
Henry Gatz (bar)
Radio Singer/Band Vocalist(t)
Tango Singers (mz)
Minister (b-bar)
Harbison Mixes Up A Great 'Gatsby' - The New York Times 12/29/1999
SATB - Chorus of party-goers
3 fl(pic), 2 ob, ca, 2 cl(Ebcl), bcl, ssx, 2 bsn, cbn - 4 hrn, 3 tpt, 3 tbn, 1 tba - timp, 3 perc - pf, hp, bjo - str Plus stage band (from the orchestra) solo violin; cl(ssx), tpt, tbn, tba, perc(trap set), pf, bjo
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Schedule of Performances Listings
The Great Gatsby (Harbison)
Monday, April 29, 2002 - Metropolitan Opera
The Great Gatsby (Harbison)
Monday, October 02, 2000 - Lyric Opera of Chicago
The Great Gatsby (Harbison)
Monday, December 20, 1999 - Metropolitan Opera

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