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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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A Tree, A Rock, A Cloud (TRC)
J. Mark Scearce
J. Mark Scearce
John McIlwee, Costumes, Set Design, and Stage Direction; Alfred E. Sturgis, Conductor; Musicians: Gregg Gelb- Sax, Jonathan Kramer- Cello, Wes Parker- Trombone
Krassen Karagiozov (Leo); Pamela Henderson (Paperboy); Wade Henderson (Old Man)
January 23, 2007
Capitol Opera
Tableau opens in a diner much like Edward Hopper's famous painting in which Leo, the proprietor, is holding forth behind the counter. A 12-year-old paper boy comes in from the cold and encounters an old drunk, who proceeds to regale the boy with his science of how to love and his history of loss.
Leo, Paperyboy, Old Man
Small accompanying trio of alto saxophone, trombone (with lots of mutes), and cello envisioned to be on the set and in one corner.
asax, tbn, vc
Tonal; lyrical; contemporary romantic
Dr. J. Mark Scearce
6617 Lake Shore Drive
Hickory, NC 28601

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