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The Little Thieves of Bethlehem (A Christmas/Epiphany Story)
Paul O. Stuart
Sally M. Gall
Raffaele Ponti, Conductor
Kelley Hamilton (Mary); Bryan Jackson (Joseph); Therese Murray (Sister); Elana Gizzi (Brother); Mark Schmidt (Innkeeper); Riker Connaughton (Innkeeper's wife); Vitali Rozynko (First King); Ivan Griffin (Second King); Paul Busselberg (Third King); Linda Nourie (Retinue); Fred Nuernberg (Peacekeeper)
December 07, 1997
Opera Theatre of Rochester and VM Music
Two orphans, a brother and sister, steal from the inn where the Holy Family is residing. The innkeeper, his wife, and the villagers catch the thieves in the stable shortly before the kings arrive to pay their respects. The kings invite the thieves to return with them, but the innkeepers offer to adopt the little thieves instead.
Postmodern; tonal (mostly diatonic); with Middle Eastern influences
Paul O. Stuart, VM Music
P.O. Box 298
Pittsford, NY 14534

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