Mozart in Manhattan
Composer: Albert Biales
Librettist: Brian Fogarty
Other Artistic Personnel: Steve Stucki, Music Director; Caren Coe Miller, Stage Director; Robin McIntyre, Set Designer
Original Cast: Lorenzo Da Ponte: Alan Bryan W.A. Mozart: Ted Schmitz Mrs. Van Deusen: Susan Hofflander Betsy: Karen Harney Jack: Tom Larson
Premiere Date: February 04, 2005
Producing Company: The College of St. Catherine
Description: Mozart, still living, joins Lorenzo Da Ponte in New York to collaborate on the first American Opera.
Comments: We all know that W.A. Mozart died at an early age, at the height of his powers as a composer. What isn't so well known is that his ablest operatic collaborator, Lorenzo Da Ponte, moved to New York and lived to old age there.
Length: 02:00
Total Acts: 3
Chorus: Small Mixed Chorus
Orchestration: 2222/2200/strings, piano, timpani.
Musical Style: The work is tonal and written in a contemporary lyrical style.
Contact: Brian Fogarty
Address: 2166 Lincoln Avenue
St. Paul, MN 55105
E-mail Address: befogarty@stkate.edu
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