August 10, 1985 | Opera Saratoga
The Seduction of a Lady
Composer:Richard Wargo
Librettist:Richard Wargo
Synopsis
Peter Semyonych, a confident seducer of other men's wives, displays his techniques with an aspiring young opera singer, Irena. Peter, in an exchange with Irena's husband Nicky, explains the problems of being in love with a married woman. Nicky encourages Peter in his pursuit, unaware of his victim, and proceeds to explain Peter's quandary to his wife. On hearing Peter's views on love, Irena becomes infatuated. Irena agrees to meet Peter in the park, but when faced with the responsibility of ending Irena's marriage, Peter reneges. Deeply affected by this change of heart, Peter vows never to pursue a married woman again. An attractive couple comes into his view.…

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Approximate Runtime (hh:mm)
00:44

Number of Acts
1

Musical Style
Traditional harmonies, mixed meters; conversational ensemble work

Vocal & Musical Forces
Baritone, Soprano, Tenor; 2 Supers

Original Cast
Joseph Evans, (Peter Semyonych)
Pamela South (Irena, the wife)
David Barron (Nicky, the husband)


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