Gianni Schicchi - Andrew Mayor, baritone
Lauretta, his daughter - Lauren Lodge-Campbell, soprano
FAMILY OF BUOSO DONATI
Zita, Buoso’s cousin - Jessica Gillingwater, contralto
Rinuccio, Zita’s nephew - Seumas Begg, tenor
Gherardo, Buoso’s nephew - Lyndon Green, tenor
Nella, Gherardo’s wife - Philippa Boyle, soprano
Gherardino, their son - Felix Davis, treble
Betto di Signa, Buoso’s brother-in-law - Andrew Tipple, bass
Simone, cousin of Buoso - Adam Maxey, bass
Marco, Simone’s son - Jerome Knox, baritone
La Ciesca, Marco’s wife - Emma Lewis, mezzo-soprano
Maestro Spinelloccio, a Bolognese doctor - James Gribble, baritone
Ser Amantio di Nicolao, a notary - James Gribble
Pinellino, a cobbler - Owain Evans, baritone
Guccio, a dyer - Kevin Hollands, bass
Paul Plummer, repetiteur
Orchestra of Five Senses Music conducted by Tom Seligman
For the second in our series of operas-up-close, Five Senses Music dived into the scurrilous, ravishing world of Puccini’s quickfire comedy.
Read Yehuda Shapiro's review here.
Conductor Tom Seligman introduced the piece in his uniquely engaging way, delving into its background, story and musical secrets, before a packed audience enjoyed a complete performance.
See photos here.