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2009-2010 Season

Opera Scenes
Presented by the USC Thornton Opera Program

Brent McMunn, conductor and music director
Ken Cazan, resident stage director

USC Thornton Opera Scenes Program


February 11, 2011 | 7:00 PM

Free admission at the door

(seating is limited -
please arrive early)

Cast List
Scenes Program (coming!)
Scenes Storylines (coming!)




Join us for a wonderful evening of scenes from operas and musical theatre. The program includes selections from L'Incoronazione di Poppea, Le Nozze Figaro, La Bohème, Of Mice and Men, A Midsummer Night's Dream, Maometto II, Knoxville Summer of 1915, West Side Story, Candide, and Light in the Piazza. Prepared under the always exciting direction of conductor Brent McMunn and resident stage director Ken Cazan, this scenes program will tug at your heart and embrace your soul! .     

Performance Order

L’Incoronazione di Poppea
Claudio Monteverdi

Le Nozze di Figaro
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Act II, Scene I

La Bohème
Giacomo Puccini
Quartet from Act III

The Light in the Piazza (in English)
Adam Guettel
"Statues and Stories"
"The Light in the Piazza"

West Side Story
Leonard Bernstein


Of Mice and Men
Carlisle Floyd
Act I, Scene I

A Midsummer Night’s Dream
Benjamin Britten
Act II, Lovers’ Quartet

Maometto II
Gioacchino Rossini
Act II Trio: "In Questi estremi istanti"

Knoxville Summer of 1915
Samuel Barber

Leonard Bernstein
"We are women"
Act I Finale