Music: Michael Dellaira
Libretto: J.D. McClatchy
Conductor: Gerard Schwarz
Stage Director: Jeffrey Buchman
Music Director: Alan Johnson
Featuring Kim Josephson, Robynne Redmon, Frank Ragsdale, and guest artist Kevin Short and the gifted students of the Frost Opera Theater.
The Frost Opera Theater and Frost Symphony Orchestra in their inaugural appearance at the SMDCAC presents the highly anticipated world premiere opera THE LEOPARD. Metropolitan Opera baritone, Kim Josephson leads an all-star cast including Robynne Redmon, Frank Ragsdale and Kevin Short and the rising star students of the Frost School of Music. Nine-time Emmy winning internationally renowned Maestro Gerard Schwarz conducts the Frost Symphony Orchestra.
Based on one of the greatest novels of the 20th century, Il Gattopardo later adapted to an award-winning feature film starring Burt Lancaster (1963 Cannes Film Festival Palme d'Or winner), the opera is the third and last collaboration between composer Michael Dellaira and the late librettist J.D. McClatchy.
Runtime: 120 minutes with intermission
Appropriate for Ages 13 and up. All patrons entering the theater must have a ticket, including infants. $5 student tickets for ages 13-22 available via cultureshockmiami.com. UM Students 20% OFF with coupon code and ID Seniors 65 + 20% Off with ID. 10% off military w/ ID (limit of 4). Contact the SMDCAC Box Office for details.