Operatic Fundraising Performances for 51 Walden - Our 16th Season
Friday June 9, 2023 - 8:00 PM
Saturday June 10, 2023 - 2:00 PM and 8:00 PM
Sunday June 11, 2023 - 2:00 PM
Pre-concert talks before each performance - at 1:15 and 7:15
Performances are June 9th at 8 PM, June 10th at 2 PM and 8 PM, and June 11th at 2 PM.
Pre-concert talks by Laura Stanfield Prichard are at 1:15 PM for afternoons and 7:15 PM for evenings.
Reserved seat tickets are $30. Order tickets on line by clicking here or by calling 978-369-7911.
The opera is performed staged and in costume with full orchestra, sung in Italian with projected English titles.
Click here for the printed program. Click here for detailed cast bios.
Cast and Company
Conductor: Alan Yost Director: Laura Stanfield Prichard Asst Director: Margretta Beaty
Costumer: Robin Farnsley Co-Producers: Carole Wayland and David Siktberg
In order to give more of our singers a chance to perform, we have double cast most roles. Cast I performs Friday and Saturday evenings, Cast II performs Saturday and Sunday afternoons.
|Role||Cast I (nights)||Cast II (afternoons)||Cover|
|Floria Tosca||Margretta Beaty||Ashley Becker||Allyson Bennett|
|Mario Cavaradossi||Ethan Bremner (Fri)|
Lucas Hickman (Sat)
|Baron Scarpia||Michael Prichard||James C S Liu|
|Sacristan||Max Rydqvist||Max Rydqvist|
|Cesare Angelotti||Carlo Bunyi||Carlo Bunyi||Chris Loschen|
|Spoletta||Kartik Ayysola||Len Giambrone||Jay Hutzler|
|Sciarrone||Chris Loschen||Chris Loschen|
|Jailer||Chris Loschen||Chris Loschen||Lance Levine|
|Shepherd boy||Alana McDermott||Alana McDermott|
Learn About Tosca
Our perennial favorite musicologist Laura Stanfield Prichard has written an informative article about Tosca - download PDF.
The Wikipedia article including plot synopsis is here: en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tosca
Accessibility and Health
51 Walden is a fully accessible building. The hall has had UV scrubbers installed and air purifiers placed in the lobby, and the overhead fans will be running in our high-ceilinged space.
A Fundraiser for 51 Walden
All Opera51 performances are benefit fundraisers to support operation of the 51 Walden facility. Proceeds contribute valuable funds to the maintenance and operation of 51 Walden, a community performing arts resource supporting hundreds of local residents each week throughout the year.
Opera51 is part of 51 Walden, so checks should be made out to 51 Walden. Donations to support 51 Walden can be made directly by clicking here, or by sending a check payable to "51 Walden" to P O Box 251, Concord, MA 01742. Please indicate "Opera51" on the memo line of your check. 51 Walden is a 501(c)3 organization.
Last updated 6/15/2023