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Simon Boccanegra



Dmitri Hvorostovsky as Simon BoccanegraPhoto courtesy of San Francisco Opera
Dmitri Hvorostovsky as Simon Boccanegra
Photo courtesy of San Francisco Opera
Simon Boccanegra: By Giuseppe Verdi
UNITED STATES
SAN FRANCISCO  •  War Memorial Opera House.  •  Ongoing
 
 

Giuseppe Verdi: Simon Boccanegra
Libretto by Francesco Maria Piave (revised by Arrigo Boito)
First performance: Venice, March 12, 1857
First performance, revised version: Milan, March 24, 1881

Sung in Italian with English supertitles

First performance: Venice, Teatro La Fenice, March 12, 1857.

Simon Boccanegra: Dmitri Hvorostovsky
Amelia Grimaldi (Maria Boccanegra): Barbara Frittoli
Gabriele Adorno: Marcus Haddock
Jacopo Fiesco: Vitalij Kowaljow
Paolo Albiani: Patrick Carfizzi
Pietro: Kenneth Kellogg
Amelia's Servant: Erin Neff
A Captain: Dale Tracy

Donald Runnicles, conductor

David Edwards, director
Set Designer: Michael Yeargan
Costume Designer: Peter J. Hall
Original Production: Elijah Moshinsky



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