Donald Edmund Thomas
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Opera by Amilcare Ponchielli
Produced by Florida Grand Opera
Directed by Bliss Hebert
Conducted by Willie Anthony Waters
Settings Designed by Allen Charles Klein
Owner: Florida Grand Opera
Lighting Designed by Donald Edmund Thomas
Costumes Designed by Allen Charles Klein
Date: April, 1999
Production Also Designed for l'Opera de Montreal, directed by Bernard Uzan, May, 1999,
And Baltimore Opera, directed by Dejan Miladinovic, October, 1996
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Act 1 – The Lion's Mouth – The Courtyard of the Ducal Palace.
Allen Charles Klein's big, handsome production, lit with a flair for atmosphere by Donald Edmund Thomas, provides the visual lushness to complement all the aural fireworks.
-Tim Smith, Miami Sun Sentinel, April 17, 1999.