Florencia en el Amazonas
Conductor, Christopher Franklin
Stage Director, Candace Evans
Set Design by Izmir Ickbal
Projection Design by Brittany Bland
Lighting Design by Carolina Ortiz Herrera
Costume Design by Rebecca L. Welles
The opera tells the story of famous soprano Florencia Grimaldi who undertakes return to her hometown of Manaus to sing at the opera house. Manaus is the capital of the Brazilian city of Amazonas, located in the Amazon rainforest. She hopes her performance will attract her lover, Cristóbal, a butterfly hunter who disappeared into the jungle years ago. Throughout the opera, love persists as Florencia’s main focus.