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“Artemisia” – An Opera

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St. Paul’s Chapel, Broadway and Fulton Street The Choir of Trinity Wall Street, NOVUS NY, and Trinity Baroque Orchestra March 7 and 9, 2019 at 7pm Time’s Arrow Laura Elise Schwendinger Artemisia Exploring sensitive themes of our time, the festival includes the fully staged world premiere of the new opera Artemisia (composer Laura Schwendinger, librettist Ginger Strand and Stage Director Christopher Alden).  Artemisia tells the story of the Baroque artist who portrayed herself as Susanna in her famous paintings Susanna and the Elders, and Judith Slaying Holofernes. Heather Buck – Susanna Augusta Caso – Artemisia Gentileschi Oliver Mercer – Agostino Tassi/Elder 1 Christopher Burchett – Cosimo di Medici/Elder 2/Oculist Richard Troxell – Tomasso NOVUS NY Laura Schwendinger – composer Ginger

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St. Paul’s Chapel, Broadway and Fulton Street
The Choir of Trinity Wall Street, NOVUS NY, and Trinity Baroque Orchestra

March 7 and 9, 2019 at 7pm
Time’s Arrow

Laura Elise Schwendinger Artemisia

“Artemisia” – An Opera

Exploring sensitive themes of our time, the festival includes the fully staged world premiere of the new opera Artemisia (composer Laura Schwendinger, librettist Ginger Strand and Stage Director Christopher Alden).  Artemisia tells the story of the Baroque artist who portrayed herself as Susanna in her famous paintings Susanna and the Elders, and Judith Slaying Holofernes.

Heather Buck – Susanna
Augusta Caso – Artemisia Gentileschi
Oliver Mercer – Agostino Tassi/Elder 1
Christopher Burchett – Cosimo di Medici/Elder 2/Oculist
Richard Troxell – Tomasso
NOVUS NY
Laura Schwendinger – composer
Ginger Strand – librettist
Christopher Alden – stage director
James Smith – assistant director
Lidiya Yankovskaya – conductor
Zachary Goodman – assistant conductor
Ika Avaliani – set and costume design
Kelly Ruth Cole – production and stage manager
Mason Fick – assistant production and stage manager
Amith Chandrashaker, lighting design

Menzie Chinn
He is Professor of Public Affairs and Economics at the University of Wisconsin, Madison

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