DetailsGiorgetta, the young wife of Michele, a river-barge master, has tired of her husband and of the vagabond life she leads with him. She has fallen in love with a young stevedore. They plan to meet on the barge later, but Michele, alone on the deck that night, unwittingly gives the pre-arranged signal When Giorgetta comes out from the cabin her husband's cloak has already been wrapped around her lovers dead body. Revival Production. Sung in Italian with English titles.
Cast/Performers Ivan Inverardi (Michele), Giselle Allen (Giorgetta), David Butt Philip (Luigi)
Company: Opera North
Conductor(s): Jac van Steen (not Oct 20/Dec 2), Anthony Kraus (Oct 20/Dec 2)
Director(s): David Pountney, Michael Barker-Caven (revival director)
Design: Johan Engels
Costume: Tom Pye
Lighting: Mark Doubleday