Next season, COPA presents this beautiful opera conducted by
Baek and accompanied by the COPA Chamber Orchestra.
Matthew Vickers, Christina Lamberti,
and Daniel Oh, joined by a cast of impressive artists.
At the time of the Revolution, the poet Andrea Chénier wrote of France:
"I have witnessed the lamentable misery in villages, ghastly begging and
Despite his sympathy, he is falsely accused and condemned to the
guillotine. In his sight, he comforts a fellow victim, "Courage, my
friend, we'll meet on other shores."
Maddalena de Coigny, who loves Andrea more than life, impersonates another
prisoner to go with him.
The sentiments that move us are reinforced by the beauty of Giordano's score
and the libretto of Luigi Illica, factors that have kept Andrea Chénier in
the repertory since 1896.
More details coming soon.
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