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The Atlanta Opera to Present Abbreviated
Tosca Performances for Student Groups

WHAT: The Atlanta Opera will present two Student Shorts, recommended for student groups in grades 6-12. Student Shorts are abbreviated performances of Tosca, an opera full of lies, lust and corruption that turns a tale of love into a struggle for survival. Amid the bloodshed of revolutionary Rome, the diva Tosca becomes trapped between her allegiance to her rebel lover, Cavaradossi, and the scheming of a treacherous police chief, Scarpia, who will stop at nothing in his lust for her. Set to Puccini’s intensely passionate music, this gripping melodrama is quintessential opera and presents the composer’s most varied and interesting soprano role. Tosca will be sung in Italian with projected English translations. These abbreviated Tosca performances feature the full Atlanta Opera Orchestra, and have a run time of 60 minutes.

WHEN: Thursday, Oct. 10, 2013 at 10 a.m. and Noon

WHERE: Cobb Energy Centre, 2800 Cobb Galleria Parkway, Atlanta, Ga. 30339

TICKETS: $10. Complimentary chaperone tickets are available for groups of 15 or more. To purchase tickets, call 404-881-8885.

About The Atlanta Opera
Founded in 1979, The Atlanta Opera is one of the finest regional opera companies in the nation. By producing live, mainstage performances of the highest quality and impactful community engagement experiences, The Atlanta Opera enriches lives through the power of opera. The Opera strives to attract the finest international, national, and regional singers, conductors, stage directors, and designers. Each season, The Atlanta Opera presents three productions at the Cobb Energy Centre, drawing audiences from the entire metropolitan Atlanta area as well as from the Southeast region.


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