Catán: "Florencia" at MSU and on Web

Catán: "Florencia" at MSU and on Web
From 30 March to 1 April, Daniel Catán's popular opera Florencia en el Amazonas receives a new production at the Michigan State University Opera Theatre. Melanie Helton directs and Raphael Jimenez conducts Catán's and librettist Marcela Fuentes-Berain's mystical, magical opera, inspired by the writings of Nobel Laureate Gabriel Garcia Márquez.

In addition to the live performances, the production will be webcast live on 1 April at 2:00pm (EST) on Mid-Michigan's Public Broadcasting network. The webcast includes backstage interviews with Catán, Helton, and cast members. To view the production, simply log onto and enjoy the voyage down the Amazon.

     Florencia en el Amazonas
     Duration: 100'
     Spanish libretto: Marcela Fuentes-Berain
     2 Sopranos, Mezzo-soprano, Tenor, 2 Baritones, Bass; SATB chorus
     Vocal score 50484955 for sale