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Music by Bedrich Smetana
Libretto by Karel Sabina
German adaptation by Max Kalbeck
Sung in English with a new English singing libretto by CCM Opera faculty member Kathleen Kelly
New German translation by Walter Felsenstein
Levi Hammer, conductor
Audrey Chait, director
Part bubbly operetta and part Bohemian folk pageant, The Bartered Bride is a romantic comedy set in a Czech community in Texas in 1948. Marenka is arranged to marry the son of a rich landowner, but she is in love with someone else. Defiantly, Marenka vows before her parents that she will only accept her love, Jeník, as her husband. As her parents and the matchmaker fight for the arranged marriage, the young lovers fight against tradition in order to be together.
Nov. 21-24, 2019
Patricia Corbett Theater, CCM Village
University of Cincinnati
CCMONSTAGE Production Sponsor: Macy's
Opera Production Sponsor: Genevieve Smith
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