Don Pasquale (2002)

Music by Gaetano Donizetti (1797–1848)
Libretto by Giacomo Ruffini
based on a libretto by Angelo Anelli

Sung in Italian

Conducted by Francesco Milioto
Directed by Harvey Berman
Set Design by Peter Crompton
Evening: Jul. 13, 15, 17, 19; 8:00 p.m.
Matinee: Jul. 21; 2:00 p.m.

All performances at
the Lesher Center for the Arts,
1601 Civic Drive, Walnut Creek, CA

Cast (in order of appearance):

Don Pasquale: Bojan Knezevic
Servant: Jeremy Esperante*
Dr. Malatesta: Armando Gama
Ernesto: David Miller
Norina: Kristin Clayton
Maid: Carolyn Kraetsch*
Notary: Bruce Knopf

* Festival Opera debut
Don Pasquale

Don Pasquale
Don Pasquale (Bojan Knezevic) welcomes his
old friend, Dr. Malatesta (Armando Gama).
Photo by Tom Bacon
Don Pasquale
Dr. Malatesta has a plan to turn Norina
(Kristin Clayton) into Sofronia.
Photo by Natalie Lane
Don Pasquale
Ernesto (David Miller) and Norina/
Sofronia express their love before
the charade is revealed.
Photo by Natalie Lane
Don Pasquale
Sofronia quickly dominates the
household — and Don Pasquale.
Photo by Natalie Lane