Saint of Bleeckerstreet

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Composer:

Gian Menotti

Librettist:

Gian-Carlo Menotti

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Language:

English

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About the opera Saint of Bleeckerstreet

The Saint of Bleecker Street is an opera in three acts by Gian Carlo Menotti to an original English libretto by the composer. It was first performed at The Broadway Theatre in New York City on December 27, 1954. David Poleri and Davis Cunningham alternated in the role of Michele, and Thomas Schippers conducted. It ran for 92 consecutive performances.
The opera is through composed, and set in the intensely-Catholic Little Italy of New York City in 1954. It follows Annina, a young and simple woman who is blessed with the stigmata. She often hears voices and sees visions of the angels. Her brother, Michele, is an atheist who is intensely protective of his sister; he believes she requires hospitalisation, but he cannot stop the rest of the neighborhood from believing her a saint.
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Roles in Saint of Bleeckerstreet

Annina Soprano
Don Marco Bass
Michele Tenor
Assunta Mezzo-Soprano
Maria Corona Soprano
Desideria Mezzo-Soprano
Salvatore Baritone
Carmela Soprano

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The Saint of Bleecker Street Act II I know that you all hate me Michele 166059
I know that you all hate me
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The Saint of Bleecker Street Act I Scene 1 Ah poor Michele it is not I your rival Don Marco 158465
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The Saint of Bleecker Street Act II Ah Michele don t you know that love can turn to hate 158466
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The Saint of Bleecker Street Act I Scene 1 Oh sweet Jesus spare me this agony Annina Chorus 186501
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Arias from Saint of Bleeckerstreet

Nr.Title scenePopularityOperaComposerActTypeVoicesLang.Roles
1Oh! sweet Jesus spare me this agony Popularity:

Opera: Saint of BleeckerstreetComposer: MenottiAct: 1.01

Type: ariaVoice: sopranoLanguage: English

Roles: Annina
2What does she ever do for you Popularity:

Opera: Saint of BleeckerstreetComposer: MenottiAct: 2

Type: ariaVoice: mezzoLanguage: English

Roles: Desideria
3Although you made this land your home Popularity:

Opera: Saint of BleeckerstreetComposer: MenottiAct: 2

Type: ariaVoice: tenorLanguage: English

Roles: Michele
4Be good to her be kind Popularity:

Opera: Saint of BleeckerstreetComposer: MenottiAct: 2

Type: ariaVoice: sopranoLanguage: English

Roles: Annina
5Ah! Michele don't you know Popularity:

Opera: Saint of BleeckerstreetComposer: MenottiAct: 2

Type: ariaVoice: mezzoLanguage: English

Roles: Desideria
6You remember the time Popularity:

Opera: Saint of BleeckerstreetComposer: MenottiAct: 3.01

Type: ariaVoice: sopranoLanguage: English

Roles: Maria Corona
7Ah, poor Michele Popularity:

Opera: Saint of BleeckerstreetComposer: MenottiAct:

Type: ariaVoice: bassLanguage: English

Roles:
8I know that you all hate me Popularity:

Opera: Saint of BleeckerstreetComposer: MenottiAct:

Type: ariaVoice: tenorLanguage: English

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