A NIGHT AT THE OPERA: GIANNI SCHICCHI
January 20, 2018 at 7:00 P.M.
Branscomb Auditorium, Florida Southern College
The ISO annual opera production welcomes opera professionals to Lakeland for a two-week rehearsal and performance schedule including special workshops for students. Gianni Schicchi, sung in English, is a comic opera based upon an incident in Dante's Divine Comedy where Schicchi is condemned to Hell for impersonating the rich Buoso Donati in order to make Donati's will favorable to Schicchi. The short, one act opera will be preceded by famous choruses.