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The Pearl Fishers

Georges Bizet

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February 16, 19, 21, 24(mat.), 27, March 1, 8(mat.), 16(mat.), 22

  • Evening performances begin at 8:00 pm.  Matinees begin at 1:30pm
  • Opera in three acts by Georges Bizet
  • Words by Eugène Cormon and Michel Carré
  • Sung in French with English supertitles
  • Synopsis of The Pearl Fishers 

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Set in legendary Sri Lanka, the story follows two men whose vow of eternal friendship is threatened when the object of their mutual desires, the priestess Léïla, suddenly returns igniting a dangerous triangle of forbidden love.  

This proven Sarasota Opera favorite features the famous Act I duet for tenor and baritone, "Au fond du temple saint", which is sure to lift you out of your seat.  

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