Schedule C

Garden of the Finzi-Continis, The

Ricky Ian Gordon
Original Language:
English and Italian
Michael Korie
Opera in a Prologue, Two Acts and an Epilogue

Based on the 1962 novel by Giorgio Bassani.
Score provided by the Company with no publisher information or plate numbers.

Eve of World War II
Role Voice Part Classification
Micól Finzi-Contini Soprano L
Giorgio Tenor L
Alberto Finzi-Contini Baritone F
Giampi Malnate Baritone F
Papa Baritone F
Mama Soprano or Mezzo Soprano S
Signora Olga/Christina/Ricca Cohen * Soprano or Mezzo Soprano S
Young Micól/Cousin Hannah/Adriana * Soprano S
Professor Ermanno/Rabbi/Tennis Club Proprietor * Tenor S
Perotti/Mussolini/Uncle Federico * Tenor S
Young Giorgio/Ernesto * Baritone S
Signora Regina/Sophia * Mezzo Soprano S
The Ensemble ** S (6) **
Lydia/Child’s mother Soprano
Gisella Mezzo Soprano
Aunt Bella Mezzo Soprano
Bruno Latti Tenor
Glass Merchant Tenor
Uncle Arthuro Tenor
One Congregant Tenor
Bank Teller Baritone
Librarian Baritone
Movie Theater Usher Baritone
Councilman Baritone
Official Guard Baritone
One Guard Baritone
Nazi Official Baritone
* Role doublings as indicated in the score
** The Ensemble is a group of 3 Men and 3 Women. The score does not provide information on specific combination assignments for the three Ensemble men. However, the instructions in the score indicate that the Ensemble of 6, in addition to the Ensemble Roles listed above, comprise the following groups: As indicated above, each Ensemble member is classified as Supporting.
Jewish Congregants, Black Shirts, Citizens of Ferrara
Fascisti Soldiers, Venice Merchants, Streetwalkers
As indicated above, each Ensemble member is classified as Supporting.
Please be advised: Contact AGMA for classification if you are combining roles, and/or for classification of unassigned lines, and/or for classification of any combination of Chorus and Solo bits from what has been performed previously.
Chorus Notes:  

The Ensemble is the Chorus