Tosca fact sheet 

Music: Giacomo Puccini 
Libretto: Luigi Illica and Giuseppe Giacosa, based on the play La Tosca by Victorien Sardou 
World premiere: January 14, 1900, at the Teatro Costanzi (Rome, Italy)  

LA Opera has previously presented Tosca in 1989, 1992, 1996, 2001, 2005, 2008, 2013 and 2017. (The 2022 presentation will be a revival of the John Caird production previously presented in 2013 and 2017.) 

Production from Houston Grand Opera 

Tosca: Angel Blue ‡ 
Cavaradossi: Michael Fabiano (November 19 through December 4)
Cavaradossi: Gregory Kunde
 (December 7 and 10)
Scarpia: Ryan McKinny 
Sacristan: Philip Cokorinos 
Angelotti: Wei Wu* 
Spoletta: Anthony León †
Sciarrone: Zachary James 
Jailor: Ryan Wolfe †
Shepherd: Deepa Johnny †

Creative team:   
Conductor: Louis Lohraseb * ‡ 
[Note: Oksana Lyniv, originally announced to conduct Tosca, has withdrawn for personal reasons.]

Director: John Caird
Set and Costume Designer: Bunny Christie 
Lighting Designer: Duane Schuler 
Chorus Director: Jeremy Frank
Children's Chorus Director: Fernando Malvar-Ruiz
Fight Director: Andrew Kenneth Moss

* LA Opera debut  
† Member of the Domingo-Colburn-Stein Young Artist Program 
‡ Former member of the Domingo-Colburn-Stein Young Artist Program 

Performance dates and times:  
November 19, 2022, at 7:30pm 
November 27, 2022, at 2pm 
December 1, 2022, at 7:30pm 
December 4, 2022, at 2pm 
December 7, 2022, at 7:30pm 
December 10, 2022, at 7:30pm 

Performed in Italian with English supertitles   

Estimated running time: two hours, 40 minutes, including two intermissions  

Venue: Dorothy Chandler Pavilion (135 North Grand Avenue, Los Angeles, 90012)   
All programs, artists and dates are subject to change.   

Last updated: October 31, 2022