Today just got a whole lot better.
The Clemency of Titus is now available for your audio-streaming enjoyment. You can even read up on how our incredible costume shop hand-crafted the cast's incredible armor from scratch here. All photography shown is by Cory Weaver. Please see below for additional cast and credits.
Cast and credits:
Recorded March 2019
Conductor: James Conlon
Titus, Emperor of Rome: Russell Thomas
Vitellia, daughter of the deposed Emperor: Guanqun Yu
Sesto, a young Roman patrician: Elizabeth DeShong
Servilia, Sesto’s sister: Janai Brugger*
Annio, Sesto’s friend: Taylor Raven*
Publio, captain of the guard: James Creswell
*member or alumnus of LA Opera’s young artist program
LA Opera Orchestra
LA Opera Chorus
Chorus Preparation: Jeremy Frank
Director/Scenery Designer: Thaddeus Strassberger
Costume Designer: Mattie Ullrich Lighting Designer: JAX Messenger
Projection Designer: Greg Emetaz
LA Opera's 2019 production of The Clemency of Titus was made possible with generous support from The Carol and Warner Henry Production Fund for Mozart Opera; GRoW @ Annenberg; and The Emanuel Treitel Senior Citizen Fund.
Artists herein are represented by and appear courtesy of the American Guild of Musical Artists and the American Federation of Musicians, AFL-CIO.
Audio Producers: Fred Vogler and Todd Reynolds
LAO Audio Engineer: Brad Cobb
LAO Head Audio: Heather Orozco
Video Production: Kelly Travis
Post-Production Assistance: Ignazio Terrasi, Mark Lyons
Photography: Cory Weaver
Title translation by Thaddeus Strassberger, cued by Linda Zoolalian