Soprano Brittany Infranco as Frasquita
and mezzo-soprano Mairi Demings as Mercedes were attractively bawdy, funny, and defiant when contributing their clear voices to the general excitement of the crowd scenes.
She recently understudied the role of Frasquita
in Carmen at Glyndbourne.
Embarcaciones de los libros de matricula de Eivissa sin especificacion de destino Clase de buque Nombre Fecha de salida Falucho Desamparados 02-08-49 Jabeque Virgen de Jesus 02-04-54 Polacra-goleta Virgen del Carmen 10-04-54 Falucho Juanito 02-06-54; 02-02-57 Queche Joven Eusebio 03-01-56 Falucho Frasquita
27-12-57 Laud Virgen del Carmen 29-01-59 Laud Almas 05-03-59; 12-10-69 Mistico San Bernardo 04-01-60; 31-07-62; 15-06-68 Pailebot Flor del Mar 28-04-60; 02-08-62; 29-09-62 Laud Guillermo y Carlos 23-06-60 Mistico Sevillano ?
La ciudad de Cadiz se convirtio en este contexto en un catalizador de la naciente opinion publica que encontro en la tertulia liberal de Margarita Lopez de Morla y antiliberal de Frasquita
Larrea los dos centros enfrentados de la bulliciosa vida politica de aquellos anos.
Le Dancaire (Julian Boyce), Frasquita
(Amy Freston) and Mercedes (Emma Carrington) were sharply characterised and brightly sung - though much detail was obscured by dingy lighting, even in the daylight scenes.
Amy Freston as Frasquita
and Emma Carrington as Mercedes, provide some much-needed verve, while Kostas Smoriginas sang a rather elegant Escamillo, surviving a dreadful outfit.
Amy Freston as Frasquita
and Emma Carrington as Mercedes, provide some much needed verve, while Kostas Smoriginas sang a rather elegant Escamillo, surviving a dreadful outfit.
She had already draped ruffled dresses for the characters of Frasquita
and Mercedes, and her prior discussions with Jara gave her a good frame of reference for the flamenco half of the Skeleton Dancer.
The sainete maintains no dramatic illusion and the seven female actors of the theatrical company appear as themselves: Antonia, Mariana, Juana, Maria Teresa, Frasquita
, Mariquita and Micaela.
Director Keith Cheetham's staging of Carmen - which was sung in an English translation by Sarah Helsby-Hughes, who also sung the role of Frasquita
- was fairly minimalistic, little more than tables, chairs and a screen, with modest use of back projection.
Larrea y Aheran: Europeas y espanolas en la Ilustracion y el Romanticismo (pp.
A smaller scale example of the same type of "problem solving" would be the common switch of Mercedes and Frasquita
in the card trio (Carmen) so that the highest note is given to the higher voice type.