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The Center for Contemporary Opera presents: Artemisia


Artemisia, a new opera by Laura Schwendinger with Libretto by Ginger Strand, is an opera of passion, betrayal and art in 17th century Italy based upon the life of famed female Italian painter Artemisia Gentileschi (1593 –c.1656)


  • Artemisia - Augusta Caso
  • Tommaso - Blake Friedman
  • Susanna - Jennifer Sgroe
  • Abra/Tuzia - Anastasiya Roytman
  • Elder 1 - Daniel Folz-Morrison
  • Elder 2 - Kevin Johnson
  • Pianist - Jerome Tan

Creative Team

  • Composer - Laura Elise Schwendinger
  • Librettist - Ginger Strand
  • Conductor - Sara Jobin
  • Stage Director - Fred Ambrose


Leonard Nimoy Thalia

Expected Run Time is 80 minutes

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