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(E) Croatian Singer Kresmir Spicer in Los Angeles Opera
By Nenad N. Bach | Published  12/15/2003 | Culture And Arts | Unrated
(E) Croatian Singer Kresmir Spicer in Los Angeles Opera

 

Kresmir Spicer

Croatian opera singer Kresmir Spicer is currently performing in Los Angeles as Arturo in Lucia di Lammermoor at the Dorothy Chandler Pavilion:

Friday December 12, 2003 7:30 p.m.
Sunday December 14, 2003 2 p.m.
Wednesday December 17, 2003 7:30 p.m.
Saturday December 20, 2003 2 p.m.

http://www.losangelesopera.com/production/index.asp?productionid=164

Kresimir Spicer was born in Slavonski Brod, Croatia. He took his first singing lessons at the Music Academy of Zagreb. In 1994 he went to The Netherlands and went on to study at the Sweelinck Conservatorium. In 1997 he won first prize in the National Competition for Young Singers of The Netherlands and in 1999 he won four of five prizes in the Vriendenkrans Competition for Young Musicians. He has appeared in several productions such as Octavia, Andrea Chenier, Don Carlos, Gianni Schicchi, Alcina, and Das klagende Lied. In October 2001 he joined the Nederlandse Philharmonic Orchestra to sing Haydn's Requiem, as well as Lorenzo in I Capuleti e i Montecchi with the Radio Symphony Orchestra in Utrecht. In 2002 he sang in Monteverdi's Il Combatimento di Tancredi e Clorinda with Kent Nagano in Berlin with a repetition at Los Angeles Opera in 2003. In July 2000 he sang Ulysses in Il ritorno d'Ulisse in patria at the Festival Aix-en-Provence, which led to invitations to sing Ulysses again in several cities. Future engagements include Da-Ud in Strauss' Aegyptische Helena in Salzburg, Aeneas in Dido and Aeneas at the Festival Baden-Baden, andIdomeneo at the Festival Aix-en-Provence.

Go and see him !

PRODUCTION DATES:
Saturday November 22, 2003 7:30 p.m.
Sunday November 30, 2003 7:30 p.m.
Thursday December 4, 2003 7:30 p.m.
Sunday December 7, 2003 2 p.m.
Friday December 12, 2003 7:30 p.m.
Sunday December 14, 2003 2 p.m.
Wednesday December 17, 2003 7:30 p.m.
Saturday December 20, 2003 2 p.m.
 
CAST
Anna Netrebko LUCIA
José Bros EGARDO
 
Franco Vassallo ENRICO
 
Vitalij Kowaljow RAIMONDO
 
Kresimir Spicer ARTURO
 
Margaret Thompson ALISA
 
Javier Cortés NORMANNO
 
 
CONDUCTOR--Julius Rudel
 
STAGE DIRECTOR--Marthe Keller
 
SET DESIGNER--James Noone
 
COSTUME DESIGNER--Jess Goldstein
 
CHOREOGRAPHER--Jonathan Lunn
 
RUNNING TIME:
2 hours, 50 minutes
 
PRE-PERFORMANCE LECTURE:
One hour prior to each performance.
Duff Murphy will lead the pre-performance lecture.
Pre-performance lectures are generously sponsored by the Flora L. Thornton Foundation and the Opera League of Los Angeles.

 

PRODUCTION NOTES:
Production From The Washington Opera
New to Los Angeles

 
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