Barn Opera to Present ‘Tosca’

By Francisco Salazar

The Barn Opera in Vermont has announced a production of Puccini’s “Tosca.”

The production, which will be performed on August 18, 20, and 21, 2021, will be staged at the Isham Family Farm, Cedar Meadow, and Estabrook Park.

“Tosca” will star Cailin Marcel Manson as Baron Scarpia, Andrea Chinedu Nwoke in the title role of Floria Tosca, Joshua Collier as Mario Cavaradossi, Nicholas Tocci as Sacristan, and Miguel Angel Vasquez  as Cesare Angelotti. Felix Jarrar will accompany on the piano.

“Tosca” marks the first opera the Barn Opera presents since the pandemic. The company’s artistic director is Collier while the music director is Manson. Baritone Tocci is the associate director. The company inaugurated in 2018 and has performed such works as “La Bohème,” “Così fan Tutte,”  “Carmen,” and “Madama Butterfly.”