Pergolesi's Home Service

An opera fantasy by Bent Lorentzen

REHEARSAL PHOTOS by Lindsey Lissau and Michael Leinert

"The Waiting Aria": Pergolesi waiting for his breakfast, behind him: Vespone (Moira Logan)

Susan Owen (Theater Director Pergolesi), John Mueller (trombone),
April Hamilton (Serpina, serving "Hamburger Helper")

                                                       

 

              

          Serpina in bed with Pergolesi's money box                                           "The Melting Heart Aria" (Serpina)

Susan Owen as "Umberto Pergolesi in Love": the rocking "Cupid Aria"

Susan Owen (Pergolesi) with Moira Logan (Vespone)

Maestro Mark Ensley and Director Pergolesi, smoking a cigar

Temptation: Serpina and Pergolesi

       

                                                      Serpina and Vespone in the "Bandit - Aria"                                    Pergolesi mimics Serpina

"I am fed up- Aria" (Pergolesi) and Vespone

"Who is your fiancée, my sweet Serpina?"

The Terminator (alias Vespone) attacks Pergolesi

 

FINALE  Pergolesi is dancing, and Serpina goes to bed with the money box...

 

 

Happy End in bed with the money box: Serpina and Pergolesi,
watched by the nurse Moira Logan
Duet: "Now you are mine"

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                              Conductor Mark Ensley                                                       John Mueller, trombone                           Composer Bent Lorentzen,  Susan Owen              

 

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