Cardillac

Cardillac

Opera


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Overview


Synopsis

In 17th century Paris, the goldsmith Cardillac is revered for his amazing works of art. Meanwhile, his daughter is conflicted between her love for an Officer and her devotion to her father. The city is in a panic however, for there is a murderer loose. It seems that anyone who buys an object from Cardillac mysteriously gets murdered. Unbeknownst to the general population, Cardillac himself is the murderer. After the Officer buys a gold chain from Cardillac, Cardillac attempts to murder him, but instead, the Officer lives. The Officer identifies his assailant as Cardillac's assistant. Torn by guilt however, Cardillac reveals that his in fact the murderer and is killed by the Paris mob.


Characters

Male

Lead

Baritone

Female

Supporting

Soprano

Male

Supporting

Tenor



Show Information

Category
Opera
Number of Acts:
2 Acts
Cast Size
small
Licensor:
None/royalty-free
Casting Notes:
Mostly male cast
Includes adult, mature adult, late teen, young adult characters

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