Gian Carlo  Menotti

Gian Carlo Menotti

Librettist, Composer


Biography



Shows by Gian Carlo Menotti

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Synopsis

Based on Italian folk tales of the Nativity and Epiphany, Gian Carlo Menotti’s Amahl and the Night Visitors is a retelling of the story of the Magi from the point of view of a young disabled boy named Amahl, who lives in pove... read more

Amelia wants to go to the ball and seemingly nothing will stop her. Even when her husband discovers that she has a lover and demands his name, she only agrees to give it to him if he will then go the ball. After her husband... read more

All Ben wants to do is propose to his girlfriend, Lucy, before he leaves on a train trip.  When he goes to her apartment and tries to propose, however, he finds himself interrupted by a constant stream of phone calls.  As Luc... read more

Originally written for NBC radio, Gian Carlo Menotti’s one-act opera The Old Maid and the Thief exposes the gossips and secrets of a seemingly quiet town. The middle-aged spinster Miss Todd, who spends most of her days simpl... read more

Overview

Nationality
American
Born
7/7/1911
Died
2/1/2007
Show Categories
Opera
Genres
Drama, Comedy