Scalia/Ginsburg – The Impresario
Derrick Wang’s buoyant opera Scalia/Ginsburg is inspired by two opera-loving, ideologically opposed Supreme Court justices who, appearing before a higher power, offer their legal opinions in song in order to secure their freedom.
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart’s opera features an impresario managing the demands of two would-be divas arguing over a leading operatic role.
Both productions are in English with English titles.
Before the June 11 performance, check out the 5pm pre-performance talk at the Stockton Education Center. Free and open to the public. Picnic on the lawn between this event and the opera!
Illustration by David Parkins. Used by permission. Copyright. All rights reserved.
Music by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
English Libretto by Dory Previn
An Opera by Derrick Wang
Music and Libretto by Derrick Wang
*Scalia/Ginsburg is presented by special arrangement with Consequent Music.
Photo: Scalia/Ginsburg Creator Derrick Wang by Matthew Fried
Explore the program book (click on icon at bottom right to expand view):
Cody Müller – Buff
Lance Channing – Herr Frank
Nicholas Nestorak – Herr Eiler
Aubry Ballarò – Madame Silverklang
Kelly Guerra – Miss Sweetsong
Nicholas Nestorak – Justice Antonin Scalia
Cody Müller – The Commentator
Kelly Guerra – Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg
Rossen Milanov, conductor
Richard Gammon, Director
Julia Noulin-Mérat, Scenic Design
Paul Kilsdonk, Lighting Design
Marie Miller, Costume Design
Carissa Thorlakson, Wig and Makeup Design
Akiko Hosaki, Répétiteur/Coach
Cassie Goldbach, Production Stage Manager