When cruel fate steals Isabella’s lover, Lindoro, away from her, she sets sail to search the world to find him. Meanwhile, the Bey of Algiers has grown weary of his wife and the girls in his harem, and resolves to try his luck with an Italian girl. When the wily Isabella and her would-be lover, Taddeo, are shipwrecked on the shore of Algiers, the Bey realizes that he has found his Italian girl. But once Isabella discovers Lindoro working as a slave for the Bey, she sets in motion a plan to steal back her lover and leave Algiers for good. Come and laugh the night away as the lustful Bey and presumptuous Taddeo get their just deserts in Rossini’s sparkling and tuneful masterpiece, L’Italiana in Algeri.
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Bel Cantanti Opera Company
Bel Cantanti, an opera company, under the direction of Dr. Katerina Souvorova, was formed in 2003 with the express purpose of giving performance opportunities to local, operatic talent. Its members consist of young opera professionals, whose collective performance experiences include fully staged operatic productions in different venues around the country and abroad.