Donald Edmund Thomas


Lighting Design

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La Gioconda

Opera by Amilcare Ponchielli

Produced by Florida Grand Opera
Directed by Bliss Hebert
Conducted by Willie Anthony Waters
Settings Designed by Allen Charles Klein
Owner: Florida Grand Opera
Lighting Designed by Donald Edmund Thomas
Costumes Designed by Allen Charles Klein
Date: April, 1999

Production Also Designed for l'Opera de Montreal, directed by Bernard Uzan, May, 1999,
And Baltimore Opera, directed by Dejan Miladinovic, October, 1996

Additional images from this show:   here

Act 1 The Lion's Mouth The Courtyard of the Ducal Palace.

Allen Charles Klein's big, handsome production, lit with a flair for atmosphere by Donald Edmund Thomas, provides the visual lushness to complement all the aural fireworks.
     -Tim Smith, Miami Sun Sentinel, April 17, 1999.