Victor Herbert recordings

The Fortune Teller (1898)

Operetta in Three Acts

Music by VICTOR HERBERT Libretto by HARRY B. SMITH
Restored and Modified by Tom Petiet

CFT08O-2C FORTUNE TELLER with dialog….......….$20
Concert performance, with dialog or music only. Piano accomp.

The Fortune Teller
Act I
Overture.....................................................Orchestra
Intoduction and Opening Chorus.............. Wlademar, Matosin, Girls' Chorus
Entrance of the Count............................... Fresco and Girls' Chorus
Entrance of Irma and Song........................Irma, Matosin, Fresco, Count and Chorus
Hungaria's Hussars....................................Ladislas and Men's Chorus
The Story of the Twins..............................Irma and ladislas
Ho, Ye Townsmen.....................................Sandor
Entrance of the Gypsies............................ Musette, Sandor, Vaninka, Boris, Rafael, Fresco, Chorus
Romany Life..............................................Musette, Sandor, Vaninka, Boris, Rafael, Chorus
Finale.........................................................The Ensemble

Act II
Opening Chorus.......................................Merchants and chorus
Signor Mons. Muldoni.............................Fresco
Serenade of the Nations...........................Musette, Count, Boris and Chorus
Gypsy Love Song..................................... Sandor, Musette and Chorus
Champagne Song.................................... Pompon, Irma and Chorus
Only in the Play....................................... Ladislas and Pompon
Finale Act II..............................................The Ensemble

Act III
Opening Chorus........................................Chorus
Gypsy Jan..................................................Sandor and Chorus
In Praise of the Sword...............................Sandor and Chorus
The Lily and the Nightingale....................Musette
You Must Not Believe It............................Musette and Ladislas
Power of the Human Eye..........................Count and Boris
The Bold Dragoon.....................................Vaninka, Ladislas and Chorus
Finale Act III.............................................The Ensemble

Cast

Irma/Musette......................................................................................Kim Dolanski
Fresco........................................................................................... Chris Grapentine
Count Bereszowski........................................................................... David Troiano
Sandor.................................................................................................... Don Regan
Ladislas................................................................................................... Nick Fitzer Boris........................................................................................... Gregory Wakefield
Pompon........................................................................................ Barbara Scanlon
Vaninka................................................................................... Catherine McKeever
Rafael................................................................................................. Marla Bentley
Detective Muldoni............................................................................. Patricia Petiet
Vintner............................................................................................ Amanda Kaipio
Caterer.................................................................................................. Lynn Bishop
Matosin, Cpl. Kopaczy/Jeweler...................................................... Fred Estabrook
Sgt. Potemkin........................................................................................ Rylan Petiet
Tailor/Gypsy 1..................................................................................Robert Douglas
General Korbay.................................................................................George Valenta
Narrator/Waldemar...........................................................................Thomas Petiet

Choruses of the Ann Arbor Cantata Singers and The Cantata Academy Chorale

Script revision by............................................................................. Thomas Petiet

Adam Aceto conducting the Comic Opera Guild Orchestra

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