The Gift of the Magi and Amahl and the Night Visitors
2011 - Directed by James Campanella. Photos by Jim Poston
The Gift of the Magi, with Alexandra Boule-Buckley as Della and Patrick Philip Becker as Jim (Script adapted by James Campanella and featuring opera songs and traditional Christmas Carols).
Della & Jim sing about the true joys of Christmas giving (Alexandra Boule-Buckley and Patrick Philip Becker).
The Three Kings wish Amahl & his Mother good evening (L to R: Jason Moon, Robert Thomson III, Jonathan Hoffman).
Sofronie prepares to cut Della’s hair (Alexandra Boule-Buckley and Elizabeth Bland).
Amahl and the Night Visitors. Amahl, the shepherd boy, pipes under the stars (Crossley Hawn).
The shepherds dance for the Kings.
Kaufmann sells a new watch chain to Della (Antony Zwerdling & Alexandra Boule-Buckley).
Amahl tries to convince his mother he’s not telling another tall tale (Crossley Hawn & Lauren McDonald).
King Melchior speaks of their journey to see the Christ Child
(L to R: Lauren McDonald, Crossley Hawn, Jason Moon, Jonathan Hoffman, Nigel Tangredi, Robert Thomson III).
Loudoun Lyric Opera Programming is supported in part by: The Clarence Robey Charitable Trust, The Town of Leesburg Creative Communities Partnership Grant, Purcellville Arts Council Grant, Virginia Commission for the Arts Creative Communities Grant