Mozart & Salieri Casting Breakdown

DON GIOVANNI Mozart / Da Ponte
Vienna version: includes Dalla sua pace, Mi tradì, Leporello/Zerlina duet, but no lieto fine
In Italian; double cast (each cast covers the other; some minimal ensemble requirements); 6 performances (3/3) with chamber orchestra

Donna Anna, soprano
Donna Elvira, soprano or mezzo-soprano
Zerlina, soprano or mezzo soprano
Don Ottavio, tenor
Don Giovanni, baritone
Leporello, bass baritone
Masetto, bass or bass baritone (may be combined or cross-cast with Commendatore)
Commendatore, bass or bass baritone (may be combined or cross-cast with Masetto)
ensemble (maximum 2/2/2/2)

LA CIFRA: Salieri / Da Ponte after Petrosellini (American Premiere)
In Italian; single cast with covers who sing ensemble; 4 performances with chamber orchestra

Eurilla, soprano (role created by the first Fiordiligi)
Lisotta, soprano or mezzo-soprano 
Milord Gualtier Fideling, tenor
Leandro, tenor
Sandrino, bass baritone
Rusticone, bass or bass baritone (role created by the first Figaro/Guglielmo, and early perfs. of Leporello)
ensemble (maximum 2/2/2/2)

SCENES PROGRAM (sung by comprimarii, covers and ensemble members of Don Giovanni and La Cifra)
Excerpts from COSÌ FAN TUTTE (Salieri and Mozart); FALSTAFF (Salieri); LE NOZZE DI FIGARO (Mozart), plus MOZART & SALIERI (RIMSKY KORSAKOV
Single cast; 2 performances with piano; all participants will sing a 2 page excerpt of the Mozart “Requiem” in the Rimsky Korsakov one act.

MOZART & SALIERI: Rimsky Korsakov / libretto after Pushkin
In Russian
Mozart, tenor (low D# up to G)
Salieri, baritone (Bb up to Eb)
Coro (2 page excerpt of the Mozart “Requiem” – sung by all singers in the scenes program)
(there is a possibility of one performance with orchestra on a gala program)