Grammy winner Edward Parks and Tony nominee Christiane Noll headlined a concert that included Metropolitan Opera and Broadway/Off-Bwy artists include Blythe Gaissert, Thomas J. Capobianco, and Jamie LaVerdiere as well as Detra Davis in her NYC debut.

Music by Nathan Ray Matthews,
Libretto by Metropolitan Opera stage director, Stephen Pickover

THE COUNT OF MONTE CRISTO, a lyric drama, extended excerpts

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Timings and Piano/Vocal Score page and measure numbers

00:10   Valentine Aria
Page 164; Measure 1664

3:50     Albert and Valentine Duet
Page 182; Measure 1888

8:50    Albert Aria
Page 347; Measure 1511

12:50   Madame Villefort Poison Aria
Page 263; Measure 490

20:30   Edmond and Mercedes Love Duet
Page 64; Measure 637

27:35   Edmond Escape Aria
Page 110; Measure 1015

36:45   Mercedes Act II Opening Scene and Aria includes Edmond
Page 226: Measure 55

48:20    Edmond The Past Aria
Page 323; Measure 1198

54:25    Finale
Page 358; Measure 1651

Nathan Ray Matthews, Composer

Stephen Mark Pickover, Librettist

Edward Parks, baritone – Edmond Dantes

Blythe Gaissert, mezzo-soprano – Mercedes

Christiane Noll, soprano – Madame Villefort

Thomas J. Capobianco, tenor – Albert

Detra Davis, soprano – Valentine

World Premiere Song Cycle

Christiane Noll and Jamie LaVerdiere, vocalists



It Always Sucks To Be Someone/Doubt – Jamie/Christiane
Safer – Jamie
Life – Christiane
Right- Christiane
Wild Monkeys – Christiane/Jamie