Mechavich, Biller, Zabala, and Hernandez hailed in Arizona “Florencia en el Amazonas”!

“Conductor JOSEPH MECHAVICH leads the orchestra in an energetic performance of Catán’s mystical score. Four lead roles are double cast — including Riolobo, a crew member who is more than he appears — but the opening-night stars all give strong performances, including Sandra Lopez in full-on diva mode as Florencia and, especially, SUSANNAH BILLER and Andrew Bidlock as the reluctant young lovers.

In secondary roles, ADRIANA ZABALA is a standout as Paula for her melancholy mezzo, along with her wonderful comic chemistry with LEVI HERNANDEZ as Álvaro.” -AZ Central

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