St. Petersburg Opera and the Museum of Fine Arts will feature performances by the cover cast of SPO’s upcoming Tosca, with commentary by Maestro Mark Sforzini.
The cover cast is made up of emerging artists who understudy the principals. The Tosca cover cast includes Jacqueline Quirk as Tosca, Neil Darling is Cavaradossi, Tosca’s lover, and Joseph Ryan is the evil Scarpia. Both Darling and Ryan are graduates of the University of Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music. Also appearing will be John Short, Robert Amer, Chris Romeo, and Rim Karnavicius.