Image Gallery — Susannah

The following photographs were taken at the dress rehearsal of Hampstead Garden Opera's production of Carlisle Floyd's Susannah, 22 April 2009, Derek S. Henderson as Olin Blitch and Helen Bailey as Susannah Polk. The photographs were taken by Laurent Compagnon, ©2009, all rights reserved.

Olin Blitch and Susannah Polk dance at the hoedown

Act 1, Scene 1: Olin Blitch and Susannah Polk dance at the hoedown.

Blitch listens as Susannah sings

Act 2, Scene 3: Blitch listens as Susannah sings "The Trees on the Mountains."

"That's mighty pretty singin', Susannah"

Act 2, Scene 3: Blitch says, "That's mighty pretty singin', Susannah."

"I'm a lonely man, Susannah"

Act 2, Scene 3: Blitch sings, "I'm a lonely man, Susannah."

Blitch flees the Polk place

Act 2, between Scenes 3 & 4: Blitch flees the Polk place after his seduction of Susannah.

"She was untouched before her young body was defiled by my hands"

Act 2, Scene 4: In his big repentence aria, "Hear Me, O Lord," Blitch sings that "She was untouched before her young body was defiled by my hands."

"Thou hast gone far away beyond the sound of my calling"

Act 2, Scene 4: In his big repentence aria, Blitch sings that "Thou hast gone far away beyond the sound of my calling."

"Leave me not with this weight o' sin oppressin' me"

Act 2, Scene 4: In his big repentence aria, Blitch sings, "Leave me not with this weight o' sin oppressin' me."

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