Action, adventure, and romance aboard the Jewel of Algiers, a luxury cruise ship! Mustafà, the Bey of Algiers, has grown tired of his wife and wants to marry her off to Lindoro, an Italian under his employ. But Lindoro has only one thing on his mind: escaping the Bey and returning to Italy to be with his fiancée, Isabella. Unbeknownst to Lindoro, Isabella is already en route to rescue him. Mustafà becomes enchanted by the Italian beauty, but Isabella is not like any other woman the Bey has encountered. Can Isabella use her wits to free her fiancé and get back to Italy?
Sung in Italian with English translations above the stage.
Estate of Muriel Desloovere
Tampa Bay Times
Presented by St. Petersburg Opera.