The Pearl Fishers

These next photos were taken in 2005 as a photo shoot backstage, with the Opera Carolina cast.

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The Pearl Fishers Backstage PhotoOpera Carolina

This opera was composed by French composer Georges Bizet, and the liberetto was by Eugène Cormon and Michel Carré.

The Pearl Fishers Backstage PhotoOpera Carolina

The Pearl Fishers Backstage PhotoOpera Carolina

This opera is about a love triangle between two friends and a priestess they both love. The two friends fight for the hand of the priestess, but only one becomes the lover, and the other vows revenge.

The Pearl Fishers Backstage PhotoOpera Carolina

The Pearl Fishers Backstage PhotoOpera Carolina

The opera takes place in Ceylon, which is now Sri Lanka, and has influenced the costuming of the show.

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