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Opera Workshop Showcase

Venue

Caroline H. Hume Concert Hall
50 Oak Street, San Francisco, CA 94102
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Tickets

Free, no tickets or reservations required

Artistic Team

Heather Mathewsdirector
Dana Sadava and Curt Pajerconductors
Sun Ha Yoon and Jonathan Breit, pianists

Program

Stephen Sondheim
A Little Night Music
     Act I Finale:  “A Weekend in the Country”
Anne:  Chelsea Holmes
Petra:  Isabella Uhl
Charlotte:  Ashley Ashford
Henrik:  Grant Harper
Carl-Magnus:  Jorve Ruvalcaba
Fredrik:  Jihao Tian
Liebeslieder Singers:  Company

Jake Heggie
It’s a Wonderful Life
     Act I, Scene 2:  “George?  Age twenty-two…My old travel magazines”
Clara:  Natalie Mitchell
Mother Bailey:  Ashley Ashmore
George Bailey:  Grant Harper
Uncle Billy:  Christopher Wall
Harry:  Jorge Ruvalcaba

     Act I, Scene 3:  “Farewell, Bedford High”
Mary Hatch:  Chelsea Holmes
George Bailey:  Grant Harper
Suitor:  Luke Elmer
Chorus:  Company

Guiseppe Verdi
Don Carlo
     Act I Aria:  “Nel giardin del bello”
Eboli:  Ashley Ashmore
Tebaldo:  Isabella Uhl
Ensemble:  Company Ladies
     
     Act IV Aria:  “O Carlo, ascolta…Io morrò”
Rodrigo:  Jihao Tian
Don Carlo:  Wilford Kelly

George Frideric Handel
Orlando
     Act I Trio:  “O Angelica, O Medoro…Consolati, o bella”
Dorinda: Natalie Mitchell
Angelica:  Christina Yun
Medoro:  Luke Elmer

Gioachino Rossini
Il barbiere di Siviglia
     Act II Quintet:  “Don Basilio!  Cosa veggo?”
Rosina:  Emma Sharp
Figaro:  Jorge Ruvalcaba
Lindoro:  Christopher Wall
Basilio:  William O’Brien
Bartolo:  Wilford Kelly

Benjamin Britten
A Midsummer Night’s Dream
     Act I Duet:  “Ill met by moonlight”
Tytania:  Natalie Harris
Oberon:  Luke Elmer

     Act II Quartet:  “Why should you think that I would woo in scorn?”
Helena:  Christina Yun
Hermia:  Isabella Uhl
Lysander:  Christopher Wall
Demetrius:  Jorge Ruvalcaba

Daniel Catán
Florencia en el Amazonas
     Act I, Scene 2 Duet:  “Que Bueno que llego…Florencia Grimaldi”
Florencia Grimaldi:  Michelle Cipollone
Rosalba:  Chelsea Holmes

     Act I, Scene 5 Trio:  “Donde desear sentarte”
Paula:  Isabella Uhl
Alvara:  Jorge Ruvalcaba
Riolobo:  Wilford Kelly

Carlysle Floyd
Susannah
     Act II, Scene 2:  “I’m fixin’ to tell y’ bout a feller I knowed”
Reverand Blitch:  William O’Brien
Susannah:  Michelle Cipollone
Elder Hayes:  Christopher Wall
Elder Gleaton:  Grant Harper
Elder McClean:  Jihao Tian
Elder Ott:  Jorge Ruvalcaba
Congregation:  Company

Maurice Ravel
L’heure Espagnol
     Scene XXI Quintet:  “Pardieu, déménageur…Un Financier”
Concepcion:  Ashley Ashmore
Gonzalve:  Christopher Wall
Torquemada:  Grant Harper
Ramiro:  Jihao Tian
Inigo Gomez:  William O’Brien

Departments and Faculty Involved with This Event

Opera and Musical Theatre