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2003 FESTIVAL OPERATIC CENTERPIECE

Ariadne
Music by Johann Georg Conradi (?–1699)
Libretto by Christian Heinrich Postel (1658–1705)


June 10, 11, 13, and 14, 2003

Cutler Majestic Theatre at Emerson College
Boston, Massachusetts

 

June 20 and 21, 2003

Mahaiwe Theatre

Great Barrington, Massachusetts

 

Paul O’Dette & Stephen Stubbs, Musical Directors
Drew Minter, Stage Director
Robin Linklater, Set & Costume Designer
John Ambrosone, Lighting Designer
Lucy Graham, Choreographer
Anna Watkins, Costume Supervisor
Kathleen Fay, Executive Producer
Abbie H. Katz, Associate Producer

 

Cast

 

Karina Gauvin

Ariadne

Dorothee Mields

Phaedra

Ian Honeyman

Theseus

Jan Kobow

Pamphilius

Bernard Deletré

Minos

Ellen Hargis

Pasiphae & Venus

Matthew White

Evanthes & Bacchus

James Ruff

Pirithous

Tyrsa Gawrachynsky, Michela Macfarlane, Deborah Rentz-Moore

Three graces

 

Chorus


Kathryn Aaron, Tyrsa Gawrachynsky, Michela Macfarlane

     & Deborah Rentz-Moore, soprano
Jessica Hanf, Kirsten Sollek, Kamala Soparkar, alto
Thomas A. Gregg, William Hudson, Mark Sprinkle, tenor
Jamie Kotmair, Alexander Prokhorov, Sumner Thompson

     & Douglas Williams, bass

 

Dancers


Tina Cassidy, Caroline Copeland, Carlos Fittante,

Susan MacNichol Guthro, Melinda Sullivan, Kaj Sylegård

 

Orchestra

 

Ingrid Matthews, concertmistress
Robert Mealy, Milos Valent, Christopher Verrette Peter Spissky, violin I
Scott Metcalfe, Julie Andrijeski, David Douglass, Dagmar Valentová,

     violin II
Margriet Tindemans, Patrick Jordan, Laura Jeppesen, viola
Emily Walhout, Alice Robbins, John Mark Rozendaal, Brent Wissick, ’cello
Jay Elfenbein, bass
Paul O’Dette, Stephen Stubb, lute
Erin Headley, viola da gamba
Maxine Eilander, harp
Peter Sykes &Alexander Weimann, harpsichord
Washington McClain &Geoffrey Burgess, oboe
Marilyn Boenau, bassoon
John Thiessen & Alex Bonus, trumpet
Todd Manley, percussion