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1989 FESTIVAL OPERATIC CENTERPIECE

Idomeneo

Music by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (1756–1791)

Libretto by Abbé Giambattista Varesco (ca. 1736–1805)

 

June 2 and 3, 1989

Tremont Temple Baptist Church

Boston, Massachusetts

Concert Performance

 

Roger Norrington, Conductor

 

Cast

 

Anthony Rolfe Johnson

Idomeneo, King of Crete

Lorraine Hunt

Idamante

Jeanne Ommerlé

Ilia

Lisa Saffer

Elettra

Jeffrey Thomas

Arbace

Frank Kelley

Gran Sacerdote di Nettuno

 

Orchestra

 

Daniel Stepner, concertmaster

Anthony Martin*, Daniel Banner, Bruce Berg, Elizabeth Blumenstock,

     Joan Brickley, Judson Griffin, Linda Quan, Michael Sand,

     Jane Starkman, Nelva TeBrake & Nancy Wilson, violin

David Miller*, Emily Bruell, Laura Jeppesen & Lisa Rautenberg, viola

Myron Lutzke*, Karen Kaderavek, Elisabeth LeGuin &

     Loretta O’Sullivan, violincello

Michael Willens*, Thomas Coleman & Ann Trout, violone

Christopher Krueger & Janet See, transverse flute

Wendy Rolfe, piccolo

Stephen Hammer* & Marc Schachman, oboe

Lawrence McDonald* & Diane Heffner, clarinet

Dennis Godburn* & Tom Sefkovic, bassoon

John Thiessen & Fred Holmgren, trumpet

Lowell Gree, R. J. Kelley, Richard Seraphinoff & Rick Menaul, horn

John Grimes, timpani

John Finney, harpsichord

 

* principal

 

Chorus

 

John Finney, chorusmaster

 

Gail Abbey, Roberta Anderson, Jeanine Bowman, Michèle Eaton, Dale Edwards, Sara Goldstein, Carole Haber, Hazel O’Donnell, Jayne West & Joanne Sudo Whitaker, soprano

 

Susan Byers, Pamela Dellal, Jeanne McCrorie, Mary Ann Miller-Valaitis, Susan Trout & Marjorie McDermott, alto

 

Mark Dapolito, Martin Kelly, Phillip Kidd, Bruce Lancaster, James Ruff, Gerald Seminatore & Mark Sprinkle, tenor

 

Jonathan Barnhart, Herman Hildebrand, Brett Johnson, Mark McSweeney, Richard Morrison, Christophoren Nomura, David Stoneman & Donald Wilkinson, bass