Iphigenia in Tauris

Artists

Iphigenia:
Nuccia Focile
Marie Plette *
Orestes:
Brett Polegato
Pylades:
William Burden
Thoas:
Phillip Joll
Diana:
Michele Losier
Sythian/Minister:
David Adam Moore
Priestess #1:
Ani Maldjian
Priestess #2:
Leena Chopra
Conductor:
Gary Thor Wedow
Stage Director:
Stephen Wadsworth
Set Designer:
Thomas Lynch
Costume Designer:
Martin Pakledinaz
Lighting Designer:
Neil Peter Jampolis
Choreographer:
Daniel Pelzig
Fire Designer and
Flight Technician:
Charles T. Buck


Fight Director:
Steve Rankin
Hair and Makeup Designer:
Joyce Degenfelder
English Captions:
Jonathan Dean
Sets and Costumes:
Seattle Opera

Orchestra

Violin I:
Simon James, Concertmaster
Evan Anderson
Jennifer Bai
Mariel Bailey
Ayako Gamo
Peter Kaman
Mikhail Shmidt
Clark Story
Violin II:
Sande Gillette, Principal
Stephen Bryant
Kyung Sun Chee
Linda Cole
Xiao-po Fei
Linda Scott
Viola:
Arie Schachter, Principal
Penelope Crane
Wesley Anderson Dyring
Sayaka Kokubo
Scott Ligocki
Laura Renz
Cello:
Susan Williams, Principal
Vivian Gu
Charles Jacot
Virginia Dziekonski
Bass:
Joseph Kaufman, Principal
Nancy Page Griffi n
Todd Larsen
Flute:
Scott Goff, Principal
Karla Flygare
Oboe:
Ben Hausmann, Principal
Dan Williams
Clarinet :
Jennifer Nelson, Principal
Laura DeLuca
Bassoon:
Paul Rafanelli, Principal
Mike Gamburg
Horn:
Susan Carroll, Principal
James Weaver
Trumpet:
Richard Pressley, Principal
Justin Emerich
Trombone:
David Lawrence Ritt, Principal
Kay D. Nichols
Stephen Fissell
Timpani:
Michael Crusoe, Principal
Percussion:
Michael Clark, Principal
Matt Kocmieroski
Theorbo:
John Lenti, Principal
Harpsichord:
Philip A. Kelsey, Principal
Personnel Manager:
Keith Higgins
Assistant Personnel Manager:
Scott Wilson
Seattle Opera Staff Music Librarian:
Amy Martindale

The orchestra is composed of members of the Seattle Symphony Orchestra. Revolving members of the string sections are listed alphabetically.

Chorus:

Soprano:
Donna Baldwin
Jennifer Bromagan
Karen Early Evans
Melanie Hingson
Dana Johnson
Linda Mattos
Mary McLaughlin
Kathleen Roché-Zujko
Eleanor Stallcop-Horrox
Karen Urlie
Mezzo-Soprano:
Loraine Burdick
Laura Eichelberger
Celia Kerr
Gail Neil
YeonSoo Lee
Diane Radabaugh
Susan Salas
Lucy Weber
Tenors:
Bobby Barnts
Guy Bogar
Jeffrey Jordan
Dustin Kaspar
Tony Kibbie
Bob Leavens
George Scott
Vince Velie
Steve Wall
Bass/Baritone:
Dan Aarthun
Garry Aganesyánts
Brian Box
Michael Dunlap
Glen Guhr
Craig Grayson
Misha Myznikov
Jonathan Silvia
Dan Yarr

Dancers:

Stephanie Nelson, Dance Captain
Jesse Buckingham
Bojohn Diciple
Eric Esteb
Carl Massey
Patrick Pulkrabek
Stephanie Quill Moss
Rachel Randall
Erin Simons
Kristin von Claret

Actors:

Ellen Boyle
Rob Bradstreet
Casey D. Brown
Andrew DeRycke
Matthew Orme
Michael Patten
Lara Paxton
Thea Railey
Ryan Spickard

Supernumeraries:

Rosetta Greek

† Seattle Opera debut

* On October 14, 21, 26, 2007 only

Nuccia Focile’s performances are made possible by generous financial support from the James and Sherry Raisbeck Lead Singers Fund.

David Adam Moore and Ani Maldjian are former Seattle Opera Young Artists;
Leena Chopra is a 2007/08 Seattle Opera Young Artist.

This opera is a new co-production with the Metropolitan Opera.

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