Tosca

Floria Tosca:
Lisa Daltirus
Michele Capalbo †*
Mario Cavaradossi:
Frank Porretta
Brandon Jovanovich †*
Baron Scarpia:
Greer Grimsley
Gary Simpson *
Cesare Angelotti:
Jason Grant
Spoletta:
Steven Cole
Sacristan:
Peter Strummer
Sciarrone:
Barry Johnson
Shepherd Boy:
David Korn
Jailer:
Byron Ellis
Conductor:
Vjekoslav Sutej
Stage Director:
Chris Alexander
Set Designer:
Thierry Bosquet
Costume Designer:
Andrew Marlay
Lighting Designer:
Connie Yun
Hair and Makeup Designer:
Joyce Degenfelder
English Captions:
Jonathan Dean
Sets:
San Francisco Opera
Costumes:
New York City Opera

Orchestra

Violin I:
Maria Larionoff, Concertmaster
John Weller
Ayako Gamo
Timothy Garland
Arthur Girsky
Leonid Keylin
John Pilskog
Mikhail Shmidt
Clark Story
Arthur Zadinsky
Violin II:
Michael Miropolsky, Principal
Gennady Filimonov
Natasha Bazhanov
Stephen Bryant
Linda Cole
Adrianna Hulscher
Eric Scott
Coral Sepulveda
Viola:
Arie Schachter, Principal
Tim Christie
Vincent Comer
Penelope Crane
Wesley Anderson Dyring
Joe Gottesman
Sayaka Kokubo
Laurel Wells
Cello:
Susan Williams, Principal
Theresa Benshoof
Roberta Downey
Walter Gray
Rajan Krishnaswami
Page Smith
Bass:
Joseph Kaufman, Principal
Todd Larsen
Steve Schermer
Ronald Simon
Flute:
Zarthoui Dombourian-Eby, Principal
Karla Flygare
Robin Peery
Piccolo:
Robin Peery
Karla Flygare
Oboe:
Dan Williams, Principal
Selina Gresso
English Horn:
Stefan Farkas
Clarinet:
Laura DeLuca, Principal
Craig Rine
Bass Clarinet:
Jennifer Nelson
Bassoon:
Paul Rafanelli, Principal
Mike Gamburg
Contrabassoon:
Michel Jolivet
Horn:
Mark Robbins, Principal
Adam Iascone
Rodger Burnett
Jim Weaver
Trumpet:
Richard Pressley, Principal
Geoffrey Bergler
Vince Green
Trombone:
Ko-Ichiro Yamamoto, Principal
David Lawrence Ritt
Stephen Fissell
Cimbasso:
Christopher Olka, Principal
Timpani:
Ronald Johnson, Principal
Percussion:
Michael Clark, Principal
Matt Kocmieroski
Rob Tucker
Harp:
Valerie Muzzolini, Principal
Celeste/Organ:
Philip A. Kelsey
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:

Sopranos:
Donna Baldwin
Jennifer Bromagan
Emily Clubb
Karen Early Evans
Melanie Hingson
Dana Johnson
Linda Mattos
Mary McLaughlin
Letitia Page
Kathleen Roche-Zujko
Eleanor Stallcop-Horrox
Karen Urlie
Mezzo-Soprano:
Loraine Burdick
Lu Anne Hargis
Nancy Hebert
Celia Kerr
YeonSoo Lee
Gail Neil
Melissa Plageman
Diane Radabaugh
Susan Salas
Maria Valenzuela
Kelly Vomáčka
Lucy Weber
Tenors:
Nathan Barnes
Bobby Barnts
Guy Bogar
David Bukey
Jeffrey Jordan
Neil Jordan
Dustin Kaspar
Tony Kibbie
Bob Leavens
Vince Velie
Steve Wall
Bass/Baritone:
Dan Aarthun
Garry Aganesyánts
Brian Box
James Elliott
Craig Grayson
Glenn Guhr
Tom Hingson
Misha Myznikov
Dan Oakden
Jonathan Silvia
Dan Yarr
Brett Youngquist

Youth Chorus:

William Coffin
Jessica Cowley
Spencer Davis
Kayleigh Dobson
Joy Ellis
Lucy Given
Langston Guettinger
Staffan Hellman
Yeh-Sun Lee
Sofia Lewis
Joshua Pearson
Jordan Schultz
Kenadi Silcox
James Williams
Janessa Willie
Rachel Zamora

Supernumeraries:

Luther M. Hintz, Supernumerary Captain
Tim Anderson
Tony Barrick
Matt Birkeland
Rob Bradstreet
Carl Brettmann
Warren Bucy
Kyle Cable
Don Cannon
Paul Chatel
Mordecai Cooke
Harry Coveny
Dennis Cunneen
Patrick Fly
Rich Fong
Keith Freeman
John Gardner
Patrick Gerrells
Mario Hernandez
Shawn Kavon
Steve Krom
Dan Lathrop
Gary Lee
Rob Martin
Steven Petersen
Robert Pillitteri
Steve Reeder
Bruce Ritzen
Ryan Sales
Ron Saxon
David Schiff
Graham Smyth
Rohit Thomas
John Weintraub
Adel Youakim

† Seattle Opera debut

* On February 24, 29, March 2, 9, 2008 only

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

Brandon Jovanovich and David Korn are former Seattle Opera Young Artists.

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