Season & Tickets

Madama Butterfly

Artists

Cio-Cio-San:
Patricia Racette
Ausrine Stundyte †*
Pinkerton:
Stefano Secco
Nathaniel Peake †*
Consul Sharpless:
Brett Polegato
Suzuki:
Sarah Larsen
Goro:
Doug Jones
Kate Pinkerton:
Carissa Castaldo
Prince Yamadori:
David Krohn
The Bonze:
Michael Devlin
Imperial Commissioner:
Jonathan Silvia
Registrar:
Joseph Lattanzi
Conductor:
Julian Kovatchev
Stage Director:
Peter Kazaras
Lighting Designer:
Duane Schuler
English Captions:
Jonathan Dean
Sets and Costumes:
Canadian Opera Company

Orchestra

Violin I
Emma McGrath, Concertmaster
John Weller, Asst. Concertmaster
Blayne Barnes
Eugene Bazhanov
Victoria Parker
Cecilia Poellein Buss
Mikhail Shmidt
Clark Story
Jeannie Wells Yablonsky
Arthur Zadinsky
Violin II
Michael Miropolsky, Principal
Kathleen Boyer, Asst. Principal
Evan Anderson
Natasha Bazhanov
Stephen Bryant
Linda Cole
Xiao-po Fei
Andrew Yeung
Viola
Susan Gulkis Assadi, Principal
Arie Schachter, Asst. Principal
Timothy Hale
Wesley Dyring
Scott Ligocki
Julie Whitton
Cello
Theresa Benshoof, Principal
Meeka Quan DiLorenzo, Asst. Principal
Eric Gaenslen
Walter Gray
Hélène Ferret-Kaufman
Chuck Jacot
Double Bass
Jordan Anderson, Principal
Travis Gore, Asst. Principal
Jonathan Burnstein
Matt McGrath
Flute
Zartouhi Dombourian-Eby, Principal
Judy Washburn Kriewall
Alicia Suarez
Piccolo
Alicia Suarez, Principal
Oboe
Dan Williams, Principal
Selina Gresco
English Horn
Stefan Farkas, Principal
Clarinet
Christopher Sereque, Principal
Laura DeLuca
Bass Clarinet
Denise Lum, Principal
Bassoon
Seth Krimsky, Principal
Michael Gamburg
French Horn
Mark Robbins, Principal
Rodger Burnett
Jeff Fair
James Weaver
Trumpet
David Gordon, Principal
Geoffrey Bergler
Justin Emerich
Trombone
Ko-ichiro Yamamoto, Principal
Keith Winkle
Stephen Fissel
Timpani
Michael Crusoe, Principal
Cimbasso
Christopher Olka, Principal
Percussion
Michael Werner, Principal
Michael Clark
Ronald Johnson
Harp
Valerie Muzzolini Gordon, Principal

Chorus

Soprano
Jennifer Bromagen
Carissa Castaldo
Jennifer Ceresa
Emily Clubb
Karen Early Evans
Melanie Hingson
Dana Johnson
Linda Mattos
Mary McLaughlin
Karen Urlie
Mezzo
Lorraine Burdick
Laura Eichelberger
YeonSoo Lee
Gail Neil
Melissa Plagemann
Diane Radabaugh
Susan Salas
Lucy Weber
Tenor
Guy Bogar
Jeffrey Jordan
Neil Jordan
Tim Janecke
Tony Kibbie
Bob Leavens
Karl Marx Reyes
George Scott
Joshue Quesada

Actors

 
Geoffrey Alm
Eugene Burton-Breazeal IV
Rik Deskin
Jim Harvill
Max Kraushaar
Michael Patten

† Seattle Opera debut
* On May 11, 13, and 20 only

Sarah Larsen, David Krohn, and Michael Uloth are current Seattle Opera Young Artists.

May 5 - May 20, 2012

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Photo Credit

Foreground: Patricia Racette, Metropolitan Opera, 2009 © Marty Sohl Photo
Background: Madama Butterfly, 2002 © Gary Smith Photo