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Porgy and Bess

Artists

Porgy:
Gordon Hawkins
Bess:
Lisa Daltirus
Serena:
Mary Elizabeth Williams
Crown:
Michael Redding
Sportin’ Life:
Jermaine Smith
Clara:
Angel Blue
Jake:
Donovan Singletary
Maria:
Gwendolyn Brown
Robbins:
Michael Austin
Peter:
George Scott
Strawberry Woman:
Ibidunni Ojikutu
Crab Man:
Ashley Faatoalia
Mingo:
Michael Bragg
Jim:
Jimi Ray Malary
Lily:
Marlette Buchanan
Annie:
Brandi Samuel
Nelson:
John Christopher Adams
Undertaker:
Darren Stokes
Detective:
Brian Simmons
Coroner:
Erik Anstine
Conductor:
John DeMain
Stage Director:
Chris Alexander
Set Designer:
Michael Scott †
Costume Designer:
Christina Giannini †
Lighting Designer:
Duane Schuler
Choreographer:
Kabby Mitchell III
Fight Director:
Geoffrey Alm
English Captions:
Jonathan Dean
Sets and Costumes:
New York Harlem Theatre

Orchestra

Violin I:
Emma McGrath, Concertmaster
Jennifer Bai
Mariel Bailey
Brittany Boulding
Cecelia Buss
Timothy Garland
Mikhail Shmidt, Asst. Concertmaster
Clark Story
Jeannie Wells Yablonsky
Arthur Zadinsky
Violin II:
Michael Miropolsky, Principal
Kathleen Stern, Asst. Principal
Evan Anderson
Linda Cole
Xiao-po Fei
Sande Gillette
Arthur Girsky
Andrew Yeung
Viola:
Arie Schachter, Principal
Wesley Dyring
Sayaka Kokubo
Scott Ligocki
Laura Renz
Julie Whitton, Asst. Principal
Cello:
Theresa Benshoof, Principal
Diliana Momtchilova, Asst. Principal
Bruce Bailey
Roberta Downey
Hélène Ferret
Chuck Jacot
Bass:
Joseph Kaufman, Principal
Jonathan Burnstein, Asst. Principal
Nancy Griffin
Matt McGrath
Flute:
Sharon Sparrow, Principal
Zartouhi Dombourian-Eby
Piccolo:
Zartouhi Dombourian-Eby, Principal
Oboe:
Ben Hausmann, Principal
Stephan Farkas
English Horn:
Stephan Farkas, Principal
Clarinet:
Laura DeLuca, Principal
Sean Osborn
Jeff Brooks
Bass Clarinet/ Tenor Saxophone:
Jennifer Nelson, Principal
Alto Saxophone:
Sean Osborn
Jeff Brooks
Bassoon:
Seth Krimsky, Principal
Horn:
Jeff Fair, Principal
Jonathan Karschney
Susan Carroll
Trumpet:
Justin Emerich, Principal
Vince Green
Brian Chin
Trombone:
David Ritt, Principal
Nathan Zgonc
Timpani
Michael Crusoe, Principal
Tuba
Christopher Olka, Principal
Percussion
Ronald Johnson, Principal
Michael Clark
Pianist
David McDade, Principal
Banjo
John Lowrie, Principal
Personnel Manager
Keith Higgins
Assistant Personnel Manager
Scott Wilson

Chorus:

Soprano:
Tena DuBerry
Nique Haggerty
Stephanie Johnson
Ellaina Lewis
Ashanti Mangum
Ieisha McIntyre
Nicole Prothro
Novalee Richard
Mezzo:
Antonia Darlene
Claudette Hatcher
Jessilyn Head
Maria Knox
Cheryl McLin
Samantha O’Brochta
Claire Saunders
Amy Van Mechelen
Crystal Whitney
Tenor:
DuWayne Andrews
Kevin Douglass
Kimani Iba
Robert Neal
Blake Saunders
Bass/Baritone
Bill Bland
Bojohn Diciple
Michael Dudley
Eldridge Harding
Bertram Johnson
Carl Kelley
Dierre Lopez
Simeon Rhoden
Tracy Turner
Michael Wansley

Supernumeraries:

   
Luther M. Hintz, Supernumerary Captain
Jaymin Brown
Esmé DeCoster
Keith Frasier
Alex Harrington
Nathan Jones
J’Khaylaughn Lewis
Cypress Price-Nascimento
Malcolm Procter
Alexandria Ray
Jahlil Ray
Raven Richardson
Ben Sechrest

Actors:

   
Geoffrey Alm
John Williams Lynch
Orion Protonentis

† Seattle Opera debut

Mary Elizabeth Williams and Erik Anstine are former Seattle Opera Young Artists.

Jul. 30 - Aug. 20, 2011

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