La Bohème


Approximate Running Time: 2 hours and 40 minutes, with 2 intermissions

In Italian with English captions

Artists

Mimi:
Nuccia Focile
Gun-Brit Barkmin † *
Rodolfo:
Rosario La Spina
Scott Piper † *
Marcello:
Philip Cutlip
Michael Todd Simpson *
Colline:
Deyan Vatchkov
Ashraf Sewailam † *
Schaunard:
Jeremy Kelly
Marcus DeLoach † *
Musetta:
Karen Driscoll
Margarita De Arellano † *
Benoit:
Tony Dillon
Parpignol:
Noah Baetge
Custom-House Officer:
Dan Aarthun
Sergeant:
Craig Grayson
Alcindoro:
Tony Dillon
Conductor:
Vjekoslav Sutej
Stage Director:
Jose Maria Condemi
Set Designer:
Pier Luigi Pizzi
Costume Designer:
Martin Pakledinaz
Lighting Designer:
Thomas C. Hase
Hair/Makeup Designer:
Joyce Degenfelder
Chorusmaster:
Beth Kirchhoff
Sets:
Lyric Opera of Chicago
Costumes:
Seattle Opera

† Seattle Opera debut
* Performing on May 6, 8, 11, 13, 15, and 20 2007 only

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

Orchestra

Violin I:
Simon James, Concertmaster
Jennifer Bai
Mariel Bailey
Jun Liang Du
Xiao-Po Fei
Ayako Gamo
Timothy Garland
Peter Kaman
John Pilskog
Jeannie Wells Yablonsky
Violin II:
Gennady Filimonov, Principal
Evan Anderson
Stephen Bryant
Kyung Chee Yeung
Linda Cole
Wesley Fisk
Eric Scott
Andrew Yeung
Viola:
Susan Gulkis Assadi, Principal
Dorothy Shapiro
Arie Schachter
Wesley Dyring
Laura Renz
Rachel Swerdlow
Cello:
Joshua Roman, Principal
Theresa Benshoof
Amos Yang
Bruce Bailey
Roberta Downey
Vivian Gu
Bass:
Jordan Anderson, Principal
Jonathan Burnstein
Jennifer Godfrey
Ronald Simon
Flute:
Scott Goff, Principal
Karla Flygare
Piccolo:
Zartouhi Dombourian-Eby
Oboe:
Ben Hausmann, Principal
Ove Hanson
English Horn:
Dan Williams, Principal
Clarinet:
Christopher Sereque, Principal
Laura DeLuca
Bass Clarinet:
Jennifer Nelson
Bassoon:
Paul Rafanelli, Principal
Mike Gamburg
Horn:
Jeff Fair, Principal
Adam Iascone
Susan Carroll
Jim Weaver
Trumpet:
David Gordon, Principal
Geoffrey Bergler
Richard Pressley
Trombone:
Ko-Ichiro Yamamoto, Principal
David Lawrence Ritt
Stephen Fissell
Cimbasso:
Christopher Olka, Principal
Timpani:
Michael Crusoe, Principal
Percussion:
Ron Johnson, Principal
Michael Clark
Matthew Kocmieroski
Harp:
Valerie Muzzolini, Principal

Banda

Piccolo:
Robin Peery, Principal
Alicia Suarez
Trumpet:
Charles Butler, Principal
Vincent Green
Percussion:
Rob Tucker
Personnel Manager:
Ron Simon
Assistant Personnel Manager:
Sande Gillette
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
Emily Clubb
Fran Eisenman
Karen Early Evans
Melanie Hingson
Dana Johnson
Barbara Jones
Linda Mattos
Mary McLaughlin
Letitia Page
Eleanor Stallcop-Horrox
Karen Urlie
Mezzo-Soprano:
Laura Eichelberger
Nancy Hebert
Celia Kerr
Allison Kautz-Alaya
YeonSoo Lee
Carmen León
Gail Neil
Diane Radabaugh
Susan Salas
María Valenzuela
Tenor:
David Bukey
Bobby Barnts
Guy Bogar
Stephen Jones
Jeffrey Jordan
Dustin Kaspar
George Kibbie
Bob Leavens
Philip Parham
Karl Reyes
Rubén Salazar
George Scott
Vince Velie
Stephen Wall
Bass/Baritone:
Dan Aarthun
Garry Aganesyánts
Brian Box
Michael Dudley
Michael Dunlap
James Elliott
Jon Farmer
Craig Grayson
Peter Hamilton
Tom Hingson
Misha Myznikov
Steve Perry
Skip Satterwhite
Jonathan Silvia

Youth Chorus

 
Abbie Barronian
Rachel Beck
Spencer Davis
Michael Doces
Alex Gallo
Brent Gallo
Conor Garside
Nathan May
Timoney Moyer
Jordan Schultz
Max Seifert
Amanda Whitmore
Kendel Will
Janessa Willie
Rachel Zamora

Actors

 
David Natale
Mickey Rowe

Supernumeraries

 
Luther M. Hintz, Supernumerary Captain
Diane Abbey
James Cross
Seneca Garber
Tyler Johnson
Marco Lago
James Rodney Orr
Sarah Stillion
Olivia Taguinod
Galina Tutunenko

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