Der Rosenkavalier


Approximate Running Time: 4 hours and 20 minutes, with 2 intermissions

In German with English captions

Marschallin:
Carol Vaness
Octavian:
Alice Coote
Sophie von Faninal:
Julianne Gearhart
Baron Ochs:
Peter Rose
Herr von Faninal:
Wolfgang Holzmair
A Singer (Italian Tenor):
Vinson Cole
Valzacchi:
Doug Jones
Annina:
Graciela Araya
Commissary of Police:
Andrew Greenan
Marianne:
Mary McLaughlin
Innkeeper:
William Saetre
Marschallin's Major-Domo:
William Saetre
Faninal's Major-Domo:
Simeon Esper
Notary:
Barry Johnson
Noble Orphans:
Dana Johnson,
Emily Clubb,
Gail Neil
Milliner:
Julianne Gearhart
Animal Vendor:
Noah Baetge
Waiters:
Wesley Rogers,
Barry Johnson,
Leodigario Del Rosario,
Brian Box
Footmen:
Wesley Rogers,
Michael Monnikendam †,
Leodigario Del Rosario,
Brian Box
Leopold:
Scott Webster
Hair Dresser:
John Gardner
Mohammed:
Mahogani Watson
Conductor:
Asher Fisch
Stage Director:
Dieter Kaegi
Scenery Designer:
Bruno Schwengl
Costume Designer:
Bruno Schwengl
Lighting Designer:
Paul Palazzo
Hair/Make-Up Designer:
Joyce Degenfelder
Sets & Costumes:
Built by Seattle Opera

† Seattle Opera debut

Orchestra

Violin I:
Simon James, Concertmaster
Mikhail Shmidt, Asst. Concertmaster
Jennifer Bai
Mariel Bailey
Cecilia Poellein Buss
Kelly Farris
Xiao-Po Fei
Timothy Garland
Virginia Hunt Luce
Kyung Chee Yeung
John Pilskog
Clark Story
Jeannie Wells Yablonsky
Arthur Zadinsky
Violin II:
Michael Miropolsky, Principal
Kathleen Stern, Asst. Principal
Gennady Filimonov
Evan Anderson
Stephen Bryant
Linda Cole
Sande Gillette
Artur Girsky
Larisa Miropolsky
Eric Scott
Laurel Wells
Andrew Yeung
Viola:
Dorothy Shapiro, Principal
Timothy Hale, Asst. Principal
Arie Schachter
Betty Agent
Wesley Anderson Dyring
Shari Link
Scott Ligocki
Laura Renz
Cello:
Theresa Benshoof,
Principal
Vivian Gu, Asst. Principal
Bruce Bailey
Page Smith Bilski
Virginia Dziekonski
Charles Jacot
Rajan Krishnaswami
Amos Yang
Bass:
Todd Larsen,
Principal
Steve Schermer, Asst. Principal
Jonathan Burnstein
Nancy Page Griffin
Ben Musa
Todd Gowers
Flute:
Karla Flygare, Principal
Erin James
Wendy Wilhelmi
Piccolo:
Wendy Wilhelmi
Oboe:
Ben Hausmann, Principal
Shannon Spicciati
Stefan Farkas
English Horn:
Stefan Farkas
Clarinet:
Christopher Sereque, Principal
Craig Rine
Sean Osborne
E-fl at Clarinet:
Sean Osborne
Bass Clarinet/Basset Horn:
Jennifer Nelson
Bassoon:
Seth Krimsky, Principal
Paul Rafanelli
Mike Gamburg
Contrabassoon:
Mike Gamburg
Horn:
Mark Robbins, Principal
Rodger Burnett, Asst. Principal
Richard Reed
Jeff Fair
Susan Carroll
Trumpet:
Richard Pressley, Principal
Justin Emerich
Brian Chin
Trombone:
David Lawrence Ritt, Principal
Don Immel
Stephen Fissell
Tuba:
Peter Link, Principal
Timpani:
Michael Crusoe, Principal
Percussion:
Ron Johnson, Principal
Michael Clark
Matthew Kocmieroski
Harp:
Valerie Muzzolini, Principal
John Carrington
Celeste:
David McDade, Principal

Banda

String Quintet:
Jeannie Wells Yablonsky, Principal
Artur Girsky, Principal
Scott Ligocki, Principal
Bruce Bailey, Principal
Jonathan Burnstein, Principal
Flute:
Alicia Suarez, Principal
Susan Telford
Oboe:
John DeJarnatt, Principal
Clarinet:
Larey McDaniel, Principal
Kevin Morton
Bassoon:
Mona Butler, Principal
Steve Morgan
Horn:
Jim Weaver, Principal
Adam Iascone
Trumpet:
Russell Campbell, Principal
Harmonium:
Beth Kirchhoff, Principal
Percussion:
Ron Johnson, Principal
Piano:
David McDade, Principal
Personnel Manager:
Sande Gillette
Assistant Personnel Manager:
Ron Simon
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
Karen Early Evans
Melanie Hingson
Dana Johnson
Linda Mattos
Elizabeth Ripley
Eleanor Stallcop-Horrox
Karen Urlie
Mezzo-Soprano:
Laura Eichelberger
Celia Kerr
Jean Leavens
YeonSoo Lee
Carmen Leon
Gail Neil
Diane Radabaugh
Susan Salas
Tenor:
David Bukey
Noah Baetge
Guy Bogar
Stephen L. Jones
Dustin Kaspar
Bob Leavens
Matt Lecar
Tim Proctor
Karl Reyes
George Scott
Stephen Wall
Bass/Baritone:
Garry Aganesyánts
Brian Box
Michael Dunlap
James Elliott
Craig Grayson
Tom Hingson
Gregory Lewis
Eric Molgard
Michael Monnikendam
Daniel Oakden
Daniel Yarr
Brett Youngquist

Youth Chorus

 
Michael Doces
Josh Froebe
Nathan May
Janessa Willie

Supernumeraries

 
Luther M. Hintz, Supernumerary Captain
Tim Anderson
Brayton Barrett
Tracy Anne Biggs
Carl Brittain
Warren Bucy
JC Casiano
Keith Freeman
John Gardner
Jonathan Hayes
Shawn Kavon
Pablo Kohls
Trish LaGrua
Dan Lathrop
Jorge Meza
William Morse
Steven Petersen
Mickey Rowe
Craig Sailor
Bruce Schickler
Stephen Willey
Adel Youakim
Violin I:
John Weller, Concertmaster
Mariel Bailey
Jennifer Caine
Jun Liang Du
Peter Kaman
Leonid Keylin
Clark Story
Kyung Chee Yeung
Arthur Zadinsky
Violin II:
Michael Miropolsky, Principal
Gennady Filimonov
Stephen Bryant
Wesley Fisk
Virginia Hunt Luce
Larisa Miropolsky
Eric Scott
Andrew Yeung
Viola:
Dorothy Shapiro, Principal
Arie Schachter
Penelope Crane
Richard Skerlong
Rachel Swerdlow
Cello:
Susan Williams, Principal
Walter Gray
Bruce Bailey
Vivian Gu
Bass:
Joseph Kaufman, Principal
Ronald Simon
Flute:
Karla Flygare, Principal
Oboe/English Horn:
Dan Williams, Principal
Clarinet:
Christopher Sereque, Principal
Bassoon:
Mike Gamburg, Principal
Horn:
Mark Robbins, Principal
Trumpet:
Richard Pressley, Principal
Trombone:
Ko-Ichiro Yamamoto, Principal
Percussion:
Ronald Johnson, Principal
Harp:
Valerie Muzzolini, Principal
Keyboard:
Alan Dameron, Principal

The orchestra is composed of members of the Seattle Symphony Orchestra.


 
Luther M. Hintz, Supernumerary Captain
Gina Barone Julia Benzinger
Warren Bucy
Jacqueline Delecki
Michael A. Diddams
Regan Gallo
Rosetta Greek
Jim Harvill
Rolf Hokansson
Shawn Kavon
Danielle Lewis
Jackie Saunders
Stephen Willey

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