Bluebeard’s Castle & Erwartung

Artists

BLUEBEARD
Bluebeard:
John Relyea
Judith:
Malgorzata Walewska
Prologue:
Arthur Woodley
ERWARTUNG
The Woman:
Susan Marie Pierson
Conductor:
Evan Rogister
Original Production Director:
Robert Lepage
Stage Director:
François Racine
Set & Costume Designer:
Michael Levine
Media Effects Designer:
Laurie-Shawn Borzovoy
Lighting Designer:
Robert Thomson
English Captions:
Gunta Dreifelds
Sets and costumes:
Canadian Opera Company

Orchestra

Violin I:
Simon James, Concertmaster
Evan Anderson
Mariel Bailey
Kyung Sun Chee
Ayako Gamo
Leonid Keylin
John Kim
Victoria Parker
Coral Sepulveda
Clark Story
Mikhail Shmidt, Assistant Concertmaster
Laurel Wells
Jeannie Wells Yablonsky
Arthur Zadinsky
Violin II:
Kathleen Stern, Principal
Gennady Filimonov, Asst. Principal
Natasha Bazhanov
Tom Dziekonski
Allison Farkas
Ingrid Fredrickson
Artur Girsky
Rebecca Lowe
Heather Netz
Christine Olason
Eric Scott
Andrew Yeung
Viola:
Susan Gulkis Assadi, Principal
Timothy Hale, Asst. Principal
Vincent Comer
Wesley Dyring
Sayaka Kokubo
Scott Ligocki
Shari Link
Julie Whitton
Violoncello:
Susan Williams, Principal
Bruce Bailey
Meeka Quan DiLorenzo
Virginia Dziekonski
Richard Eckert
Walter Gray, Asst. Principal
Charles Jacot
David Sabee
Contrabass:
Joseph Kaufman, Principal
Jennifer Godfrey
Travis Gore
Jonathan Green, Asst. Principal
Nancy Page Griffin
Todd Larsen
Flute:
Zartouhi Dombourian-Eby, Principal
Robin Perry
Alicia Suárez
Wendy Wilhelmi
Piccolo:
Robin Peery, Principal
Wendy Wilhelmi
Oboe:
Dan Williams, Principal
Selina Greso
Ove Hanson
Clarinet:
Christopher Sereque, Principal
Laura DeLuca
Sean Osborn
Craig Rine
Eb Clarinet:
Laura DeLuca, Principal
Bass Clarinet:
Jennifer Nelson, Principal
Bassoon:
Seth Krimsky, Principal
Steven Morgan
Francine Peterson
Michael Gamburg
Contrabassoon:
Michael Gamburg, Principal
Horn:
Mark Robbinsl, Principal
Rodger Burnett
Adam Iascone
Jeff Fair
Trumpet:
David Gordon, Principal
Geoffrey Bergler
Justin Emerich
Vincent Green
Trombone:
Ko-ichiro Yamamoto, Principal
David Ritt
Keith Winkle
Stephen Fissel
Tuba:
Christopher Olka, Principal
Timpani:
Michael Crusoe, Principal
Ronald Johnson
Percussion:
Ronald Johnson, Principal
Michael Clark
Matt Kocmieroski
Harp:
Valerie Muzzolini, Principal
John Carrington
Keyboard:
Philip Kelsey, Principal
Personnel Manager:
Keith Higgins
Assistant Personnel Manager:
Scott Wilson
Seattle Opera Staff Music Librarian:
Glenn Crytzer

The orchestra is composed of members of the Seattle Symphony Orchestra. Revolving members of the string sections are listed alphabetically.

† Seattle Opera debut

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

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Photo Credit

2009 Bluebeard’s Castle with Erwartung © Rozarii Lynch Photo