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The Pearl Fishers

Artists

Leïla:
Mary Dunleavy
Larissa Yudina †*
Nadir:
William Burden
Brian Stucki †*
Zurga:
Christopher Feigum
David Adam Moore *
Nourabad:
Patrick Carfizzi
Principal Dancers:
Bobby Briscoe †
Lisa Gillespie †
Conductor:
Gerard Schwarz
Stage Director:
Kay Walker Castaldo
Set Designer:
Boyd Ostroff
Costume Designer:
Richard St. Clair
Lighting Designer:
Neil Peter Jampolis
Choreographer:
Peggy Hickey
English Captions:
Jonathan Dean
Sets and costumes:
Philadelphia Opera

Orchestra

Violin I:
Maria Larionoff, Concertmaster
John Weller
Simon James
Jennifer Bai
Mariel Bailey
Kyung Sun Chee
Kelly Farris
Timothy Garland, Assistant Concertmaster
Adrianna Hulscher
Arthur Zadinsky
Violin II:
Michael Miropolsky, Principal
Natasha Bazhanov
Stephen Bryant
Xiao-po Fei
Artur Girsky
Yung-Hsu Lin
Eric Scott
Andrew Yeung
Viola:
Arie Schachter, Principal
Timothy Hale
Wesley Dyring
Joe Gottesman
Scott Ligocki
Laura Renz
Violoncello:
Theresa Benshoof, Principal
Bruce Bailey
Meeka Kwan DiLorenzo, Asst. Principal
Vivian Gu
Charles Jacot
Rajan Krishnaswami
Contrabass:
Jordan Anderson, Principal
Jennifer Godfrey
Travis Gore, Asst. Principal
Ronald Simon
Flute/Piccolo:
Scott Goff, Principal
Robin Perry
Oboe/English Horn:
Ben Hausmann, Principal
Dan Williams
Clarinet:
Christopher Sereque, Principal
Larey McDaniel
Bassoon:
Larey McDaniel, Principal
Michael Gamburg
Horn:
Susan Carroll, Principal
Jeff Fair
Adam Iascone
James Weaver
Cornet:
Brian Chin, Principal
David Gordon
Trombone:
Ko-ichiro Yamamoto, Principal
Stephen Fissel
David Ritt
Timpani:
Ronald Johnson, Principal
Percussion:
Michael Clark, Principal
Matt Kocmieroski
Rob Tucker
Harp:
Valerie Muzzolini, 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.

Chorus:

Sopranos:
Donna Baldwin
Jennifer Bromagan
Jennifer Ceresa
Mariana Del Rosario
Fran Eisenman
Karen Early Evans
Melanie Hingson
Dana Johnson
Mary McLaughlin
Letitia Page
Eleanor Stallcop-Horrox
Karen Urlie
Mezzo:
Lorraine Burdick
Laura Eichelberger
Celia Kerr
YeonSoo Lee
Gail Neil
Melissa Plageman
Diane Radabaugh
Kristen Ramer
Susan Salas
Kelly Vomacka
Lucy Weber
Kathea Yarnell
Tenor:
Guy Bogar
Nathan Barns
Bobby Barnts
David Bukey
Gary Del Rosario
Stephen Jones
Jeffrey Jordan
Dustin Kaspar
Tony Kibbie
Bob Leavens
George Scott
Steve Wall
Bass/Baritone:
Dan Aarthun
Brian Box
John Bumbalo
Michael Dunlap
Craig Grayson
Glenn Guhr
Tom Hingson
Misha Myznikov
Jonathan Silvia
Dan Yarr
Brett Yongquist

Dancers:

Robert Mead, Dance Captain
Bobby Briscoe
Jesse Buckingham
Christin Call
Bojohn Diciple
Roxanne Foster
Lisa Gillespie
Katie Ringland
Kyle Vaughn
Danielle Wilkins

Actors:

Charles Dorby
Henry Mobley
Jeff Parker
Dennis Sam
Jordyn Wilson

Supernumeraries:

Luther M. Hintz, Supernumerary Captain
Diane Abbey
Imani Apostol
Brayden Daher
Rosetta Greek
Parlin Shields
Jake Shin

† Seattle Opera debut

* On January 11,18, 23, 2008 only

David Adam Moore is a former Seattle Opera Young Artist.

William Burden'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 The Pearl Fishers © Rozarii Lynch photo