Cendrillon Callback information


Auditions will be held on Wednesday November 5th at 6:00pm in the Opera Space
*The score is available on imslp via this link.
 
Cendrillon (pp. 215-227; 260-262)
            White; Hickman; Aslam; Vigil; Hassinger; Rodrick; Seener; Basile

Prince (pp. 156-160; 199-200; 289-292)
            Rodrick; Darden; Hickman; Zuluaga; Harmon

 Madame de la Haltière (pp. 330-336)
            Bertenshaw; Shelton; Slee

Noémie (pp. 61-66; 68-73)
            Polk; Hassinger; Hollis; Aslam; Seener; Lennertz; Basile
           
 Dorothée (pp. 61-66; 68-73)
Shipsey; Harmon; Zuluaga
           
 La Fée (pp. 269-281; 306-308)
            Womble; Kherani; Klauder; Nicolet
Angels in America
Partial casting information


The Angel: TBD

Harper Pitt: TBD 

Hannah Pitt:TBD

Joseph Pitt: Franklin Mosley/Darrick Speller 

Prior Walter: John Allen Nelson/Ben Taylor
  Cover: Kartik Ayysola

Louis Ironson: Jesse Darden/John Nevergall
  Cover: Matt Corcoran

Belize: Bryan Pollock/Patrick Dailey*

Roy Cohn: Erik Van Heyningen/Jorgeandres Camargo

Vocal Trio 
  Soprano: TBD 
  Mezzo: TBD                                                              
  Bass-baritone: Kartik Ayysola/Peter Brown                                                
                                                           
*BU Alumnus; MM Class of 2014
Angels in America
Call back audition information

ANGEL
(Aslam, White, Kherani, Basile, Hassinger, Nicolet, Seener, Womble, Vigil)
Sc. 12 p. 194-199 (end at measure 62)
 p. 202-204
                      p. 208-210

HARPER
(Hollis, Polk, Hassinger, Lennertz, Bertenshaw)
Sc. 2 p. 42-45
Sc. 5 p. 88-91

HANNAH
(Bertenshaw, Harmon, Shelton, Slee)
Sc. 1 (Rabbi) p. 9-15
Sc. 6 p. 94-96
Sc. 9 p. 142-151 

Auditions will be held on Wednesday October 29th at 6:00pm at the Opera Space. You will receive a separate email with a link to Dropbox for excerpts.

Announcing the 2014/2015 season

David Kneuss Residency

Act 1 from Cosi fan tutte


Page numbers refer to Bärenreiter (1993)


Scene I (pp. 9-29)
                Ferrando-Jesse Darden
                Guglielmo-John Allen Nelson
                Don Alfonso- Jorgeandres Camargo

Scene II, III and IV(pp. 30-58, plus recitative on p. 62)
                Fiordiligi-Katy Polk
                Dorabella-Stephanie Zuluaga
                Don Alfonso-Darrick Speller
                Ferrando-Joshua Rotz
                Guglielmo-Franklin Mosley 

(Cut pp. 58-62)


Scene V, VI and VII (pp. 63-86)
                Fiordiligi-Helen Hassinger
                Dorabella-Francesca Shipsey
                Don Alfonso-Darrick Speller
                Ferrando-Tom Petrino
                Guglielmo-Kartek Ayysola
                Plus Coro 

Scene VIII and IX (pp. 87-106)
                Despina-Ruby White
                Fiordiligi-Katy Polk               
                Dorabella-Alex Rodrick

Scene X, XI, XII (pp. 107-163)
                Fiordiligi-Samina Aslam
                Dorabella-Emily Harmon
                Don Alfonso-Jorgeandres Camargo
                Despina-Chelsea Seener
                Ferrando-Matt Corcoran (pp. 107-133) Jesse Darden (pp. 133-163)
                Guglielmo-Ben Taylor (pp. 107-133) John Allen Nelson (pp. 133-163)

Scene XIV-XVI (Act 1 finale)
                Fiordiligi-Kelley Hollis
                Dorabella-Bethany Hickman
                Don Alfonso-Jorgenadres Camargo
                Despina-Maya Kherani
                Ferrando-John Nevergall
                Guglielmo-Ben Taylor

2014 FALL FRINGE FESTIVAL
The Fringe Festival, now in its 18th season, is a collaboration between the Schools of Music and Theatre and the Opera Institute.  Its mission is to produce new or rarely performed significant works in the opera and theater repertoire, bringing performers and audiences close together in unique theatrical settings. 

Later the Same Evening
Composer: John Musto
Librettist: Mark Campbell
Music Director: Allison Voth
Stage Director: Jason King Jones

Cast
Elaine O'Neill: Sarah Lennertz/Katy Polk
Gus O'Neill: Jorgeandres Camargo/Darrick Speller 
Estelle Ogelthorpe: Emily Harmon/Bethany Hickman
Ruth Baldwin: Sara Womble/Ruby White
Ronaldo Cabral: Peter Brown/Franklin Mosley 
Sheldon Segal: Matthew Corcoran/Christopher MacRae
Rose Segal: Arielle Basile/Kelly Vigil 
Thelma Yablonski: Kaitlin Bertenshaw/Sara Beth Shelton 
Jimmy O'Keefe: Thomas Petrino/Joshua Rotz 
Valentina Scarcella: Jennifer Klauder/Jessica Nicolet 
Joe Harland: Kartik Ayysola/Timothy Gorka

Covers: 
Ruth Baldwin: Chelsea Seener
Estelle Ogelthorpe: Francesca Shipsey
Thelma Yablonski: Kylee Slee
Jimmy O'Keefe: Michael Aniolek:

Saturday, October 18, 2:00pm
Saturday, October 18, 7:30pm
Sunday, October 19, 2:00pm
Sunday, October 19, 7:30pm

Lane-Comley Studio 210

John Musto’s “Later the Same Evening” was inspired by five Edward Hopper paintings: "Room in New York," "Hotel Window," "Hotel Room," "Two on the Aisle" and "Automat." The opera explores the lives of the characters depicted in each painting while simultaneously interweaving them during the course of one evening in New York City.

Production calendar can be found at this link.

Scores can be purchased at this link.
Scores can also be purchased at this link.

La tragédie de Carmen
Adapted from George Bizet's opera by Marius Constant, 
Jean Claude Carriere and Peter Brook
Conductor: William Lumpkin
Stage Director: Jim Petosa

Cast
Carmen: Alexandra Roddrick/Stephanie Zuluaga
Don José: Jesse Darden/John Nevergall
Micaela: Samina Aslam/Kelley Hollis
Escamillo: John Allen Nelson/Benjamin Taylor
Zuniga/Garcia: Eric Ritter
Lillas Pastia:Morgan Chalue
Micaela cover: Helen Hasslinger

Sung in French with English supertitles

Saturday, October 25, 2:00pm
Saturday, October 25, 7:30pm
Sunday, October 26, 2:00pm
Sunday, October 26, 7:30pm

Peter Brook’s La tragédie de Carmen (based on Georges Bizet’s Carmen) is the story of a doomed romance between a sensuous gypsy and Don Jose, a Spanish soldier whom she lures into her world.  The opera will be accompanied by a 14-piece on-stage chamber orchestra.

Production calendar can be found at this link.
Scores can be purchased at this link.

FEBRUARY MAINSTAGE

Angels in America
Composer: Peter Eötvös
Librettist: Mari Mezei
 Based on the play by Tony Kushner
Conductor: William Lumpkin
Stage Director: Jim Petosa

Sung in English

February 19, Thursday at 7:30
February 20, Friday at 7:30
February 21, Saturday at 7:30
February 22, Sunday at 2:00
Boston University Theater, Mainstage

“Angels in America”, Peter Eötvös’s opera based on the award winning Tony Kushner play, tells the story of every day human experience: relationships, love, loss, cowardice and courage set during the early stages of the AIDS pandemic in 1980’s New York City.


APRIL MAINSTAGE

Cendrillon
Composer: Jules Massenet
Librettist: Henri Caïn
Conductor: William Lumpkin
Stage Director: E. Loren Meeker

Sung in French with English supertitles

April 16, Thursday at 7:30
April 17, Friday at 7:30
April 18, Saturday at 7:30
April 19, Sunday at 2:00
Boston University Theater, Mainstage

Cendrillon is the well-known fairy tale about a young girl wronged and her ultimate redemption through her discovery of true love. Massenet's ethereal score carries the audience into a dreamlike world of enchantment.