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July 27, 2014 at 4 PM ORINDA OPERA CONCERT IN THE PARK - FREE

Thursday, July 24th, 2014

OPEN OPERA
presents
Opera Concert in the Park
PERFECT PAIRS
Orinda Community Park, Orinda, CA
July 27, 2014 4 PM
Julia Nielsen, Host

Featuring:
Eileen Meredith, soprano; Angela Moser, soprano; Julia Nielsen, soprano; Cass Panuska, soprano;
Lisa van der Ploeg, mezzo-soprano; Alex Boyer, tenor; Torlef Borsting, baritone; Brad Kynard, baritone

James Meredith, pianist

“Sous le dôme épais” Lakme by Léo Delibes Angela Moser and Lisa van der Ploeg
“Crudel! Perchè finora” Le nozze di Figaro by Amadeus Mozart Torlef Borsting and Cass Panuska
“Hai gia vinta la causa” Le nozze di Figaro by Amadeus Mozart Torlef Borsting
“Via resti servita” Le nozze di Figaro by Amadeus Mozart Lisa van der Ploeg and Cass Panuska
“Casta Diva” Norma by Vincenzo Bellini Angela Moser
“Vogliatemi bene” Madama Butterfly by Giacomo Puccini Eileen Meredith and Alex Boyer
“Un bel dì” Madama Butterfly by Giacomo Puccini Eileen Meredith
“What a Movie” Trouble in Tahiti by Leonard Bernstein Lisa van der Ploeg
“A Woman is a Sometime Thing” Porgy and Bess by George Gershwin Brad Kynard
“Bess, You Is My Woman Now” Porgy and Bess by George Gershwin Brad Kynard and Julia Nielsen

INTERMISSION

“Make Believe” Showboat by Kern/Hammerstein II Cass Panuska and Torlef Borsting
“Musetta’s Waltz” La bohème by Giacomo Puccini Eileen Meredith
“Che gelida manina” La bohème by Giacomo Puccini Alex Boyer
“Sì, mi chiamano Mimì” La bohème by Giacomo Puccini Cass Panuska
“Toréador” Carmen by Georges Bizet Brad Kynard
“Seguidilla” Carmen by Georges Bizet Lisa van der Ploeg and Alex Boyer
“La fleur que tu m’avais jetée Carmen by Georges Bizet Alex Boyer
“Du bist der Lenz” Die Walküre by Richard Wagner Angela Moser
“I Feel Pretty? West Side Story by Bernstein/Sondheim Julia Nielsen
“A Boy Like That/I Have a Love” West Side Story by Bernstein/Sondheim Julia Nielsen and Lisa van der Ploeg
“Brindisi” La traviata by Giuseppe Verdi Angela Moser, Alex Boyer and Ensemble

Sponsored by The Orinda Rotary Club with support from The Orinda Park and Recreation Foundation and the Orinda Community Foundation AND people like you!

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July 31 Concert Program

Sunday, July 31st, 2011

Open Opera Concert in the Park
Orinda Community Park
Sunday, July 31, 2011 4PM
James Meredith, pianist

“È strano…sempre libera” from La Traviata by Verdi
Eileen Meredith, soprano

“Dove sono” from The Marriage of Figaro by Mozart
Carolyne Anne Jordan, soprano

“Hai gia vinta la causa causa….vedro” from The Marriage of Figaro by Mozart
Leland Morine, baritone

“Mon cœur s’ouvre a ta voix” from Samson et Dalila by Saint Saëns
Theresa Cardinale, mezzo-soprano

“Harlequin’s aria” from Ariadne auf Naxos
Ryan Bradford, baritone

“Parigi o cara” from La Traviata by Verdi
Eileen Meredith, soprano and Sigmund Siegel, tenor

“Una voce poco fa” from The Barber of Seville by Rossini
Elizabeth Baker

“Eri tu” from Ballo in Maschera by Verdi
Nicolai Janitsky, baritone

“O mio Fernando” from La Favorita by Donizetti
Heather McFadden, mezzo-soprano

“Act 3 Quartet” from La Boheme by Puccini
Eileen Meredith, soprano; Carolyne Anne Jordan, soprano; Raymond Chavez, tenor; Ryan Bradford, baritone

INTERMISSON

“Casta diva” from Norma by Bellini
Angela Moser, soprano

“The Veil Song” from Don Carlo by Verdi
Lisa van der Ploeg, mezzo-soprano with Katya Roemer, soprano

“Mein sehnen! Mein Sehnen! From Die Tode Stadt by Korngold
Leland Morine, baritone

“Non ti scordar di me” words and music by Ernesto De Curtis and Domenic Furno
Katya Roemer, soprano and Theresa Cardinale, mezzo-soprano

“Accerba volutta” from Adriana Lecouvreur by Cilea
Heather McFadden, mezzo-soprano

“Questa o quella” from Rigoletto
Sigmund Seigel, tenor

“Dich, teure Halle” from Tannhäuser by Wagner
Katya Roemer, soprano

“Die Todesahnung … O du mein holder Abendstern from Tannhäuser by Wagner
Nicolai Janitzky, baritone

“Un bel di” from Madama Butterfly by Puccini
Carolyne Anne Jordan, soprano

“Nessun dorma” from Turandot by Puccini
Raymond Chavez, tenor

“Mira o Norma” from Norma by Bellini
Angela Moser, soprano and Lisa van der Ploeg, mezzo-soprano

This concert is sponsored by the William and Flora Hewlett Foundation, The East Bay Community Foundation, The City of Berkeley and people like you.

Open Opera brings free, professional opera to bay area parks and uses public spaces to build community through the arts. It is a project of the Vocal Arts Institute, a California 501 c non-profit organization. Openopera.net
SINGERS’ BIOGRAPHIES
Elizabeth J. D. Baker is a San Francisco native and graduate of Williams College. Ms. Baker’s music and performing career spans composition, improvisation, comedy, acting, and opera. Co-founder and creative director of Open Opera, Ms. Baker has performed the roles of Dido and Cherubino and sung at Grace Cathedral with new music composer Earl Howard. Ms. Baker recently appeared at the New Museum in New York with Dogr. Her choral composition, One, Two, Three was commissioned and performed by the International Orange Chorale. Ms. Baker studied composition and North Indian raga with W. A. Mathieu for seven years and is a voice student of Soprano Olivia Stapp. Ms. Baker is the Creative Director for Open Opera.

Baritone Ryan Bradford is a DePaul University graduate who recently made his professional symphony debut with Northwest Indiana Symphony. With DePaul Opera Theater he sang many roles including KoKo in The Mikado and Betto in Gianni Schicchi, and recently debuted in San Francisco as Papageno in Die Zauberflöte. He has been recognized by both Chicago and San Francisco NATS and is a student of Cesar Ulloa. He performed Masetto in Open Opera’s Don Giovanni.

Theresa Cardinale has performed before opera and concert audiences throughout Northern California. Praised by the San Francisco Chronicle for her “strong mezzo-soprano voice” and “focused clarity,” her career runs a broad gamut between the opera and concert stage. Theresa has been featured in major and “sidekick” roles with regional opera companies. As a concert soloist, her repertoire includes many of the choral masterpieces with numerous choral organizations and orchestras in Northern California. Upcoming performances include a commemoration concert performance on September 11 of the Verdi “Requiem” in Berkeley with a mast chorus. Theresa holds a master’s degree in Vocal Pedagogy from Holy Names University and teaches voice in San Francisco and Berkeley.

Raymond Chavez is a Bay Area native with a past life including five years in the San Francisco Opera Chorus. More recently, Ray has appeared with Alameda Civic Light Opera, most notably as Juan Peron inEvita and the Padre in Man of La Mancha, as well as with Altarena Theater and Stagemasters as Frankie in “Forever Plaid”. He recently premiered song cycles by composer Aaron Blumenfeld in Berkeley (Trinity Concert Series). He has performed in the Bracebridge Dinners in Yosemite National Park. It was while singing in Yosemite that Ray returned to the opera repertoire after a twenty-two year hiatus. Since then, he has appeared with Pocket Opera in San Francisco, and with Open Opera in the East Bay. He has appeared with Virago Theatre in Alameda, last year as Rodolfo in La Bohème and recently as Alfredo in La Traviata.

Nicolai Janitzky is a native of Northern California. His recent engagements include Shchelkalov in Boris Godunov with San Francisco Opera, Baron Douphol in La Traviata with San Diego Opera, Marcello in La Boheme with Sacramento Opera, Belcore in L’Elisir d’Amore with Bear Valley Music Festival, Guglielmo in Cosi fan Tutte with Opera Idaho, and Silvio in I Pagliacci with Livermore Valley Opera. Other roles he has sung include the title roles in Eugene Onegin and Pélleas et Mélisande, Valentin in Faust, Count Almaviva in The Marriage of Figaro, and Papageno in The Magic Flute. He has also worked at Washington National Opera, New York City Opera, and Glimmerglass Opera. He is an active recitalist, and has performed in such venues as Carnegie (Weill) Hall in New York City, the Kennedy Center in Washington, D.C., and the Cleveland Institute of Music Art Song Festival. He is the winner of several competitions including the George London Foundation, Sullivan Foundation, and Opera Index Foundation. He has also been a finalist in the Operalia (Placido Domingo) Vocal Competition. He studied at the Yale University Opera Program and the Music Academy of the West.

Carolyne Anne Jordan, Soprano, has been performing professionally in the San Francisco Bay area for four years. Most recently, she sang the role of “Lola” (Frasquita) in Berkeley West Edge Opera’s The Carmen Fixation, and will sing in the Extra Chorus of the San Francisco Opera later this year. Past engagements include recitals with The Santa Cruz Chamber Players, a world premiere role at Mission City Opera, Livermore Valley Opera (cover), Goat Hall Productions, and in the summer programs West Coast Opera Workshop and BASOTI. Carolyne Anne studies in San Francisco with Sheri Greenawald.

Heather McFadden has been a prominent singer in the San Francisco Bay Area for several years. Known for her large dramatic mezzo voice, she has appeared with opera companies. Upcoming roles include Marcellina in Le Nozze di Figaro with Opera San Jose and Open Opera.

Washington, D.C. native Eileen Meredith recently performed the role of Violetta in La Traviata with Virago Theatre Company (viragotheatre.org). A co-founder of Virago, she looks forward to performing Cio-Cio San in Madama Butterfly next spring. Other roles for Virago include Mimi in La Boheme for which one critic exclaimed “her duets…came as near to heartbreak as the [audience] can bear.” Other past performances include Cunegonde in Candide and Polly in the Threepenny Opera and Musetta in La Boheme. Eileen will perform the role of Cio-Cio San in Madama Butterfly in the spring of 2012. She has performed with San Francisco Opera, Berkeley West Edge Opera, Goat Hall Productions, Pocket Opera, Livermore Valley Opera, Sonoma City Opera as well as The San Francisco Symphony.
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One of the San Francisco Bay Area’s most well-rounded musicians, James Meredith conducts the country’s acclaimed Sonos Handbell Ensemble. A native of North Carolina, Mr. Meredith received his Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and a Master of Fine Arts degree from Tulane University. He is a musical partner with mezzo-soprano Frederica von Stade and dramatic soprano Olivia Stapp. Concerts with Ms. Von Stade included an appearance on Garrison Keillor’s “A Prairie Home Companion” reaching a National Public Radio audience of over two million listeners. He has been teaching, accompanying and coaching students for the Young Musicians Program at UC Berkeley for 14 years. His voice students are winners of many competitions and have gone for advanced degrees at top-ranked universities and conservatories, many on scholarships.

Leland Morine, baritone, came from a musical family. He earned a Bachelor of Arts at Fresno Pacific College and a Master of Arts at California State University, Fresno. He won the Metropolitan Opera District Auditions five times, received top prize in the Fresno District Merola Auditions, and was awarded prizes twice from the Henry Holt Memorial Scholarship. Roles performed include Maletesta Don Pasquale, Dandini Cenerentola, Silvio & Tonio Pagliacci, Renato Ballo, Schaunard Boheme, Scarpia Tosca, Falstaff Falstaff, Elder Germont Traviata, Silva Ernani, Ezio Attila, Michele & Gianni Schicchi Trittico, Count Figaro, Guglielmo Cosi, Sparadrop Princess of Trebizonde, Emperor Rossignol, Jupiter Orpheus, and many Gilbert and Sullivan characters. He regularly performs with the Uptown Singers. Sings Opera, Broadway, and Standards at Bella Restaurant in Redwood Shores, presents Neapolitan Standards at Nicolino’s Garden Restaurant in Sunnyvale, and on radio and in recital. He is widely known for his performances of 17th century through 20th century oratorio and concert literature.

Angela Eden Moser enjoys performing in the Bay Area and abroad. Opera roles include Donna Anna in Open Opera’s “Don Giovanni,” Atalanta in “Serse,” Priscilla Sherman in “I Candy,” Ereshkigal in “The Descent of Innana,” and Sophia in “The Mystery of Love.” Angela occasionally sings in the San Francisco Opera Chorus and also plays the flute. She loves all art forms, cooking, the outdoors, and traveling.
Katya Roemer, Soprano, has performed extensively as a soloist in opera, operetta, concert and musical theater in New York, Spain, Italy, and the West Coast. She has been praised for her “musical command,” “big, warm soprano voice” and “excellent sense of interpretation and characterization.” A winner of many awards and prizes, Katya won first runner up in the Pacific Region Metropolitan Opera Auditions and took first place in the National Opera Association competition. Roemer’s broad operatic repertoire includes leading and title roles with numerous West Coast companies in Il Trovatore, Luisa Miller, Der Rosenkavalier, the Bartered Bride, Rusalka, Tosca, Madame Butterfly, Il Tabarro, The Marriage of Figaro, Die Fledermaus, The Merry Widow and Samuel Barber’s Vanessa and A Hand of Bridge. Taking on the world stage, she has appeared as Tatiana in Eugene Onegin with the historic Gran Theatre del Liceu in Barcelona, and has sung in concert at the opera houses in Spoleto and Trevi, Italy. This December Katya will perform in the Bracebridge Dinners at the Ahwanee Hotel in Yosemite.
Sigmund Seigel, tenor, is a graduate of Music and Art High School in New York and received a M.M. in Voice on full scholarship at Stony Brook, SUNY. He studied Italian in Florence, Italy. He has sung roles with Sacramento Opera, San Francisco Opera, San Francisco Lyric Opera, Cinnabar Opera and Pocket Opera companies. Some of his roles are Cassio, Goro, Tamino, Monastatos. He has been 1st tenor with San Francisco Opera chorus for 29 seasons. He is also on the Board of Berkeley Opera and was featured in the academy award winning documentary about Opera Singers, ‘In the Shadow of the Stars’. Mr. Seigel maintains a busy schedule singing and has a voice studios in San Francisco and Oakland.

Ellen St. Thomas enjoys performing, teaching, conducting and directing. Her opera performances with local opera companies such as West Bay Opera, Livermore Opera, San Francisco Lyric Opera, Mission Opera and The Marin Summer Music Festival include: The Countess, The Marriage of Figaro, Rosalinda Die Fledermaus, Mimi La Boheme, Miss Jessel Turn of the Screw, Donna Elvira Don Giovanni, Jenufa and Mayor’s Wife Jenufa, Micaela Carmen, Pretzel Girl in Shostakovich’s, The Nose. Opera directing credits include La Boheme and Rachmaninoff’s, Aleko for the Russian Center. Ms. St. Thomas has a private voice studio and teaches voice at the Alameda School of Music. She is co-founder and executive director of Open Opera.

Lisa van der Ploeg has performed in over 25 states and has worked with companies such as the San Francisco Opera Center, Intermountain Opera, Stockton Opera, Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra, and Dayton Philharmonic. Among the roles she has sung are the title role in Carmen, Amneris in Aida, Santuzza in Cavalleria Rusticana, Suzuki in Madama Butterfly, Katisha in the Mikado, and the Mother in Amahl and the Night visitors. Though a California girl from birth, she grew up in Denmark and is always delighted to hear others speak Danish.

Open Opera’s Spring Salon Recital Series

Wednesday, March 30th, 2011

O P E N O P E R A

Presents

Nicolai Janitzky, baritone
James Meredith, piano

March 26, 2011, 2 p.m.

Serenata (text by G. A. Cesareo)
Ideale (text by Carmelo Enrico)
L’ultima canzone (text by Francesco Cimmino)
Music by Francesco Paolo Tosti (April 9, 1846 – December 2, 1916)

Die Todesahnung … O du mein holder Abendstern, Tannhäuser
Music and text by Richard Wagner (May 22, 1813 – February 13, 1883)

At the noisy ball (text by Aleksei K. Tolstoy)
None but the lonely heart (text by L.A Mey after Wolfgang von Goethe)
Don Juan’s Serenade (text by Aleksei K. Tolstoy)
Music by Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky (May 7, 1840 – November 6, 1893)

Cavatina from Aleko, Aleko
Sergei Vasilievich Rachmaninoff (April 1, 1873 – March 28, 1943)

Don Quixote to Dulcinea (text by Paul Morand)
Chanson romanesque
Chanson épique
Chanson à boire
Music by Joseph-Maurice Ravel (March 7, 1875 – December 28, 1937)

Nicolai Janitzky is a native of Northern California. His recent engagements include Shchelkalov in Boris Godunov with San Francisco Opera, Baron Douphol in La Traviata with San Diego Opera, Marcello in La Boheme with Sacramento Opera, Belcore in L’Elisir d’Amore with Bear Valley Music Festival, Guglielmo in Cosi fan Tutte with Opera Idaho, and Silvio in I Pagliacci with Livermore Valley Opera. Other roles he has sung include the title roles in Eugene Onegin and Pélleas et Mélisande, Valentin in Faust, Count Almaviva in The Marriage of Figaro, and Papageno in The Magic Flute. He has also worked at Washington National Opera, New York City Opera, and Glimmerglass Opera. He is an active recitalist, and has performed in such venues as Carnegie (Weill) Hall in New York City, the Kennedy Center in Washington, D.C., and the Cleveland Institute of Music Art Song Festival. He is the winner of several competitions including the George London Foundation, Sullivan Foundation, and Opera Index Foundation. He has also been a finalist in the Operalia (Placido Domingo) Vocal Competition. He studied at the Yale University Opera Program and the Music Academy of the West.

One of the San Francisco Bay Area’s most well-rounded musicians, James Meredith conducts the country’s acclaimed Sonos Handbell Ensemble. A native of North Carolina, Mr. Meredith received his Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and a Master of Fine Arts degree from Tulane University. He is a musical partner with mezzo-soprano Frederica von Stade and dramatic soprano Olivia Stapp. As a solo pianist, vocal and instrumental accompanist and conductor in America, Europe and Asia, his work has brought him into contact with such artists as Elly Ameling, Elizabeth Schwarzkopf, Eleanor Steber, Evelyn Lear and Gerald Moore for whom he has played masterclasses. For four years Mr. Meredith was assistant to pianist Dalton Baldwin in summer art song master classes at the French Conservatory in Nice. Concerts with Ms. Von Stade included an appearance on Garrison Keillor’s “A Prairie Home Companion,” reaching a National Public Radio audience of over two million listeners, and two concerts with Sonos in a premiere of Libby Larsen’s “Hell’s Belles.” He has been conductor of the Oakland Symphony Chorus, was on the faculty of Merritt College, taught master classes at Holy Names College and San Jose State University and was Festival Opera chorus master for two seasons. Mr. Meredith has been teaching, accompanying and coaching students for the Young Musicians Program at UC Berkeley for 14 years. His voice students are winners of many competitions and have gone for advanced degrees at top-ranked universities and conservatories, many on scholarships. He is on the board of directors for the San Francisco Girls Chorus, the Pacific Musical Society and the Young Peoples Symphony Orchestra.

SAVE THE DATE!

• 5/7/11 Concert in the Park, Dimond Recreation Center and Park, Oakland 3 p.m.
• 5/21/11 Concert in the Park, Live Oak Park, Berkeley 3 p.m.
• 6/4/11 Annual Celebration and Concert, Berkeley Piano Club, Berkeley 11 a.m.
• 7/9-10/11 & 7/16-17/11 Mozart’s Cosi fan tutte, fully staged with orchestra
John Hinkel Park, Berkeley 3 p.m.
• 7/31/11 Concert in the Park, Orinda (Sponsored by the Orinda Rotary) 4 p.m.

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Opera Concert at Orinda Community Park-July 25, 2010

Wednesday, July 28th, 2010

"Laci darem la mano"  from Don GiovanniOPEN OPERA’S PROGRAM FOR ORINDA OPERA IN THE PARK
July 25, 2010

Eileen Meredith: “Chi’l bel sogno di Doretta” from La Rondine by Puccini

Lisa van der Ploeg: “Stride la vampa” from Il Trovatore by Verdi

Pedro Rodelas: “La donna e mobile” from Rigoletto by Verdi

Heather McFadden and Eileen Meredith: “Barcarolle” from Tales of Hoffman by Offenbach

Lisa Houston: “Non Piu Mesta” from Cenorentola by Rossini

Megan Cullen: “Song to the Moon” from Rusulka by Dvorák

Eileen Meredith and Lisa van der Ploeg: “Vien Maillika…” from Lakme by Delibes

Leland Morine: “O vin dissipe la tristesse” from Hamlet by Thomas

Heather McFadden: “Voi lo sapete” from Cavalleria Rusticana by Mascagni

Pedro Rodelas and Eileen Meredith “O soave fanciulla from La Boheme by Puccini

INTERMISSON

Elizabeth Baker and Nick Janitzky: “ Laci darem la mano” from Don Giovanni by Mozart

Eileen Meredith: “Caro nome” from Rigoletto by Verdi

Raymond Chavez: Federico’s Lament from L’Arlesiana by Cilea

Elizabeth Baker: “Una voce poco fa” from Il Barbiere di Sevillia by Rossini

Raymond Chavez and Nick Janitzky: “O Mimi, Tu Più Non Torni” from La Boheme by Puccini

Heather McFadden: “Accerba volutta” from Adriana Lecouvreur by Cilea

Megan Cullen: “Vissi d’arte” from Tosca by Puccini

Nick Janitzky: “E lucevan le stelle” from Tosca by Puccini

Lisa van der Ploeg: “Mon cœur” from Samson et Dalila by Saint Saëns

Pedro Rodelas and Leland Morine: “Au fond du temple saint” from Pearl Fishers by Bizet

Lisa Houston: “Habeñera” from Carmen by Bizet

Eileen Meredith, Heather McFadden, Pedro Rodelas and Leland Morine: “Bel figlia” from Rigoletto by Verdi

"O soave fanciulla" from La Boheme

Live Oak Park, Berkeley, June 27 Concert Program

Monday, June 28th, 2010

OPEN OPERA’S PROGRAM
Live Oak Park, Berkeley
June 27, 2010

Jo Vincent Parks: Prologue Aria, I Pagliacci, by Leoncavallo

Eileen Meredith: “Chi’l bel sogno di Doretta”/La Rodine by Puccini

Katya Roemer: “Io son l’umile ancella”/Adriana Lecouvreur by Cilea

Angela Moser and Ellen St. Thomas: ”Sull’aria”/The Marriage of Figaro by Mozart  

Theresa Cardinale: “Mon Couer”, Samson and Delilah, Saint Saëns

Gustavo Garcia Hernandez: “Recondita armonia”, Tosca, Puccini

Katya Roemer/Theresa Cardinale: “Barcarolle”/Tales of Hoffman by Offenbach

Megan Cullen: “Song to the Moon” Rusalka, Dvorák

David Chavez/Eileen Meredith: “O soave fanciulla”/La Bohème by Puccini

Elizabeth Baker: “Una voce poco fa”/Il Barbiere by Rossini

David Chavez: “Nessun Dorma”, Tosca, Puccini

INTERMISSION

Angela Moser: “Dich teure halle”/Tannhäuser by Wagner  

Theresa Cardinal and Katya Roemer: “Non ti scordar mai di me” Written by Ernesto De- Curtis; Domenica Furno

Richard Fey: “Non piu’ andrai”, Figaro, by Mozart

Angela Arnold: “My Man’s Gone Now”, Porgy and Bess by Gershwin

Katya/Theresa/Richard: “Soave sia il vento”/Così fan tutte by Mozart  

Angela Moser and Heather McFadden: “Vien Mallika”…, Lakme, Delibes

Heather McFadden: “Voi lo sapete”, Cavallaria Rusticana, Mascagni

Angela Moser: “O zittre nicht”/The Magic Flute by Mozart

Megan Cullen: “Vissi d’arte”, Tosca, Puccini
Open Opera brings free, professional opera to Bay Area parks and use public space to build community through the arts.

We are a non-profit company that relies solely on donations and contributions. If you would like to join Open Opera’s supporters, please visit us today at the volunteer table and we will happily and gratefully accept your donation.
You may also visit us at www.openopera.net and click on the donation tab.
Thank you!

Program at Crab Cove

Wednesday, May 19th, 2010

OPEN OPERA’S PROGRAM
CRAB COVE, ALAMEDA, CA
MAY 14, 2010

Aimee Puentes: “Gavotte”/Manon by Massenet

Katya Roemer: “Io son l’umile ancella”/Adriana Lecouvreur by Cilea

Igor Vieira: ”Catalog Aria”/Don Giovanni by Mozart  

Eileen Meredith/Lisa Houston: “Barcarolle”/Tales of Hoffman by Offenbach

Ryan Bradford: “Pappageno’s Aria” The Magic Flute by Mozart  

Pedro Rodelas: “La donna è mobile”/Rigoletto by Verdi

Igor Vieira/Aimee Puentes: “La ci darem la mano”/Don Giovanni by Mozart

Leland Morine: “O vin, dissipe la tristesse”/Hamlet by Thomas

Aimee Puentes: “Juliette’s Waltz”/Romeo et Juliette by Gounod

Marta Johansen/Lisa Houston/Leland Morine: “Soave sia il vento”/Così fan tutte by Mozart  

INTERMISSION

Angela Moser: “Dich teure halle”/Tannhäuser by Wagner  

Lisa Houston: “Non più mesta”/Cenerentola by Rossini

Katya Roemer/Lisa Houston: “Tutti fior”/Madama Butterfly by Puccini  

Marta Johansen: ”Caro Nome”/Rigoletto by Verdi

Elizabeth Baker: “Una voce poco fa”/Il Barbiere by Rossini  

Pedro Rodelas/Eileen Meredith: “O soave fanciulla”/La Bohème by Puccini

Leland Morine: “Di provenza”/La Traviata by Verdi

Eileen Meredith: “Quando m’en vo”/ La Bohème by Puccini

Lisa Houston: “Habanera”/Carmen by Bizet

Angela Moser: “O zittre nicht”/The Magic Flute by Mozart

Open Opera brings free, professional opera to Bay Area parks and use public space to build community through the arts.

We are a non-profit company that relies solely on donations and contributions. If you would like to join Open Opera’s
supporters, please visit us today at the volunteer table and we will happily and gratefully accept your donation.
You may also visit us at www.openopera.net and click on the donation tab.
Thank you!

Program for Jeannine Altmeyer Master Class 2010

Monday, April 12th, 2010

Open Opera Master Class Series 2010
presents Jeannine Altmeyer
Berkeley Piano Club
April 10, 2010 7PM
Pianists: Chun Mei Wilson and James Meredith
Host: Olivia Stapp
Angela Moser “Dich, teure Halle” Tannhäuser, Wagner
Elender Wall “Du bist der Lenz” Die Walküre, Wagner
Megan Cullen “Es gibt ein Reich” Ariadne auf Naxos, Strauss
Elizabeth Baker
Paula Goodman Wilder Immolation Scene “So-werf’ ich den Brand, in Walhalls prangende Burg” Götterdämmerung, Wagner
Eileen Meredith “Donde lieta” La Bohème by Puccini
Lisa Houston “Sein wir wieder gut” Ariadne auf Naxos, Strauss
Lisa van der Ploeg “Wo in Bergen du dich birgst” Die Walküre, Wagner
Christine Springer “Der Männer Sippe sass hier im Saal” Die Walküre, Wagner
Heather McFadden “Weiche Wotan” Das Reingold, Wagner