2012/13 Season2017-11-09T10:48:38+00:00

2012/13 Season

 

Madama Butterfly

NOV 2-11 | 2012
at the Citi Performing Arts CenterSM Shubert Theatre

Music by Giacomo Puccini, and libretto by Luigi Illica and Giuseppe Giacosa.

Sung in Italian with projected English translation. New BLO production

Creative Team

Conductor: ANDREW BISANTZ
Stage Director: LILLIAN GROAG
Set Designer: JOHN CONKLIN
Costume Designer: MARIE ANNE CHIMENT
Lighting Designer: ROBERT WIERZEL
Wig and Makeup Designer: JASON ALLEN

Photos: Eric Antoniou for Boston Lyric Opera © 2012

 

Cast, in order of vocal appearance

Lt. Pinkerton: DINYAR VANIA*
Goro: MICHAEL COLVIN*
Suzuki: KELLEY O’CONNOR*
Sharpless: WESTON HURT*
Cio-Cio-San, Madama Butterfly: YUNAH LEE*
The Bonze: DAVID CUSHING ‡
Prince Yamadori: DAVID MCFERRIN†
Kate Pinkerton: NICOLE RODIN†

* BLO debut
† BLO Emerging Artist
‡ BLO Emerging Artist alumnus

 

 

THE OPERA ANNEX:
Clemency

FEB 6-10 | 2013
at the Artist for Humanity EpiCenter

New BLO production | US Premiere
Co-commissioned by BLO; the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden; Scottish Opera; and the Britten Sinfonia
Libretto by Michael Symmons Roberts

Creative Team

Conductor: DAVID ANGUS
Stage Director: ANDREW EGGERT
Set Designer: JULIA NOULIN-MÉRAT
Costume Designer: NANCY LEARY
Lighting Designer: CARL WIEMANN
Wigs and Makeup Designer: JASON ALLEN

Photos: Eric Antoniou for Boston Lyric Opera © 2013

 

Cast in order of vocal appearance

Hagar, soprano: MICHELLE TRAINOR †
Abraham, baritone: DAVID KRAVITZ
Sarah, soprano: CHRISTINE ABRAHAM
Traveler, tenor: NEAL FERREIRA ‡
Traveler, tenor: SAMUEL LEVINE*
Traveler, baritone: DAVID MCFERRIN †

Boston Lyric Opera Orchestra
Concert Mistress: Sandra Kott

* BLO debut
† BLO Emerging Artist
‡ BLO Emerging Artist alumnus

Cosi` fan Tutte

MAR 15-24 | 2013
at the Citi Performing Arts CenterSM Shubert Theatre

Music by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, libretto by Lorenzo Da Ponte.

Creative Team

Conductor: DAVID ANGUS
Stage Director: THOMAS ALLEN*
Set Designer: JOHN CONKLIN
Costume Designer: JOHN CONKLIN and GAIL ASTRID BUCKLEY
Lighting Designer: MARCUS DILLIARD
Wigs and Makeup Designer: JASON ALLEN
Rehearsal Coach/Accompanist: BRETT HODGDON^
Associate Director: NICOLE TONGUE
Production Stage Manager: KAREN OBERTHAL

Photos: Eric Antoniou for Boston Lyric Opera © 2013

Cast in order of vocal appearance

Ferrando: PAUL APPLEBY*
Guglielmo: MATTHEW WORTH
Don Alfonso: THOMAS ALLEN*
Fiordiligi: CAROLINE WORRA
Dorabella: SANDRA PIQUES EDDY
Despina: PHYLLIS PANCELLA

Boston Lyric Opera Orchestra
Concert Mistress: Sandra Kott

Boston Lyric Opera Chorus
Chorus Master: Michelle Alexander

* BLO debut
# BLO Emerging Artist
^BLO Emerging Artist Alumnus

 

The Flying Dutchman

APR 26 – MAY 5 | 2013

Libretto and music by Richard Wagner.
New BLO production | US Premiere of the 1841 critical edition.

Creative Team

Conductor: DAVID ANGUS
Stage Director: MICHAEL CAVANAGH *
Set Designer: JOHN CONKLIN
Costume Designer: JOHN CONKLIN
Lighting Designer: CHRISTOPHER AKERLIND
Projection Designer: SEAGHAN MCKAY
Wigs and Makeup Designer: JASON ALLEN
Rehearsal Coach/Accompanist: JAMES MYERS
Assistant Conductor: SEAN NEWHOUSE *
Assistant Director: PETER KOZMA*
Production Stage Manager: KAREN OBERTHAL
German Diction Coach: BERND ULKEN

Photos: Eric Antoniou for Boston Lyric Opera © 2013

 

Cast in order of vocal appearance

Donald: GREGORY FRANK *
Steersman: ALAN SCHNEIDER †
The Dutchman: ALFRED WALKER
Mary: ANN MCMAHON QUINTERO
Senta: ALLISON OAKES *
Georg: CHAD SHELTON *
Senta (age 7): GEORGIA HARPER
Senta (age 14): OLIVIA DUNDON-DUVALL

Boston Lyric Opera Orchestra
Concert Master: Sandra Kott

Boston Lyric Opera Chorus
Chorus Master: Michelle Alexander Orchestra

*BLO debut
# BLO Emerging Artist