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Friday, September 25, 2015, 8:00 pm Littlefield Concert Hall

Admission is free. All seats for this event have been reserved.

DARIUS MILHAUD: MÉDÉE (1938)
Darius-and-Madeleine-Milhaud

 

 

 

 

A tragic opera on the subject of Medea from Greek mythology.

Nicole-PaiementComposer: Darius Milhaud
Libretto: Madeleine Milhaud
Conductor: Nicole Paiement
Director/Concept/Lighting Designer: Brian Staufenbiel
Master Electrian: Kevin Landesman
Choral Conductor: Lucik Aprahamian
Project Director/Stage Manager: Laura Anderson
Associate Stage Manager: Saskia Lee 

Créuse: Maya Kherani, soprano
Médée: Marnie Breckenridge, soprano
La Nourice: Mariya Kaganskaya, mezzo soprano
Créon: Eugene Brancoveanu, bass
Jason: Jonathan Smucker, tenor

Brian-Staufenbiel
Flute: Stacey Pelinka
Oboe: Denis Harper
Clarinet: Jeff Anderle
Clarinet: Peter Josheff
Bassoon: Karla Ekholm
French Horn: Susan Vollmer
Trumpet: Graham Taylor
Trombone: Brendan Lai-Tong
Sax: David Wegehaupt
Timpani: Kevin Neuhoff
Percussion: Erika Johnson
Harp: Carla Fabris
Violin 1: Roy Malan, Midori Nakamura, Marian Yang
Violin 2: Jory Fankuchen, Chris Whitley, Kevin Rogers
Viola: Ellen Ruth Rose, Evan Buttermer
Cello: Kathryn Bates, Adaiha Macadam-Somer
Bass: Stan Poplin Medea-Affresco-Pompei Orchestra 

Chorus
Soprano: Carolyn Bacon, Sabrina Romero, Alice Del Simone, Katrina
Zoessender
Alto: Rachel Rush, Ruth Nott, Selina Sun, Lucik Aprahamian
Tenor: John Roevekamp, Jacques Desjardins, David Gordon
Bass: John Vitale, Brandon Jaico, Roy Eikleberry, Ben Greenberg

Biographies:

Darius Milhaud
Madeleine Milhaud
Nicole Paiement, Conductor
Brian Staufenbiel, Director/Concept/Lighting Designer

About the opera:

Story Background
French Libretto for Médée
Introduction
Synopsis Of The Opera Medea By Darius Milhaud

 

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