La Traviata

FOPAC will present a fully staged performance of Verdi’s La Traviata on June 6 and 7, 2014 at 8 p.m. and June 8, 2014 at 2 p.m. Musicologist Laura Prichard will give a pre-concert before the evening performances at 7 p.m. and the Sunday matinee at 1 p.m. This much-loved opera, which will be sung in Italian with English surtitles, will be directed by Kathy Lague. There will be a full chorus and orchestra conducted by Alan Yost. The producer is Ray Bauwens. If you’d like to contribute to production costs, please click here.

LaTraviataCard_03Lead Singers

Violetta: Robin Farnsley
Alfredo:Ray Bauwens
Giorgio: Thomas Dawkins
Flora: Louise-Marie Mennier

Chorus men:

Brad Amidon, Joshua Collier, Fred Hoffman, Eli Hopkin, Lance Levine, Chris Loschen, Greg Merklin, Jim Miller, Samuel Moore, Justin Pessolano, Michael Prichard, Miles Rind, David Siktberg, and Larry St. Clair.

Chorus women:

Janet Casey, Liz Crisenbery, Alyssa Doggett, Gaby Froriep, Sally Harris, Elizabeth Hoermann, Jessica Jacobs, Irina Kareva, Nancy Megrian, Louise-Marie Mennier, Lyza Morss, Abbey Schultz, Bev St. Clair, Stacia Stornetta, Laura Weiss, and Karen Wilcox.

Chorus master: Barry Singer


Siri Smedvig, concertmaster; Violin 1 Peter Dabos, Edie Epstein, Poliana Yee, Tim Arnold and Jim Van Sciver; Violin 2 Loretta Tramontozzi, Carole Wayland, Sue Stone, Ted Sussman, Pam Hill, Barbara Marden and Ulrich Froriep; Viola Carol Sohn, John Glenn, Cathy Gates and Irma Servatius; Cello Julie Durrell, Marian Levinstein, Karen Shaver, Kathy Chick and Marsha Turin; Bass Charlie McCauley; Flute Sarah Tomasek; Oboe Veronica Kenny; Clarinet Grant Anderson and Michelle Markus; Bassoon Bill Moran; Horn Pam Marshall and Cam Owens; Trumpet Bill Kasel; Bass Trombone Doug Weeks; Persussion Frank Kumiega (tympani), Phillip Dario Fiorentini, Jesse Stiglich and Kevin Dacy.

Set Design and construction:

Kathy Lague, Allen Bantly and Larry Blundell

Lighting design and operators:

Rick Shamel, Susan Tucker and Kerry Morse

Sound: Paul Gill

Costume design:

Roxanne Becker and Robin Farnsley

Hair and make-up: Elizabeth Hoermann

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