Spotlight on the Studio. Where It Belongs.

Sunday afternoon brought a chance for the 2013 Studio Artists to shine. And shine they did. What a terrifically talented, generous and strong group of people.  Bravi tutti.

2013-07-21 15.12.47-2Il barbiere di Siviglia (Rossini)
Act II Trio: “Ah qual colpo…Zitti ziti”
Rosina – Grace Newberry  /  Almaviva – Brian Yeakley  /  Figaro – Brian Vu

editsCosì fan tutte (Mozart) Sextet: “Alla bella Despinetta”
Fiordiligi – Courtney Johnson  /  Dorabella – Emily Moses
Ferrando – Miles Mykkanen  /  Guglielmo – Harry Greenleaf
Despina – Vanessa Becerra  / Don Alfonso – Nicholas Brownlee

2013-07-21 15.23.56-1Carmen (Bizet) Act III Trio: “Mêlons! Coupons!”
Frasquita – Shannon Jennings / Mercedes – Alexandra Rodrick
Carmen – Chaazi Munyanya

2013-07-21 15.31.32The Grapes of Wrath (Gordon)
Act I Duet: “The Zephyr/One Star”
Rosasharn – Anush Avetisyan  /  Connie – Ben Edquist

edits-001Idomeneo (Mozart)
Act III Quartet: “Andró ramingo e solo”
Ilia – Anush Avetisyan  /  Elettra – Shannon Jennings
Idamante – Grace Newberry  /  Idomeneo – Brandon Russell

edits-002L’heure espagnole (Ravel)  Scenes III-VI: “Il reste, voilà bien ma chance”
Concepción – Emily Moses  /  Gonzalve – Miles Mykkanen  /  Ramiro – Ben Edquist

edits-003Serse (Handel)
Act II, Scenes IV-V: “Ingannata Romilda!…È gelosia”
Romilda – Vanessa Becerra  /  Serse – Alexandra Rodrick

2013-07-21 16.16.17A Midsummer Night’s Dream (Britten)  Act 2 Quartet
Helena – Anush Avetisyan  /  Hermia – Emily Moses
Lysander – Alec Carlson  /  Demetrius – Harry Greenleaf
Puck – Brian Vu

2013-07-21 16.27.20-2Die lustigen Weiber von Windsor (Nicolai) 
Act I, Scene II: “So hab ich dich errungen”
Frau Fluth – Shannon Jennings  /  Frau Reich – Chaazi Munyanya
Sir John Falstaff – Nicholas Brownlee

edits-004La rondine (Puccini)
Quartet: “Dio! Lei!…Bevo al tuo fresco sorriso”
Lisette – Vanessa Becerra  /  Magda – Courtney Johnson
Prunier – Alec Carlson  /  Ruggero – Brandon Russell

2013-07-21 16.39.09-1Die Fledermaus (J. Strauss)  Champagne Song

A non-photographic shout-out to rock star pianists Brett Hodgdon and Nyle Matsuoka, conductor William Lumpkin, director Erik Friedman and stage manager Meg Edyvean, and to Lee Anne Myslewski and Grant Loehnig for programming such a terrific afternoon.

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