2007 Workshop

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Die Zauberflöte

W.A. Mozart

Music director: Tara Scott
Stage director:
Gisela O’Brien
Stage manager: Sarah ‘Pip’ Bradford
ASM: Shani Greenlaw
Set Designer: Anne Morison
Costume designer: Roberta Palmer
Props mistress: Judy Reade
Lighting designer: Colin Richardson
Dialogue adapted by: David Mosey
All performances will be sung in German with projected English translations, and will be accompanied by piano. Spoken dialogue will be in English.


Saturday August 11 and Friday August 17, 2007
Tuesday August 14 and Sunday August 19 2007
Tamino Darrell Hicks (ON) David Manford (UK)
Pamina Wendy Dobson (NB) Lauren Onsrud (ME)
Papageno Arthur Wright (ON) Stewart Hiseler (NS)
Queen of the Night Kirsten Chambers (LA) Catie Shelley (NB)
Sarastro Neil Robertson (NS) Christopher Mallory (ON)
Monostatos GaRRy Williams (NS) Andrew Pelrine (NS)
First Lady Cara Adams (NB) Kara Morris (NS)
Second Lady Aviva Wilks (AB) Charlotte Knight (ON)
Third Lady Francesca Perez (QC) Marta Herman (ON)
Papagena Suzanne Rigden (NS) Charlotte Embree (NS)
First Spirit Eva Ernst (NS) Eva Ernst (NS)
Second Spirit Robin Moir (NS) Robin Moir (NS)
Third Spirit Katherine Heim (NS) Katherine Heim (NS)
Rodney Stuart Hiseler (NS) Arthur Wright (ON)
Charles GaRRy Williams (NS) Andrew Pelrine (NS)
Senior Interrogator Christopher Mallory (ON) Neil Robertson (NS)

Giulio Cesare in Egitto

G.F. Händel

All performances will be sung in Italian with projected English translations. This will be a modern dress production. performed at modern pitch and accompanied by piano.

Music director: Keith Chambers
Stage director: Nina Scott-Stoddart
Stage manager: Stephanie Kincade
Costume coordinator: Shani Greenlaw
Lighting designer: Colin Richardson
Set designer: Anne Morison
Voice Coach: Marcia Swanston


Friday August 11 and Thursday August 16, 2007
Monday August 13 and Saturday August 18, 2007
Giulio Cesare Vivien Shotwell (NS) Ariel Sinclair-Chin (NS)
Cleopatra Melissa Solomon( AZ) Sarah Barrett-Ives (NB)
Tolomeo Greg Wagland (ON) Gerrod Pagenkopf (TX)
Cornelia Jennifer Lang (BC) Julie Rudolph (AB)
Sesto Cathleen Gingrich (QC) Helen Bell (NS)
Achilla Garrett Murphy (MA) Jeremy Ludwig (BC)
Nireno John Ernst (NS) Amy Steggles (ON)
Curio Christopher Mallory (ON) Christopher Mallory (ON)
Officer Gerrod Pagenkopf (TX) Greg Wagland (ON)
Soldier David Mosey (UK) John Ernst (NS)
Soldier Jeremy Ludwig (BC) Garrett Murphy (MA)