Capitol Opera Presents The Sublime and Ridiculous Mozart's Bastien and Bastienna & P.D.Q. Bach's "A Little Nightmare Music"
March 17 7:30pm- HATTheatre March 18 7:30pm- HATTheatre March 19 1:30- HATTheatre
Adults $25 Seniors/Students $20
Conducted by Grammy nominated Jory Vinikour Musical Director Daniel Stipe Directed by-Sarah Kate Walston CAST: Bastien- Tracey Welborn Bastien Understudy- Steve Travers Bastienna- Sarah Kate Walston Colas- Chase Peak Costumes by: VCU Opera Set Design by: Jennifer McDuffee
ORCHESTRA:: Orchestra Manager: Susan Davis-Farmer Violin: Kristin Presley, Justin Williams Viola: Brenda Johnson Cello: Michael Knowles Oboe: Jane Kiser, Vicky Hamrick French Horn: Roxanne Williams
Dancers: Emma Brown Leighton Robinson Julia Penik
"A Little Nightmare Music" Antonio Salieri-Chase Peak W.A. Mozart- Daniel Stipe P.D.Q Bach, a servant- Steve Whitmer Peter Schlafer, a mysterious writer- Tracey Welborn
Bastien and Bastienna February performances will be presented along side of J.S. Bach's "Sleepers Awake"
February 10 7:30pm- Westminster Canterbury November Theater (Closed to public) February 11 2:00pm- Richmond Public Library Gellman Room Concert Series (Free for public. No ticket necessary) February 12 4:00pm- Kilmarnock Virginia Good Luck Cellars, Kilmarnock Virginia (Open to Public. Tickets for Purchase at www.goodluckcellars.com)
La Rinuncia and Missa Brevis by Richard Rose World Premier September 20th - 2:00 PM Church of the Holy Comforter - 4819 Monument Ave, Richmond, VA 23230 Free with offering Cast: Chase Peak Chris Swanson Martha Prewitt Fran Coleman Ian Richardson
Pianist: Michelle Huang Conductor: Mark Mobly
May 8th and 9th 7:30 PM Gilbert and Sullivan's Iolanthe at Henrico Theater Featuring: Lord Chancellor - James McClure Lord Mountararat - Frank Reid Lord Tolloller - Andrew Goins Private Willis - Will Conn Strephon - Chase Peak Queen of the Fairies - Sarah Wendt Iolanthe - Jenna Anderson Phyllis - Nicole Savage Also Featuring - Chorus of Fairies and Peers - Greater Richmond Children's Choir and Friends Music Director- Hope Armstrong Erb Conductor- Pete Curry Stage Director- Will Dameron Set Designer- Jennifer McDuffee Co-Producers- Sarah Kate Walston and Jessica Wakelyn
May 27th & 28th at 7:30 pm May 29th at 3:00 pm Henrico Theatre, Highland Springs, VA
Cast List: Hansel: Jenna Anderson Gretel: Jennifer Piazza-Pick Witch: Gabrielle Maes Peter Broom Maker: Chase Peak Gertrude His Wife: Rebecca Perkinson The Sandman: Anne O Byrne The Dew Fairy: Becky Hopkins Chorus of Echoes: Jessica Clarke, Ginny Hark, Sarah Wells, and Erin Wind Children's Chorus: City singers Conductor: Susan Davis Stage Director: Craig Smith Chorus master: Fran Coleman/ pianist Daniel Stipe: pianist