"A Journey through Song of Love and Loss" A selection of Opera favorites, performed by a few of Capitol Opera's leading ladies Featuring: Mezzo Soprano Gabrielle Maes Mezzo Soprano Jenna Anderson Soprano Fran Ahern Coleman Soprano Sarah Kate Walston Pianist Daniel Stipe Free to Public Reception to follow Grace and Holy Trinity Episcopal Church
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