October 2014 San Francisco Opera programs

October 2014 San Francisco Opera programs

Saturdays at 1:00 p.m.

Bryn Terfel as the comical Sir John Falstaff in San Francisco's production.

October's presentations from the San Francisco Opera include two of Verdi's finest operas: La Traviata and Falstaff featuring Nicole Cabell as Violette and Bryn Terfel as Falstaff.

10/4      Verdi:  La Traviata (in Italian)

CAST:

Violetta Valéry              Nicole Cabell

Alfredo Germont           Stephen Costello

Giorgio Germont           Vladimir Stoyanov

Flora Bervoix                Zanda Svede

Baron Douphol              Dale Travis

Marquis D'Obigny          Hadleigh Adams 

Doctor Grenvil               Andrew Craig Brown

Annina                         Erin Johnson

 

10/11    Picker:  Dolores Claiborne (in English)

CAST:

Dolores Claiborne         Patricia Racette

Selena St. George         Susannah Biller

Detective Thibodeau      Greg Fedderly

Vera Donovan               Elizabeth Futral

Maids                           Nikki Einfeld, Jacqueline Piccolino, Marina Harris, Laura Krumm, Renée Rapier

Joe St. George              Wayne Tigges

Teenage Boy                 Hadleigh Adams

Teenage Girl                  Nikki Einfeld

Mr. Pease, a bank manager  Joel Sorensen

Mr. Cox                        Robert Watson

Mr. Knox                       A.J. Glueckert 

Mr. Fox                         Hadleigh Adams

 

10/18    Verdi:  Falstaff (In Italian)

CAST:

Robin, page to Falstaff  Ivan Kiryakin 

Dr. Caius                      Joel Sorensen

Sir John Falstaff            Bryn Terfel

Bardolfo                       Greg Fedderly

Pistola                         Andrea Silvestrelli

Host of the Garter Inn    Larry Severino

Nannetta                      Heidi Stober

Fenton                         Francesco Demuro

Meg Page                     Renée Rapier

Alice Ford                     Ainhoa Arteta

Dame Quickly               Meredith Arwady

Ford                            Fabio Capitanucci

 

10/25    Kern/Hammerstein: Show Boat (in English)

CAST:

Magnolia Hawks            Heidi Stober 

Gaylord Ravenal           Michael Todd Simpson 

Cap'n Andy Hawks        Bill Irwin

Julie La Verne              Patricia Racette

Queenie                      Angela Renée Simpson 

Parthy Ann Hawks         Harriet Harris

Ellie Mae Chipley          Kirsten Wyatt

Joe                             Morris Robinson



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