" Bel Cantanti reminds us that our region's smaller companies are arguably smarter, better stewards of the art form, spending more wisely than the big-budget houses, presenting sturdy, smaller-scaled evenings of opera..."Tom Huizenga. Washington Post, September 27, 2010
A spring production of Bel Cantanti, an opera-play in one act based on the music of Gustav Mahler. Fully staged, in costume. Directed by Dirk Schattner. A multi media production.
Singers: Kathryn Wieckhorst, Robert McGinness, Meghan McCall. Accompanied by Katerina Souvorova. Sung in German with projected English super titles.
Friday, May 8, 7:30pm
Sunday, May 10, 3:00pm
Randolph Rd theatre, 4010 Randolph Rd, Silver Spring, MD.
Tickets are sold online through www.eventbrite.com Buy tickets and at the door
Adult: $40, Senior: $35, Student: $15. Groups of 10 and more: $30.
Ticket information: (240) 230 - 7372 or at firstname.lastname@example.org
To schedule an audition, please contact us at email@example.com Pianist is provided free of charge. Please provide a complete package of materials for the auditions. Incomplete materials will not be considered.
WHEN: March 7 and 14 (11-9pm)
WHERE: Concord - St. Andrew's United Methodist Church (5910 Goldsboro Rd.Bethesda, MD)
MATERIALS: Recent resume, recent headshot, short bio, costume measurements, mp3 or mp4 recording or a link to the website.
APPLICATION FEE: (paid online, through PayPal)
AUDITION REPERTOIRE: Iolanta: an aria (preferably in Russian), an aria of choice. Into the Woods: an English song and one minute monolog (memorized)
More information about the casts of both productions and festival (Click here)
AUDITIONS for young singers ages 10-18 for: Youth Conservatory at Bel Cantanti Opera.
Audition dates:by appointment.
Audition requirements: One monologue (1 minute maximum) and 2 song selections of your choice from musical theater, opera or Disney.
To schedule an audition contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org More information about BCO Youth Conservatory here.
Snegurochka: Mizuho Takeshita, Marcelle Quirk, Lel: Taylor-Alexis DuPont, Kupava: Jennifer Lynn Waters, Julia Turnbull, Mizgir : Robert McGinnes, Spring Beauty: Lindsey Paradise, Father Frost: Kwang Kyu Lee, Tsar Berendey Dane Suarez, Snowmaiden's girlfriends: Maureen Brabec, Nilam Brown, Alina Goldman, Katy Leon.
Four Seasons Dancers. Choreographer: Elena Indrokova Jones.
A concert performance, sung in Russian with projected English super titles and the images of Russian fine art. Produced, coached and accompanied by Katerina Souvorova.
Sylva Varescu: Merideth Marano, Edwin Ronald: Rogelio B. Penaverde Jr, Countess Stasi : Emma Gorin, Count Boni Kancsianu: Andrew Sauvageau, Feri von Kerekes: Gregory Stuart. Show Girls: Robin Steitz, Ashlyn Mazone, Becky Henry, Hila Brod. Prince: Eric Gramatges, Princess: Meghan Taylor, Ronsdorff: Dirk Schattner, Kish Andrew Potter, Soldier: Gary O'Connor.
Stage Director: Dirk Schattner, Andrew Potter, Set Designer: Murat Tasar, Light Designer: Michael Celentano, Costume Designer: Elena Imbrokova Jones, Emma Gorin, Make Up: Ashlyn Mazone Lucas, Pianist: : Nicholas Catravas, Producer: Katerina Souvorova.
Meredith Marano, Emma Gorin, Bryan Jackson, Robert McGinniss, Andrew Potter, Rogelio Penaverde.
Lucette/Cendrillon: Jaime Korkos, Le Prince Charmant : Cindy Elkins, La Fee: Kimberlee Christie,
Pandolfe: Zack Rabin, Madame de la Haltiere: Monifa Harris, Noemie: Keely Borland, Dorothee: Erica Convery, Le Roi: Joshua Hong, Le Doyen de la Faculte: David Wolff, Le Premier Ministre: Simon Charette, 1st Spirit: Anais Naharro-Murphy, 2nd Spirit: Audrey Frieberg, 3rd Spirit: Hila Brod, 4th Spirit: Jeanine Shea, 5th Spirit: Ashlyn Mazone-Lucas, 6th Spirit: Jenna Babyak.
Stage Director: Guillaume Tourniaire, Set Designer: Olga Shpitalna, Props designer: Murat Tasar, Light Designer: Jason Brinke, Costume designer: Emma Gorin, Make up: Daniel Cage,
Producer, Conductor: Katerina Souvorova
Schlendrian : Francois Loup, Lieschen: Meghan McCall, Narrator: Andrew Hann.
Uberto: Andrew Adelsberger, Serpina: Meghan McCall, Vespone: Andrew Hann.
Stage Director: Francois Loup, Set Designer: Olga Shpitalna, Producer, Conductor: Katerina Souvorova