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2008 ANNUAL CHAMBER OPERA SERIES

 

Venus and Adonis by John Blow (1649–1708)

Actéon by Marc-Antoine Charpentier (1643–1704)

Saturday, November 29, 2008 at 8pm

New England Conservatory’s Jordan Hall

 

Paul O’Dette and Stephen Stubbs, Musical Directors

Gilbert Blin, Stage Director

Lucy Graham, Choreographer

Anna Watkins, Costume Designer

Robert Mealy, Orchestra Leader

Rebecca Kenneally, Director of the BEMF Youth Ensemble

Cast Venus and Adonis

Amanda Forsythe

Venus

Tyler Duncan

Adonis

Mireille Lebel

Cupid

Lydia Brotheron

Shepherdess

Aaron Sheehan

Shepherds

Jason McStoots

 

Douglas Williams

 

Brenna Wells

Hunters & Shepherdesses

Teresa Wakim

 

Pamela Dellal

 

Michael Barrett

 

Olivier Laquerre

 

Julien Patenaude

 


Cast Actéon

Aaron Sheehan

Actéon

Teresa Wakim

Diane

Amanda Forsythe

Arthéhuze

Lydia Brotherton

Hyale

Mireille Lebel

Daphne

Pamela Dellal

Junon

Brenna Wells

Chasseurs &

Michael Barrett

Nymphes

Jason McStoots

 

Tyler Duncan

 

Olivier Laquerre

 

Julien Patenaude

 

Douglas Williams

 

BEMF Chamber Ensemble

Robert Mealy, violin I

Julie Andrijeski, violin II

Laura Jeppesen, viola & viola da gamba

Phoebe Carrai, ’cello

Gonzalo Ruiz & Debra Nagy, oboe & recorder

Dominic Teresi, bassoon

Paul O’Dette & Stephen Stubbs, theorbo & guitar

Avi Stein, harpsichord

Tom Zajac, percussion

 

BEMF Dance Ensemble

 

Tina Cassidy

Caroline Copeland

Carlos Fittante

Melinda Sullivan

 

BEMF Youth Ensemble

 

Amanda Gregory

George MacDonald

Lauren Nohelty

Maggie Potvin

Addy Sleeman

 

Technical Crew

 

Mercedes Roman-Mason, Production Manager

Darren Brannen, Production Stage Manager

Troy Siegfreid, Wig and Make-up Supervisor

Linda Stanhope, Assistant to the Wig and Make-up Supervisor

Rebecca Hylton, Wardrobe Supervisor

Brittany Burke, Stage Operator