The Tales of Hoffmann Cast


Siân Davies
Antonia, Giulietta, Stella

Madison Opera Debut


Recently:
Countess Almaviva, Le Nozze di Figaro (Michigan Opera, Ongaku-Juku); Clotilde, Norma (Metropolitan Opera); Anna Erisso, Maometto II (Garsington Opera); Elcia, Mosè in Egitto (New York City Opera, Chicago Opera Theater); Donna Anna, Don Giovanni (Opera Grand Rapids)

http://www.siandaviessoprano.com/




Jeni Houser
Olympia

Madison Opera Debut:
Acis and Galatea
Recently with MO: Little Women, Sweeney Todd

Recently: The Queen of the Night, Die Zauberflöte; Zerbinetta, Ariadne auf Naxos (Minnesota Opera); Frasquita, Carmen (Virginia Opera); Josephine, H.M.S. Pinafore (Opera Saratoga); Najade, Ariadne auf Naxos (Fort Worth Opera, Glimmerglass Festival)

Upcoming: Soloist, Carmina Burana (Madison Symphony Orchestra); Mrs. Grady, The Shining (Minnesota Opera); Johanna, Sweeney Todd (Mills City Summer Opera); Queen of the Night (cover), Die Zauberflöte (Lyric Opera of Chicago)


http://jenihouser.com
Harold Meers
Hoffmann


Madison Opera Debut

Recently:
Rodolfo, La Bohéme (Minnesota Opera, San Diego Opera); Soloist (Madison Symphony Orchesta); Macduff, Macbeth (Minnesota Opera); Pinkerton, Madama Butterfly (Opera Columbus); Nadir, The Pearl Fishers (Nashville Opera)

haroldmeers.com



Morgan Smith
Four Villains

Madison Opera Debut

Recently:
Don Giovanni, Don Giovanni (Arizona Opera, Austin Lyric Opera); Count Almaviva, Le Nozze di Figaro;  Jim, An American Dream (Seattle Opera); Starbuck, Moby-Dick (Los Angeles Opera, San Francisco Opera, Dallas Opera, San Diego Opera); Sharpless, Madama Butterfly (Opéra de Montréal); Aaron, Morning Star (Cincinnati Opera); Escamillo, Carmen (Vancouver Opera, Pittsburgh Opera); Marcello, La Bohème (San Diego Opera); Tadeusz, The Passenger (Houston Grand Opera, Lincoln Center)


Upcoming:
John Lassiter, Riders of the Purple Sage (world premiere, Arizona Opera); Soloist, James MacMillan's Requiem (world premiere, Oregon Bach Festival); Sharpless, Madama Butterfly (Kentucky Opera), Starbuck, Moby-Dick (Dallas Opera)

www.morgansmithbaritone.com

Adriana Zabala
Nicklausse/Muse

Madison Opera Debut

Recently:  Paula, Florencia en el Amazonas (Arizona Opera); Rosie Cheney, The Manchurian Candidate; Sister James, Doubt (Minnesota Opera); Joanna, Romulus Hunt (Nashville Opera); Sesto, Gulio Cesare; Cherubino, Le nozze di Figaro (Florentine Opera)

Upcoming: Orfeo, Orfeo ed Euridice (St. Paul Chamber Orchestra); Carrie, Sister Carrie (Florentine Opera)

http://www.adrianazabla.com



Jared Rogers
Four Servants

Madison Opera Debut: Sweeney Todd

Recently:
Jean Valjean, Les Miserables (Theater Cedar Rapids); Alfredo, La Traviata; Lensky, Eugene Onegin; Don Ottavio, Don Giovanni (Theater Bremen); Tamino, Dei Zauberflote (Musiktheater im Revier); Narraboth, Salome (Cedar Rapids Opera); Faust, Faust (Tacoma Opera)


Thomas Forde
Luther/Crespel

Madison Opera Debut:
A Masked Ball
Recently with MO: Sweeney Todd, The Barber of Seville

Recently: Herr Brentano, Brothers Grimm (Lyric Opera of Chicago Unlimited); Les Miserables (Drury Lane Theatre); Haiduk and Summergarden Police Officer, The Nose (Teatro dell'Opera di Roma); Angelotti, Tosca (Fort Worth Opera, Dallas Opera); Billy Jackrabbitt, La Fanciulla del West; Alidoro, La Cenerentola (Opernhaus Zurich)

Upcoming: Lurch, The Addams Family (New Theatre Kansas City)

http://thomasfordebass.wix.com/thomasfordebass

Robert Goderich
Spalanzani

Madison Opera Debut: A Masked Ball
Recently with MO: Sweeney Todd, The Daughter of the Regiment


Recently:
Chorus, The Barber of Seville, Dead Man Walking, Don Giovanni, La Cenerentola, Eugene Onegin, La Traviata (Madison Opera); Guys and Dolls, The Fantasticks, Les Miserables, She Loves Me, Great American Songbook (Four Seasons Theatre)

 


Kelsey Park
Antonia's Mother

Madison Opera Studio Artist

Recently:
Sister Helen, Dead Man Walking; Dorabella, Così fan tutte; Jo, Little Women (Northwestern University); Studio Artist, Central City Opera

Upcoming: Soloist, Mozart Madness (Elmhurst Symphony)

Tyler Alessi
Schlemil

Madison Opera Debut

Recently:
Steve Baker, Show Boat (Kentucky Opera); Count Almaviva, Le Nozze di Figaro (Kentucky Opera); Bello, La Fanciulla del West (Des Moines Metro Opera); Don Alfonso, Così fan tutte (University of Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music); William Dale, Silent Night (Cincinnati Opera)

Upcoming: Ford (Cover), Falstaff (Des Moines Metro Opera)

William Ottow
Nathanael

Madison Opera Studio Artist

Recently:
Tamino, Die Zauberflöte; Albert, Albert Herring (UW-Madison); Dandini, Billy Goats Gruff (Cedar Rapids Opera Theater); Hilarion, Princess Ida (Madison Savoyards)


Nathaniel Hill
Hermann

Madison Opera Studio Artist

Recently:
Gregorio, Roméo et Juliette; Butler, The Picture of Dorian Gray (Aspen Music Festival); Owen Hart, Dead Man Walking; Don Alfonso, Così fan tutte; John Brooke, Little Women (Northwestern University); Elviro, Serse; Bogdanowitsch, The Merry Widow; Ochs’s Servant, Der Rosenkavalier (Indiana University); Masetto, Don Giovanni (Bay View Festival)

Upcoming: Papageno, The Magic Flute (Opera for the Young)

 

Performances
La Bohème
Nov. 13 & 15, 2015
Feb. 5 & 7, 2016
April 15 & 17, 2016
July 23, 2016
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