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THURSDAY JULY 25, 7:30PM

25&27 SATURDAY JULY 27, 2:00PM OPERA

PORTER CENTER AT BREVARD COLLEGE

DIE FLEDERMAUS Janiec Opera Company of the Brevard Music Center Brevard Festival Orchestra Dean Anthony, stage director Michael Sakir, conductor Eileen Downey, chorus master MUSIC: Johann Strauss, Jr. LIBRETTO: Karl Haffner and Richard Genée Act I

-INTERMISSIONAct II

-INTERMISSIONAct III Bethanie Wampol Watson, Scenic Designer Tláloc López-Watermann, Lighting Designer Glenn Avery Breed, Costume Designer Brittany Rappise, Wig & Makeup Designer

MADE POSSIBLE BY: Nancy Crow Trentini, Lead Sponsor Nancy B. Hicks, Sustaining Sponsor In honor of Ross Magoulas and Dean Anthony 98 BrevardMusic.org

ABOUT THE DIRECTOR DEAN ANTHONY, stage director Director of Opera Dean Anthony draws inspiration and expertise from a comprehensive career spanning over 30 years and innumerable turns as performer, director, educator, and producer. Frequently engaged as a stage director, Mr. Anthony’s artistic process is hallmarked by an energetic, gritty, and physical style. Most recently, he was appointed Artistic and Producing Director of Asheville Lyric Opera. (see page 136 for complete biography)

ABOUT THE CONDUCTOR MICHAEL SAKIR, conductor Michael Sakir serves as Music Director of Opera Memphis and Principal Guest Conductor of the Opera Company of Middlebury. Recent guest conducting engagements include Des Moines Metro Opera, Shreveport Opera, Eugene Opera, Opera Orlando, Intermountain Opera Bozeman, Northwestern University, American Opera Projects, Opera in the Ozarks, and Opera North. (see page 136 for complete biography)

CAST (in order of vocal appearance) Alfred: Ian DeSmit Adele: Vivian Yau Rosalinda: Tori Franklin Gabriel von Eisenstein: Robert Fridlender Dr. Blind: Gregory Sliskovich Dr. Falke: Derek Stull Frank: Samuel Rachmith Sally: Adina Triolo Prince Orlofsky: Hannah Carroll Ivan: Craig Smith Frosch: Dean Anthony

ENSEMBLE Ari Bell Achilles Bezanis Andrew Boisvert Victor DiNitto Ethan Garner Matthew Huckaba Leah Rivka Israel Marcus Jefferson Megan Maloney Emily Margevich Emma Marhefka Joseph O’Shea Anja Pustaver Grace Reberg Nicole Rizzo Joseph Sandler Dominique Santiago Jaime Sharp Errol Shaw Maggie Elisabeth Smith Craig Smith Andrea Tulipana Alea Vernon

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2019 BMC Overture Magazine  

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The seasonal publication for the annual Brevard Music Center Summer Festival. Overture includes all festival programming and program notes,...