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Table of Contents DANCE: BalletX........................................................................................................... 5–7 pops concert: Disney in Concert: Around the World................................8–10 Jazz: Peter Martin Trio...............................................................................................11 Musical:

Man of La Mancha............................................................................. 12–15

OPERA: Fidelio........................................................................................................ 16–19 FILM AND PERFORMANCE: Quartet2............................................................................20 Chamber Music: Concordia Chamber Players....................................................21 Piano Competition............................................................................................... 22–24 CHORAL: Choral Concert with Baroque Orchestra............................................25 BAROQUE: Princeton Festival Baroque Orchestra..............................................26 BAROQUE: Princeton Festival Baroque Orchestra Chamber Concert.........27 Lectures, Previews & Special Events.............................................................. 28–32 Education and Engagement.....................................................................................33

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Welcome

Welcome to The Princeton Festival’s thirteenth year! 2005, The Princeton Festival has Sartsince offered a wide array of performing to the community. This season, in

addition to our traditional offerings of opera, musical theater, dance, B ­ aroque orchestra, chorus, jazz, chamber ­music, and piano competition, we have added a Disney Pops Concert and a film ­screening of Quartet (starring Maggie Smith and directed by Dustin Hoffman) followed by a live performance of opera arias and the quartet from Verdi’s Rigoletto. We also continue to offer an extensive series of free lectures at several venues in the Princeton area together with education initiatives that reach families and underserved communities. Over the past twelve years, The Princeton Festival has grown ­tremendously in stature in the arts world, making it possible to bring higher and higher caliber performers to our area. Every May and June, we now engage over 250 professional artists and production staff, and many of them stay with private hosts who are delighted by this close relationship with the Festival’s creative team. We are pleased to have received the 2017 “Favorite Opera Company” award from Discover Jersey Arts for the fourth time. The Festival has also been recognized by the Geraldine R. Dodge Foundation, the Edward T. Cone Foundation, the NJ State Council on the Arts, and the National Endowment for the Arts, among others. Of course, none of this would be possible without the hard work and dedication of our volunteers, donors, board of trustees, and other friends. We thank all of you who have helped us enrich the greater Princeton community over the past thirteen years. To join our team of dedicated donors and volunteers, or just to tell us what you think, please write us at info@princetonfestival.org or call 609.759.0379. Costa Papastephanou Chair, Board of Trustees

Richard Tang Yuk General & Artistic Director

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General & Artistic Director

Richard Tang Yuk Board of Trustees

Costa Papastephanou, Chair Deborah Herman, Vice Chair Helene Kulsrud, Treasurer Sarah Ringer, Secretary Marcia Atcheson Marcia Bossart Pamela Bristol David H. Brown Jane DeLung Thomas V. Lento Anastasia Marty Debbie Modzelewski Susan Rhoda-Hansen Markell Shriver Gabriel Stelian Elizabeth Sweetser Richard Tang Yuk Benedikt von Schroder

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Advisory Council

Joseph Flummerfelt

Artistic Director, Spoleto Festival USA Founder & Conductor of the New York Choral Artists Conductor Emeritus, Westminster Choir and Westminster Symphonic Choir

Marion O’Connor Founding Trustee

George Pitcher

Professor Emeritus, Princeton University Trustee, The Edward T. Cone Foundation

Nigel Redden

General Director, Spoleto Festival USA Director, The Lincoln Center Festival

Mark Steinberg

Violinist, Brentano String Quartet

Carol Vaness

International Soprano, Voice Faculty, Jacobs School of Music, Indiana University

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DANCE

BalletX

Christine Cox, Co-Founder, Artistic and Executive Director Matthew Neenan, Co-Founder, Choreographer Saturday, June 24, 8 pm Berlind Theatre McCarter Theatre Center 91 University Place Princeton, NJ Pre-performance talk with Artistic Director, Christine Cox, at 7 pm in the Berlind Theatre

BalletX, Philadelphia’s premier contemporary ballet, unites distinguished choreographers with an outstanding company of world-class dancers to forge new works of athleticism, emotion, and grace. This program will end at approximately 10 pm.

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BalletX PROGRAM Credo CHOREOGRAPHER: Matthew Neenan MUSIC: String Quartet Op. 76, No. 1 by Haydn; Credo by Kevin Puts MUSICIANS: Yeseul Ann, Michael Casimir, Ania Filochowska, Branson Yeast LIGHTING DESIGNER: Mark Stanley COSTUME DESIGN: Reid & Harriet Design DANCERS: Megan Dickinson, Chloe Felesina, Francesca Forcella, Gary W. Jeter II, Zachary Kapeluck, Daniel Mayo, Roderick Phifer, Caili Quan, Richard Villaverde, Andrea Yorita NOTE FROM THE CHOREOGRAPHER: CRE·DO noun: a statement of the ­beliefs or aims that guide someone’s actions. Credo was inspired by ­choreographer Matthew Neenan’s recent travels to India. With new cultures, scents, symmetries and chaos everywhere, he found himself with a surplus of new dance ideas, and questions about how communities work, live, and love together. Credo is an exploration and reflection on those questions and memories. Premiered at the Vail International Dance Festival on August 8, 2016 15-minute intermission On the Mysterious Properties of Light CHOREOGRAPHER: R. Colby Damon MUSIC: The Oak of the Golden Dreams by Harold Budd; The Round Sun and Crescent Moon in the Sky by Kronos Quartet; Rangin Kaman by Homayun Sakhi; Scale of Volatility by Emilie Levienaise-Farrouch; Khoomei solo and Morgul by Ay-Kherel LIGHTING DESIGNER: Mark Stanley COSTUMES: Creatively assembled from BalletX Costume Archives DANCERS: Chloe Felesina, Francesca Forcella, Gary W. Jeter II, Zachary Kapeluck, Daniel Mayo, Caili Quan, Richard Villaverde, Andrea Yorita 6 | THE PRINCETON FESTIVAL


BalletX PROGRAM NOTE FROM THE CHOREOGRAPHER: Light, in visible and invisible ­wavelengths, is everywhere in the universe, and yet its particles behave in ways which are anything but “ordinary”. This piece draws inspiration from the mundane yet miraculous qualities of light at a quantum level, as well as from those noblest aspects of the human spirit associated with images of illumination. Premiered at The Wilma Theater on February 10, 2017 15-minute intermission Big Ones CHOREOGRAPHY: Trey McIntyre LIGHTING DESIGNER: Drew Billiau COSTUME DESIGNER: Reid Bartleme & Harriet Jung SET DESIGNER: Trey McIntyre MUSIC: Rehab, Wake Up Alone, F**k Me Pumps, Valerie, You Know I’m No Good, Some Unholy War, To Know Him Is to Love Him, Back to Black by Amy Winehouse; Back to Black performed by Vitamin String Quartet DANCERS: Megan Dickinson, Chloe Felesina, Francesca Forcella, Gary W. Jeter II, Zachary Kapeluck, Daniel Mayo, Roderick Phifer, Caili Quan, Richard Villaverde, Andrea Yorita NOTE FROM THE CHOREOGRAPHER: We are caught in a war between wanting to be great and wanting to be loved. Premiered at The Wilma Theater on February 10, 2016

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POPS CONCERT

Disney in Concert: Around the World Friday, June 9, 8 pm Richardson Auditorium Princeton University 68 Nassau Street Princeton, NJ The Princeton Festival Pops Orchestra with Scenes from the Movies on a Big Screen Brian Eads, Conductor

Sarah Pelletier, Narrator

PROGRAM Act I Disney Classics Overture The Little Mermaid Orchestral Suite Pocahontas Suite Mary Poppins Fantasy Beauty and the Beast Suite Intermission Act II Frozen Suite Aladdin Suite Mulan Suite Pirates of the Caribbean The Lion King Suite It’s a world of magic for young and old alike when The Princeton ­Festival Pops Orchestra plays wonderful songs from favorite ­Disney films while scenes from the movies appear on a big screen for ­everyone to see. Don’t miss this special multimedia event—and yes, bring the kids! This program will end at approximately 9:40 pm.

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The Princeton Festival Pops Orchestra FLUTE

TROMBONE

Mary Schmidt, principal Frances Tate

Mark Brochinsky, principal Steve Groat, principal Matt Melore Mary Javian Jonathan Schubert

OBOE

James Riggs, principal Erin Gustafson CLARINET

Rie Suzuki, principal Rob Huebner BASS CLARINET

Josh Kovach BASSOON

Erik Holtje, principal Jon Gaarder

TIMPANI VIOLIN

Katie Hyun, concertmaster Marc Uys, principal Violin II Margaret Banks Gared Crawford David Marks Michelle Brazier Carlos Rubio Elena Chernova Davis Joanna Thiagarajan Samantha Crawford Kim Jaram Regi Papa Igor Pikayzen

HORN

Todd Williams, principal Ryan Stewart Jon Clark Steve Sherts

VIOLA

Julie DeGaetani, principal Amy Leonard Joe Kaufmann Davis Barnett

TRUMPET

Bryan Kuszyk, principal Steve Heitser George Rabbai

BASS

CELLO

Yoni Draiblate, principal Elizabeth Thompson Jordan Enzinger

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Bill Wozniak PERCUSSION

Chris Channing HARP

Sophie Bruno PIANO

Lynda Saponara


JAZZ

Peter Martin Trio Saturday, June 17, 8 pm Berlind Theatre McCarter Theatre Center 91 University Place Princeton, NJ

Peter Martin, piano Reuben Rogers, bass Kendrick Scott, drums

The Peter Martin Trio has been a big hit with audiences from St. Louis to Tokyo and is sure to set Princeton buzzing with its bright, sophisticated, instantly enjoyable music. These artists have performed on 14 Grammy AwardÂŽ-winning albums and will have you tapping your toes and dancing in your seats one minute, then savoring a relaxed groove the next.

This program will end at approximately 9:20 pm.

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MUSICAL

Man of La Mancha

June 10, 15, 16, 17, 22, 23, 24, 8 pm June 11, 18, 25, 4 pm June 24, 3 pm Please join us for a Meet-the-Artists Lewis Center for the Arts reception in the lobby following the Princeton University opening performance on June 10th. Matthews Acting Studio 185 Nassau Street Princeton, NJ Michael Dean Morgan, Director Louis F. Goldberg, Music Director David Jonathan Palmer, Lighting Design Wesley Cornwell, Set Design Marie Miller, Costume Design Christina Marte, Choreograher Lance Channing, Fight Captain Zach Jenkins, Production Stage Manager This play will run without intermission and will last approximately 1 hour and 45 minutes.

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MUSICAL

Man of La Mancha Written by Dale Wasserman Music by Mitch Leigh Lyrics by Joe Darion Original Production Staged by Albert Marre Originally Produced by Albert W. Selden and Hal James Cast

Cervantes/Don Quixote Jesse Malgieri Sancho Panza Jordan Bunshaft Aldonza Sandra Marante Governor/Innkeeper Patrick James Duke/Carrasco Kyle Guglielmo Antonia/Fermina/Gypsy Dancer Joanna Connolly Maria, Innkeeper’s wife Kristin Titus Padre/Paco, a Muleteer Pierre Le Grange Juan, a Muleteer/Barber Joey Birchler Pedro, a Muleteer Tommy Evich Tenorio, a Muleteer/Gypsy Charlie Tingen Anselmo, a Muleteer/Gypsy Matthew Staley Jose, a Muleteer Ryan Zettlemoyer Captain of the Inquisition Lance Channing Inquisition Guards Patrick Schultz, Stephen Schultz

Man of La Mancha is produced by arrangement with TAMS-WITMARK MUSIC LIBRARY, INC., 560 Lexington Avenue, New York, NY 10022

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MUSICAL NUMBERS

Man of La Mancha 1 Overture.................................................................................................. Orchestra

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Man of La Mancha..................................................... Don Quixote & Sancho

3 It’s All the Same........................................................................................ Aldonza

4 Dulcinea............................................................................................ Don Quixote .

5 I’m Only Thinking of Him........................................................ Antonia, Padre, Housekeeper, & Dr. Carrasco

6 I Really Like Him.........................................................................................Sancho

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8 Little Bird, Little Bird............................................................................Muleteers

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Barber’s Song............................................................................................... Barber

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Golden Helmet of Mambrino................ Don Quixote, Sancho, & Barber

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To Each His Dulcinea................................................................................... Padre

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The Impossible Dream................................................................. Don Quixote

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Knight of the Woeful Countenance.......Innkeeper, Aldonza, & Sancho

What Does He Want of Me?................................................................. Aldonza

14 Aldonza....................................................................................................... Aldonza

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A Little Gossip.............................................................................................Sancho

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Dulcinea (reprise).................................................................................... Aldonza

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The Impossible Dream (reprise)...........................Aldonza & Don Quixote

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Man of La Mancha (reprise).................Don Quixote, Aldonza, & Sancho

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Finale Ultimo.......................................................................................... Company

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DIRECTOR’S NOTES

Man of La Mancha Few characters have been as omnipresent as “Don Quixote,” the ­protagonist of the most popular novel of all time with 500 million ­copies in print from 1605. Cervantes’s epic tale has remained relevant and timeless because we have all dreamed of being brave enough to live a truly authentic life. Quixote’s impossible dream, which gives his life mission and purpose, is easy to take for granted. When this Broadway version of “Quixote” opened in Union Square in 1965, Life magazine’s critic, Tom Prideaux wrote: “It is easy to dismiss this play as sentimental. But the ­audience’s tears are shed not so much for Quixote’s death as for his ­undying valor—his bravery in still being, in the end, his own dream-ridden self… He has shown to what an important extent all of us can, and must, create our own reality—and how inspiring and dangerous it can be.” Sancho and Quixote are the first literary “odd couple” whose ­archetype has been the inspiration for many beloved “couples” like Holmes & ­Watson, Bert & Ernie, Vladimir & Estragon, Lucy & Ethel, Abbott & Costello, and R2-D2 & C-3P0. Quixote’s reality that, ”facts are the enemy of truth,” could easily be confused with today’s “alternative facts.” Cervantes is not against reason, but rather hopes to illuminate the struggle between science and art; seeking a truth beyond the quantifiable. In this way, Quixote accepts facts, yet quests still further for the impossible truth that can only be found within. Our production respects Quixote’s timelessness and is set in a space meant to move beyond the physical isolation of a dungeon in Spain, and convey the isolation that sometimes comes with following dreams. Like each of us, Quixote and Sancho already carry all that is needed to deliver the rich, true detail of Cervantes’s La Mancha, now we require your bravery and willingness to make this quest your own. —Michael Dean Morgan THE PRINCETON FESTIVAL | 15


OPERA

Fidelio Ludwig van Beethoven Music by Ludwig van Beethoven Libretto by Joseph Sonnleithner and Friedrich Treitschke Sunday, June 18, 3 pm Sunday, June 25, 3 pm Matthews Theatre, McCarter Theatre Center 91 University Place, Princeton, NJ Richard Tang Yuk, Conductor Steven LaCosse, Director Jonathan Dahm Robertson, Set Design Norman Coates, Lighting Design Marie Miller, Costume Design Monique Gaffney, Wig & Make-up Design Gregory Geehern, Assistant Conductor/Chorus Master Stanley Fink, Répétiteur/Coach John Hunter, Production Stage Manager

CAST Florestan, a prisoner L eonore, his wife, disguised as Fidelio Rocco, head jailer Marzelline, Rocco’s daughter Don Pizarro, governor of the prison Jacquino, doorman Don Fernando, prime minister Guards, Prisoners and Townsfolk

Noah Baetge Marcy Stonikas Gustav Andreassen Danielle Talamantes Joseph Barron Michael Kuhn Cameron Jackson The Princeton Festival Chorus

With the Princeton Festival Orchestra Sets for Fidelio are generously underwritten by Alison Flemer Please join us for a Meet-the-Artists reception in the West Lobby following the opening performance on June 18th. This performance will end at approximately 5:40 pm.

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Opera

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The Princeton Festival Orchestra Flute

Trumpet

Viola

Kim Reighley, principal Frances Tate

Brian Kuszyk, principal Frank Ferraro

Julia DiGaetani, principal Jackie Watson Joe Kaufman Davis Barnett

Oboe

Trombone

James Riggs, principal Erin Gustafson

Mark Broschinsky, principal James Rogers Violincello Glenn Fischbach, principal Timpani Elizabeth Thompson Bill Wozniak, principal Jordan Enzinger

Clarinet

Rie Huebner, principal Bassoon

ViolinS

Michelle Rosen, principal Jon Gaarder

Katie Hyun, concertmaster Marc Huys, principal II Margaret Banks Elena Chernova-Davis Gared Crawford Alexandra Cutler-Fetkewicz David Marks Igor Pikayzen Regi Papa Carlos Rubio Joanna Thiagarajan

Horn

Jon Clark, principal Ryan Stewart Todd Williams Steve Sherts

Contrabass

Dan McDougall, principal Mary Javian

The Princeton Festival OPERA CHORUS Gregory Geehern, Chorus Master Akiko Hosaki, Accompanist Stefanie Watson, Accompanist

Brett Algaier Aldo Aranzulla Erin Brittain Christian Burleson Aaron Cafaro Llora Gwen Cartwright Sean Clancy Matthew Cossack* Corinne Costell Alyce Daubenspeck Kathryn Elliott Damian Faul Cameron Jackson

Eva Kastner-Puschl Laura Kosar David Maize RenĂŠ Miville Kathleen Monson Lindsey Nakatani* Chris Nappa Aaron Noriega Jacob Patrick Brian Pember Eric Powell Andrew RenĂŠ Elizabeth Robbins

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Rebecca Roy Jenny Schuler* Alex Selawsky-Group Emily Skilling Sean Ullmer Rachel Weishoff Micah White Alethea Wilhelm Michael Wisnosky Elizabeth Wojtowicz Ivy Zhou* * Denotes cover artist


Opera Synopsis Act 1 Leonore, wife of a Spanish noble unjustly imprisoned by his enemy Pizarro, is convinced that her husband Florestan is still alive, and sets out to find him. She dons men’s clothes, calls herself Fidelio, and persuades Rocco, who runs Pizarro’s prison, to take her on as an assistant. Her task is ­complicated when Rocco’s daughter Marzelline falls in love with the handsome young Fidelio, much to the dismay of Jacquino, another assistant jailer, who was hoping to marry Marzelline. Leonore soon discovers that Florestan is being held in the fortress and resolves to free him. When Pizarro learns that the Prime Minister is coming to check out reports of mistreatment of the prisoners, he decides to get rid of Florestan once and for all. Rocco refuses to kill Florestan, but agrees to open a cistern in the cell where the body can be hidden after Pizarro himself carries out the murder. Leonore volunteers to help Rocco, suspecting the prisoner is Florestan. She also convinces Rocco to let the prisoners out of their cells to enjoy the sunshine and fresh air for a little while. Alas, Florestan is not among them. INTERMISSION Act 2 Leonore and Rocco descend to the dungeon to prepare the solitary ­prisoner’s grave. In a touching scene Florestan recognizes his wife. Pizarro comes to kill Florestan, but Leonore threatens him with a pistol. Don Fernando, the Prime Minister, arrive at the prison during this standoff. Pizarro must run to greet him, leaving Leonore and Florestan to exult in their reunion. While Pizarro sits on a dais with Fernando, the Prime Minister declares his intent to right wrongs and bring justice to all. Rocco leads the couple forward. With the lovers reunited and Pizarro’s tyranny and cruelty finally revealed, the opera comes to a happy conclusion.

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Discussion: Opera and the Movies Sunday, June 4, 3 pm The Princeton Garden Theatre 160 Nassau Street Princeton, NJ

Andrew Lovett, Moderator Composer and Professional Specialist, Princeton University Michael Wood Critic and Professor of English, Princeton University Sara McDermott Jain Filmmaker, Screenwriter, and Founder of the Princeton Independent Film Festival

Quartet2: Film and Performance Sunday, June 4, 4 pm The Princeton Garden Theatre 160 Nassau Street Princeton, NJ

Directed by Dustin Hoffman Starring Maggie Smith, Tom Courtenay, Billy Connolly, Pauline Collins, Michael Gambon 1 hr 38 min Be inspired with an entertaining film about retired opera singers who continue to perform and educate well into their Act III years. But tumultuous relationships aren’t just for the young. There’s drama, there’s pathos, there’s tribute to the rejuvenating effects of music on the spirits of performers and audience alike. And above all, there’s Dame Maggie Smith.

The film will be followed by a live performance by singers from The Princeton Festival, including the famous Rigoletto quartet Bella figlia dell’amore. This program will end at approximately 6 pm.

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Concordia Chamber Players Michelle Djokic, Artistic Director

Saturday, June 3, 7:30 pm Miller Chapel Princeton Theological Seminary 64 Mercer Street Princeton, NJ Emily Daggett Smith, violin Ayane Kozasa, viola Michelle Djokic, cello William Wolfram, piano

PROGRAM Mozart En Route (Or, A Little Traveling Music) for String Trio

Aaron Jay Kernis (b. 1960)

Piano Trio in D major, Op. 70, No. 1 “Ghost” Ludwig van Beethoven (1770–1827) Intermission

Piano Quartet in C minor, Op. 13 Richard Strauss (1864–1949) This program is underwritten with generous support from

This program will end at approximately 9:30 pm.

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2017 Piano Competition for Young Performers Clark Music Center The Lawrenceville School 2500 Main Street Lawrenceville, NJ Adjudicators Elena Lisitsian Eun H. Yun Masters of Ceremonies Lois Laverty Glenn Smith

PRELIMINARY ROUNDS Saturday, June 3, 9:45 am–2 pm Sunday, June 4, 9 am–3 pm Free and open to the public

FINAL ROUND

Sunday, June 11, 3 pm General Admission

Contestants must play one piece from the list of pieces specified for each category.

Elementary Artists (ages 6–9) Burgmüller: Harmonie des Anges Op. 100 #21 (ABRSM) Bach: Kleine Preludium G major BWV902a Kabalevsky: A Night on the River Op. 27 #4

E1 Daniel Chung E2 Aaron Demers E4 Anna Huang E5 Jonathan Ji E6 Mathew Kavchok E7 John-Jayden Luo E8 Leonardo Momo E9 Sue Nishida E10 Avery Regan

E11 E12 E13 E14 E15 E16 E17 E18 E19

Aairah Zehra Rizvi Anika Seshan Christina Wang Viola Yates-Podgurski Elijah Yoon Zhikai Zhan Yalong Zhang Hannah Zou Connor Sun

Piano Competition Finals: This program will end at approximately 6 pm on June 11.

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Intermediate Artists (ages 10–12) Chopin: Waltz in E flat B.133 (ABRSM, listed as Sostenuto in E flat KK IVb No. 10) Haydn: Sonata #34 D major HobXVI/33 1st movement, no repeats Prokofiev: Prelude from Ten Pieces Op. 12 #7

I22 I23 I24 I25 I26 I27 I28 I29 I30 I31 I32

Suvas Aggarwal Joelle Dizon Jade Dodds Maxim Golubev Kira Grushow Jeffrey Han Jiakun Huang Alicia Huynh Katherine Jia Frederica Keep Jaabili Kuruvella

I33 I34 I35 I36 I37 I38 I39 I40 I41 I42 I43

Jaaji Kuruvella Rosie Kwok Sean-Winston Luo Christopher Pan Emily Regan Ryan Smith Ethan Song Mary Spradau Emma Tian Christina Zhang John Zhang

Junior Artists (ages 13–15) Schubert: Moments Musicaux #1 Op. 94 in C major (D.780) (ABRSM) Debussy: Prelude from Suite Bergamasque Tchaikovsky: Capriccioso from Six Morceaux Op.19 #5

J47 J48 J49 J50 J51 J52 J53 J54 J55

Saumya Bhandarkar Allison Bijas Ron Biraci Christina Cappola Christopher Daverso Joshua Edmunds Michaela Guo Niyati Kashyap Chloe Lee

J56 J57 J58 J59 J60 J61 J62 J63

Jasmine Meyer Madeleine Miller Ann Nishida Emma Noyelle Anna Schmidt Annie Wang Annie Wei Elizabeth Yang

Senior Artists (ages 16–18) Mozart: Allegro in B flat K.400 (ABRSM) Liszt: Invocation from Harmonies Poetiques et Religieuses Chopin: Tarantelle Op. 43

S75 S76 S77 S78 S79

Emily Ai Shiva Bala Allister Barnes Savannah Bergli Vivian Huang

S80 S81 S82 S83 S84

Janice Lee Qinghong Lian Kennice Pan Vishal Raman James Yang

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Piano Four-Hands (under the age of 25) Moszkowski: ‘Russia’ from Foreign Parts Op. 23 #1 MacDowell: Erzählung aus der Rittenzeit Op. 20 #2 Schumann: Bilder aus Osten Op. 66 #1

F68 James Yang and Elizabeth Yang F69 Vishal Raman and David Xiong F70 Elizabeth Yang and James Yang

F71 Petrina Steimel and Preston Steimel F72 Ziang Xu and Yifan Yin

Open Class (under the age of 25)

The contestant may choose any solo work (not concerti) under 10 minutes from the list of composers below, but not a test piece from another category. J.S. Bach, Beethoven, Chopin, Mozart, Liszt, Prokofiev, Ravel, Rachmaninoff, Schubert, Schumann, or any contemporary composer

O88 Linsy Wang O89 Siyu Yang O90 Joshua Edmunds O91 Savannah Bergli O92 Qinghong Lian O93 James Yang O94 John Zhang O95 Lauren Aloia O96 Nupur Ballal O97 Kavya Ballal O98 LiYuan Byrne O99 Alyssa Gabrilovich O100 Jicheol Ha O101 Raunak Hota O102 Caleb Kim O103 Jessica Kuo

O104 O105 O106 O107 O108 O109 O110 O111 O112 O113 O114 O115 O116 O117 O118

Ian Kuo Kevin Li Steven Moyer Hudson Ragins Craig Renoe Ramsey Reyes Nicky Riccardi Joseph Robben Crystal Su Ziang Xu Yige Xue Yifan Yin Margaret Zheng Nishika Agarwal Andrew Gao

Jacobs Music is a proud supporter of The Princeton Festival Piano Competition

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Choral Concert with Baroque Orchestra

Saturday, June 24, 5 pm Miller Chapel Princeton Theological Seminary 64 Mercer Street Princeton, NJ with Dr. Jan Harrington, conductors from the Conducting Master Class, The Princeton Festival Chorus, and The Princeton Festival Baroque Orchestra

PROGRAM Beatus Vir, SV 268

Claudio Monteverdi (1567–1643)

Kyrie, RV 587

Antonio Vivaldi (1678–1741)

Miserere in C minor, ZWV 57 Chandos Anthem No. 11a, Let God Arise, HWV 256a

Jan Dismas Zelenka (1679–1745) George Frideric Handel (1685–1759)

conductors

Michael Duryea Maria Hagan Kyle Hanson Shohei Kobayashi Simon Shiao

Please join us for a Meet-the-Artists reception in the Gambrell Room following the performance. This program will end at approximately 6:30 pm.

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Princeton Festival Baroque Orchestra Wednesday, June 21, 7:30 pm Miller Chapel Princeton Theological Seminary 64 Mercer Street Princeton, NJ Juan Carlos Zamudio, concertmaster

PROGRAM

Concerto di Viole (Concerto Grosso) in D major Alessandro Stradella (1639–1682) Concerto Grosso, Op. 6, George Frideric Handel No. 12 in B minor, HWV 330 (1685–1759) Da Tempeste (from Giulio Cesare) – Paloma Friedhoff Bello, soprano Oboe and Violin Concerto in C minor, Johann Sebastian Bach BWV 1060 (1685–1750) “Concerto Polonois” in G major, TWV 43:G7 Georg Philipp Telemann (1681–1767) Symphony, Op. 5, No. 6 in G minor Johann Adolph Hasse (1699–1783) Please join us for a Meet-the-Artists reception in the Gambrell Room following the performance. This program will end at approximately 8:40 pm.

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Princeton Festival Baroque Orchestra CHAMBER CONCERT Saturday, June 17, 4 pm The Princeton Abbey 75 Mapleton Road Princeton, NJ The glorious sounds of music from the 17th and 18th centuries played on period instruments are sure to strike a chord for early music aficionados and newcomers alike.

PROGRAM

Harmonia Artificioso-Ariosa, Partia V in G minor Heinrich Biber (1644–1704) Sonata Seconda (à 2) in E minor Johann Rosenmüller (1619–1684) Herr, wenn ich nur dich hab G Major, BuxWV 38 Dietrich Buxtehude – Evelyn Johnson, soprano (1637–1707) Cello Sonata No. 1 in G major Domenico Gabrielli (1659–1690) Trio Sonata, Op. 5, No. 1 in A major, HWV 396 George Frideric Handel (1685–1759) Divertimento in B-flat major, K. 137 Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (1756–1791)

Princeton Festival Baroque Orchestra Violin

Juan Carlos Zamudio, concertmaster* Reynaldo Patiño* Chiara Stauffer Alice Cullin-Ellison Miranda Zirnbauer Violin / Viola

Maria Romero* Stephanie Raby

Violoncello

Anna Steinhoff* Violone

Eric Fisher Oboe

Harpsichord

Gregory Geehern* Richard Tang Yuk Organ continuo

Stanley Fink

Caroline Giassi Sian Ricketts Theorbo

Arash Noori

This program will end at approximately 5 pm.

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* denotes performers for the June 17th chamber concert


Lectures, Previews & Special Events 2017

All events are free and open to the public except where noted.

Beethoven Lives Upstairs Beethoven Lives Upstairs is a Canadian 1992 HBO Original Film produced and directed by David Devine. Based on a very popular children’s audio recording written and directed by Barbara Nichol, the film stars Illya Woloshyn as Christoph, a young boy who develops a friendship with composer Ludwig van Beethoven (Neil Munro), a boarder in the boy’s parents’ house. Sunday, May 7, 2 pm

Princeton Public Library

Meet Beethoven Dennis Kobray, actor and musician Actor and musician Dennis Kobray of Meet the Musicians presents a one-man living history program on the life, times and music of Ludwig van Beethoven. Saturday, May 13, 1 pm

Princeton Public Library

What’s Baroque about Baroque Music? John Burkhalter III, scholar, musician, Artistic Director of The Practitioners of Musick The Baroque period is when the solo and trio sonata became a fixed form, the orchestra was born, opera kicked off in a big way, and the concerto gave soloists the chance to display their skills. From the period’s beginnings in the early 1600s to when the Classical period began to take over in the mid 1700s, the sound of the Baroque period remained distinct—ordered, ornate and increasingly emotive as the period went on. Learn more about music and instruments from the Age of the Baroque in this lecture. Thursday, May 25, 7 pm

Mary Jacobs Library of Rocky Hill

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Lectures, Previews & Special Events 2017

Artists’ Round Table Marian Burleigh-Motley, interviewer and lecturer Artists and directors from the Festival’s production of Beethoven’s Fidelio will share the pleasures and perils faced both on and off stage as they bring the opera to life for its opening performance. The Round Table offers a rare opportunity to meet the performing artists up close and to hear in their own voice how they develop their roles, interpretations and insights. Marian Burleigh-Motley, a renowned interviewer and lecturer at the ­Metropolitan Museum of Art, will moderate. Wednesday, May 31, 6:30 pm

Gambrell Room, Scheide Hall, Princeton Theological Seminary

Music-Inspired Art Exhibit A-Team Artists The Princeton Festival Guild, in partnership with the Trenton Community A-TEAM Artists, presents a Festival-inspired art exhibit during June 2017, notably Fidelio-related works. All works are available for purchase and all proceeds benefit the A-TEAM Artists. June 1–30, Thomas Sweet Cafe in the Montgomery Shopping Center, Route 206 N June 18 & 25, McCarter Theatre Lobby, McCarter Theatre Center Leonore, a New Kind of Heroine Marianne Grey, Docent, Princeton University Art Museum Meet Beethoven’s Leonore, a new incarnation of an opera’s leading lady. Instead of waiting to be rescued by the hero, Leonore takes charge of her own life and her husband’s fate. As a new version of womanhood, Leonore is not alone; this illustrated talk will introduce her contemporaries in art and literature who are also redesigning their lives. Thursday, June 1, 7:30 pm Wednesday, June 14, 7 pm

Princeton Public Library Mercer County Library, Lawrence Branch

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Lectures, Previews & Special Events 2017

Opera and the Movies Andrew Lovett, composer and Professional Specialist, Princeton University Michael Wood, critic and Professor of English, Princeton University Sara McDermott Jain, filmmaker, screenwriter, and Founder of the Princeton Independent Film Festival Art and death are at the core of the film Quartet, with the central message that living without a creative outlet is tantamount to dying, both literally and metaphorically. The panel will discuss this theme in Quartet and related films. Sunday, June 4, 3 pm Princeton Garden Theatre For 4 pm Quartet ticket holders Don Quixote and the Transformation of Others Roberto González Echevarría, Sterling Professor of Hispanic and Comparative Literature, Yale University By turning himself into Don Quixote, Alonso Quijano transforms himself into a semblance of whom he wanted to be, the wandering knight Amadís de Gaula, made famous in the chivalric romances that he avidly read. This is the basic story of Cervantes’s masterpiece and the reason why it has endured; modern readers yearn to be someone else, close to their hopes and aspirations and modestly mimic those models. Tuesday, June 6, 7 pm

Princeton Public Library

Music that Tells a Story Rochelle Ellis, facilitator This workshop is an enjoyable and interactive orientation to opera and to The Princeton Festival’s 2017 opera production of Fidelio. Dr. Rochelle Ellis leads the workshop, focusing on the musical features and techniques of the opera, its significance to opera in general, and its relevance to our world today. The workshop is offered on three dates: June 7 (Lawrenceville), June 10 (Trenton), and June 14 (Princeton). All participants also attend a dress rehearsal with backstage tour. Pre-registration is required—contact education@princetonfestival.org

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Lectures, Previews & Special Events 2017

Festival Preview Artists from the opera and musical will perform scenes from Fidelio and Man of La Mancha. A panel discussion with the stage and music directors on what happens behind the scenes will be sure to increase your enjoyment of these Princeton Festival productions this June. Thursday, June 8, 7 pm

Princeton Public Library

On the Heroic in Beethoven’s Fidelio Scott Burnham, Scheide Professor Emeritus of Music, Princeton University Beethoven is perhaps best known for the “heroic style” of his symphonies, especially as realized in the Third Symphony (Eroica), the Fifth Symphony, and the Ninth Symphony. This talk will explore modes of heroism in Fidelio, by focusing on the actions of Leonore and Florestan, on the dramatic structure of the opera, and on the symphonic aspect of much of the music. We will also consider the relation of Beethoven’s opera to the Western tradition of heroic epic. Tuesday, June 13, 7 pm Princeton Public Library Rescued by Beethoven’s Fidelio Timothy Urban, Professor of Music, Rider University The social and political upheaval in Europe in the late 18th century that spawned the French Revolution also sowed the seeds for a new opera genre posthumously called “Rescue Operas” in which the main protagonist is rescued from extreme danger or certain death by the heroic self-sacrificing actions of another, often the protagonist’s spouse or lover. The outcome was almost always happy and represented the belief in the inevitable triumph of human will over injustice and tyranny. Were it not for Beethoven’s Fidelio, the entire genre of Rescue Opera would be little more than a footnote. This talk will examine Beethoven’s music as it correlates to the drama and intensifies the emotional states of the several main characters. Wednesday, June 14, 7 pm Thursday, June 15, 7:30 pm

Mercer County Library, West Windsor Princeton Public Library

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Lectures, Previews & Special Events 2017

Tosca’s Kiss Meet the inhabitants of the “Casa di Riposa” in Milan, the world’s first ­nursing home for retired opera singers, founded by composer Giuseppe Verdi in 1896. In his documentary film Tosca’s Kiss, director Daniel Schmid has captured a world in which these wonderful singers (many of whom had significant careers on the opera stage) re-live and re-enact their triumphant roles of the glorious past. Tosca’s Kiss is a touching and often hilarious film on the subject of aging and the power and timeless capacity of music to inspire. Wednesday, June 21, 7 pm

Princeton Public Library

Pre-Performance Talk: BalletX Christine Cox, Co-Founder, Artistic and Executive Director of BalletX The Philadelphia-based company, BalletX, is committed to producing new works that bring the combined visions of choreographers and dancers to life and cultivate in audiences a collective appetite for bold, new dance. Director Christine Cox will discuss the process of creating world premiere choreography, the mission of the company and why the arts are essential outlets for our communities. Saturday, June 24, 7 pm

Berlind Theatre, McCarter Theatre Center

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Education and Community Enrichment The Princeton Festival and its Guild ­welcome you to our Education and ­Community Enrichment events: 1. Free lectures, workshops, events, and visual art exhibits with distinguished experts and artists, presented by Festival volunteers and partner organizations to promote a deeper appreciation of the Festival’s 2017 performances. 2. Performing and educational opportunities for students of all ages— For example, the Festival’s Piano Competition and Conducting Master Class allow young artists to polish their skills and perform for the public. Please join us at Meet-the-Artists receptions held following selected performances!

The Princeton Festival Guild is dedicated to supporting all aspects of The Princeton Festival, playing a critical role in its success. Celebrate the performing arts with us as we commit time and energy to educational and community enrichment programs, assisting at Festival events, organizing fundraisers, and providing cast hospitality. Learn more and become a member at princetonfestival.org/guild

The Princeton Festival Guild Executive Committee Bobette Lister, Chair Maggy Lu, Vice Chair Judith Adler, Secretary Christiane Ludescher-Furth, Treasurer Sue Cotter, Membership Chair Carol Wojciechowicz

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Artist Profiles Gustav Andreassen (Rocco, Fidelio) Recent: Commendatore/Don Giovanni, Austin Lyric; Sarastro/ Die Zauberflöte, Boston Baroque; Bonze/ Madama Butterfly, Osmin/ Die Entführung aus dem Serail, Kentucky. Upcoming: Blitch/Susannah, Nashville; Daland/Dutchman, San Jose

Paloma Friedhoff Bello (Soprano, Festival Baroque Chorus) Born in Antwerp, Belgium, and grew up in Madrid, Spain. She is the winner of international prizes in Madrid, Lisbon, Washington DC. She made her debut at Teatro Real de Madrid in April.

Noah Baetge (Florestan, Fidelio) makes his Princeton Festival debut as Florestan in this production of Fidelio. During the 2017–2018 ­season, he will join the rosters of Vashon Opera, Dallas Opera, and Skagit Opera for a variety of leading roles.

Nicole Benvenuti (Administration) is honored to be a part of this year’s Festival! With a lifelong passion for theater and the arts, Nicole is happy to bring her financial background to this prestigious group of artists and staff. 

BalletX: Founded in 2005 by Christine Cox and Matthew Neenan, and now under the direction of Cox as Artistic and Executive Director, BalletX challenges the boundaries of classical ballet by encouraging formal experimentation while preserving rigorous technique.

Joey Birchler (Barber/ Paco/Muleteer, Man of La Mancha) Princeton Festival Debut. Wagon Wheel Center for the Arts: Beauty and the Beast (Beast), Sister Act (Joey). Indiana Festival Theatre: Godspell (“Light of the World”). Indiana University BFA 2016. Love to mom, dad, five siblings, and Lexi.

Joseph Barron (Don Pizarro, Fidelio): Recent: Der Freischütz, Virginia Opera; Salome, Pittsburgh Opera; Don Giovanni, New Orleans Opera; Rigoletto and Salome, Metropolitan Opera. Upcoming: Dimitrij, Bard Festival; Turandot and The Exterminating Angel, Metropolitan Opera

Jordan Bunshaft (Sancho Panza, Man of La Mancha): Off-B’way: That Physics Show (Drama Desk Winner-Unique Theatre Experience) Favorite roles: Nicely in Guys and Dolls, Barfée in Spelling Bee, Feldzieg in The Drowsy Chaperone, Edna in Hairspray. Love and thanks to my family and friends.

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Artist Profiles John Burkhalter (Lecturer) studied the performance of early music at the New England Conservatory of Music in Boston under Daniel Pinkham and the performance of Baroque music at Harvard University under Dutch recorder virtuoso, scholar and conductor Frans Bruggen.

Scott Burnham (Lecturer) is Distinguished Professor of Music at the CUNY Graduate Center, as well as Scheide Professor of Music History Emeritus at Princeton University. His best-known book is Beethoven Hero (Princeton, 1995).

Joanna Connolly (Antonia/Fermina/Gypsy, Man of La Mancha) NYC: La Bohème, Les Misérables (Cosette), Fiddler on the Roof (Hodel), Julius Caesar; Regional: Sister Act; Festivals/ Concerts: Oxford New Writing Festival, Manhattan School of Music Summer Voice Festival, Feinstein’s/54 Below. Phil 4:13.

Wesley Cornwell (Scenic Designer, Man of La Mancha): NYCbased theater designer and recent graduate of Princeton. Recent credits include Dead Poet Society (CSC; Assistant Director Intern) and Once (Princeton University; set, costumes). Recipient of Princeton’s Louis Sudler Prize in the Arts.

Lance Channing (Captain of the Inquisition, Man of La Mancha): Previous festival appearances: A Little Night Music, Porgy and Bess, Der Fliegende Holländer. When not playing male characters who are loving, Lance enjoys reading his thesaurus as he feels a mind is a terrible thing to waste.

Norman Coates (Lighting Designer, Fidelio) marks his 9th year with the Festival. His design work includes over 300 productions On and Off Broadway regional theaters and with Opera Omaha, Fort Worth Opera, Piedmont Opera, and Opera Pacific. Public art works can be see at light.

Matthew Cossack (cover Pizarro, Fidelio), baritone, has received degrees from SUNY Purchase and the Mannes College of Music, and will be attend the Yale School of Music next Fall. Roles - Figaro (Le nozze di Figaro) Don Alfonso, Belcore, Old Doctor, John Brooke, and Bottom.

Christine Cox (Co-Founder, Artistic Director, BalletX) has premiered works by Kevin O’Day, David Parsons, Kirk Peterson, and Christopher Wheeldon. Christine has been recognized with two Rocky Awards for Outstanding Achievement in the Arts, as well as fellowships from the Independence Foundation and Pennsylvania Council on the Arts for her choreography.

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Artist Profiles Emily Daggett-Smith (Violin, Concordia Chamber Players): Having performed with renowned ensembles throughout the USA and abroad, Smith is an active soloist, chamber musician, and educator, dedicated to furthering the profound connective power of classical music in the 21st century.

Roberto González Echevarría (Lecturer), Sterling Professor of Hispanic and Comparative Literature at Yale. He is an authority on the works of Miguel de Cervantes with a popular Yale Open Course video on Don Quixote and author of more than 20 books and honors.

Michelle Djokic (Artistic Director and Cello, Concordia Chamber Players) Her greatest passion is chamber music collaborations with her colleagues and sharing in the development of young musicians, along with thoughtful and adventurous programming as Artistic Director of Concordia Chamber Players.

Rochelle Ellis (Opera Workshop Director) is a Lecturer of Voice at Princeton University and an Adjunct Associate Professor of Voice at Westminster Choir College. She has distinguished herself in a broad repertoire that extends from Bach to Gershwin.

Michael Duryea (Conductor, Master Class) is the Organist and Director of Music at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Emporia, Kansas and conductor of Music for Life concert series at First Trinity Lutheran Church in Pittsburgh, PA.

Tommy Evich (Pedro/ Muleteer, Man of La Mancha) is thrilled to be joining the cast of Man of La Mancha! Previous credits include: A Little Night Music (Mr. Lindquist/ Frid), The Visit (Karl), The Seagull (Kostya). Proud Pace MT alum. Instagram: @tommyevich

Brian Eads (Conductor, Disney), pianist, opera coach, and conductor, is currently a doctoral candidate in Orchestral Conducting at the Jacobs School of Music at Indiana University. Mr. Eads has conducted numerous regional orchestras across the United States in Indianapolis, Nashville, Florida and Chicago.

Stanley Fink (Répétiteur, Fidelio): Peter Grimes, Le Nozze di Figaro, Porgy and Bess, Der Fliegende Holländer, Gianni Schicchi, Francesca da Rimini, The Rake’s Progress, The Princeton Festival. Accompanist, Conducting Master Class. Ph.D. student, FSU.

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In Memoriam Irving J. Kessler (1940–2017) Dr. Irving J. Kessler, passed away on May 3, 2017. He taught at Southern Illinois University and spent the majority of his career at IDA/ Center for Communications Research in Princeton. Irv had an enthusiasm for all sorts of games, including chess, poker, horse racing, and baseball. He was also a tennis player and a runner, participating in the New York City Marathon and many local races. Irv was a lover of music and played a significant role in bringing opera to Princeton. He was an enthusiastic supporter of The Princeton Festival, has been a bulwark of the Festival’s financial management and stability, serving on the Princeton Festival board from 2008 to 2014. We will certainly miss his quiet demeanor, thoughtful questions and worldly wisdom.

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Artist Profiles Gregory Jon Geehern (Assistant Conductor, Fidelio): Assistant Conductor, Peter Grimes, Der fliegende Holländer, Porgy and Bess, Le nozze di Figaro. Chorus Master, Peter Grimes, Der fliegende Holländer. Co-Founder, Kosmologia. Music Director and Conductor, IU Vocal Performance Workshop. Dr. Geehern is also a tenor/pianist.

Maria Hagan (Conductor, Master Class) is completing a DM in Conducting at the IU Jacobs School of Music. She placed second in the ACDA National Graduate Competition (2015), and was a conducting fellow at the National Chorus America Conference and Norfolk Conducting Institute (2016).

Louis F. Goldberg (Music Director, Man of La Mancha) has conducted more than 300 musicals across the United States and Europe, including a production of Man of La Mancha at the Zürich Opera House starring the original Aldonza, Joan Diener. Rider University Musical Theatre Faculty.

Kyle Hanson (Conductor, Master Class) is a pianist, conductor, and music educator originally from upstate New York. With degrees from Indiana University and BGSU, he currently serves as the director of choirs at Bedford North Lawrence High School in Bedford, IN.

Marianne C. Grey (Lecturer) has spent her career in scholarly publishing advocating the inclusion of great art in social science textbooks and mono­graphs. Grey, a perennial festival favorite, is currently a docent at the Princeton University Art Museum.

Kyle Guglielmo (Duke/ Don Carrasco, Man of La Mancha) is a dynamic performer of opera and musical theater. He debuted with the Princeton Festival as Marco in its 2012 production of Gianni Schicchi, and returns as the Duke/Don Carrasco in this production of Man of La Mancha.

Jan Harrington (Clinician, Master Class), Chancellor’s Professor Emeritus from the Indiana University Jacobs School of Music, continues to mentor conductors as well as conduct professionally. He is known for the breadth of his repertoire.

John Hunter (Production Stage Manager, Fidelio) holds an MFA in Stage Management (Rutgers). Recent credits include New York City Opera, Manhattan School of Music, Jacobs School of Music, Opera Carolina, and Juilliard. Recent Princeton Festival credits include Peter Grimes and Porgy and Bess.

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Artist Profiles Cameron Jackson (Don Fernando, Fidelio) is a fellow of the A.J. Fletcher Opera Institute where he is currently pursuing an Master’s Degree. Recently he has undertaken several main stage roles with the A.J. Fletcher Opera Institute as well as at Piedmont Opera.

Evelyn Johnson (Soprano, Festival Baroque Chorus) is a graduate of Indiana University Jacobs School of Music, and currently resides in Spain. She particularly enjoys singing Baroque and Classical concert and oratorio repertoire, both as a soloist and ensemble member.

Sara McDermott Jain (Lecturer) A screenwriter and playwright, is also director of the Princeton Independent Film Festival. The feature film Left, for which she wrote the screenplay, won the Evvy Award for Best Script Drama in 2017.

Jared Judge (Music & Administrative Assistant/ Princeton Festival) has recently received his Masters Degree in Conducting from the University of WisconsinMilwaukee. Jared is a music entrepreneur, having founded Dream City Music, LLC and BookLive, LLC, which both address issues facing freelance musicians.

Patrick James (Governor/Innkeeper, Man of La Mancha): Princeton Festival: 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee (Vice Principal Panch), The Threepenny Opera (J.J. Peachum), The Fantasticks (Old Actor). National Tours: The Full Monty (Harold Nichols), Annie (Oliver Warbucks).

Shohei Kobayashi (Conductor, Master Class) aspires to synthesize his insights as singer/ songwriter, multi-genre bandmate, skateboarder, choral musician and art song interpreter, to inspire deeply personal musical experiences. MM in Conducting, University of Michigan ‘17.

Zachary Jenkins (Production Stage Manager) Man of La Mancha): Off Broadway: Twelfth Night, The Odyssey, Under the Radar Festival (The Public ­ Theater), Figaro! 90210 (The Duke on 42nd), Regional: A Little Night Music (Princeton Festival), The Tempest (Dallas Theater Center), Götterdämmerung (Houston Grand Opera).

Dennis Kobray (Presenter, Meet Beethoven) created his Meet the Musicians series in 1986. He has appeared on NBC’s Today Show and NPR, as well as with the National Symphony Orchestra, Washington, D.C. Mr. Kobray enjoys the opportunity to acquaint audiences with the real-life stories of some of history’s greatest musicians.

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Artist Profiles Ayane Kozasa (Viola, Concordia Chamber Players) Principal violist of The Chamber Orchestra Of Philadelphia among other prestigious ensembles, Kozasa’s international solo opportunities have been a platform to unearth seldom-heard works and commission new pieces, an aspect of viola playing that she loves.

Elena Lisitsian (Adjudicator, Piano Competition) RussianArmenian pianist, made her debut performance at the Great Hall of Moscow State Conservatory at the age of ten. Her recent performances include: the New York Philharmonic; Chopin and his Europe Festival; Homecoming Festival in Moscow.

Michael Kuhn (Jacquino, Fidelio) is quickly gaining recognition as a dynamic performer. He debuted with the Princeton Festival as Mr. Erlanson in the 2016 production of A Little Night Music, and makes his debut as Jacquino in the current production of Fidelio.

Andrew Lovett (Lecturer) recently moved from the UK to live in Princeton, joining the Department of Music at Princeton University as a Professional Specialist. He composes small-scale operas, chamber music and electro-acoustic works.

Steven LaCosse (Stage Director, Fidelio): Thrilled to be returning to the Princeton Festival for a 12th Season. Recent : Ariadne auf Naxos, Tosca, Little Women: The Musical. Upcoming: The Mikado. Managing Director, Fletcher Opera Institute at the UNCSA School of Music.

Jesse Malgieri (Don Quixote/Cervantes, Man of La Mancha) returns to Princeton, previously as Count Carl Magnus in A Little Night Music. Upcoming: Poo-Bah in The Mikado (Hawaii Performing Arts Festival); Shotaro in a premier of Four Nights of Dream (NYC and Tokyo). To dream and quest. To live and love.

Pierre Louis le Grange (Padre/Muleteer, Man of La Mancha): South African-born singer/actor. Princeton festival debut! Credits: Musicals: Les Misérables, Chess. Opera: I Pagliacci, Rigoletto and Die Zauberflöte. Cabaret: Kotie de Villiers.

Sandra Marante (Dulcinea/Aldonza, Man of La Mancha) Most recently she was seen in Love is in the Air with Opera Theater of Connecticut. Other roles this season include Countess (Le Nozze di Figaro) and Josephine (HMS Pinafore). Sandra received her PC at the University of Connecticut, MM at Roosevelt University, and BM from the University of Florida.

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Coming in 2018 Giacomo Puccini’s beloved Madama Butterfly A heart-rending tale of love and tragedy

Coming in 2019 John Adams’s Nixon in China A poetic and philosophical view of international relations and politics


Artist Profiles Cristina Marte (Chore­ographer, Man of La Mancha) is a dance educator, dancer, ­choreographer, arts administrator and dance advocate. She has a BFA in Dance from Montclair State University and her MA in Dance Education from NYU. She is now the Managing Director of Dance New Jersey.

Lindsey Nakatani (Cover, Marzelline, Fidelio) is a Washington native who has been performing and living in New York for 8 years. Ms. Nakatani received her Bachelor of Music degree from the Juilliard School in 2013 and her Master’s Degree at Mannes, The New School in 2015. 

Peter Martin (Piano, Jazz) Peter performed on and arranged Dianne Reeves’ Grammy-winning release A Little Moonlight as well as co-produced her 2004 Blue Note CD Christmas Time Is Here. Peter appeared as the pianist in George ­Clooney’s 2005 film Good Night, and Good Luck as well as being the featured pianist and an arranger on the Grammy®-winning soundtrack.

David J. Palmer (Lighting Designer, Man of La Mancha) is a lighting and projection designer based in NYC. Recent: White House (DC), Cagney (off-broadway), Do. Not. Shine. (SPKRBOX Oslo), Fidelio (Opera Omaha), Aida (St. Louis Symphony), The Flying Dutchman (Princeton Festival/Piedmont Opera)

Marie Miller ­(Costume Designer/Man of La Mancha, Costume ­Coordinator/Fidelio) has kept The Festival in stitches since 2005. Other opera-tunities: Opera Festival of NJ, Curtis Inst. of Music. Favorite ­fabrications: The Boys Next Door (McCarter world premiere), creation/ construction of a 90-ft. long “70-Pede” for the PU alumni P-rade.

Reynaldo Patiño, (Principal Violin, Baroque Orchestra) Baroque violinist and violist, is originally from West Texas. He is currently pursuing a D.M. at Indiana University in early music. He has recently performed internationally in Beijing and Shanghai.

Michael Dean Morgan (Stage Director, Man of La Mancha): Princeton based Broadway actor and director; Amazing Grace, The Lion King (Zazu), Mary Poppins (Mr Banks) and Finding Nemo; New Professor of Theater at Rowan University and Adjunct at Princeton Theological Seminary; MFA UC Irvine; more at MichaelDeanMorgan.com.

Sarah Pelletier (Narrator, Disney) Performance highlights: Grieg Peer Gynt at Brevard Festival; Britten War Requiem and Berg Wozzeck with New England Philharmonic; Four Saints in Three Acts with Boston Modern Orchestra Project; Peter Grimes with Saito Kinen Festival, Matsumoto.

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Artist Profiles Jonathan Dahm Robertson (Set Designer, Fidelio) is a scenic and projections designer for theater and opera. He designed the set for Peter Grimes for the Princeton Festival last year, and works regionally in the Northeast. For more: www.jdahmrobertson.com

Kendrick Scott (Drums, Jazz): Mr. Scott has ­performed with a variety of artists ­including the Jazz Crusaders, guitarist Pat Metheny, ­saxophonists Joe Lovano and Kenny Garrett, vocalists Dianne Reeves, Lizz Wright, and trumpeter Terence Blanchard, and at the legendary Monterey Jazz Festival.

Reuben Rogers’ (Bass, Jazz) versatile mastery of both the acoustic and electric bass has led to opportunities alongside some of the music’s most renowned artists, including Charles Lloyd, Wynton Marsalis, Joshua Redman, Tomasz Stanko, Marcus Roberts, Nicholas Payton, Mulgrew Miller, Jackie McLean and Dianne Reeves, among countless others.

Simon Shiao (Conductor, Master Class) is an associate professor of violin at the University of North Florida, where he also directs the university orchestra. He has also conducted the Berlin Sinfonietta and the Coastal Symphony of Georgia.

Maria Romero (Principal Violin, Baroque Orchestra), finishing a doctorate at IU. Soloist with Indy Baroque, performances with Musica Angelica, New Vintage Baroque, International Chamber Players, Fantasmi Baroque Ensemble, Mountainside Baroque, and Orchester Wiener Akademie.

Matthew J. Staley (Anselmo/Muleteer, Man of La Mancha) is a senior Musical Theatre Major at Rider University. Previously he has been seen as John P. Wintergreen in Of Thee I Sing (Rider University), Cliff in Cabaret, Laurie in Little Women, Emmett in Legally Blonde (DPAC).

Jenny Schuler (Cover/ Leonore, Fidelio) has been gaining regional acclaim for her unique, rich voice and captivating presence on stage. Recent: Heafner Williams Competition: 1st prize, title roles of Florencia en el Amazonas and Ariadne auf Naxos, Micaëla, Female Chorus, and Alice Ford.

Anna Steinhoff (Principal Cello, Baroque Orchestra) specializes in period instruments such as the baroque cello and viola da gamba. She is a member of Second City Musick, the Haymarket Opera Company, and Wayward Sisters. She graduated from Oberlin and Northwestern.

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Artist Profiles Marcy Stonikas (Leonore, Fidelio) Recent roles: title role in Turandot, Ariadne auf Naxos, Salome, Tosca; Leonore in Fidelio, Magda Sorel in The Consul, Donna Anna in Don Giovanni, Gerhilde in Die Walküre, Third Norn in Götterdämmerung and Gertrude in Hänsel und Gretel.

Kristin Titus (House­ keeper/Innkeeper’s Wife/ Cover, Aldonza, Man of La Mancha) Happy to be back! Some favorite credits include Sweeney Todd (Mrs. Lovett), Sister Act (Walnut Street Theatre), Candide (NY Philharmonic), Susannah, Macbeth (Des Moines Metro Opera). Up next Alice Beane in Titanic. Westminster Choir College alumna.

Danielle Talamantes (Marzelline, Fidelio) returns to the MET this season to perform the role of Frasquita in Bizet’s Carmen and Anna in Verdi’s Nabucco. Other highlights include soloist with the Philadelphia Chamber Music Society and the Phoenix Symphony.

Richard Tang Yuk (General and Artistic Director/Conductor, Fidelio) is at the heart of the artistic programming and vision for The Festival since its inception. Previous credits include operas of Puccini, Bizet, Britten, Mozart, Stravinsky, Wagner.

Charlie Tingen (Tenorio/Muleteer, Man of La Mancha): Princeton Festival debut! Credits: The Producers National Tour Springtime for Hitler (Tenor), Les Misérables (Enjolras), West Side Story (Tony), Into the Woods (Jack). Proud graduate of Coastal Carolina University (BFA ‘14). www.charlietingen.com

Timothy Urban (Lecturer) holds a M.M. degree in voice and recorder performance; a M.F.A. degree in early music performance practice; a M.A. degree in music theory and history; and a Ph.D. in musicology, specializing in music of the Italian seicento.

William Wolfram (Piano, Concordia Chamber Players) has appeared with many of the greatest orchestras of the world and has developed a special reputation as the rare concerto soloist who is also equally versatile and adept as a recitalist, accompanist and chamber musician.

professor emeritus.

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Michael Wood (Lecturer), born in Lincoln, England, was director of the Gauss Seminars in Criticism at Princeton from 1995 to 2001, chaired Princeton’s English department from 1998 to 2004, and still teaches at Princeton today, where he is


Artist Profiles Eunhae Grace Yun (Adjudicator, Piano Competition), a piano pedagogue and music educator, instructs collegiate-level piano majors and non-majors in both studio and classroom settings at Temple University, Philadelphia, and at West Chester University, West Chester, Pennsylvania.

Ryan Zettlemoyer (Jose/Muleteer, Man of La Mancha) has performed in numerous operas at both Ithaca College and Westminster Choir College, most recently appearing as Le Chat in Ravel’s L’enfant et les sortilèges. Appeared in the Princeton Festival’s production of Peter Grimes in the ensemble.

Juan Carlos Zamudio (Concertmaster, Baroque Orchestra), violinist and choral conductor, has gained a reputation for his expertise leading vocal and instrumental ensembles that specialize in music of the 17th and 18th centuries. He is a doctoral candidate at Indiana University.

Ivy Zhou (Cover/ Marzelline, Fidelio) is delighted to return to the Princeton Festival. Professional credits include Portland Opera To Go, the Portland Opera Chorus, and Opera On Tap PDX. Ivy received a Metropolitan Opera National Council Audition encouragement award in January.

Housing Hosts

We are deeply grateful to these gracious individuals who are hosting Festival artists this season: Dave and Irene Amarel Tine Boss Nadine Cohen Hope Cotter Laure Duval Harry Fini Sergio Fonseca Dermot and Ginger Gately Mary Furey Gerard Gilda Gildenberg Nancy Gierlich Brenda Goeke Joe and Lynn Grillo Katherine Kleeman and Joseph Melton Cheryl Larrier Helene Kulsrud

Dan and Bobette Lister Lynn Maher Antoinette Marchfelder Anastasia Marty Ruth and Bernie Miller Elizabeth Olson and Lyman Page Tom and Kate O’Neill Janet Perkins Susan Rhoda-Hansen Nancy Richardson Lauren Ross-Feldman Sarah Saul Kathryn Weidener and Peter Szego Catherine del Tito Cliff and Louise Currey Wilson Benedikt and Kristin von Schroder

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Make good friends and great music with GPYO! GPYO Ensembles:

Preparatory String Ensemble Preparatory Wind Ensemble Concert Orchestra Symphonic Orchestra

Auditions and Rehearsals:

Montgomery High School, Skillman NJ

We offer:

Weekly Rehearsals Sectional Coaching Master Classes Concerto Competition Concerts

Greater Princeton Youth Orchestra www.gpyo.org


Donors

(May 1, 2016 through May 10, 2017)

Leadership Circle Maestro Platinum

Guarantor

The Edward T. Cone Foundation Susan Rhoda-Hansen and George Hansen Debbie and Steve Modzelewski

Jane DeLung and Charles Westoff Cynthia and Robert Hendrickson Kramer Portraits Helene and Russell Kulsrud4,5 Takako and Thomas Lento May and Costa Papastephanou4 Mary Robbins

Maestro Gold Marcia Atcheson4 Pamela Bristol and Jerry Odening4 Gertrude Lange Anastasia Marty New Jersey State Council on the Arts Marion O’Connor5 John Schmidt

Maestro Silver Alison Flemer Edward Matthews and Vilma Keri Markell Shriver5 The Geraldine R. Dodge Foundation

Benefactor Church & Dwight Employee Giving Fund Micaela de Lignerolles Barbara and Gerald Essig Scott Odening Ortho-McNeil-Janssen Pharmaceuticals Sarah Ringer Tracy and Scott Sipprelle2,3 Kristin and Benedikt von Schroder

CONTRIBUTOR Carol Baron Jane Baumgardner Willo Carey and Peter Benoliel Ronica Bregenzer and William Milinowicz Elizabeth Brown and Hartmann Schoebel Victory and Theodore Chase Melinda and Jack Ciattarelli Helen Dauster David & Dora DeGeorge4 Madolyn Greve

Leader Marcia Bossart Jean and David Brown Courtney Colletti Judith Brodsky and Michael Curtis Janet Haring Deborah and David Herman Jacobs Music Gail Kohn Maxine Lampert Julia and James B. Laughlin Nancy Lifland Bobette and Dan Lister Marlene Lucchesi Ellen L. and Charles Schuyler Morehouse Princeton Friends of Opera Margaret and John Ruttenberg Judith and Gabriel Stelian Joan and Allan Sullivan Joan and Ralph Widner Carol Wojciechowicz Lyn Ransom and Kenneth Guilmartin Perla and Richard Kuhn Joan and Harold Kuskin Susan and Louis Liporace Patricia Virga and Tom Orsulak Janet Perkins Kerry Perretta Ann Poole Candace and Marvin Preston Ingrid and Marvin Reed Judith Scheide

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Donors

(May 1, 2016 through May 10, 2017) FRIEND

Elizabeth Sweetser Diane and Howard Uniman Sharon and Russ White Naomi and Kenneth Young

DONOR Judith Adler and George Sprenger Pat and Tom Bates Katharine Brush Robert Motley and Marian Burleigh-Motley Knud Christiansen Susan Hoover and Dennis Connaughton Katherine Dresdner William Enslin Peter Erdman Mary and Joseph Giordmaine Maureen Quirk and Jeremy Goodman Lisa McComb Graf James Graves Hamilton Jewelers Norman Harvey Terri and Bruce Herring Carol and James Herring Douglas Honnold Brooks Levy Diana Lidow Celia Lidz Russell McTague Caroline and John Pallat Marlene Rathnum Philmore Robertson Louise Robichaud Rebecca Rome Jennifer and David Saltman Rita Saltz Helga and Reinhard Schwartz Steven Sembler Paul Sporer (NR) Richard Tang Yuk Jeffrey Tener Jovi Tenev Terra Momo Restaurant Group Palmer Uhl Aspasia and Sotirios Vahaviolos Barbara Piquet6 Barbara and Peter Westergaard

Anonymous Hamed Abdou Laura J Bachko Ruth Baggitt Norma Baird Alice Baker Kem and Paolo Barbosa Earlene Baumunk-Cancilla Barbara Behrens Sheila and Gerald Berkelhammer Elisabeth Bish Blue Bottle Cafe Bon Appetit Fine Foods Tine and Anders Boss Mary Bostock Bristol-Myers Squibb Foundation Beth and Victor Brombert Kim and Malcom Brown Jean Cahouet Walter Cairnes Scott and Tristen Carpenter-Herrstrom4 Marvin Cheiten Chennai Chimney Patricia Woolf and Giles Constable Copper River Salon & Spa Cosmo Bleu Salon Susan Cotter Frank Decker Vera and Donald Dowd Richard Einhorn Elements Restaurant Emma and Garlie Forehand Thelma Fredricksen4 Karen and Ira Fuchs Debra Jane Kanter and Morton Gasner Terese and Christopher Geehern Nancy Geiger Janet and Joseph Gendaszek Kirsten and Jens Glysing-Jensen Faye Wacholder and Robert Goldenberg Naomi and Michael Goldin Barbara and Fred Greenstein Marianne Grey Barbara Hansell Iona and Maurice Harding

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Donors

(May 1, 2016 through May 10, 2017) Stephen J. Harlen Barbara Sloane and Randy Harris Peg and James Hastings Trudy Healy Barbara Herochik Joan Hicks Roberta and Terrence Hurley Nancy Irenas Claire and David Jacobus Paul Horowitz and Ruth Jaffe Alexander Jodidio Carol Johnston Jeanne Perantoni and Bruce Jordan Anne Brener Kahn Florence Kahn Barrie Kale Allen Kassoff Justine Kent Alexis and Michael Kochmann Sheila and Ross Kremer Lois Laverty Marcia and David Lieberman4 Walter Lippincott Martha Love Christiane Ludescher-Furth Elin Ludvigsen Catharine Macdonald Patron Manager Margaret Carr Joanne and John Marshall Connie and Ken McIndoe Anne and Robert McMahan Jacqueline Meisel Margaret and Daniel Migliore Irene Amarel and David Miller Anne and Karl Morrison Martha Otis Babette and James Pachence

Judy and Michael Padgett Mary Palmer Tari Pantaleo and Douglas Miller Peacock Inn Angelyn MacWilliams and Ralph Petricone Jacqueline and Elwood Phares Alan Poritz4 Allen Porter2 Princeton Marriott at Forrestal Patricia Robertson, Ph.D. Nancy Robins Mary and Edwin Romond Paula Rossi Dawn and Mark Rosso Mary Malley and John Sack Salon Pure Judith and Lynn Scheffey Lucy Schneider Karen and Ronald Schotland Helen Schwartz Marina Scudder Christina Sheane Laurel and Jerry Sproul Wanda and Charles Stansbury Hazel Stix Frederick Stoll Julia Coale and Joseph Stonaker Sydney and Charles Taggart Harriet Pakula-Teweles Claudia Thesing4 Maggy Lu and Timothy Urban Vallerie European Spa Barbara and Lesley A. Vannerson Alexandra and Dagmar Venizelos Rosemary and Bruno Walmsley Jill Warren4 Joan and George Watson Susan Ackerman and Robert Weiner

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Donors

(May 1, 2016 through May 10, 2017) Cornelia Williams Marcia and J.W. Wood III Barbara Wright Jo Ann and Masaaki Yamada

Auction Patrons Pat and Tom Bates Ronica Bregenzer and William Milinowicz Pamela Bristol and Jerry Odening Jean and David Brown Knud Christiansen Katherine Dresdner Lyn Ransom and Kenneth Guilmartin Susan Rhoda-Hansen and George Hansen Alisa Harrigan Norman Harvey Carol and James Herring Helene and Russell Kulsrud Bobette and Dan Lister Marlene Lucchesi Anastasia Marty Debbie Modzelewski Courtney Odening and Spike Fallon Scott Odening May and Costa Papastephanou Kerry Perretta

Mary Robbins Wanda and Charles Stansbury Joan and Allan Sullivan Palmer Uhl Diane and Howard Uniman Kristin and Benedikt von Schroder Carol Wojciechowicz 1 In honor of Ned Irons and Ray Kinlock 2 In honor of Helene Kulsrud 3 In honor of Susan Rhoda-Hansen 4 Includes In Memoriam gift honoring Irving Kessler 5 Includes In Memoriam gift honoring Robert O’Connor 6 Includes In Memoriam gift honoring Ronald Villafranco

We invite you to take part in the future of this exciting company and to become a ­Festival Friend by making a tax-deductible donation. Write to

development@princetonfestival.org, call us at 609.759.0379, or donate online at

www.princetonfestival.org/donate

Expert Catering 1-800-717-7174 WWW.MCCAFFREYS.COM


The Princeton Festival Staff ADMINISTRATION GENERAL DIRECTOR

Richard Tang Yuk Nicole Benvenuti Gregory Geehern Jared Judge

EVENTS

Bobette Lister Anastastia Marty Susan Rhoda-Hansen Sarah Ringer Carol Wojciechowicz TECHNOLOGY & WEBSITE

DEVELOPMENT

Marcia Atcheson Pamela Bristol David H. Brown Jean Brown Helene Kulsrud Anastasia Marty Costa Papastephanou Markell Shriver MARKETING & PUBLICITY

Thomas Lento Debbie Modzelewski TICKET OFFICE

(for non-McCarter Events) Vivian Huang Debbie Modzelewski BOOKKEEPER

Judy Padgett PIANO COMPETITION

Marcia Atcheson Deborah Herman Thomas Lento Debbie Modzelewski Sarah Ringer Robin Schmeider Gabriel Stelian Benedikt von Schroder

Jared Judge, manager

EDUCATION

Pamela Bristol

CONDUCTING MASTER CLASS

Jared Judge, manager ARTIST HOUSING

Jennifer Harford

Asssistant to the Artistic Director

Gregory Geehern STAGE DIRECTORS

Michael Dean Morgan (Mancha) Steven LaCosse (Fidelio) MUSIC DIRECTORS

Michelle Djokic (Concordia) Louis Goldberg (Mancha) Juan Carlos Zamudio (Baroque Orchestra) CONDUCTORS

Gregory Geehern Jan Harrington Richard Tang Yuk LIGHTING DESIGN

Norman Coates (Fidelio) David Jonathan Palmer (Mancha) SCENIC DESIGN

Wesley Cornwell (Mancha) Jonathan Dahm Robertson (Fidelio)

RECEPTIONS

Marcia Bossart Jean Brown Susan Cotter Marianne Grey Helene Kulsrud Maxine Lampert Janet Perkins Kerry Perretta Takako Lento Celia Lidz

INTERNS

Sam Bezilla Rebecca Carroll Olivia Dowden Micheala Hilling Kirsten Koedding Molly Knapp Julie Weingartner

ARTISTIC

ARTISTIC DIRECTOR

Richard Tang Yuk

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COSTUME DESIGN

Marie Miller WIG & MAKEUP DESIGN

Monique Gaffney CHOREOGRAPHER

Cristina Marte (Mancha) STAFF PIANISTS

Stanley Fink Gregory Geehern Akiko Hosaki Stefanie Watson


The Princeton Festival Staff GRAPHIC DESIGN

Palmer Uhl

ASSISTANT STAGE MANAGERS

Jessi Franko

Dan Carlin (Mancha) Marcie Friedman (Fidelio) Andrea Miller (Fidelio)

PRODUCTION

STAGE TECHNICIANS

PHOTOGRAPHY

PRODUCTION MANAGER

Jim Sargent Production Coordinator

Rachel Jacquin PRODUCTION STAGE MANAGERS

John Hunter (Fidelio) Zachary Jenkins (Mancha)

Amber Faulhaber, master electrician Dave Cain, rail operator Bill Kirby, sound operator STAGE CREW

Michael Antoniewicz Brit Bannon Dan Jurcisin Alex Klett James Lewis Michelle Nicholas Napoli Poulaille Sarah Webster

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SUPERTITLES

Steven LaCosse Supertitle operator

Stanley Fink RECORDING ENGINEERS

James Allington Ronald Schotland KEYBOARD TUNERS

Chris Hill David Miller McCARTER THEATRE

Special thanks to the wonderful staff at the McCarter Theatre Center


The Princeton Festival Gala April 22, 2017

Greenacres Country Club

George Hansen and Susan Rhoda-Hansen

Kirsten and Jens Glysing-Jensen

Ken Guilmartin and Lyn Ransom

Song and Bill Tang

Ronnie Bregenzer, Bill Milinowicz, and Debbie Modzelewski

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Photos by Kisling Photography


Thank You We gratefully acknowledge our army of volunteers whose tireless work makes this season possible. Charles Alden Mary Bova Paul Braun Jean Brown Marian Burleigh-Motley Scott Burnham Whitney Collins Hope & Kevin Cotter Sue Cotter Helen Dauster Sandhya Dawar Lucille Dawson John Fallon Alison Flemer Holly Fuller Beverly Glockler Erich Goebel Marianne Grey Mark Happel

Keating Helfrich Janie Hermann Bob Jacobson Claire & David Jacobus David Johns Charlotte Kent Harold Kuskin Maxine Lampert Lois Laverty Takako Lento Brooks Levy Celia Lidz Anita Loerke Christiane Ludescher-Furth Peter Lyneborg Courtney Odening Gerald Odening Scott Odening Tom Orsulak

Janet Perkins Kerry Perretta Paula Rossi Christa Rounds Jack Sack Liz Schaus Lorraine Seabrook Leila Shahbender Mira Sheerin Glenn Smith Sybil Stokes Nancy Toolan Jay Vawter Patricia Virga Didi Waltman Arie Wittke Stacy Wolf Barbara Wright

This program is made possible in part by funds from the New Jersey State Council on the Arts/ Department of State, a Partner Agency of the National Endowment for the Arts. The Princeton Festival also gratefully acknowledges the leadership support of the Edward T. Cone Foundation. Additional support is provided by The Geraldine R. Dodge Foundation, Church & Dwight Employee Giving Fund, Janssen Pharmaceuticals, along with other foundations, corporations and individuals.

Public Access The Princeton Festival strives to provide an inclusive environment for all a­ ttendees. Whenever possible, we select venues that offer such a­ ccommodations as wheelchair ramps, barrier-free entry, and accessible bathrooms. For information call 609.759.0369


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