2016 Festival Repertoire “Violetta and her Sisters”


Violetta Valérya courtesansoprano 1a
AnninaVioletta's maidsoprano
GiuseppeVioletta's servantbasso
Commissionariobasso
Alfredo Germonta young bourgeois from a provincial familytenore 1o
Giorgio GermontAlfredo's fatherbaritono
Flora BervoixVioletta's friendmezzosoprano
GastoneVisconte de Letorièrestenore
Barone DoupholVioletta's lover, rival of Alfredobaritono
Marchese d'Obignybasso
Dottor Grenvilbasso

Production will be done with no chorus. Covers will sing ensemble in the two party scenes and for the offstage Baccanale.

Manon Lescautsoprano
L'hotelierbaritone
Deux Gardestenor, bass
La Servantemezzo-soprano
Le Portier du SéminaireSpeaking Role
Un Sergenttenor
Un ArcherSpeaking Role
Le Chevalier des GrieuxTenor
LescautManon's cousinBaritone
Guillot Morfontainea noblemantenor
De Bretignya tax collectorbaritone
Le Comte des Grieuxhis fatherBass
Poussetteactresssoprano
Javotteactressmezzo-soprano
Rosetteactressmezzo-soprano

Production will also include a small ensemble of 8 – 10 singers with individual characterizations including villagers, vendors, guardsmen, etc.  Covers for all leading and secondary roles will be drawn from this chorus. Ideally, ensemble members will participate in La bohème as well (see below).

Concert: “Scenes from the demi-monde”

Act I of Auber’s Manon, Act IV of Leoncavallo’s La bohème, and more

La Bohème Act IV (Leoncavallo)

Schaunard a musician baritono 1o (comico)
Marcello a painter tenore 1o
Rodolfo a poet baritono 1o
Mimi soprano 1o
Musetta mezzo-soprano 1o