2015 Festival: A Beaumarchais Trilogy

Festival dates: August 1–31

Announcing our 2015 Season!
Performances August, 2015 at our new venue, the Nagelberg Theater, Baruch Performing Arts Center


Il barbiere di Siviglia (Paisiello)

August 15, 19, 22m, 26, 29m

Baruch Performing Arts Center

Emilie Rault, Stage Director
Daniela Candillari, Conductor and Music Director

Paisiello’s 1792 setting of the famous story predates Rossini’s by more than two decades, and was the more famous even for a while after the debut of the latter opera.

Show Cast List

August 15, 19, 22m, 29mAugust 26
RosinaAlessandra AltieriNa Young Ban
Il Conte d'AlmavivaJonathan MoralesKenneth Harmon
FigaroSean KrollJay Chacon
BartoloNick WebbJeff Caldwell
BasilioColin WhitemanRodolfo Nieto
Giovinetto, Un AlcadeWilliam MulliganWilliam Mulligan
Lo Svegliato, Un NotaroJay ChaconColin Whiteman

Le nozze di Figaro

August 14, 16m, 20, 22, 27, 29

The Rose Nagelberg Theater

Eve Summer, Stage Director
John Spencer IV, Conductor and Music Director

Read Broadway World’s Interview with Cole Grissom

Rosina (Titus)

August 17, 21, 23, 28, 30

Baruch Performing Arts Center

Erin Cressy, Stage Director
Christopher Fecteau, Conductor and Music Director

Show Cast List

August 17, 21, 30August 23, 28
RosinaKathryn PapaMarie Masters
CherubinoChristopher Lilley
Count AlmavivaStan LacyMin Gu Yeo
AmparoElizabeth Bouk
MendozaMarques HollieKorland Simmons
PilarMilica NikcevicKerry Gotschall
A pageMarianne Farrell

Beaumarchais Concert

August 14, 15, 16, 17, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 26, 27, 28, 29, 30

Baruch Performing Arts Center

Emilie Rault, Erin Cressy, and Eve Summer, Stage Director
John Spencer IV, Conductor and Music Director

The concert will feature excerpts of other settings of the Rosina/Figaro trilogy, including music of Rossini, Massenet, Milhaud, Corigliano, plus arias from Mozart’s Le nozze di Figaro not heard in the mainstage production.


For More Information

Watch our Montage VIDEO!
Read a Season Summary Essay by Advisory Board Member Greg Moomjy
See our Season BROCHURE

Our Collaborators

MCO logoMetamorphosis Chamber Orchestra
Pierre Lidar, Artistic Director
MackenzieCareyLogoGraphic Design by Mackenzie Carey

Our Supporters

This programming is funded, in part by the New York City Department of cultural Affairs, and the New York State Council on the Arts. We thank them for their kind support!

DCA logo COMP NYOA_Blue CroppedWe are proud members of the New York Opera Alliance! 

Creative Team & Production Staff

Meganne George, Scenic Designer
Scott Schneider, Lighting Designer
Carly Bradt, Costume Designer
Karen Rich, Production Manager