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Conductor:

Douglas Kinney Frost

 

Conductor / Don Giovanni

November 2015 (debut)

Stage Director:

Kelly Robinson

 

Director / Don Giovanni

November 2015

 

Director / Le nozze di Figaro

March 2012 (debut)

Scenic Designer:

Eric Allgeier

 

Scenic Designer / Don Giovanni

November 2015 (debut)

Lighting Designer:

Trevor Burk

 

Lighting Designer / Don Giovanni

November 2015 (debut)

Costume Designer:

Holly Jenkins-Evans

 

Costume Designer / Don Giovanni

November 2015 (debut)

Hair & Makeup Designer:

Heather Sterling

Heather Sterling is an accomplished makeup artist and hair stylist with a wide range of experience that includes work in theater, film, print, and fashion. She is a licensed cosmetologist and has a degree in fine art with an emphasis in psychology. Armed with an extensive knowledge of period makeup and hairstyles, Heather first designed for Opera Santa Barbara in 2006 for the company's performances of Tosca; since then her work has been seen in nearly forty OSB productions. She regularly designs for the Music Academy of the West's summer operas and she recently designed for the Granada Theatre's A Christmas Carol.

 

Hair & Makeup Designer / Tosca

February 2006 (debut)

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Don Giovanni:

Mark Walters

 

Don Giovanni / Don Giovanni

November 2015 (debut)

Donna Anna:

Marcy Stonikas

 

Donna Anna / Don Giovanni

November 2015

 

Floria Tosca / Tosca

November 2013 (debut)

Donna Elvira:

Rena Harms

 

Donna Elvira / Don Giovanni

November 2015

 

Micaëla / Carmen

March 2009 (debut)

Don Ottavio:

Benjamin Brecher

Benjamin Brecher, tenor, has performed over fifty operatic roles and sung with over fifty symphonies throughout the world. He has performed over ten roles with The New York City Opera beginning in 1997, specializing in the bel canto opera repertoire. Other performances include: Santa Fe Opera, Opera de Montreal, Opera de Nice, and Glimmerglass Opera, among others. On the concert stage, he has sung with the orchestras of Chicago, Chautauqua, Mexico City, Rome, Seattle, Indianapolis, Pittsburgh, Budapest, Cincinnati, St. Louis, Toronto Symphony Milwaukee, and the National Symphony at Kennedy Center to mention a few. 2015-2016 will bring: Beethoven’s Ninth in Santa Rosa, Carmina Burana with Florida Symphony, Holiday ‘Pops’ concerts with The Jacksonville Symphony, along with the role of Gerald in Lakmé in Fresno and the world Premiere performances of Shot! A World Changed, an opera about the assassination of President McKinley in Buffalo. Also in 2015 his tenth commercial CD will be released, “Forgotten Liszt”, with Robert Koenig, pianist. The recording will include five world premiere recordings of lost Liszt songs and other of his rare works along a tour of recitals in Fresno, Modesto, Long Beach, and in Edinburgh, Glasgow, and Aberdeen Scotland. Professor Brecher is an Associate Professor at UCSB.

Leporello:

Daniel Mobbs

 

Leporello / Don Giovanni

November 2015 (debut)

Zerlina:

Sara Duchovnay

 

Zerlina / Don Giovanni

November 2015 (debut)

Masetto:

Ryan Bradford

 

Masetto/ Don Giovanni

November 2015 (debut)

 

Mosher Studio Artist

2015

Il Commendatore:

Kevin Thompson

 

Commendatore / Don Giovanni

November 2015

 

Sparafucile / Rigoletto

November 2014

 

Ramfis / Aida

March 2013 (debut)

David Bazemore Photo