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Dialogues des Carmelites ()

Produced by

Canadian Opera Company

Music: Francis Poulenc
Librettist: Francis Poulenc
Director: Robert Carsen

Venue

R. Fraser Elliott Hall

Run

May 8th, 2013 – May 25th, 2013


Cast

Jean-Francois Lapointe Marquis de la Force
Frederic Antoun Chevalier de la Force
Isabel Bayrakdarian Blache de la Force
Doug MacNaughton Thierry & Monsieur Javelinot / Understudy for Marquis de la Force
Judith Forst Madame de Croissy (First Prioress)
Helene Guilmette Sister Constance of St. Denis
Irina Mishura Mother Marie of the Incarnation
Adrianne Pieczonka Madame Lidoine (Second Prioress)
Michael Colvin Chaplain
Rihab Chaieb Sister Mathilde
Christopher Enns Fist Commissioner / Understudy for Chevalier de la Force
Evan Boyer Second Commissioner
Megan Latham Mother Jeanne
Cameron McPhail Officer / Understudy for Monsieur Javelinot & Jailer
Claire de Sevigne Une Voix
Peter Barrett Jailer
Owen McCausland Understudy for Chevalier de la Force
Sasha Djihanian Understudy for Blanche de la Force
Kenneth Baker Understudy for Thierry
Neil Craighead Understudy for Thierry, Officer & Second Commissioner
Mireille Asselin Understudy for Sister Constance of St. Denis
Claire de Sevigne Understudy for Sister Constance of St. Denis
Maya Lahyani Understudy for Mother Marie of the Incarnation
Rayanne Dupuis Understudy for Madame Lidoine (Second Prioress)
Michael Barrett Understudy for Chaplain & First Commissioner
Adam Luther Understudy for First Commissioner
Sonya Gosse Mother Jeanne / Mezzo-Soprano Chorus
Lindsay Barrett Soprano Chorus
Mary Bella Soprano Chorus
Stacie Carmona Soprano Chorus
Andrea Cerswell Soprano Chorus
Margaret Evans Soprano Chorus
Laura Klassen Soprano Chorus
Alexandra Lennox-Pomeroy Soprano Chorus
Ingrid Martin Soprano Chorus
Victoria Pinnington Soprano Chorus
Jennifer Robinson Soprano Chorus
Catherine Tait Soprano Chorus
Teresa van der Hoeven Soprano Chorus
Marianne Bindig Mezzo-Soprano Chorus
Susan Black Mezzo-Soprano Chorus
Sandra Boyes Mezzo-Soprano Chorus
Wendy Hatala Foley Mezzo-Soprano Chorus
Lilian Kilianski Mezzo-Soprano Chorus
Kathryn Knapp Mezzo-Soprano Chorus
Anne McWatt Mezzo-Soprano Chorus
Karen Olinyk Mezzo-Soprano Chorus
Marianne Sasso Mezzo-Soprano Chorus
Vilma Indra Vitols Mezzo-Soprano Chorus
Cindy Won Mezzo-Soprano Chorus
Craig Ashton Tenor Chorus
Stephen Bell Tenor Chorus
Taras Chmil Tenor Chorus
Stephen Erickson Tenor Chorus
Nicolas Groenewegen Tenor Chorus
John Kriter Tenor Chorus
James Leatch Tenor Chorus
Stephen McClare Tenor Chorus
Eric Olsen Tenor Chorus
Taylor White Tenor Chorus
Grant Allert Baritone & Bass Chorus
Kenneth Baker Baritone & Bass Chorus
Sung Chung Baritone & Bass Chorus
Michael Downie Baritone & Bass Chorus
Jason Nedecky French Language Coach
Michael Nyby Baritone & Bass Chorus
Niculae Raiciu Baritone & Bass Chorus
Michael Sproule Baritone & Bass Chorus
Jan Vaculik Baritone & Bass Chorus
Gene Wu Baritone & Bass Chorus

Creative Team

Francis Poulenc Music
Francis Poulenc Librettist
Robert Carsen Director
Jean Kalman
Cor van den Brink Lighting Designer
Sandra Horst Chorus Master
Joel Ivany Assistant Director
Wendy Greenwood Assistant Lighting Designer
Davida Tkach Assistant Lighting Designer
Didier Kersten Associate Director
Michael Levine Set Designer
Johannes Debus Music Director
Falk Bauer Costume Designer
Philippe Giraudeau Choreographer

Music

Marie Berard Violin I
Marie Berard Concert Master
Benjamin Bowman Violin I
Diane Tait Violin I
Anne Armstrong Violin I
James Aylesworth Violin I
Sandra Baron Violin I
Bethany Bergman Violin I
Pamela Hinman Violin I
Nancy Kershaw Violin I
Dominique Laplante Violin I
Yakov Lerner Violin I
Eric Hall Musician
Jayne Maddison Violin I
William Cannaway Bassoon & Contrabassoon
Neria Mayer Violin I
Elizabeth Gowen Bassoon
Ashely Vandiver Violin I
Joan Watson Horn
Benjamin Bowman Associate Concertmaster
Janet Anderson Horn
Diane Tait Assistant Concertmaster
Bardhyl Gjevori Horn
Paul Zevenhuizen Violin II
Gary Pattison Horn
Csaba Koczo Violin II
Robert Grim Trumpet
Christine Chesebrough Violin II
Valerie Cowie Trumpet
Andrew Chung Violin II
Robert Weymouth Trumpet
Corey Gemmell Violin II
Charles Benaroya Trombone
Elizabeth Johnston Violin II
Ian Cowie Trombone
Hiroko Kagawa Violin II
Herbert Poole Bass Trombone
Renee London Violin II
Beverley Spotton Viola
Yosef Tamir Viola
Scott Irvine Tuba
Aya Miyagawa Violin II
Bryan Epperson Cello
Alastair Eng Cello
Michael Perry Timpani
Louise Tardif Violin II
Paul Widner Cello
Maurizio Baccante Cello
Trevor Tureski Percussion
Marianne Urke Violin II
Peter Cosbey Cello
Olga Laktionova Cello
Romano Di Nillo Percussion
Joanna Zabrowarna Violin II
Loewi Lin Cello
Jordan de Souza Assistant Conductor
Elaine Thompson Cello
Sarah Davidson Harp
Keith Hamm Viola
Alan Molitz Bass
Robert Speer Bass
Janice Lindskoog Harp
Joshua Greenlaw Viola
Tom Hazlitt Bass
Paul Langley Bass
Rachel Andrist Celeste & Piano
Carolyn Blackwell Viola
Eric Lee Bass
Robert Wolanski Bass
Johannes Debus Conductor
Ivan Ivanovich Viola
Douglas Stewart Flute
Christine Little Flute
Rory McLeod Viola
Shelley Brown Piccolo
Mark Rogers Oboe
Nicholaos Papadakis Viola
Jasper Hitchcock Oboe
Lesley Young English Horn
Rhyll Peel Viola
James T. Shields Clarinet
Michele Verheul Clarinet
Angela Rudden Viola
Colleen Cook Bass Clarinet

Production

Stephanie Marrs Stage Manager
Gunta Dreifelds Surtitles Producer
Rachel Andrist Head Music Coach
Anne Larlee Music Coach
Rosemarie Landry French Language Coach
Jason Nedecky French Language Coach
Gerry Egan Assistant Stage Manager
Michael Lewandowski Assistant Stage Manager
Ariel Martin-Smith Apprentice Stage Manager
Wayne Vogan Librarian
Capella Sherwood Assistant Music Librarian
Paul Langley Stage Librarian
Ian Cowie Personnel Manager
Robert Lamb Managing Director
Olwyn Lewis Company Manager
Melanie Craighead Production Assistant
Molly Cramer Production Assistant
Hannah Gordon Production Assistant

Staff

Peter Lamb Director of Production