Haymarket Opera Company Opera, February 2012



Haymarket Opera Company opera, Charpentier's La Descente d'Orphee aux Enfers (Orpheus' Descent into the Underworld), performed at the Mayne Stage, Chicago, Illinois, on February 24-25, 2012.
Singers:
Marc Molomot, tenor, as Orphée;
Carrie Henneman Shaw, soprano, as Euridice;
Julia Davids, soprano, as Proserpine;
Peter van de Graaff, bass-baritone, as Apollon and Pluton;
Lindsay Metzger, soprano, as Daphné;
Heather de Souza, soprano, as Enone;
Adria Rice, soprano, as Arethuze;
Eric Miranda, baritone, as Titye;
William Bouvel, tenor, as Tantale;
Tom Crawford, alto, as Ixion

Dancers:
Carlos Fittante, baroque dancer;
Robin Gilbert, baroque dancer
Instrumentalists:
Lisette Kielson, recorders;
Patrick O'Malley, recorders;
Jeri-Lou Zike, Baroque violin;
Martin Davids, Baroque violin;
Anna Steinhoff, viola da gamba;
Russell Wagner, viola da gamba;
John Lenti, theorbo;
Jory Vinikour, harpsichord

Directors, designers, etc.:
Ellen Hargis, Stage Director in Residence;
Craig Trompeter, Music Director, viola da gamba;
David Mayernik, Set Designer;
Meriem Bahri, Costume Designer;
Carlos Fittante, Choreographer

Photos by Wendy Benner Photography.

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Haymarket Opera Company (baroque opera troupe) Carrie Henneman Shaw (soprano, as Euridice) Haymarket Opera Company Pit Orchestra (baroque pit band) Marc Molomot (tenor, as Orphee) Haymarket Opera Company (baroque opera troupe) Peter van de Graaff (bass-baritone, as Pluton)
Julia Davids (soprano, as Proserpine), Marc Molomot (tenor, as Orphee) Robin Gilbert, Carlos Fittante (baroque dancers) Haymarket Opera Company (baroque opera troupe) Haymarket Opera Company (baroque opera troupe) Haymarket Opera Company (baroque opera troupe) Mayne Stage
Haymarket Opera Company Pit Orchestra (baroque pit band) Charpentier's La Descente d'Orphee aux Enfers (Orpheus' Descent into the Underworld) Haymarket Opera Company (baroque opera troupe) Robin Gilbert (baroque dancer) Haymarket Opera Company (baroque opera troupe) Jory Vinikour (harpsichord)
Marc Molomot (tenor, as Orphee) Marc Molomot (tenor, as Orphee), Julia Davids (soprano, as Proserpine), Peter van de Graaff (bass-baritone, as Pluton) Craig Trompeter, Anna Steinhoff (viola da gamba) Haymarket Opera Company (baroque opera troupe) Patrick O'Malley (recorder) Haymarket Opera Company (baroque opera troupe)
Haymarket Opera Company (baroque opera troupe) Carlos Fittante (baroque dancer) Haymarket Opera Company Pit Orchestra (baroque pit band) Marc Molomot (tenor, as Orphee), Peter van de Graaff (bass-baritone, as Pluton) Haymarket Opera Company (baroque opera troupe) Ellen Hargis (stage director)
John Lenti (theorbo) Haymarket Opera Company (baroque opera troupe) Haymarket Opera Company (baroque opera troupe) Haymarket Opera Company (baroque opera troupe) Russell Wagner (viola da gamba) Julia Davids (soprano, as Proserpine), Peter van de Graaff (bass-baritone, as Pluton), Marc Molomot (tenor, as Orphee)

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