Cast


Amanda Woodbury
Pamina

Madison Opera Debut


Recently: Leila, The Pearl Fishers; Tebaldo, Don Carlo (Metropolitan Opera); Konstanze, Die Entführung aus dem Serail (Des Moines Metro Opera); Micaëla, Carmen (Port Opera, Los Angeles Opera); Musetta, La Bohème; Papagena, Die Zauberflöte (Los Angeles Opera); Donna Anna, Don Giovanni (Merola Opera)

Upcoming: Juliette, Roméo et Juliette (Metropolitan Opera)
; Konstanze, Die Entführung aus dem Serail (Atlanta Opera)

www.amandawoodbury.com/


Andrew Bidlack
Tamino

Madison Opera Debut


Recently: The Lamplighter, Manon Lescaut; Beppe, Pagliacci (Metropolitan Opera); Arcadio, Florencia en el Amazonas (Arizona Opera); Count Alamaviva, The Barber of Seville (Opera Omaha); Irving Tashman, Morning Star (Cincinnati Opera); Rinuccio, Gianni Schicchi (Intermountain Opera); Tonio, La Fille du Régiment (Palm Beach Opera); Rob Hall, Everest (Dallas Opera)

Upcoming: John Ball, In Parenthesis (Welsh National Opera, Washington National Opera)


www.andrewbidlack.com

Alan Dunbar
Papageno


Madison Opera Debut: Cinderella

Recently with MO:
La Bohème,The Barber of Seville, Dead Man Walking

Recently:
Jazarias, The Burning Fiery Furnace (Ravinia Festival); Mozart's Requiem (Witchita State university); Faure's Requiem (La Crosse Symphony); Handel's Messiah (Indianapolis Chamber Orchestra, Santa Fe Symphony); Noye, Noye's Fludde; Composer, The Last Savage (Santa Fe Opera)

http://alan-dunbar.com/

Caitlin Cisler
Queen of the Night

Madison Opera Debut: Opera in the Park 2012

Recently with MO:
The Daughter of the Regiment, A Masked Ball, Opera in the Park 2013

Recently:
Eurydice, Orpheus and Eurydice (Bravo! Opera Theater); Adele, Die Fledermaus (Tacoma Opera); Armida, Rinaldo (Fresco Opera); Pamina, Die Zauberflöte (Dayton Opera); Josephine, H.M.S. Pinafore (Intermountain Opera)

www.caitlincisler.com

Nathan Stark
Sarastro

Madison Opera Debut:
Don Giovanni

Recently with MO: The Daughter of the Regiment

Recently: 
Bottom, A Midsummer Night’s Dream (Hawaii Opera Theatre); Gravedigger, Buried Alive; Monressor, Embedded (Fort Worth Opera); Colline, La Bohème (Tulsa Opera); Sulpice, The Daughter of the Regiment (Mill City Summer Opera); Monterone, Rigoletto (Atlanta Opera); Mustafà, L’Italiana in Algeri (Opera San Jose); Sparafucile, Rigoletto (Opera in the Heights); Graf Ludenstein, Die Verschworenen (BARD Music Festival); Silbano, La Calisto; Zuniga, Carmen (Cincinnati Opera)

Upcoming: Rocco, Fidelio (Cincinnati Opera); Emperor Altoum, Turandot (BARD Music Festival); Marke, Tristan und Isolde (Winnipeg Symphony Orchestra)

www.nathan-stark.com

Scott Brunscheen
Monostatos

Madison Opera Debut: Tosca

Recently with MO:
Dead Man Walking

Recently:
L’Aumônier, Dialogues des Carmélites (Caramoor Bel Canto Festival); Peter Quint, The Turn of the Screw; Male Chorus, The Rape of Lucretia (Chicago Fringe Opera); Wilhem Grimm, The Brothers Grimm (Lyric Opera of Chicago-Lyric Unlimited)

www.scottjbrunscheen.com


Amanda Kingston
First Lady

Madison Opera Debut

Recently: Mimì, La Bohème (Opera Columbus, Lakes Area Music Festival); Gilda, Rigoletto (Jefferson Performing Arts Society); Sandman/Dew Fairy, Hansel and Gretel; Lucia, Lucia di Lammermoor (Opera in the Heights)

Upcoming: Helena, A Midsummer Night’s Dream (Lakes Area Music Festival)

www.amandakingston.com

Kelsey Park
Second Lady

Madison Opera Debut: Little Women

Recently with MO:
The Tales of Hoffmann

Recently:
Soloist, Elijah (Apollo Chorus); Dorabella/Cherubino, Mozart Concert (Elmhurst Symphony Orchestra); Sister Helen, Dead Man Walking; Dorabella, Così fan tutte; Jo, Little Women (Northwestern University)

Upcoming: Soloist (Green Lake Music Festival), Baroness Nica (cv), Charlie Parker’s Yardbird (Lyric Opera of Chicago)

www.kelseyparkmezzo.com

Anna Parks
Third Lady

Madison Opera Debut

Recently:
Nerone, L’incoronazione di Poppea; Connla, Connla and the Fairy Maiden (Roosevelt University); Lola, Gallantry, Mother, Amahl and the Night Visitors, Belinda, Dido and Aeneas (Viterbo University)

Anna Polum
Papagena

Madison Opera Debut

Recently:
La Contessa, Le Nozze di Figaro (UW-Madison); Dew Fairy, Hansel and Gretel, Lady of Charity, Rumpelstiltskin, Voluptua, La Pizza con Funghi, Meg, The Color of Gold (Opera Fairbanks); Fantine, Les Misérables (Fairbanks Light Opera Theater)

Matthew Scollin
Speaker

Madison Opera Debut

Recently: Keeper of the Madhouse, The Rake’s Progress; Ernest Hemingway, 27; Friderich Bhaer, Little Women; Gran Sacerdote, Nabucco (Pittsburgh Opera); Martin/James, Candide (Glimmerglass Festival); Speaker, The Magic Flute (Pacific Music Works); Marchese d’Obigny, La Traviata; 1st Nazarene, Salome; Dick Deadeye, H.M.S. Pinafore (Virginia Opera)

Upcoming: Pistola, Falstaff; Simplico, Galileo Galilei (Des Moines Metro Opera); Dr. Grenvil, La Traviata; Second Soldier, Salome (Pittsburgh Opera); Martin/James, Candide (Théâtre du Capitole, Opéra National de Bordeaux)

www.matthewscollin.com

Robert Goderich
First Priest/First Armored Man

Madison Opera Debut: A Masked Ball

Recently with MO:
The Tales of Hoffmann, Sweeney Todd, The Daughter of the Regiment

Recently:
Albin, La Cage Aux Folles (Music Theatre of Madison); Pirelli cvr., Sweeney Todd, (San Francisco Opera); Chorus, The Barber of Seville, Dead Man Walking, Don Giovanni, La Cenerentola, Eugene Onegin, La Traviata (Madison Opera); Guys and Dolls, The Fantasticks, Les Miserables, She Loves Me, Great American Songbook (Four Seasons Theatre)

James Held
Second Priest/Second Armored Man

Madison Opera Debut: Romeo & Juliet

Recently:
Oliver Hix, The Music Man; Sacristan, Tosca (Colorado Symphony); Sheiff Wells, A Song for Susan Smith; Hammon/Hendrik Christian Anderson, The Master (CU NOW); Gulielmo, Cosi fan tutte; Pirate King, Pirates of Penzance (CU Eklund Opera); Sid, Albert Herring; Dick McGann, Street Scene (Seagle Music Colony)
 

Performances
Romeo & Juliet
Nov. 4 & 6, 2016

Charlie Parker's 
Yardbird
Feb. 10 & 12, 2017

The Magic Flute
April 21 & 23, 2017

Opera in the Park 2017
July 22, 2017


  



Kay & Martin Barrett

Millie & Marshall
Osborn

Helen Wineke

Carla & Fernando
Alvarado

A. Paul Jones
Charitable Trust

Charles Snowdon &
Ann Lindsey

Kennedy Gilchrist & 
Heidi Wilde

The Ann Stanke
Fund

 

 Artist Underwriting
Provided by:


E. David Cronon Trust

Bolz Family
Endowment Fund