Alice Chung and Claire de Monteil
Claire de Monteil (Suor Angelica)
Mackenzie Gotcher and Rebecca Gulinello
Mackenzie Gotcher

Suor Angelica and Le Villi

Giacomo Puccini

Christofer Macatsoris, Conductor (Suor Angelica)
Richard A. Raub, Conductor (Le Villi)
David Gately, Stage Director

November 3–27, 2018


AVA opens its opera season with a double bill of Puccini’s one-act operas Le Villi and Suor AngelicaLe Villi is Puccini’s first opera and Suor Angelica is part of his Il Trittico (which also includes Gianni Schicchi and Il tabarro). Sung in Italian with English super titles.

Suor Angelica Cast

Suor Angelica/Suor Dolcina – Claire de Monteil
Suor Dolcina/Suor Angelica – Renée Richardson
La Zia Principessa/La Badessa – Alice Chung
La Badessa/La Zia Principessa – Chelsea Laggan
Suor Genovieffa – Aubry Ballarò
Suor Zelatrice – Meryl Dominguez
La Maestra delle Novizie – Gabriela Flores
Una Novizia, Suor Infermiera – Pascale Spinney
Una Novizia, Touriere – Rebecca Gulinello
Suor Osmina, Touriere – Kara Mulder
Suor Lucilla – Yihan Duan

Le Villi Cast

Guglielmo Wulf – Daniel Gallegos, Ethan Simpson, Łukasz Zientarski
Anna, his daughter – Yihan Duan, Rebecca Gulinello, Kara Mulder
Roberto, her betrothed – Abraham Breton, Mackenzie Gotcher, Matthew White
Ensemble – Aubry Ballarò, Meryl Dominguez, Alice Chung, Gabriela Flores, Chelsea Laggan, Pascale Spinney, Roy Hage, Oliver Sewell, Timothy Murray, Eric Delagrange, Brent Michael Smith, Lev Voronov

Meet the Artists
Claire de Monteil ’20
soprano
Suor Angelica/Suor Dolcina
Renée Richardson
soprano
Suor Dolcina/Suor Angelica
Alice Chung
mezzo-soprano
La Zia Principessa/La Badessa, Ensemble
Aubry Ballarò
soprano
Suor Genovieffa, Ensemble
Chelsea Laggan
mezzo-soprano
La Zia Principessa/La Badessa, Ensemble
Meryl Dominguez ’19
soprano
Suor Zelatrice, Ensemble
Gabriela Flores ’19
mezzo-soprano
La Maestra delle Novizie, Ensemble
Pascale Spinney
mezzo-soprano
Una Novizia/Suor Infermiera, Ensemble
Rebecca Gulinello ’20
soprano
Una Novizia/Touriere, Anna
Kara Mulder ’21
soprano
Suor Osmina/Touriere, Anna
Yihan Duan
soprano
Suor Lucilla, Anna
Daniel Gallegos
baritone
Guglielmo Wulf
Ethan Vincent ’19
baritone
Guglielmo Wulf
Abraham Bretón ’20
tenor
Roberto
Mackenzie Gotcher ’20
tenor
Roberto
Matthew White ’19
tenor
Roberto
Roy Hage ’19
tenor
Ensemble
Oliver Sewell ’20
tenor
Ensemble
Timothy Murray ’19
baritone
Ensemble
Eric Delagrange
bass
Ensemble
Brent Michael Smith ’20
bass
Ensemble
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