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Some Recent Performances
-- Fall, Spring 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014
Opera Workshop with Tim Tavcar
Our VOT favorite, Tim Tavcar, back in his role as stage director
working with three singers on their arias and musical theater numbers
May 12, 2012
Pianist: Eliza Thomas
in Boston and Montreal - and Vermont? ... Chasing Winter's
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What else do you call such a concert of song on the day before Valentine's?
Music by Schubert, Delibes, Fauré, Rodrigo, Strauss, Bizet, Puccini
February 13 , 2005 - Montpelier Unitarian Church - Montpelier, Vermont
Featuring Deidre Tascarella with David Janes & Simon Chaussé
assisted by Eliza Thomas, piano, Paul Silver, clarinet & Mike Hendron, guitar
Two events for lovers of song on the same day!
Satuday, March 29, 2003 - Unitarian Church of Montpelier
The Workshop: Bariton Simon Chaussé demonstrates and coaches music by
Fauré, Berlioz, Poulenc, Hahn, Debussy...
The Cabaret: baritone Simon Chaussé, soprano Deidre Tascarella, tenor Robert Dockstader, soprano Celina Moore with pianist Mary Jane Austin in opera...operetta...songs romantic...songs funny...songs silly!
Highlights from CARMENFriday, June 21 & Sunday, June 23, 2002 - Barre Opera House, Barre VT
The heart of the opera - A chamber version in French
Semi-staged with chamber orchestra
"...very beautiful singing...fine voices, well cast, and a colorful chamber orchestra..."Click on the roses for more...
The Cast of CARMEN in RecitalSunday, May 19, 2002 - Montpelier Unitarian Church
Selections from Carmen plus other favorite repertoire performed by the cast of our own chamber version of Bizet's great opera.
A Cabaret for Spring: from Puccini to Gershwin plus Trenet and BizetSaturday May 11, 2002 - The Opera House at Enosburg Falls
Soprano Deidre Tascarella and baritone Simon Chaussé with pianist Mary Jane Austin perform favorites ranging from the opera stage to Broadway to the Left Bank.
"This is my Box!"
(Amahl and Caspar
Gian-Carlo Menotti's Amahl and the Night VisitorsFriday-Sunday Dec. 21-23, 2001 - Barre Opera House and The Opera House at Enosburg Falls
Bringing opera to Vermont's old "opera houses," we celebrate the 50th anniversary of the first opera created for television and still a beloved Christmas favorite. With Jess Callahan as Amahl, Wendy Hoffman Farrell as his mother. Music direction Anne Decker, Stage direction Tim Tavcar.
"Vermont Opera Theater continues to grow in stature ... an attractive and effective performance ... a beautiful holiday experience"
Caspar, Jon Tisbert; Melchior, Joseph Garofalo; Balthazar, Fred Sebastian Furnari; Page, James Blanchard. Dancers, chorus, and orchestra.
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Credits: Amahl photo, Tim Callahan
|Vermont Opera Theater
P.O. Box 869
Montpelier, VT 05601-0869