PERFORMANCE HISTORY

You can see who sang what and when in San Diego from our earliest performances in May 1965 to the present.

February 18, 21, 24 and 26 (m), 2006
Lucia di Lammermoor
Gaetano Donizetti
Angela Gilbert (Lucia), Richard Leech (Edgardo), Dalibor Jenis (Enrico), Reinhard Hagen (Raimondo), Kenneth Morris (Normanno), Brian Register (Arturo), Kathleen Halm (Alisa); Richard Bonynge, conductor; Andrew Sinclair, director; Henry Bardon, set designer; Peter J. Hall, costume designer.

February 15, 18, 21, 23m and 26, 2003
Norma
Vincenzo Bellini
Pavel Daniluk (Oroveso), Hugh Smith (Pollione), Beau Palmer (Flavio), Galina Gorchakova (Norma), Mariana Pentcheva (Adalgisa), Richard Bonynge, conductor, John Copley, stage director, John Conklin, set/costume designer

February 11, 14, 17, 19m, 22, 1995
Lucia di Lammermoor
Gaetano Donizetti
Martile Rowland (Lucia), Sarah Blaze (Alisa), Ramón Vargas (Edgardo), Joseph Hu (Arturo), Beau Palmer (Normanno), Haijing Fu (Enrico), Richard Vernon (Raimondo); Willie Anthony Waters, conductor; Johnathon Pape, director; Neil Peter Jampolis, sets; Peter J. Hall, costumes

January 21, 24, 27, 29m, 1989
Lucia di Lammermoor
Gaetano Donizetti
Gail Dobish (Lucia), Suzanna Guzmán (Alisa), Richard Leech (Edgardo), Paul Austin Kelly (Arturo), Martin Chambers (Normanno), J. Patrick Raftery/Pablo Elvira (27, 29m) (Enrico), Kevin Langan (Raimondo); Edoardo Müller, conductor; Rhoda Levine, director; Neil Peter Jampolis

October 25, 28, 31, November 2m, 1986
Norma
Vincenzo Bellini
Cristina Deutekom (Norma), Delores Ziegler (Adalgisa), Deidra Palmour (Clotilda), Antonio Barasorda (Pollione), Richard Brunner (Flavio), Nicola Ghiuselev (Oroveso); Edoardo Müller, conductor; Bernd Benthaak, director; Carl Toms, sets; Jose Varona, costumes

October 2, 5, 8, 10m, 1982
Gwendoline
Emmanuel Chabrier
United States Premiere
Rosalind Plowright (Gwendoline), J. Patrick Raftery (Arald), Jerold Norman (Armel), Melvin Lowery (Erik), Steven Savino (Aella), Edward Badrak (Dane); Antonio Tauriello, conductor; Tito Capobianco, director; Beni Montresor, sets/costumes

May 16, 18, 22, 24m, 1981
Lucia di Lammermoor
Gaetano Donizetti
Gianna Rolandi (Lucia), Sandra Dudek (Alisa), Barry McCauley (Edgardo), David Hall (Arturo), Melvin Lowery (Normanno), John Brácheler (Enrico), John Seabury (Raimondo); Joseph De Rugeriis, conductor; Patrick Bakman, director; Marsha Louis Eck, sets; Jose Varona, costumes

August 4, 6m, 9, 1978
Aida
Giuseppe Verdi
Verdi Festival
Martina Arroyo (Aida), Aprile Millo (high priestess), Carol Wyatt* (Amneris), Carlo Bini (Radames), Norman Mittelmann (Amonasro), Robert Hale (Ramfis), Phillip Booth (King), Gary Fisher (messenger); Antonio Tauriello, conductor; Tito Capobianco, director; Mario Cristini, sets

June 7, 10, 13m, 15, 1976
Norma
Vincenzo Bellini
Beverly Sills (Norma), Tatiana Troyanos (Adalgisa), Adrienne Leonetti (Clotilde), John Alexander (Pollione), Robert Grayson (Flavio), Robert Hale (Oroveso); Charles Mackerras, conductor; Tito Capobianco, director; Carl Toms, sets; Jose Varona, costumes
Prior to this date accurate information is not available for United States debuts.

December 4, 6, 8m, 1974
Lucia di Lammermoor
Gaetano Donizetti
Joan Sutherland (Lucia), Peggy Castle (Alisa), Franco Tagliavini (Edgardo), Gordon Greer (Arturo), Richard Wagner (Normanno), John Darrenkamp (Enrico), Robert Hale (Raimondo); Richard Bonynge, conductor; Bliss Hebert, director; Henry Bardon, sets; Peter Hall, costumes

September 9, 12, 15, 1973
Mefistofele
Arrigo Boito
Nancy Shade (Margherita/Elena), Kay Creed (Margherita's mother/Pantalis), Salvador Novoa (Faust), David Hall (Wagner/Nereus), Norman Treigle (Mefistofele); Werner Torkanovsky, conductor; Tito Capobianco, director; David Mitchell, sets; Hal George, costumes

November 28, 30, December 2, 1973
The Marriage of Figaro
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Johanna Meier (Countess), Joy Clements (Susanna), Katherine Hindrelet-Brydon (Barbarina), Susanne Marsee (Cherubino), Carol Weiss (Marcellina), Carolyn McDaniels, Barbara Park (country girls), James Atherton (Basilio/Curzio), John Darrenkamp (Count), Norman Treigle (Figaro) William Powers (Bartolo), Joseph Galiano (Antonio); Walter Herbert, conductor; James de Blasis, director; Henry Heymann, sets; Suzanne Mess, costumes

February 23, 25, 27m, 1972
Boris Godunov
Modest Moussorgsky
Constance Haldeman (Xenia), Nedda Casei (Marina), Edna Garabedian (innkeeper/nurse), Nico Castel (Prince Shuisky/simpleton), Gene Bullard (Gregory), Norman Treigle (Boris Godunov), Thomas McKinney (Stchelkalov), Samuel Van Dusen (Pimen/Varlaam), Michael Gallup (Nikitich/officer), Howard Fried (Missail), Tom Nelson (Fyodor), John McClellan (a boyar/Khrustchov); Walter Herbert, conductor; Jacobo Kaufmann, director; Ming Cho Lee, sets; Bess Dimitri, costumes

April 26, 28, 30m, 1972
Gianni Schicchi
Giacomo Puccini
Carolyn Lewis (Lauretta), Jeanne Garson (Nella), Lila Stuart (Ciesca), Marvellee Cariaga (Zita), Perry Price (Rinuccio), Tom Nelson (Gherardino), Howard Fried (Gherardo), Norman Treigle (Gianni Schicchi), Thomas Simmons (Marco), John Fiorito (Betto), Samuel Van Dusen (Simone), Alfred Dennis (Spinelloccio/notary), Don Watts (Pinellino); Walter Herbert, conductor; Bliss Hebert, director; Davis West, sets; Peggy Kellner, costumes

February 19, 21, 1970
Faust
Charles Gounod
Heather Thomson (Marguerite), Perry Price (Siébel), Marvellee Cariaga (Marthe), John Walker (Faust), Bernard Turgeon (Valentin), Robert Austin (Wagner), Norman Treigle (Méphistophélès); Walter Herbert, conductor; William Adams, director; Jack McCullagh, designer

April 23, 25, 1970
The Tales of Hoffmann
Jacques Offenbach
Beverly Sills (Olympia/Giulietta/Antonia/Stella), Nancy Williams (Nicklaus), Christina Krooskos (voice of Antonia's mother), Jean Cox (Hoffmann), Nico Castel (Andrés/Cochenille/Pitichinaccio/ Frantz),Ron Nelem (Nathanael), Norman Treigle (Lindorf/Coppélius/Dappertutto/Dr. Miracle), Alan Pitt (Hermann/Schlemil/Crespel), Robert Caruso (Luther), Howard Fried (Spalanzani); Walter Herbert, conductor; Bliss Hebert, director; Allen Charles Klein, designer

March 14, 16, 1968
Carmen
Georges Bizet
Maralin Niska (Micaëla), Sylvia Davis (Frasquita), Dorothy Krebil (Carmen), Dorothy Dallas (Mercedes), William Olvis (Don José), Ken Remo (Remendado), Norman Treigle (Escamillo), Alan Pitt (Zuniga), William Leyerle (Morales), Robert Glover (Dancaire); Walter Herbert, conductor; William Adams, director

February 17, 18, 1967
The Young Lord
Hans Werner Henze
United States Premiere
Norma Lynn (Luise), Louise Parker (Begonia), Claramae Turner (Baroness Greenweasel), Gwen Curatilo (Mrs. Harethrasher), Margot Blum (Mrs. Hoofnail), Carol Toscano (Ida), Lizanne Wilson (parlormaid), Glenn Cole (Lord Barrat), Kenneth Riegel (Wilhelm), Ken Remo (Amintore), John Ellsworth (Sir Edgar), Richard Fredricks (secretary), Gimi Beni (Burgomaster), Orville White (Harethrasher), Lloyd Hanna (Sharp), Howard Fried (von Mucker), Louis MacKay (lamplighter), Lee Owens (Monsieur la Truiare), Morgan Lane (Meadows), Ray Collymore (Jeremy); Walter Herbert, conductor; William Adams, director; Allen Charles Klein, sets; Peggy Kellner, costumes

May 19, 21, 1966
Faust
Charles Gounod
Carol Todd (Marguerite), Melvin Brown (Siébel), Mary MacKenzie (Marthe), Plácido Domingo (Faust), Dominic Cossa (Valentin), Raymond Gibbs (Wagner), Norman Treigle (Méphistophélès); Walter Herbert, conductor; William Adams, director; Larry Kane, sets