Juilliard Opera presents Rameau's "Hippolyte et Aricie," Conducted by Stephen Stubbs and Directed by Stephen Wadsworth, on April 17, 19, and 21, 2018 in Juilliard's Peter Jay Sharp Theater

Thursday, Mar 22, 2018
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NEW YORK ––Juilliard’s Ellen and James S. Marcus Institute for Vocal Arts presents Jean-Philippe Rameau’s opera, Hippolyte et Aricie, conducted by Stephen Stubbs and directed by Stephen Wadsworth with choreography by Zack Winokur. The opera features singers from Juilliard’s Marcus Institute for Vocal Arts, Juilliard Historical Performance’s period-instrument ensemble Juilliard415, and dancers from Juilliard’s Dance Division. Hippolyte et Aricie, based on Racine’s well-known tragedy Phèdre, was Rameau’s first opera, and it was written in the style of tragédie lyrique. The opera had its premiere by the Académie Royale de Musique at the Palais-Royal in Paris on October 1, 1733.

Performances take place on Tuesday, April 17 and Thursday, April 19, 2018, at 7:30pm, and Saturday, April 21, 2018, at 2pm in Peter Jay Sharp Theater.

Tickets at $30 ($15 for full-time students) are available at juilliard.edu/calendar or at the Juilliard Box Office.

The cast, in order of vocal appearance, features: Onadek Winan (Aricie), Kyle Stegall (Hippolyte), Shaked Bar (La Grande Prêtresse/Une chasseresse), Natalia Kutateladze (Phèdre), Kelsey Lauritano (Diane), Charles Sy (Arcas/Parque 1), Meghan Kasanders (Oenone), Alex Rosen (Thésée), Joshua Blue (Tisiphone), William Guanbo Su (Pluto), Xiaomeng Zhang (Parque 2/Un chasseur), Andrew Munn (Parque 3), Chance Jonas-O’Toole (Mercure), Jessica Niles (Une Matelote) and Hubert Zapiór (Neptune). The opera will be accompanied by period-instrument ensemble Juilliard415.

Scenic design is by Charlie Corcoran; costume design is by Sarah Cubbage; lighting design is by David Lander; and the wig and makeup designer is Tom Watson.  

This performance is part of Juilliard Opera, a program dedicated to the education and training of future generations of singers at Juilliard. Juilliard Opera is supported by the vision and generous lead funding of the International Foundation for Arts and Culture and its chairman, Dr. Haruhisa Handa.

Juilliard’s Ellen and James. S. Marcus Institute for Vocal Arts was established in 2010 by the generous support of Ellen and James S. Marcus.

Meet the Artists

Stephen Stubbs (Conductor)

Stephen Stubbs, who won the Grammy Award as conductor for Best Opera Recording 2015, spent a 30-year career in Europe. He returned to his native Seattle in 2006 as one of the world’s most respected lutenists, conductors, and Baroque opera specialists. In 2007 he established his new production company, Pacific MusicWorks, based in Seattle. He is the Boston Early Music Festival’s (B.E.M.F.) permanent artistic co-director, recordings of which were nominated for five Grammy Awards. Also in 2015 B.E.M.F. recordings won two Echo Klassik awards and the Diapason d’Or de l’Année. As a guest conductor, Mr. Stubbs has appeared with many symphony orchestras. His discography includes well over 100 CDs. In 2013, he was appointed senior artist in residence at the University of Washington School of Music. Mr. Stubbs is represented by Schwalbe and Partners. (schwalbeandpartners.com)

Stephen Wadsworth (Director)

Stephen Wadsworth is the James S. Marcus Faculty Fellow and director of the Artist Diploma in Opera Studies program at Juilliard, and Head of Dramatic Studies in the Metropolitan Opera’s Lindemann Young Artist Development Program, where he first taught 35 years ago. He has directed opera at the Met, La Scala, Covent Garden, Vienna State Opera, Netherlands Opera, Edinburgh Festival, San Francisco Opera, Seattle Opera (where he directed his famous production of Wagner's Ring), and many others; and plays on and off Broadway, in London’s West End, and in U.S. regional theaters. He wrote the opera A Quiet Place with Leonard Bernstein and is the author of Marivaux: Three Plays and Molière: Don Juan (both published by Smith and Kraus). He recently translated and directed the first two Beaumarchais Figaro plays—Le Barbier de Séville and Le Mariage de Figaro. He was named Chevalier de l’Ordre des Arts et des Lettres by the French government and is creative advisor for the Sundance Institute Theatre Program.

Zack Winokur (Choreographer)

Stage director, choreographer, and dancer, Zack Winokur is a Juilliard graduate. His work this season includes directing a new production of Monteverdi’s L’incoronazione di Poppea at the Cincinnati Opera, a pairing of Gluck’s Orfeo and Matthew Aucoin’s Orphic Moment at Lincoln Center’s Rose Theater, and A Little Night Music at the Royal Theatre Carré in Amsterdam. His recent New York production of Cavalli’s La Calisto for Juilliard was critically-acclaimed. He co-directs and founded, with Matthew Aucoin, the American Modern Opera Company (AMOC). In its inaugural year, AMOC started the new annual Run AMOC! Festival at the American Repertory Theater in Cambridge, MA, held its first major teaching residency at Harvard University, and is the Artist-in-Residence at the Park Avenue Armory in the spring.

Shaked Bar (La Grande Prêtresse/Une chasseresse)

Shaked Bar, from Jerusalem, is a graduate diploma student at Juilliard studying with Edith Bers. Ms. Bar made her debut as Fiordiligi in Così fan tutte conducted by Fabio Luisi, with whom she also performed the soprano part in Mozart’s Requiem. Winner of the Fishbach Prize at the 2016 London Handel Singing Competition, she performed a concert led by Laurence Cummings at the 2017 London Handel Festival. Among the roles she has sung are Poppea and Nerone in L’incoronazione di Poppea, Zerlina in Don Giovanni, Dido in Dido and Aeneas, and Serpetta in La finta giardiniera. She holds a Philo Higley Scholarship, the Dr. and Mrs. Karl Gottfried Duschak Scholarship, and the Samuel L. and Lillian G. Tedlow Scholarship in Voice.

Joshua Blue (Tisiphone)

British-American tenor Joshua Blue from Aurora, Ill., is a second-year master’s student at Juilliard studying with Robert C. White Jr. He was recently a Gaddes Festival Artist with the Opera Theatre of Saint Louis where he sang in the American premiere of Philip Glass’ The Trial and portrayed Nemorino in L'Elisir d'Amore as a vocal fellow with the Music Academy of the West. Recently, Mr. Blue received the Ellen Lopin Blair Award for first place at the 2017 Oratorio Society of New York solo competition. This season Mr. Blue debuts at Carnegie Hall in Handel's Messiah, Merkin Concert Hall with NYFOS, and Austin Lyric Opera as Scaramuccio in Strauss' Ariadne auf Naxos. This summer Mr. Blue will be an Apprentice Singer during The Santa Fe Opera’s summer festival. He earned his bachelor's degree from the Oberlin Conservatory of Music. Mr. Blue is a Toulmin Foundation Scholar.

Chance Jonas-O’Toole (Mercure)

Chance Jonas-O’Toole is a fourth-year undergraduate studying with Sanford Sylvan. He recently performed the role of Nebuchadnezzar in Britten’s The Burning Fiery Furnace at Juilliard. Past Juilliard credits and covers also include Lindoro in Haydn’s La fedeltà premiata, Spärlich in Nicolai’s Die lustigen Weiber von Windsor, and Pozdichodec in Janáček’s Katya Kabanova. Outside credits include Paolino in Cimarosa’s Il matrimonial segreto, and a fellowship at Tanglewood Music Festival in the summer of 2017. He will be returning to Tanglewood this summer for a 2018 fellowship. Mr. Jonas-O’Toole holds the Bertha Melnik Scholarship, the Anna Case Mackay Scholarship in Voice, and the Janet Southwick Norwood Scholarship.

Meghan Kasanders (Oenone)

Soprano Meghan Kasanders, from Chicago, Ill., is a first-year Artist Diploma in Opera Studies candidate at Juilliard, where she studies with Edith Wiens. Ms. Kasanders has worked with many companies, including Opera Theatre of Saint Louis, Des Moines Metro Opera, Opera Saratoga, American Lyric Theater, Union Avenue Opera, and the Institute for Young Dramatic Voices. Roles include Mutter (Hänsel und Gretel), Fiordiligi (Così fan tutte), Suor Angelica (Suor Angelica), and Anna Maurrant (Street Scene). Ms. Kasanders holds a master’s degree from the Shepherd School of Music at Rice University in Houston, Texas and a bachelor’s degree from Simpson College in Indianola, Iowa. In the summer of 2018, she will return to Opera Saratoga and sing Magda Sorel in Menotti’s The Consul. She holds a Philo Higley Scholarship, a Pfeiffenberger Scholarship, the Barbara Rogers Agosin Scholarship, and is supported by the Hardesty and Beverley Peck Johnson Fund.

Natalia Kutateladze (Phèdre)

Natalia Kutateladze was born in the Republic of Georgia and graduated from the Central Music High School in Tbilisi as a pianist before being accepted on full scholarship to the Vano Sarajishvili Tbilisi Conservatoire as a classical opera singer, where she graduated with honors. In 2015 she was accepted into Juilliard where she is studying for her master’s degree with Edith Wiens. Ms. Kutateladze appeared last season as the Minskwoman in Juilliard Opera’s production of Jonathan Dove’s Flight. Ms. Kutateladze has also participated in the Baltic Season Music Festival, Spivakov International Music Festival, and the International Classical Music Festival of Georgia. She holds the Rita Greenland Scholarship in Voice, the Risë Stevens Scholarship, and is supported by the Anna Schoen-René Fund.

Kelsey Lauritano (Diane)

Japanese-American mezzo-soprano Kelsey Lauritano, from San Francisco, is a graduate student at Juilliard studying with Edith Wiens. This season at Juilliard she appears in Il ballo delle ingrate (Venere), L’enfant et les sortilèges (L’enfant), and Hippolyte et Aricie (Diane). Last season Ms. Lauritano appeared in Juilliard Opera’s production of Flight (Stewardess) and in Virginia Art Festival’s production of Kept: A Ghost Story (Ghost/Bride). Concert appearances include Mozart’s Requiem (Alto soloist) with the Juilliard Orchestra and Westminster Choir College, Handel’s La Resurrezione (Cleofe) with Boston Early Music Festival and Berio’s Circles with New World Symphony. Ms. Lauritano received her BM from Juilliard where she received the Peter Mennin Prize for outstanding achievement and leadership in music. She joins the Frankfurt Opera Studio for the 2018-19 season. She holds the Loretta Varon Lewis Award in Voice, the Lewis and Elizabeth Bellardo Scholarship, and the Mildred H. Kellogg Scholarship.

Andrew Munn (Parque 3)

Bass Andrew Munn is a graduate diploma candidate in Vocal Arts at Juilliard studying with Sanford Sylvan. This season he debuts as Doctor Grenvil in Verdi's La Traviata and as Specialist Swanson in the world premiere of Huang Ruo's An American Soldier with Opera Theatre of Saint Louis. In 2017 he debuted in Alice Tully Hall with Juilliard Opera in Handel’s Agrippina conducted by Laurence Cummings, and at the Tanglewood Music Center in recitals curated by Stephanie Blythe and Dawn Upshaw. As featured soloist and librettist, he is collaborating with Rome Prize-winning composer Nina C. Young on Making Tellus, an operatic exploration of humanity's relationship with the Earth, commissioned by The Library of Congress’ Koussevitzky Fund. Mr. Munn grew up in California and Pennsylvania. He holds the Michael L. Brunetti Memorial Scholarship in Voice, the Risë Stevens Scholarship, and the Marion and Robert Merrill Voice Scholarship.

Jessica Niles (Une Matelote)

Soprano Jessica Niles, from Virginia, is in her third year of undergraduate studies at Juilliard under the tutelage of Marlena Malas. Recently, she performed the world debut of The Opposite of Loneliness: A Chamber Piece, commissioned by Ms. Niles in 2017. At Juilliard, she has appeared as Anne Page (The Merry Wives of Windsor), the Angel (The Burning Fiery Furnace), and in Katya Kabanova and La Sonnambula. At Chautauqua Institute, she performed as Julie (Carousel), Jean (Brigadoon), and in Die Zauberflöte. Ms. Niles has won awards from the National Hal Leonard Art Song Competition, National YoungArts Foundation, National Society of Arts and Letters, and George London Foundation. Upcoming engagements include Adina (L'Elisir D'Amore) with ARE Opera and Chautauqua Institute. Ms. Niles holds the Mel Silverman Opera Scholarship, the Irving Berlin Scholarship, and the Edwina Eustis Scholarship. 

Alex Rosen (Thésée)

Bass Alex Rosen is finishing studies at Juilliard as an Artist Diploma in Opera Studies candidate, where he studies with Edith Wiens; he is quickly finding a home in both the concert and operatic repertoire. With Juilliard415, he sang under William Christie in concerts including excerpts from the operas of Rameau and Monteverdi's Il ballo delle ingrate. With the Juilliard Orchestra, he sang Mozart’s Requiem and the roles of Dikoj in Katya Kabanova, Sir John Falstaff in Die lustigen Weiber von Windsor, and Thésée in Rameau's Hippolyte et Aricie. His 2017-2018 season included “An Evening of Monteverdi” with Opera Lafayette at the Kennedy Center Terrace, Händel’s Messiah with Portland Baroque Orchestra and Houston Symphony Orchestra under the direction of Paul Agnew, and his New York Philharmonic debut in Beethoven's Choral Fantasy. This year, he will sing the role of Seneca in L’incoronazione di Poppea with Cincinnati Opera, and Haydn’s Creation and Händel’s Acis and Galatea with Les Arts Florissants. In 2019, he will join Les Arts Florissants for Bach’s St. John Passion, and Opera Philadelphia for Semele as Somnus/Cadmus. Mr. Rosen is a native of La Cañada, Calif. He holds the R. Maurice Boyd Scholarship for Vocal Studies, the Philo Higley Scholarship, the Risë Stevens Scholarship and is supported by the Hardesty and Beverley Peck Johnson Fund.

Kyle Stegall (Hippolyte)

A passionate communicator, Kyle Stegall’s career is driven by his vibrant and open-hearted portrayals of the Bach evangelists, and by leading roles in repertoire spanning the early Baroque to contemporary premieres. A specialist in music before 1800, this season’s solo engagements have included Bach with Philadelphia Chamber Music, Angelus Early Music, San Francisco Bach, and St. Louis Bach. Already at this early stage of his career, Mr. Stegall has collaborated with some of the most celebrated music directors of our time, including Masaaki Suzuki, William Christie, Manfred Honeck, and Joseph Flummerfelt, among many others. For more information on upcoming projects, please visit kylestegall.com.

William Guanbo Su (Pluto)

Bass William Guanbo Su, from Beijing, China, is a first-year master’s student at Juilliard studying with Cynthia Hoffmann. He completed his bachelor’s degree at the Manhattan School of Music, has performed in solo recitals around Europe, Asia, and the U.S., and was the winner of NPR’s From the Top competition. Mr. Su pursued the integration of music and poetry in German Lieder while he trained at the Franz Schubert Institute in Vienna with master singers and coaches including Elly Ameling, Olaf Bar, Helmut Deutsch, Julius Drake, and Robert Holl. He recently won first prize at the Gerda Lissner Foundation Competition, and he had his Carnegie Hall Stern Hall solo debut in December. He holds the Phyllis Joan Hoyland Memorial Scholarship in Voice, and a Juilliard Scholarship.

Charles Sy (Parque 1/Arcas)

Tenor Charles Sy is from Toronto and is in the Artist Diploma in Opera Studies program at Juilliard where he studies with Marlena Malas. He is a recent graduate of the Canadian Opera Company Ensemble Studio and completed his BM and MM at the University of Toronto. He is an alumnus of several training programs including Music Academy of the West, Opera Theatre of Saint Louis, Opera as Theatre at the Banff Centre, and Britten-Pears Young Artist Program. This summer, Charles will be singing Agenore in Mozart’s Il re pastore at the Merola Opera Program. Mr. Sy received first prize and the audience choice award in the Canadian Opera Company’s 2014 Centre Stage Competition and is the recipient of the 2013 Hnatyshyn Foundation Developing Artist Grant for Classical Voice. He holds the Philo Higley Scholarship, the Max Dreyfus Scholarship in Voice, and is supported by the Hardesty and Beverley Peck Johnson Fund.

Onadek Winan (Aricie)

A native of Paris, Onadek Winan is an MM candidate at Juilliard. She made her Alice Tully Hall and Carnegie Hall debuts and has sung with the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra, led by Marin Alsop. She also sang at the Avignon Opera House and appeared in recital for her debut at the Festival de l’Orangerie de Sceaux in France. She has spent summers at Houston Grand Opera and Wolf Trap Opera. She’s been named by Juilliard as the 2015 Presser Scholar in recognition of her outstanding achievement as a music major. Onadek has been invited to sing the national anthem in Washington at the National Mall. Recently she made her debut with the Bay Atlantic Symphony. Ms. Winan is the proud recipient of a Kovner Fellowship.

Hubert Zapiór (Neptune)

Hubert Zapiór is a baritone from Brzesko, Poland, and an Artist Diploma in Opera Studies student at Juilliard studying with Edith Wiens. He graduated from Fryderyk Chopin University of Music and Aleksander Zelwerowicz National Academy of Dramatic Art in Warsaw. He has sung in the Polish premieres of Handel’s Agrippina (Lesbo) and Sciarrino’s Luci mie traditrici (Servo), as well as the title role in Mozart’s Don Giovanni, the Count in Le nozze di Figaro, and Prosdocimo in Rossini’s Il Turco in Italia at the Warsaw Chamber Opera. This season
Mr. Zapiór made his debut at the Teatr Wielki — Polish National Opera as Papageno in Barrie Kosky’s production of Die Zauberflöte and with Juilliard Opera as Herr Fluth in Die lustigen Weiber von Windsor. He holds the Caruso American Memorial Foundation Award, the J.S. and Barbara P. Johnson Scholarship and is supported by the Hardesty and Beverley Peck Johnson Fund.

Xiaomeng Zhang (Parque 2/Un chasseur)

Baritone Xiaomeng Zhang is an Artist Diploma in Opera Studies student from Wenzhou, China, studying at Juilliard with Marlena Malas. Past performances include Tancredi in Il combattimento di Tancredi e Clorinda, Kuligin in Katya Kabanova, Minskman in Flight, Giove in La Calisto, and Presto in Les mamelles de Tirésias with Juilliard Opera; the title role in Don Giovanni; Schaunard in La bohème; and Licinio in Aureliano in Palmira and Fernando in Fidelio with the Caramoor Festival. He has also performed as a soloist in Beethoven’s Symphony No. 9, Mozart’s Requiem, and Dvořák’s Te Deum. Mr. Zhang recently received first place from the Metropolitan Opera National Council Auditions in the New England Region. In this summer of 2018 he will join San Francisco Opera’s Merola Opera Program. Mr. Zhang holds the Jerome L. Greene Fellowship.

Charlie Corcoran (Scenic Designer)

Opera: Fidelio (Santa Fe Opera), Così fan tutte (co-production Metropolitan Opera/ Juilliard), Katya Kabanova, The Marriage of Figaro, Don Giovanni (Juilliard), L’Opera Seria (Wolf Trap), The Magic Flute, The Bartered Bride (Music Academy of the West), The Turn of the Screw (Opera Columbus). New York: The Triumph of Love (Juilliard), The Seafarer, Shining City, The Emperor Jones, The Weir (Irish Repertory Theatre), Billy and Ray (Vineyard), The Last Smoker In America (Westside Theatre), A Perfect Future (Cherry Lane), Exits and Entrances (Primary Stages). Regional: A Comedy of Tenors (Outer Critics Circle Award) (Cleveland Playhouse / McCarter Theatre), Vanya & Sonia & Masha & Spike (The Goodman Theatre), The Barber Of Seville, The Marriage Of Figaro (The McCarter Theatre), Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom (Two River Theatre), Without Walls (Center Theatre Group), Bad Jews (Ensemble Theatre Company/English Theatre of Frankfurt). TV: Full Frontal with Samantha Bee, Mozart in the Jungle, Madam Secretary.

Sarah Cubbage (Costume Designer)

Recent projects include: Crazy for You, David Geffen Hall (dir. Susan Stroman); Beauty and The Beast, Disney Creative Entertainment/Disney Cruise Lines; Off-Broadway: Soho Rep, Theatre for the New City, Aquila Theatre Company, Urban Stages, Ohio Theatre, Atlantic Stage 2. Regional: Studio Theatre, Everyman Theatre, Center Stage, Rep Stage, Syracuse Stage, American Repertory Theatre, Hangar Theatre, Northern Stage, Premiere Stages, Playwrights Theatre of New Jersey. Associate/Assistant Broadway design work includes: Fish in the Dark, A Delicate Balance, It’s Only a Play, This is Our Youth, Bullets Over Broadway, Big Fish.  Film: A Clerk’s Tale (dir. James Franco), So Over You (dir. Karen Odyniec), Half the Perfect World (dir. Cynthia Arzaga Fredette). Dance: Dark Lark (BAM, Kate Weare Company); The Radio Show (Bessie Award, Kyle Abraham/Abraham.In.Motion). MFA: NYU. Member USA 829.

David Lander (Lighting Designer)

Juilliard Opera: The Marriage of Figaro, Don Giovanni, Ariodante, Falstaff, and Cosi fan tutte all directed by Stephen Wadsworth. Broadway: The Winslow Boy, The Heiress, The Lyons, Bengal Tiger at the Baghdad Zoo (Drama Desk Award; Tony and Outer Critics nominations), 33 Variations (Tony and Outer Critics nominations), I Am My Own Wife (Drama Desk, Outer Critics noms.), Master Class directed by Stephen Wadsworth, A Man for All Seasons, Dirty Blond (Drama Desk nom.), Golden Child. Off-Bway: Torch Song directed by Moisés Kaufman, The Library directed by Steven Soderbergh, Posterity, One Arm (Drama Desk nom), Fran’s Bed, Modern Orthodox; among others. Regional: Ahmanson Theatre, Arena Stage, Goodman Theatre, Kennedy Center, La Jolla Playhouse, Mark Taper Forum, among others. International: London, Caracas, Dublin, Mumbai, Singapore, Tokyo, Sydney, among others.

Tom Watson (Wig and Makeup Designer)

Tom Watson headed the wig and makeup department at the Metropolitan Opera for 17 years. He has designed more than 80 Broadway productions. Including Wicked, Rock of Ages, How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying, The Addams Family, Annie, Act One, You Can’t Take It With You, The King & I (LCT & Tour), The Sound of Music National Tour, Dames at Sea, Therese Raquin, Fiddler on the Roof, Bright Star, Oslo (LCT & London), Long Day’s Journey into Night, Falsettos, The Little Foxes, Junk (LCT), The Parisian Woman, and My Fair Lady. 

About the Ellen and James S. Marcus Institute for Vocal Arts at Juilliard

Brian Zeger, Artistic Director

One of America’s most prestigious programs for educating singers, Juilliard’s Ellen and James S. Marcus Institute for Vocal Arts offers young artists programs tailored to their talents and needs. From bachelor and master of music degrees to an advanced Artist Diploma in Opera Studies program, Juilliard provides frequent performance opportunities, featuring singers in its own recital halls, on Lincoln Center’s stages, and around New York City. Juilliard Opera has presented numerous premieres of new operas as well as works from the standard repertoire.

Juilliard graduates may be heard in opera houses and concert halls throughout the world; diverse alumni artists include well-known performers such as Leontyne Price, Renée Fleming, Risë Stevens, Tatiana Troyanos, Simon Estes, and Shirley Verrett. Recent alumni include Isabel Leonard, Susanna Phillips, Paul Appleby, Erin Morley, Sasha Cooke, and Julia Bullock.

Recognized as one of today’s leading collaborative pianists, Brian Zeger has performed with many of the world’s greatest singers in an extensive concert career that has taken him to the premiere concert halls throughout the United States and abroad. Recent recordings include Preludios – Spanish songs with Isabel Leonard, a recording of Strauss and Wagner lieder with Adrianne Pieczonka, Dear Theo: 3 Song Cycles by Ben Moore (Delos) with Paul Appleby, Susanna Phillips, and Brett Polegato, and All Who Wander, a recital disc with mezzo-soprano Jamie Barton. For more information about Mr. Zeger’s activities, please visit his website, brianzeger.com.

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Program Listing:

Tuesday, April 17, 7:30pm

Thursday, April 19, 7:30pm

Saturday, April 21, 2pm

Juilliard’s Peter Jay Sharp Theater


Juilliard Opera presents Hippolyte et Aricie

Composer: Jean-Philippe Rameau

Librettist: Simon-Joseph Pellegrin

Conductor: Stephen Stubbs

Director: Stephen Wadsworth

Choreographer: Zack Winokur

Scenic Designer: Charlie Corcoran

Costume Designer: Sarah Cubbage

Lighting Designer: David Lander

Wig and Makeup Designer: Tom Watson


Featuring singers from Juilliard’s Marcus Institute for Vocal Arts, Juilliard Historical Performance’s period-instrument ensemble Juilliard415, and dancers from Juilliard’s Dance Division.  


The Cast: (in order of vocal appearance)

Aricie: Onadek Winan

Hippolyte: Kyle Stegall

La Grande Prêtresse/Une chasseresse: Shaked Bar

Phèdre: Natalia Kutateladze

Diane: Kelsey Lauritano

Arcas/Parque I: Charles Sy

Oenone: Meghan Kasanders

Thésée: Alex Rosen

Tisiphone: Joshua Blue

Pluto: William Guanbo Su

Parque 2/Un chasseur: Xiaomeng Zhang

Parque 3: Andrew Munn

Mercure: Chance Jonas-O’Toole

Une Matelote: Jessica Niles

Neptune: Hubert Zapiór


Tickets at $30 ($15 for full-time students) are available at juilliard.edu/calendar or at the Juilliard Box Office.

Stephen Stubbs
Juilliard Opera presents Rameau's "Hippolyte et Aricie," Conducted by Stephen Stubbs and Directed by Stephen Wadsworth, on April 17, 19, and 21, 2018 in Juilliard's Peter Jay Sharp Theater (photo by Miranda Loud)