Archive Debuts

25 Main Stage Seasons with Memorable Debuts

1st Season/89-90   La Traviata – Soprano Shirley Jaron     Tosca – Baritone Vernon Hartman
2nd Season/90-91  Don Pasquale – Bass Baritone Edward Bogusz     La Boheme – Baritone Mark Gargiulo
3rd Season/91-92  Rigoletto – Soprano Denise Coffey-Stuart     Madama Butterfly – Tenor Ronald Naldi
4th Season/92-93   Il Trovatore – soprano Francesca Acurso, tenor Alan Glassman          Die Fledermaus – Soprano Virginia Piquette
5th Season/93-94   Faust – baritone Perry Ward     The Barber of Seville – mezzo Gwendolyn Lentz
6th Season/94-95   Cavalleria Rusticana/Pagliacci – soprano Susan Owen, baritone Edward Huls                         Tosca – soprano Stephanie Friede, tenor Antonio Nagore, baritone Mark Delavan
7th Season/95-96   La Traviata – Soprano Paula Delligatti      Lucia di Lammermoor – soprano Leanne McGiffin, baritone  David Arnold
8th Season/96-97   Carmen - mezzo Gwendolyn Jones      Madama Butterfly - baritone Bojan Knezevic
9th Season/97-98   La Boheme - soprano Yunah Lee       Le Nozze di Figaro – soprano Allison Charney,              baritone Matthew Lau
10th Season/98-99   Die Fledermaus – soprano Suzan Hanson, tenor Barton Green     Rigoletto – baritone Patrick Wroblewski
11th Season/99-2000   L’elisir d’Amore - soprano Lorraine Ernest   Il Tabarro/Gianni Schicchi – soprano Nova Thomas, baritone Carlos Serrano
12th Season/2000-01   Tosca – baritone Daniel Sutin    La Traviata – soprano Helen Todd, tenor Benjamin Warschawski
13th Season/01-02   Il Trovatore – Contralto Ellen Rabiner    Madama Butterfly - mezzo Sooyun Chung
14th Season/02-03   Lucia di Lammermoor - Debut title role:  soprano Lorraine Ernest     La Boheme – soprano Valerie Bernhardt, baritone Maksim Ivanov
15th Season/03-04   Carmen – mezzo Lori-Kaye Miller, soprano Adina Aaron           Il Barbiere di Siviglia – baritone Constantinos Yiannoudes
16th Season/04-05   Cavalleria Rusticana/Pagliacci – sopranos Tamara Haskin and Coral Owdom    Don Giovanni – soprano Cheryl Evans
17th Season/05-06   Aida – soprano Othalie Graham, mezzo Grace Echauri   Susannah – baritone Daniel Okulitch
18th Season/06-07   Turandot – soprano Olga Chernisheva    Rigoletto – tenor Mark Schowalter, mezzo                    Ryu-Kyung Kim
19th Season/07-08   La Traviata – baritone Kenneth Overton      West Side Story – soprano Yolibet Varela,           tenor Cameron Smith
20th Season/08-09   Messiah – soprano Sungji Kim             Madama Butterfly – soprano Teresa Eickel, tenor Mauricio O’Reilly, baritone Kevin Grace
21st Season/09-10   The Pirates of Penzance – baritone William Andrew Stuckey, tenor David Gagnon, soprano Samantha Grenell-Zaidman, mezzo Renee Bergeron
22nd Season/10-11   La Serva Padrona/Il Maestro di Musica – soprano Jendi Tarde, baritone Grant Mech,           tenor Brett Colby          Tosca – tenor Daniel Snyder
23rd Season/11-12   Hansel and Gretel – mezzo Jessica Renfro, soprano Francesca Mondanaro                            The Magic Flute – soprano Kristin K. Vogel, tenor James Price, baritone Tom McNichols
24th Season/12-13   Don Pasquale – opera debut, soprano Sungji Kim             Faust, baritone Frank Basile
25th Season/13-14   Verdi’s 200th Birthday Concert – mezzo soprano Galina Ivannikova               La Traviata – baritone Michael Corvino

 

 


 

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