Cendrillon

Opening on Friday, February 1st, 2019
February 1-3, 2019
February 8-10, 2019

Music by Jules Massenet
Libretto by Henri Cain and Paul Collin
Sung in French with projected English supertitles

Agassiz Theatre
5 James Street • Cambridge, Massachusetts

Harvard College Opera Presents: Jules Massenet’s Cendrillon

Harvard College Opera dares you to dream in Massenet’s stunning rendition of the most beloved fairy tale of all time. Alongside deeply human moments of tragedy and hardship, Cinderella finds her happily ever after in this irresistible opera of beauty, whimsy, and love.

Performances

Friday, February 1st
Saturday, February 2nd
Sunday, February 3rd

Friday, February 8th
Saturday, February 9th
Sunday, February 10th

Cast

Cendrillon … Arianna Paz ‘19
La Fée … Natalie Choo ‘22
Madame de la Haltière ... Rebecca Thau ‘20
Le Prince Charmant … Samuel Rosner ‘20
Pandolfe … Alexander Chen ‘22
Noémie … Hagar Adam
Dorothée … Ruva Chigwedere ‘21
Le Roi … James Rose ‘22
Spirit … Bo Choi ‘18
Chorus ... Peyton Dunham, Hannah TM Contreras, Chloe Levine, K. Stawasz, Kayla Johnson, Katherine Lazar, Max Hermann, Lucas Hernandez, Katharine Courtemanche, Elizabeth Wu, Evelynne Fulda, Cara Kupferman, Isabella Kopits, Christian Carson

staff

Music Director … Benjamin P. Wenzelberg ‘21
Stage Director … Madeleine Snow ‘20
Financial Producer … Camille Bélanger ‘19
Publicity Producer … Jessica Shand ‘21
Technical Producer … Frances Choi ‘21
Associate Technical Producer … Faith Ng ‘22
Stage Manager … Abigail Sage ‘21
Assistant Conductors … Jarod Stone ‘21, Tristan Yang ‘21, April Chen ‘22, Caleb Ren ‘21, Mateo Lincoln ‘20
Orchestra Manager … Jarod Stone ‘21
Orchestra Adviser … Rachel Clemens ‘19
Chorus Manager … Katherine Lazar ‘21
Technical Director ... Jonathan Castillo
Assistant Technical Director … Serena Chen
Props Designer … Abraham Joyner-Meyers ‘21
Paint Charge … Molly Wieringa ‘19
Set Designer … Sabrina Richert ‘20
Light Designer … Charlie O’Mara ‘20
Assistant Light Designer … Daphne Kaxiras ‘21
Costume Design … Marta Pawluczuk

orchestra

Violin 
Allison Pao
Bobae Johnson
Diana Wang
Joyce Lu
Jacquelyn Ho

Viola
Alex Koller
Sophie Choate

Cello
Yasmin Luthra
Danielle Davis
Esther Um

Double Bass
Jesse Dale
Claire Murphy

Flute
Jessica Shand
Karissa Huang

Oboe
Annika McDermott-Hinman
Rachel Clemens

Clarinet
Kofi Kwapong
Sasha Barish

French Horn 
Ariel Silverman

Trumpet 
Avril Saavedra

Percussion
Kai Trepka
Matthias Pergams