Brian Luedloff- Stage Director
Alex Katsman- Music Director
Alexander is an alumni of the San Francisco Opera’s Merola Program. He received his M.M. from St. Petersburg Rimsky-Korsakov State Conservatory and his B.M. cum laude from Mussorgsky College of Music in St. Petersburg, Russia.
Since his arrival in the United States, Alexander has been sought after as a conductor and collaborative pianist. He conducted for Opera San Jose, West Bay Opera, Martinez Opera, Bayshore Lyric Opera, Berkeley West Edge Opera, Oakland Lyric Opera, Solo Opera, San Francisco Lyric Opera, Opera Academy of California, Peninsula Teen Opera, Diablo Light Opera, Town Hall Theater, and also at CalState University East Bay and Diablo Valley College. Recently Alexander was rehearsal conductor for Castleton Festival’s Berkeley performances of Albert Herring and The Rape of Lucretia. He was also Artistic Director for the Alexander Vocal Series, premier vocal recital series in Piedmont, California.
Count Almaviva – Bernardo Bermudez
Countess Almaviva – Lacy Sauter
Figaro – Efrain Solis
Cherubino –Kristen Choi
Ms Choi, a California native, was one of three winners in the district Metropolitan Opera National Council auditions in San Diego. She holds a Masters of Music degree from the San Francisco Conservatory. During the 2013-14 season she was an Emerging Artist with Virginia Opera, and she has performed as an Apprentice Artist with the Sarasota Opera. In the bay area Ms. Choi has performed with both Opera Parallèle and West Bay Opera.
Marcellina – Deborah Rosengaus
Basilio – Mason Gates
Bartolo – Carl King
Antonio – Kiril Havezov
Curzio – Jonathan Orenberg
Barbarina – Alba Franco-Cancel