Harrisburg Opera Association - 1998-1999

Season 1998-1999

TRIAL BY JURY
October 8th, 10th, 14th and 16th, 1998

Harrisburg Opera Association presented TRIAL BY JURY at the Dauphin County Courthouse. The courthouse was chosen to lend a realistic backdrop to Gilbert and Sullivan's operetta. This production starred Yvonne Crist who was best known as Eliza in MY FAIR LADY in Great Britain and Europe with British Film Star Tony Anholdt and international film and theater star Maximilian Schell as Higgins AND Featured many local favorites. Len Meledandri of MR. ROGERS NEIGHBORHOOD made his directorial debut with HOA for this production.





Featured Artists:
Thoas Hostetter - Judge
Christyan Seay - Edwim
Yvonne Crist - Angelina
Ryan Leeds - Plaintiff
Michael Anderson - Plaintiff's Attorney
Kenneth Seigh - Jury Foreman
Len Meledandri - Stage Director
Kent Conrad - Music Director / Pianist
THE ABDUCTION FROM THE SERAGLIO
May 29th, June 3rd and 5th, 1999

Harrisburg Opera Association presented Mozart's THE ABDUCTION FROM THE SERAGLIO at Messiah College. Metropolitan Opera Bass Richard Crist was featured as Osmin and internationally acclaimed soprano Megan Miller was Constanze.

Featured Artists:
Richard Crist - Osmin
Megan Miller - Constanze
Eric Dilner - Belmonte
Tami Swartz - Blonde
Matthew Daniel - Pedrillo
Len Meledandri - Pasha Selim
Cynthia Edwards - Stage Director
Victoria Bond - Music Director / Conductor

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