Harrisburg Opera Association - 2000-2001

Season 2000-2001

October 3rd, 5th and 7th, 2000
Video Clip: Tosca Highlights featuring Todd Thomas, Michael Rees and Anna Singer

Harrisburg Opera Association presented TOSCA at The Whitaker Center for Science and the Arts. This season marked the 30th Anniversary of HOA presenting professional opera productions and incorporating as a 501( c )(3) nonprofit organization. The opening letter in HOA's program from former Mayor of Harrisburg, Stephen R. Reed, mentioned a special appreciation "to the many performers, production staff, board members and other supporters of Harrisburg Opera Association (whose) dedication, sacrifice and adherence to the highest standards of presentation and operations are reflective of professional companies from cities that are many times our size." Other accolades included an official letter from Pennsylvania State Senator Jeffrey E. Piccola.

Featured Artists:
Anna Singer - Floria Tosca
Michael Rees Davis - Mario Cavaradossi
Todd Thomas - Baron Scarpia
Joseph McKee - Sacristan
Andrew Childs - Spoletto
David Dorsey - Sciarrone
John Darrenkamp - Jailer
Ryan Farling / Lisa Egresits - Shepherd
Michael Scarola - Stage Director
Victoria Bond - Music Director / Conductor

February 9th, 10th and 11th, 2001
Video Clip: The Little Sweep Highlights featuring Christyan Seay, Lydia Griffis, Elizabeth Linds, Ryan Farling and The HOA Youth Chorus

Harrisburg Opera Association presented THE LITTLE SWEEP at the Whitaker Center for Science and the Arts. This children's opera featured many local, talented young performers as leads and The Harrisburg Opera Youth Chorus. The Harrisburg Opera Ensemble opened the production with choruses from many popular operas including Carmen, La Traviata and Pagliacci.

Featured Artists:
Dominick Cicco - Black Bob / Tom
Christyan Seay - Clem / Alfred the Gardiner
Ryan Farling - Sammy
Amy Yovanovich - Miss Baggot
Lydia Griffis - Rowan
Elizabeth Linds - Juliet Brook
Lisa Egresits - Joann Crome
Angela Cheripinsky - Tina Crome
Don-Paul Kahl - Hugie Crome
Emily Webber - Sophie Brook
Sarah Ferry - Gail Brook
Anne Mason - Stage Director
Marina Cherepinsky - Music Director / Conductor
May 18th, 20th and 22nd, 2001

Harrisburg Opera Association presented THE MARRIAGE OF FIGARO at The Whitaker Center for Science and the Arts.

Featured Artists:
Christopher Mooney - Count Almaviva
Patricia Johnson - Countess Almaviva
Kathleen Callahan - Susanna
Kevin Burdette - Figaro
Barbara Rearick - Cherubino
Joseph McKee - Bartolo
Simeon Esper - Basilio
Amy Yovanovich - Marcellina
Lydia Griffis - Barbarina
Peter Powers - Don Curzio
Theresa Shirk / Karen Good - Two Country Girls
Cynthia Edwards - Stage Director
Victoria Bond - Music Director / Conductor

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