Harrisburg Opera Association - 1996-1997

Season 1996-1997

December 27th and 28th, 1996

Harrisburg Opera Association presented AMAHL AND THE NIGHT VISITORS at Market Square Presbyterian Church. The production starred Yulia Van Doren as Amahl and featured many local and regional favorite performers including Charlotte Paulsen, Christyan Seay, Dominick Cicco and James Riggs. Michael Louella directed and David Mathers conducted. A children's middle eastern bazaar promoting HOA and the production was also an attraction at the Ramada Inn in Harrisburg during the afternoon after the Sunday performance.

Featured Artists:
Yulia Van Doren - Amahl
Charlotte Pauslen - His Mother
David Hendrickson - The Page
Christyan Seay - King Kaspar
Dominick Cicco - King Melchior
James Riggs - King Balthazar
David Mathers - Conductor
Michael Louella - Stage Director

June 5th, 7th and 8th 1997

Harrisburg Opera Association presented COSI FAN TUTTE at Messiah College. This marked the first production music directed and conducted by newly appointed Artistic Director Victoria Bond.

Featured Artists:
Marjorie Helmold - Fiordiligi
Susan Yankee - Dorabella
Ryan Clark Olsen - Ferrando
James Taylor - Guglielmo
Tami Swartz - Despina
Don Alfonso - Timothy Lafontaine
Music Director / Conductor - Victoria Bond
Stage Director - Cynthia Edwards

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