The Difficulty of

Crossing a Field


NOVEMBER 9, 10, 11, 2012    |    THE NOAH LIFF OPERA CENTER


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THE DIFFICULTY OF CROSSING A FIELD

PRE-SHOW PREVIEW TALKS

Opera Insights: one hour before

curtain at every performance.

ENGLISH TRANSLATIONS

Nashville Opera always projects

translations above the stage.

* Nashville Opera debut


Mrs. Williamson


JENNIFER RIVERA

mezzo-soprano


Nashville Opera:  Elmer Gantry

Teatro Regio di Torino, Berlin Staatsoper, Innsbruck Early Music Festival, Central City Opera


Williamson Girl


REBECCA SJöWALL*

soprano


Arizona Opera, Riverside Lyric Opera, Festival Opera


Boy Sam


ROBERT ANTHONY MACK*

tenor


New York City Opera, Martina Arroyo Foundation, Opera Carolina, Houston Grand Opera


Magistrate/Mr. Williamson


BRIAN RUSSELL*


Tennessee Repertory Theatre, Nashville Shakespeare Festival, American Stage, Studio Tenn


Armour Wren/Andrew


ERIC PASTO-CROSBY


Nashville Opera:  Romeo and Juliet

Tennessee Repertory Theatre,

Nashville Children’s Theatre, Nashville Shakespeare Festival, Studio Tenn


AMY TATE WILLIAMS

Chorusmaster/Accompanist


Nashville Opera, 1998-present

Opera Director, Tennessee Governor’s School for the Arts, 2003-present


DEAN WILLIAMSON

Conductor


Nashville Opera:  Samson and Delilah, Romeo and Juliet, The Girl of the

Golden West


Opera Cleveland, Opera Colorado, Seattle Opera, Boston Lyric Opera


JOHN HOOMES

Director


Artistic Director, Nashville Opera

1995 - present

Opera New Jersey, Opera Carolina, Arizona Opera, Nashville Symphony, Florentine Opera, Baltimore Lyric Opera