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CASTING

CASTING

Program 02 Casting

Composers: Johann Sebastian Bach, Philip Glass, Michael Nyman
Choreographer: Dwight Rhoden
Conductor: David Briskin
Violin: Mariya Borozina
Piano: Natal’ya Feygina

Frances Chung, Angelo Greco
Esteban Hernandez
Sasha De Sola, Benjamin Freemantle
Jennifer Stahl, Ulrik Birkkjaer

Composer: Steve Reich
Choreographer: Myles Thatcher
Director: Ezra Hurwitz

Frances Chung*
Sasha De Sola*
Isabella DeVivo*
Jasmine Jimison*
Maggie Weirich*

Sean Bennett*
Ulrik Birkkjaer*
Cavan Conley*
Esteban Hernandez*
Steven Morse*

Composer: Leroy Anderson
Choreographer: Mark Morris
Conductor: Ming Luke

Kamryn Baldwin, Sean Bennett, Alexandre Cagnat, Thamires Chuvas, Cavan Conley, Daniel Deivison-Oliviera, Isabella DeVivo, Lucas Erni, Jahna Frantziskonis, Anatalia Hordov, Jasmine Jimison, Vladislav Kozlov, Norika Matsuyama, Swane Messaoudi, Sasha Mukhamedov, Kimberly Marie Olivier, Wona Park, Lauren Parrott, Joshua Jack Price, Leili Rackow, Nathaniel Remez, Natasha Sheehan, Mingxuan Wang, Maggie Weirich, Ami Yuki

Music Director and Principal Conductor

Martin West

Guest Conductor

Ming Luke

Violin I

Cordula Merks, Concertmaster
Heeguen Song, Associate Concertmaster
Beni Shinohara, Assistant Concertmaster
Heidi Wilcox
Mia Kim
Robin Hansen
Brian Lee
Mariya Borozina
Minsun Choi
Wenyi Shih*
Karen Shinozaki*
Jennifer Cho*
Julie Kim*
Daniel Flanagan*
Dian Zhang*

Violin II

Ani Bukujian, Principal
Craig Reiss, Associate Principal
Jeanelle Meyer, Assistant Principal
Marianne Wagner
Clifton Foster
Laura Keller
Jeremy Preston
Rebecca Jackson*
Emma Votapek*
George Hayes*
Rochelle Nguyen*
Katherine Button*

Viola

Yi Zhou, Principal
Anna Kruger, Associate Principal
Joy Fellows, Assistant Principal
Caroline Lee
Paul Ehrlich
Elizabeth Prior*
Katherine Johnk*

Cello

Eric Sung, Principal
Jonah Kim, Associate Principal
Victor Fierro, Assistant Principal
Thalia Moore
Nora Pirquet
Ruth Lane*
Miriam Perkoff*

Contrabass

Steve D’Amico, Principal
Shinji Eshima, Associate Principal
Jonathan Lancelle, Assistant Principal
Mark Drury
Mark Wallace**
Michael Minor**

Flute

Barbara Chaffe, Principal
Julie McKenzie
Stephanie McNab*

piccolo

Julie McKenzie

Oboe

Laura Griffiths, Principal
Marilyn Coyne

english horn

Marilyn Coyne

Clarinet

Andrew O’Donnell, Principal**
Barret Ham**

bass Clarinet

Barret Ham**

Bassoon

Rufus Olivier, Principal
Patrick Johnson-Whitty

saxophone

David Henderson*
Dale Wolford*
Kevin Stewart*

Horn

Kevin Rivard, Principal
Keith Green
Brian McCarty, Associate Principal
William Klingelhoffer

Trumpet

Adam Luftman, Principal
Joseph Brown
John Pearson*

Trombone

Jeffrey Budin, Principal
Michael Cox

Bass Trombone

Scott Thornton, Principal

Tuba

Peter Wahrhaftig, Principal

Timpani

James Gott, Principal
John Burgardt**

Percussion

David Rosenthal, Principal
Todd Manley*
Tyler Mack*
Victor Avdienko*
Thomas Duckworth*

Harp

Annabelle Taubl, Principal

keyboard

Natal'ya Feygina*
Brenda Vahur*

Orchestra Personnel Manager and Music Administrator

Tracy Davis

Music Librarian

Matthew Naughtin

**Season Substitute
*Extra player

Program 03 Casting

Composer: Dmitri Shostakovich
Choreographer: Alexei Ratmansky
Conductor: Martin West

Jennifer Stahl, Aaron Robison
Dores André, Joseph Walsh
Wei Wang

Composer: James M. Stephenson
Director and Choreographer: Danielle Rowe

Betty Fine, a rising Vaudeville Star: Sarah Van Patten*
Robert Fine, her husband: Luke Ingham*
The Dresser, Betty’s best friend: Ludmila Bizalion*
The Office Men, Robert’s demanding colleagues: Hansuke Yamamoto*, John-Paul Simoens*, Joseph Warton*
The Director, Betty’s infatuated boss: Tiit Helimets*
Shiny Things, Betty’s joy and happiness: Madison Keesler*, Nathaniel Remez*
Dark Angels, Robert’s doubts and insecurities: Dores André*, Max Cauthorn*
The Chorus Ladies, Betty’s friends and colleagues: Samantha Bristow*, Thamires Chuvas*, Gabriela Gonzalez*, Anatalia Hordov*, Ellen Rose Hummel*, SunMin Lee*, Norika Matsuyama*, Tyla Steinbach*

Composers: Shinji Eshima, Tom Waits, Kathleen Brennan, and Gavin Bryars
Choreographer: Yuri Possokhov
Conductor: Ming Luke

Joseph Walsh
Lauren Strongin, Tiit Helimets
Sofiane Sylve, Luke Ingham
Wanting Zhao
Max Cauthorn, Daniel Deivison-Oliviera, James Sofranko

Music Director and Principal Conductor

Martin West

Violin I

Cordula Merks, Concertmaster
Heeguen Song, Associate Concertmaster
Beni Shinohara, Assistant Concertmaster
Heidi Wilcox
Robin Hansen
Brian Lee
Mariya Borozina
Wenyi Shih**
Barbara Riccardi*
Karen Shinozaki*
Lev Rankov*
Carla Picchi*
Maya Cohon*
George Hayes*
Julie Kim*

Violin II

Ani Bukujian, Principal
Craig Reiss, Associate Principal
Jeanelle Meyer, Assistant Principal
Marianne Wagner
Patricia Van Winkle
Elbert Tsai
Laura Keller
Jeremy Preston
Rebecca Jackson**
Katherine Button*
Jennifer Hsieh*
Dian Zhang*

Viola

Yi Zhou, Principal
Anna Kruger, Associate Principal
Joy Fellows, Assistant Principal
Caroline Lee
Paul Ehrlich
Elizabeth Prior*

Cello

Eric Sung, Principal
Jonah Kim, Associate Principal
Victor Fierro, Assistant Principal
Thalia Moore
Nora Pirquet
Ruth Lane**
Eric Gaenslen*
Miriam Perkoff*

Contrabass

Steve D’Amico, Principal
Shinji Eshima, Associate Principal
Jonathan Lancelle, Assistant Principal
Mark Drury
Joseph Lescher*

Flute

Barbara Chaffe, Principal
Julie McKenzie
Stephanie McNab*

Piccolo

Julie McKenzie

Oboe

Laura Griffiths, Principal
Marilyn Coyne

english horn

Marilyn Coyne

Clarinet

Natalie Parker, Principal
Andrew Sandwick
Steve Sanchez**
Andrew O’Donnell, Principal**
Barret Ham**

bass Clarinet

Andrew Sandwick
Barret Ham**

Bassoon

Rufus Olivier, Principal
Patrick Johnson-Whitty

Contrabassoon

Patrick Johnson-Whitty

Horn

Kevin Rivard, Principal
Keith Green
Brian McCarty, Associate Principal
William Klingelhoffer

Trumpet/cornet

Adam Luftman, Principal
Joseph Brown
Conrad Jones**
John Pearson*

Trombone

Jeffrey Budin, Principal
Hall Goff
Matthew Cox
Gabe Cruz**

Bass Trombone

Scott Thornton, Principal

Tuba

Peter Wahrhaftig, Principal

Timpani

James Gott, Principal
John Burgardt**

Percussion

David Rosenthal, Principal
Todd Manley*
Peter Thielen*
Victor Avdienko*
Thomas Duckworth*

Harp

Annabelle Taubl, Principal
Sophie Baird Daniel*

piano

Natalia Feygina

Orchestra Personnel Manager and Music Administrator

Tracy Davis

Music Librarian

Matthew Naughtin

**Season Substitute
*Extra player

Jewels Casting

Composer: Gabriel Fauré
Choreographer: George Balanchine

Misa Kuranaga*, Angelo Greco*
Sasha Mukhamedov*, Aaron Robison*

Composer: Igor Stravinsky
Choreographer: George Balanchine
Conductor: Martin West
Piano: Roy Bogas

Mathilde Froustey, Pascal Molat
Wanting Zhao

Composer: Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Choreographer: George Balanchine
Conductor: Ming Luke

Sasha De Sola, Tiit Helimets

Music Director and Principal Conductor

Martin West

Violin I

Cordula Merks, Concertmaster
Wenyi Shih, Associate Concertmaster**
Beni Shinohara, Assistant Concertmaster
Heidi Wilcox
Mia Kim
Robin Hansen
Brian Lee
Mariya Borozina
Minsun Choi
Lev Rankov*
Carla Picchi*
Karen Shinozaki*

Violin II

Ani Bukujian, Principal
Craig Reiss, Associate Principal
Rebecca Jackson, Assistant Principal**
Marianne Wagner
Patricia Van Winkle
Clifton Foster
Elbert Tsai
Laura Keller
Jeremy Preston
Katherine Button*
Julie Kim*
Emma Votapek*

Viola

Yi Zhou, Principal
Anna Kruger, Associate Principal
Joy Fellows, Assistant Principal
Caroline Lee
Paul Ehrlich
Elizabeth Prior*

Cello

Eric Sung, Principal
Jonah Kim, Associate Principal
Victor Fierro, Assistant Principal
Thalia Moore
Nora Pirquet
Mariko Wyrick
Ruth Lane*

Contrabass

Steve D’Amico, Principal
Shinji Eshima, Associate Principal
Jonathan Lancelle, Assistant Principal
Mark Drury

Flute

Barbara Chaffe, Principal
Julie McKenzie
Patricia Farrell*
Stephanie McNab*

piccolo

Julie McKenzie

Oboe

Laura Griffiths, Principal
Marilyn Coyne
James Moore*

english horn

Marilyn Coyne

Clarinet

Natalie Parker, Principal
Andrew Sandwick
Ginger Kroft*
Jerome Simas*
Steve Sanchez*

e-flat clarinet

Ginger Kroft*

bass clarinet

Andrew Sandwick

Bassoon

Rufus Olivier, Principal
Patrick Johnson-Whitty
Shawn Jones*

Horn

Kevin Rivard, Principal
Keith Green
Brian McCarty, Associate Principal
William Klingelhoffer

Trumpet/cornet

Adam Luftman, Principal
Conrad Jones**
John Pearson*
Scott Macomber*

Trombone

Jeffrey Budin, Principal
Hall Goff
Matthew Cox

Bass Trombone

Scott Thornton, Principal

Tuba

Peter Wahrhaftig, Principal

Timpani

James Gott, Principal
John Burgardt**

Percussion

David Rosenthal, Principal

Harp

Annabelle Taubl, Principal
Sophie Baird Daniel*

Orchestra Personnel Manager and Music Administrator

Tracy Davis

Music Librarian

Matthew Naughtin

**Season Substitute
*Extra player

Program 05 Casting

Composer: Johann Sebastian Bach
Choreographer: Helgi Tomasson
Conductor: Martin West
Piano: Mungunchimeg Buriad

1st Movement: Yuan Yuan Tan, Tiit Helimets
2nd Movement: Vanessa Zahorian, Gennadi Nedvigin
3rd Movement: Koto Ishihara, Elizabeth Powell, Taras Domitro
4th Movement: Gennadi Nedvigin, Lonnie Weeks, Koto Ishihara, Vanessa Zahorian
5th Movement: Taras Domitro
6th Movement: Yuan Yuan Tan, Tiit Helimets
7th Movement: Finale

Composers: Amy Beach, Philip Feeney, Arthur Foote, and Arvo Pärt
Choreographer: Cathy Marston
Conductor: Martin West
Piano: Mungunchimeg Buriad

Ethan Frome, a farmer: Ulrik Birkkjaer
Zeena Frome, his sickly wife: Sarah Van Patten
Mattie Silver, their home help: Mathilde Froustey

Composer: Ezio Bosso
Choreographer: David Dawson
Conductor: Martin West
Violin: Heeguen Song

Maria Kochetkova, Sofiane Sylve

Carlo Di Lanno, Luke Ingham, Henry Sidford, Wei Wang
Kamryn Baldwin, Elizabeth Mateer, Elizabeth Powell, Skyla Schreter

Music Director and Principal Conductor

Martin West

Violin I

Cordula Merks, Concertmaster
Heeguen Song, Associate Concertmaster
Wenyi Shih, Associate Concertmaster**
Beni Shinohara, Assistant Concertmaster
Heidi Wilcox
Mia Kim
Robin Hansen
Brian Lee
Mariya Borozina
Barbara Riccardi*
Lev Rankov*
Carla Picchi*
Karen Shinozaki*
Jennifer Cho*
Julie Kim*
Dan Flanagan*
Dian Zhang*

Violin II

Craig Reiss, Principal
Jeanelle Meyer, Associate Principal
Rebecca Jackson, Assistant Principal**
Marianne Wagner
Patricia Van Winkle
Clifton Foster
Elbert Tsai
Laura Keller
Jeremy Preston
Katherine Button*
Emma Votapek*
George Hayes
Rochelle Nguyen*

Viola

Yi Zhou, Principal
Anna Kruger, Associate Principal
Joy Fellows, Assistant Principal
Caroline Lee
Paul Ehrlich
Elizabeth Prior*
Katherine Johnk*

Cello

Eric Sung, Principal
Jonah Kim, Associate Principal
Victor Fierro, Assistant Principal
Thalia Moore
Nora Pirquet
Ruth Lane**
Miriam Perkoff*

Contrabass

Steve D’Amico, Principal
Shinji Eshima, Associate Principal
Jonathan Lancelle, Assistant Principal
Mark Drury

Flute

Barbara Chaffe, Principal
Julie McKenzie
Stephanie McNab*

Piccolo

Julie McKenzie

Oboe

Laura Griffiths, Principal
Marilyn Coyne

Clarinet

Natalie Parker, Principal
Steve Sanchez**

Bassoon

Rufus Olivier, Principal
Patrick Johnson-Whitty

Horn

Kevin Rivard, Principal
Keith Green
Brian McCarty, Associate Principal
William Klingelhoffer

Trumpet/Cornet

Adam Luftman, Principal
Joseph Brown

Trombone

Jeffrey Budin, Principal

Bass Trombone

Scott Thornton, Principal

Tuba

Peter Wahrhaftig, Principal

Timpani

James Gott, Principal

Percussion

David Rosenthal, Principal
Todd Manley
Peter Thielen

Harp

Annabelle Taubl, Principal

Orchestra Personnel Manager and Music Administrator

Tracy Davis

Music Librarian

Matthew Naughtin

 

**Season Substitute
*Extra player

 

Romeo & Juliet Casting

Composer: Sergei Prokofiev
Choreographer: Helgi Tomasson
Conductor: Martin West

Juliet: Maria Kochetkova
Romeo: Davit Karapetyan
Mercutio: Pascal Molat
Benvolio: Joseph Walsh
Tybalt: Luke Ingham
Lord Capulet: Ricardo Bustamante
Lady Capulet: Sofiane Sylve
Nurse: Anita Paciotti
Paris: Myles Thatcher
Rosaline: WanTing Zhao
Lord Montague: Rubén Martín Cintas
Lady Montague: Lacey Escabar
Friar Lawrence: Jim Sohm
Prince of Verona: Martino Pistone

Music Director and Principal Conductor

Martin West

Violin I

Cordula Merks, Guest Concertmaster
Janice McIntosh, Associate Concertmaster
Beni Shinohara, Assistant Concertmaster
Heidi Wilcox
Mia Kim
Robin Hansen
Brian Lee
Mariya Borozina
Lev Rankov*
Carla Picchi*
Barbara Riccardi*
Karen Shinozaki*
Jennifer Cho*

Violin II

Marianne Wagner, Principal
Craig Reiss, Associate Principal
Jeanelle Meyer, Assistant Principal
Patricia Van Winkle
Clifton Foster
Elbert Tsai
Wenyi Shih*
Katherine Button*
Julie Kim*
Sara Usher*

Viola

Ann Kruger, Acting Principal
Joy Fellows, Acting Associate Principal
Caroline Lee, Acting Assistant Principal
Elizabeth Prior*
Paul Ehrlich
Katherine Johnk*
Natalia Vershilova*

Cello

Eric Sung, Principal
Jonah Kim, Associate Principal
Victor Fierro, Assistant Principal
Thalia Moore
Nora Pirquet
Ruth Lane*

Contrabass

Steve D’Amico, Principal
Shinji Eshima, Associate Principal
Jonathan Lancelle, Assistant Principal
Mark Drury
Joseph Lescher*

Flute

Barbara Chaffe, Principal
Julie McKenzie
Patricia Farrell*

Piccolo

Julie McKenzie

Oboe

Laura Griffiths, Principal
Marilyn Coyne
James Moore III*

English Horn

Marilyn Coyne

Clarinet

Natalie Parker, Principal
Anthony Striplen*
Ginger Kroft* 

Bass Clarinet

Anthony Striplen*

E-flat Clarinet

Ginger Kroft*

Tenor Saxophone

David Henderson*

Bassoon

Rufus Olivier, Principal
Patrick Johnson-Whitty
Shawn Jones*

Contrabassoon

Patrick Johnson-Whitty

Horn

Kevin Rivard, Principal
Keith Green
Brian McCarty, Associate Principal
William Klingelhoffer
Lawrence Ragent*
Eric Achen*

Trumpet/Cornet

Adam Luftman, Principal/Cornet
Ralph Wagner
John Pearson*
David Burkhart*

Trombone

Jeffrey Budin, Principal
Hall Goff

Bass Trombone

Scott Thornton, Principal

Tuba

Peter Wahrhaftig, Principal

Timpani

James Gott, Principal

Percussion

David Rosenthal, Principal
Todd Manley*
Peter Thielen*
Tyler Mack*

Harp

Annabelle Taubl, Principal
Sarah Voynow*

Piano/Celeste

Mungunchimeg Buriad, Principal*

Mandolin

Craig Reiss, Principal
Howard Kadis*

Orchestra Personnel Manager and Music Administrator

Tracy Davis

Music Librarian

Matthew Naughtin

 

**Season Substitute
*Extra player

Swan Lake Casting

Composer: Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Choreographer: Helgi Tomasson
Conductor: Martin West
Violin: Cordula Merks
Cello: Eric Sung

TO BE ANNOUNCED

Music Director and Principal Conductor

Martin West

Guest Conductor

Ming Luke

Violin I

Cordula Merks, Concertmaster
Wenyi Shih, Associate Concertmaster**
Beni Shinohara, Assistant Concertmaster
Heidi Wilcox
Mia Kim
Robin Hansen
Brian Lee
Mariya Borozina
Lev Rankov*
Carla Picchi*
Barbara Riccardi*

Violin II

Marianne Wagner, Principal
Craig Reiss, Associate Principal
Rebecca Jackson, Assistant Principal**
Patricia Van Winkle
Clifton Foster
Elbert Tsai
Katherine Button*
Julie Kim*
Jeremy Preston*

Viola

Yi Zhou, Principal
Anna Kruger, Associate Principal
Joy Fellows, Assistant Principal
Caroline Lee
Paul Ehrlich
Elizabeth Prior*
Katherine Johnk*

Cello

Eric Sung, Principal
Jonah Kim, Associate Principal
Victor Fierro, Assistant Principal
Thalia Moore
Nora Pirquet
Ruth Lane*

Contrabass

Steve D’Amico, Principal
Shinji Eshima, Associate Principal
Jonathan Lancelle, Assistant Principal
Mark Drury

Flute

Barbara Chaffe, Principal
Julie McKenzie
Patricia Farrell*

Piccolo

Julie McKenzie

Oboe

Laura Griffiths, Principal
Marilyn Coyne

English Horn

Marilyn Coyne

Clarinet

Natalie Parker, Principal
Andrew Sandwick

Bass Clarinet

Andrew Sandwick

Bassoon

Rufus Olivier, Principal
Patrick Johnson-Whitty

Horn

Kevin Rivard, Principal
Keith Green
Brian McCarty, Associate Principal
William Klingelhoffer

Cornet

Adam Luftman, Principal
Scott Macomber*

Trumpet

Conrad Jones, Principal**
John Pearson*

Trombone

Jeffrey Budin, Principal
Hall Goff

Bass Trombone

Scott Thornton, Principal

Tuba

Peter Wahrhaftig, Principal

Timpani

James Gott, Principal

Percussion

David Rosenthal, Principal
Todd Manley*
Peter Thielen*
Tyler Mack*

Harp

Annabelle Taubl, Principal

Orchestra Personnel Manager and Music Administrator

Tracy Davis

Music Librarian

Matthew Naughtin

 

**Season Substitute
*Extra player
*Denotes role debut in current production
‡Denotes role debut at San Francisco Ballet
†Denotes debut in current production
◊Denotes a dancer who is no longer part of the Company