Mozart’s “The Marriage of Figaro” will be performed in Allaert Auditorium at St. Ambrose University’s Galvin Fine Arts Center this summer.  Performances will be held at 7:30 p.m., Friday, June 8, and 3 p.m., Sunday, June 10.  Tickets will go on sale to the general public on Tuesday, May 15. Purchase Tickets Here

Dr. Nathan Windt, Assistant Professor of Music and Director of Choral Activities for St. Ambrose University, will conduct, while Dr. Michelle Crouch, Adjunct Assistant Professor of Music at Augustana College, will provide stage direction.  Opera Quad Cities will serve as the overall production producer in collaboration with Genesius Guild, Opera@Augustana, and the St. Ambrose University Music Department.

This new collaboration will focus upon the tradition of local singers, orchestra members, and technical theatre personnel.

Cast members include:

Figaro – Saul Nache
Susanna – Emmalynn Tully
Marcellina – Kelly Hill
Count – Jonathan Schrader
Countess – Rochelle Eisenga Schrader
Cherubino – Sarah Lounsberry
Barbarina – Anna Riggins
Basilio/Don Corzio – Michel Callahan
Bartolo/Antonio – Curtis Fischer-Oelschlaeger

See the cast bios...


Laurel Allen
Brittany Anderson
Miriam Anderson
Tim Bloser
Wendy Czekalski
Katie Harper
Dawn Higgs
Jerry Higgs
Mischa Hooker
Cheri Janiczek
Jessie Madden
Megan Maloney
Ron May
Laura Miller Hammes
Kristan Oliver Mitchell
Stephanie Perry
Josh Turner

Full Orchestra

Jim Fudge (Violin I)
Dortha DeWit (ViolinI)
Tracy Johnson (Violin I)
Joanie Mercer (Violin I)
Rebekah Weber (Violin II)
Archana Wagle(Violin II)
Julie Scott (Violin II)
Andrew Calhoun (Viola)
Adam Bengfort (Viola)
Ann Balderson (Cello)
Michael Wahlmann (Cello)
Dana Calhoun (Bass)
Janet Stodd (Flute I)
Amy Meier Koch (Flute II)
Bill Kessigner (Oboe I)
Bethany Seedorff (Oboe II)
Sue Schwaegler (Clarinet I)
Rob Hadesbeck (Clarinet II)
Susan Bawden (Bassoon I)
Tyne Rieck (Bassoon II)
Lee Kessinger (Horn I)
Al Guss (Horn II)
David Greenhoe (Trumpet I)
Margie Ellis (Trumpet II)
Jim Bawden (Timpani)