American Opera Projects and Boston Classical Orchestra present
Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Dead in Concert at Faneuil Hall
with Schumann's Symphony No. 2
A concert staging of scenes from Herschel Garfein's new comic opera,
Rosencrantz & Guildenstern Are Dead (based on the play by Tom Stoppard) in
their orchestral premiere.
The cast of Rosencrantz and Guildenstern are Dead will be Krista River,
mezzo-soprano as Alfred; baritone Chad Sloan as Rosencrantz; baritone David
Kravitz as Guildenstern; and bass Jeffrey Tucker as the Player, leader of
the acting troupe, The Tragedians. The actors, all vocal students at the New
England Conservatory of Music, are portrayed by Lindsay Conrad, Ashley
Kozak, Abigail Krawson, Lila Palmer, Sean Lair and Brock Johnson.
A video introducing the workshop of directed by
Mark Morris, January 2008. Featuring interviews with composer/librettist
Herschel Garfein and director Mark Morris.
Filmed at the Mark Morris Dance Center, Brooklyn, New York
Filmmaker: Greg Emetaz, minorapocalypse.com
Rosencrantz... Keith Phares
Guildenstern... Andrew Garland
Alfred... Monica Yunus
Hamlet... William Ferguson
Polonius... Matthew Burns
Allison Brewster Franzetti, piano Directed by Mark Morris
Friday April 17, 2009 at 9:30 PM - The Rubin Museum of Art
Composer Herschel Garfein introduces Tom Stoppard's
film of Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Dead (1991; starring
Gary Oldman, Tim Roth and Richard Dreyfuss), preceded by the short film "The
Game of Questions" from Garfein's opera of , as
directed by Mark Morris. Free with $7 bar minimum.
Friday April 17, 2009 at 9:30 PM
Cabaret Cinema: Where movies and martinis mix The Rubin Museum of Art
150 W. 17th St.