January 21 - Auditions

Goat Hall / San Francisco Cabaret Opera tryouts at Berkeley's

Chamber Arts

House with

Harriet March Page,

Skye Atman,

JJ Hollingsworth, Matthew Owens,

John Bilotta,

Sarita Cannon, and

Eliza O'Malley -- auditioning

Kate Bautch (Libby Larsen - With the Same Heart; Benjamin Britten - A Midsummer Night's Dream: Be Kind and Courteous),

Melody Casparini (Giacomo Puccini - Turandot: selection; Arthur Sullivan - HMS Pinafore: The Hours Creep On Apace),

Kate Mathews (Charles Gounod - Romeo et Juliette: Que Fas-tu, Blanche; Leonard Bernstein - Trouble in Tahiti: There Is a Garden),

Rachel Warner (Richard Wagner - Das Rheingold: Wie Alles War; Aaron Copland - The Tender Land: selection),

Hannah Stevens (W.A. Mozart - The Magic Flute: Queen of the Night aria; Igor Stravinsky - The Rake's Progress: Still No Word from Tom),

Heather Hall (Antonin Dvorak - Rusalka: Song to the Moon; Richard Rodgers - My Romance),

Kim Anderman (W.A. Mozart - Cosi fan Tutti: Dorabella aria; Stephen Sondheim - Mother Can I Guide You, No One Is Alone),

Katie Carlson (Carl Maria von Weber - Die Freischutz: Kommt ein Schlanker Bursch Gegangen; Aaron Copland - The Tender Land: Laurie's Song),

Katie Francis (W.A. Mozart - Voi Che Sapete; William Schuman - The Mighty Casey: Kiss Me Not),

Elana Cowen (Charles Gounod - Faust: Elizabeth; Leonard Bernstein - Trouble in Tahiti: What A Terrible Awful Movie),

Michael Crozier (W.A. Mozart - Don Giovanni: Catalog Aria; Victor Herbert - Mademoiselle Modiste: I Want What I Want When I Want It),

Talia Levitan (selections from Puccini's La Rondine and Mozart's Don Giovanni),

Cass Penusca (Andre Previn - Streetcar Named Desire: I Can Smell the Sea Air; G.F. Handel - Giulio Cesare: Non Disperar),

Maria Mikheyenko (selections from Mozart's Cosi Fan Tutte and Kurt Weill - The Threepenny Opera),

Jose Hernandez (Ned Rorem -- Early in the Morning; Kurt Weill - Lonely House),

Maggie Tenenbaum (Stephen Sondheim - Sweeney Todd: Green Finch and Linnet Bird),

Sophia Santelli (William Bolcom - Ancient Cabaret: Praxiteles Aphrodite; Johann Strauss, Jr. - Die Fledermaus: Chacun a Son Gout), and

Debbie Niles.

Linger thereafter with many, including

Nanette McGuiness and

Crystal Philippi,









680 /

80 corridor to

Black Bear for a

late afternoon repaste,


by typical further musical activities re Street Songs and Psalm 84. (pdf page 42 of former -- finishing The Junkies -- and 11 composed for latter).

The day,

after the most significant rain of the year,






during our morning journey over

the Benicia.