Opera Philadelphia

Maestro

Corrado Rovaris

The Opera Philadelphia Orchestra

The Opera Philadelphia Orchestra is comprised of musicians from the greater Philadelphia region, many of whom also play with the Philadelphia Orchestra, Pennsylvania Ballet, and The Chamber Orchestra of Philadelphia. Under the baton of Maestro Corrado Rovaris, the Jack Mulroney Music Director, the Orchestra plays a wide range of demanding repertoire from Mozart, Verdi, and Puccini to Puts, Adés and Golijov.

The Opera Philadelphia Orchestra under the baton of Maestro Corrado Rovaris performs the Overture to Rossini’s The Barber of Seville in September 2015.

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2014-2015 Orchestra Roster

Violin 1

Dayna Anderson, Concertmaster
Igor Szwec, Assistant Concertmaster
Donna Grantham
Elizabeth Kaderabek
Meichen Liao-Barnes
Erica Miller
Charles Parker
Yan C. Simmons
Barbara Sonies

Violin II

Emma Kummrow, Principal
Karen Banos
Sarah Dubois
Luigi Mazzocchi
Heather Zimmerman Messe
Paul Reiser

Viola

Jonathan Kim, Principal
Carol Briselli, Assistant Principal
Julie DiGaetani
Evelyn Luise
Zoë Martin-Doike
Ellen Trainer

Cello

Priscilla Lee, Principal
Vivian Barton-Dozor, Assistant Principal
Dane Anderson
Brooke Beazley
Jennie Lorenzo
David Moulton

Contrabass

Miles B. Davis, Principal
James Freeman, Assistant Principal
Anne Peterson

Flute

Adeline Tomasone, Principal
Eileen Grycky
Kimberly Trolier

Oboe

Geoffrey Deemer, Principal
Dorothy Freeman

Clarinet

Joseph A. Smith, Principal
Allison Herz

Bass Clarinet

Doris J. Hall-Gulati

Bassoon

Norman Spielberg, Principal

French Horn

John David Smith, Principal
Angela Bilger
Karen Schubert
Ryan Stewart

Trumpet

Brian D. Kuszyk, Principal
Steven Heitzer
Frank Ferraro

Trombone

Robert Gale, Principal
Edward Cascarella
Philip McClelland

Tuba

Paul Erion, Principal

Timpani

Martha Hitchins, Principal

Harp

Sophie Bruno Labiner, Principal

Percussion

Ralph Sorrentino, Principal
Susan Jones

* Rotating members of the string sections are listed alphabetically.

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