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Team

Principals (in order of appearance)

Jonathan Tilley
Dr Falke
Musical Co-ordinator

Jonathan Tilley is an American baritone who has performed on-stage in various productions in the San Francisco Bay Area, including Kate (The Pirates of Penzance) and San Jose (A Night in Venice). In 2020, he has performed in several online productions and recitals, and has continued his work as a Software Engineer at Apple.

Alex Carpenter
Alfred


Alex is a music graduate of King’s College London and Goldsmiths, University of London, He works as a freelance singer, musical director, piano tutor, accompanist and composer. Previous roles include Marco (The Gondoliers), Carboy (The Zoo), and Ralph Rackstraw (HMS Pinafore), for which he won the award for Best Male Voice at the International Gilbert & Sullivan Festival UniFest in 2018.

Christina Krawec
Adele
Musical Co-ordinator

Christina Krawec is an American soprano based in Vienna and has performed worldwide. Favourite roles include Mabel (The Pirates of Penzance) and Christine (The Phantom of the Opera). Christina holds a BA in Vocal Performance and International Relations from Stanford University and an MA in Nonproliferation Studies from King’s College London.

Nadège Meden
Rosalinde


Nadège is a French soprano from Paris who graduated summa cum laude from Conservatoire à Rayonnement Régional de Versailles and gained a Masters from the Schola Cantorum de Paris. Notable roles include Tosca (Tosca), Dido (Dido and Aeneas), Fiordiligi (Cosi fan tutte). She also was a finalist for Voce Verdiane in Teatro Regio di Parma in January 2018.

Rui Ma
Eisenstein

Rui Ma is a lyric baritone from Italy. He is a graduate from Il Conservatorio Statale in Italy and Xi’an Conservatory in China. In 2015 he made his professional debut as Filiberto in (Il Signor Bruschi) and has now sung in over 30 roles all over Europe.

Megan Strachan
Dr Blind

Megan is currently studying on the MMUS Programme in Vocal Studies at Trinity Laban. As well as working as a touring opera singer with various companies over the last few years Megan is honoured to be a founding member of Sorelle an All-female operatic concert trio who made their debut in 2019.

SarahAnn Sutter
Frank

SarahAnn holds degrees from the University of North Texas. As an avid aficionado of operetta, she has performed in Merrie England, Babes in Toyland, and numerous Gilbert & Sullivan productions. Favorite roles include Heidi Schiller (Follies), Dorothee (Cendrillon), and Edith (Pirates of Penzance).

Catrina Poor
Prince Orlofsky

Catrina Poor is an American mezzo-soprano living in Vienna.. She has performed across Europe, Asia and the United States with companies such as Neue Oper Wien,  the Wiener Staatsopernchor and Kammerchor Wien.  Recent roles include Olga (Eugene Onegin),  Dorabella (Cosi fan Tutte) and Hänsel (Hänsel und Gretel).

Amelia Farber
Ida

Amelia is a soprano based in San Francisco, California. She studied voice and anthropology at Stanford University and continues to sing Latin American and European art songs while balancing a career in software and a budding food photography business.

Chorus

  • Alexandra Burris
  • Enzo Buttazzoni
  • Heather Garland
  • Kristin Genis-Lund
  • Jeffrey Lampert
  • Alastair McIvor
  • Joanne Newman
  • David Simon
  • Jacoba White
  • Gabrielle Winer
  • David Wright

Production Team

Alex Kirstukas
Director

Alex is from the United States, is classically trained in music and theatre. His work has been seen at opera festivals, Trinity Laban Conservatoire, King’s College London, and off-West-End, and he recently completed an MFA at the Royal Central School of Speech and Drama.

Hannah Sanderson
Producer

Hannah is a British civil servant from London. She is a keen amateur performer, favorite roles including Lady Capulet (Romeo & Juliet) and Melissa (Princess Ida). She is also often found on the production side taking on Head of Publicity for Durham Drama Festival in 2018 and is currently Publicity Manager for KCL Gilbert & Sullivan Society.

Louis Dutton
Technical Director

Louis is a British baritone and computational artist, studying at Goldsmiths, University of London. His work explores the musical applications of technology.
Opera Automata is his latest project: a digital generative opera endorsed by the Joe Brown Memorial Award.

Leonie Haiden
Graphic Designer

Leonie is a doctoral researcher in the Department of War Studies at King’s College London. She also designs graphics for her research centre, wedding invitations for her friends, or lets her imagination roam in watercolour, pen, and Apple Pencil.

Sarah Patsalidou
Assistant Director

Sarah studied Music and Musical Theatre Performance at the University of Southampton and Musical Theatre Production at the Goldsmiths University. Her time in the UK gave her the opportunity to produce and perform in many exciting projects, including an original musical The Valley of War. She is currently the executive producer of a devised musical theatre project called A New World – A Musical Concert of our Stories which will tour Cyprus in May 2021.

Adam West
Assistant Producer

Adam is from the UK and studied as a tenor at the Royal College of Music, London. He currently works at Oxford University Press in music publishing.

Sophie Thickett
Dramaturg

Sophie is a Modern Languages and Cultures student, specialising in French and German, at Durham University with a keen interest in 19th and 20th century Literature and History

Jennifer Chenh
Assistant Video Editor

Jennifer is from the UK and is currently studying music at Goldsmiths, University of London. She also works as a freelance pianist, portrait/concert photographer and video editor. 

Special Thanks

For their accompanying skills:
Attila Burjan, Ana Davis, Zack Dickerson, Horacio Lopez Redondo, Sam McLellan


For her scenographic assistance:
Mahta Ameli

For her marketing expertise:
Lani Strange

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