Donald Pippin

Founder and Artistic Director

Donald Pippin

Founder and Artistic Director

Past Productions

* first performance

2017

La Boheme (Puccini)
The Doctor In Spite of Himself (Gounod)
The Daughter of the Regiment (Donizetti)
Xerxes (Handel)
Roberto Devereux (Donizetti)
Die Fledermaus (J. Strauss) *

2016

Martha (von Flotow)
King for a Day (Verdi)
Julius Caesar (Handel)
Pagliacci (Leoncavallo)
My Fair Galatea (von Suppe)
Rigoletto (Verdi)
La Vie Parisienne (Offenbach)

2015

Don Paquale (Donizetti)
Lucia di Lammermoor (Donizetti)
The Pearl Fishers (Bizet)
Alcina (Handel)
Pagliacci (Leoncavallo) *
My Fair Galatea (von Suppe)
Cosi Fan Tutte (Mozart)

2014

The Magic Flute (Mozart)
Eugene Onegin (Tchaikovsky)
Agrippina (Handel)
The Pearl Fishers (Bizet) *
The Merry Widow (Lehar)

2013

Romeo and Juliet (Gounod) *
Orlando (Handel)
Don Giovanni (Mozart)
The Merry Wives of Windsor (Nicolai)
Orpheus in the Underworld (Offenbach)

2012

The Abduction from the Seraglio (Mozart)
Teseo (Handel) *
Count Ory (Rossini)
Norma (Bellini)
The Tales of Hoffmann (Offenbach)

2011

Elixir of Love (Donizetti)
Manon (Massenet) *
Cavalleria Rusticana (Mascagni) *
The Cat that Became a Woman (Offenbach)
Ariodante (Handel)
Italian Girl in Algiers (Rossini)
Marriage of Figaro (Mozart)

2010

La Cenerentola (Rossini)
Halka (Moniusko) *
La Rondine (Puccini)
Rinaldo (Handel)
La Vie Parisienne (Offenbach)
La Traviata (Verdi)

2009

La Belle Helene (Offenbach)
La Favorita (Donizetti) *
The Haunted Manor (Moniuszko) *
Alcina (Handel)
Barber of Seville (Rossini)
Carmen (Bizet)

2008

Orpheus in the Underworld (Offenbach)
Xerxes (Handel)
Cosi Fan Tutte (Mozart)
Bastien and Bastienne (Mozart)
The Conspirators (Schubert)
Don Pasquale (Donizetti)
Robert Devereux (Donizetti)
La Boheme (Puccini)

2007

Martha (von Flotow)
Flavio (Handel)
The Merry Wives of Windsor (Nicolai)
The Queen of Spades (Tchaikovsky)
Emperor Norton (Mollicone)
Starbird (Mollicone)
The Bandits (Offenbach)
Madame Butterfly (Puccini) *

2006

The New Woman (Genevieve) (Offenbach) *
Der Freischutz (Von Weber)
The Bartered Bride (Smetana)
Agrippina (Handel)
Tales of Hoffmann (Offenbach)
Rigoletto (Verdi)

2005

The Merry Widow (Lehar)
Lucrezia Borgia (Donizetti)
Semele (Handel)
Macbeth (Verdi) *
The Magic Flute (Mozart)
Carnival of Venice (The Bridge of Sighs) (Offenbach)

2004

Tosca (Puccini) *
La Vie Parisienne (Offenbach)
Marriage of Figaro (Mozart)
Anna Bolena (Donizetti)
Rinaldo (Handel)
Dido and Aeneas (Purcell)
The Coffee Cantata (Bach)

2003

Don Giovanni (Mozart)
Maria Padilla (Donizetti)
Ariodante (Handel)
Bluebeard (Offenbach)
Stiffelio (Verdi)
Barber of Seville (Rossini)
Manon Lescaut (Puccini) *
The Apothecary (Haydn)
Norma (Bellini)

2002

La Boheme (Puccini) *
Yanked from the Harem (Die Entfuhrung aus dem Serail) (Mozart)
La Rondine (Puccini) *
Xerxes (Handel)
La Perichole (Offenbach)
Alcina (Handel)
Elixir of Love (Donizetti)
Norma (Bellini)
The Cat That Turned into a Woman (Offenbach)
Doctor Miracle (Bizet) *

2001

The Italian Girl in Algiers (Rossini)
La Traviata (Verdi)
Giulio Cesare (Handel)
Eugene Onegin (Tchaikovsky)
Salon Viardot (Marta Johansen)
The Two Widows (Smetana)
The Cat That Turned into a Woman (Offenbach)
Bastien and Bastienne (Mozart)
Cosi fan tutte (Mozart)
Oberto (Verdi) *
Falstaff (Verdi) *

2000

Grand Duchess of Gerolstein (Offenbach)
Atalanta (Handel)
La Traviata (Verdi) *
Roberto Devereux (Donizetti)
The Secret Marriage (Cimarosa)
Orlando (Handel)
The Marriage of Figaro (Mozart)
The Two Widows (Smetana)

1999

Ernani (Verdi) *
Daughter of the Regiment (Donizetti) *
King for a Day (Verdi)
Agrippina (Handel)
La Cenerentola (Rossini)
The Gang of Bandits (I Masnadieri) (Verdi)
Orpheus in the Underworld (Offenbach)
Carmen (Bizet)
Mary Stuart (Donizetti)

1998

Martha (von Flotow)
Tales of Hoffmann (Offenbach)
Lucrezia Borgia (Donizetti)
The Magic Flute (Mozart) *
Don Pasquale (Donizetti)
The Gang of Bandits (I Masnadieri) (Verdi) *
Teseo (Handel)
The Merry Widow (Lehar)
La Belle Helene (Offenbach)

1997

Yanked from the Harem (Die Entfuhrung aus dem Serail) (Mozart)
The Tales of Hoffmann (Offenbach) *
Ariodante (Handel)
Lucrezia Borgia (Donizetti) *
La Vie Parisienne (Offenbach)
Salon Viardot (Marta Johanson) *
Don Giovanni (Mozart)
Abu Hassan (Von Weber)
The Conspirators (Schubert)

1996

The Princess of Trebizonde (Offenbach)
Doctor in Spite of Himself (Gounod) *
Don Procopio (Bizet)
Marriage by Lantern (Offenbach)
Don Giovanni (Mozart) *
Xerxes (Handel)
The Soldier’s Tale (Stravinsky)
Mary Stuart (Donizetti)
Barber of Seville (Rossini)

1995

The Marriage of Figaro (Mozart)
Rinaldo (Handel)
Bridge of Sighs (Offenbach)
The Elixir of Love (Donizetti) *
Don Pasquale (Donizetti)
Maria Padilla (Donizetti)
Giulio Cesare (Handel)
Rigoletto (Verdi)
The Star (L’Etoile) (Chabrier)

1994

Bluebeard (Offenbach)
Alcina (Handel)
Agrippina (Handel)
The Star (L’Etoile) (Chabrier) *
La Cenerentola (Rossini)
Rigoletto (Verdi) *
The Bartered Bride (Smetana)
Cosi fan tutte (Mozart)

1993

Orpheus in the Underworld (Offenbach)
Roberto Devereux (Donizetti)
The Bartered Bride (Smetana) *
Merry Wives of Windsor (Nicolai)
My Fair Galatea (von Suppe)
Atalanta (Handel)
Cosi fan tutte (Mozart)

1992

The Grand Duchess of Gerolstein (Offenbach) *
Barber of Seville (Rossini)
Coffee Cantata (Bach)
The Budding Soprano (Haydn) *
King for a Day (Verdi)
Roberto Devereux (Donizetti) *
Teseo (Handel)
La Belle Helene (Offenbach)
Bastien and Bastienne (Mozart)
The Conspirators (Schubert)

1991

La Vie Parisienne (Offenbach)
Ariodante (Handel)
The Soldier’s Tale (Stravinsky) *
Don Pasquale (Donizetti)
Xerxes (Handel)
The Secret Marriage (Cimarosa) *
Barber of Seville (Rossini) *
The Marriage of Figaro (Mozart)
Yanked from the Harem (Die Entfuhrung aus dem Serail) (Mozart)

1990

Daughter of Madame Angot (Lecocq) *
Cosi fan tutte (Mozart)
No Love Allowed (Das Liebesverbot) (Wagner) *
Orpheus in the Underworld (Offenbach)
La Cenerentola (Rossini)
Rinaldo (Handel)
The Two Widows (Smetana)
The Apothecary (Haydn)

1989

My Fair Galatea (von Suppe) *
An Education Incomplete (Chabrier) *
Flavio (Handel) *
Don Procopio (Bizet) *
Marriage by Lantern (Offenbach) *
Bastien and Bastienne (Mozart)
The Conspirators (Schubert)
Yanked from the Harem (Die Entfuhrung aus dem Serail) (Mozart)
Orpheus in the Underworld (Offenbach)
King for a Day (Verdi)
Giulio Cesare (Handel)
The Marriage of Figaro (Mozart)

1988

Bluebeard (Offenbach) *
Abu Hassan (von Weber) *
Betly (Donizetti) *
Norma (Bellini)
Luisa Miller (Verdi)
Martha (von Flotow)
La Perichole (Offenbach)
Yanked from the Harem (Die Entfuhrung aus dem Serail) (Mozart)
Atalanta (Handel)
Agrippina (Handel)

1987

Norma (Bellini) *
Yanked from the Harem (Die Entfuhrung aus dem Serail) (Mozart) *
The Merry Widow (Lehar) *
Italian Girl in Algiers (Rossini)
Merry Wives of Windsor (Nicolai)
La Belle Helene (Offenbach)
The Princess of Trebizonde (Offenbach)
Semele (Handel) *
Ariodante (Handel)

1986

Count Ory (Rossini) *
The Princess of Trebizonde (Offenbach) *
Lucia di Lammermoor (Donizetti)
Cosi fan tutte (Mozart)
The Marriage of Figaro (Mozart)
Eugene Onegin (Tchaikovsky)
Orpheus in the Underworld (Offenbach)
Teseo (Handel)
Alcina (Handel)
Oh, Boy! (Kern)
Oh, Kay! (Gershwin)

1985

Mary Stuart (Donizetti) *
Fra Diavolo (Auber) *
The Bandits (Offenbach) *
Orpheus in the Underworld (Offenbach) *
The Marriage of Figaro (Mozart)
The Tutor in a Tangle (Donizetti)
Martha (von Flotow)
La Cenerentola (Rossini)
La Vie Parisienne (Offenbach)
Bridge of Sighs (Offenbach)
Agrippina (Handel)
Xerxes (Handel)
Oh, Boy! (Kern) *
Oh, Kay! (Gershwin) *

1984

Der Freischutz (Weber) *
The Bridge of Sighs (Offenbach) *
The Two Widows (Smetana)
Merry Wives of Windsor (Nicolai)
Don Pasquale (Donizetti)
Maria Padilla (Donizetti)
La Belle Helene (Offenbach)
La Vie Parisienne (Offenbach)
La Perichole (Offenbach)
The Conspirators (Schubert)
Ariodante (Handel)
Agrippina (Handel)
Alcina (Handel)
Giulio Cesare (Handel)

1983

Eugene Onegin (Tchaikovsky) *
Maria Padilla (Donizetti) *
Merry Wives of Windsor (Nicolai) *
La Perichole (Offenbach) *
Deidamia (Handel) *
La Belle Helene (Offenbach)
Martha (von Flotow)
Cosi fan tutte (Mozart)
Italian Girl in Algiers (Rossini)
Anna Bolena (Donizetti)
King for a Day (Verdi)
Orlando (Handel)
Teseo (Handel)
Alcina (Handel)

1982

Lucia di Lammermoor (Donizetti) *
Luisa Miller (Verdi) *
Martha (von Flotow) *
The Cat that Turned into a Woman (Offenbach) *
The Coffee Cantata (Bach)
Stiffelio (Verdi)
The Marriage of Figaro (Mozart)
Atalanta (Handel) *
Ariodante (Handel)
Rinaldo (Handel)
La Cenerentola (Rossini)
Xerxes (Handel)
The Tutor in a Tangle (Donizetti)
Agrippina (Handel)
La Vie Parisienne (Offenbach)

1981

La Belle Helene (Offenbach) *
La Vie Parisienne (Offenbach) *
The Marriage of Figaro (Mozart) *
King for a Day (Verdi)
The Apothecary (Haydn)
Dido and Aeneas (Purcell)
The Marriage Broker (Moussorgsky)
Bastien and Bastienne (Mozart)
Anna Bolena (Donizetti)
Alcina (Handel)
Giulio Cesare (Handel)
Acis and Galatea (Handel)
The Two Widows (Smetana)

1980

The Italian Girl in Algiers (Rossini) *
The Two Widows (Smetana) *
Anna Bolena (Donizetti) *
The Conspirators (Schubert)
The Rake’s Progresso (Stravinsky)
Cosi fan tutte (Mozart)
Imeneo (Handel)
Ariodante (Handel)
Teseo (Handel)
Xerxes (Handel)
Don Pasquale (Donizetti)

1979

La Cenerentola (Rossini) *
Stiffelio (Verdi) *
The Rake’s Progress (Stravinsky) *
Admeto (Handel)
Giulio Cesare (Handel)
Teseo (Handel)
Alcina (Handel)
Agrippina (Handel)
La Serva Padrona (Pergolese)
Cosi fan tutte (Mozart)

1978

Cosi fan tutte (Mozart) *
Don Pasquale (Donizettil)
Xerxes (Handel)
Dido and Aeneas (Purcell)
King for a Day (Verdi)
Orlando (Handel)
Rinaldo (Handel)
Ariodante (Handel) *
The Tutor in a Tangle (Donizettil)

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