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SAL’S OPERA COMPANY, David Morris, Artistic Director

Carpentier’s “La Descents D’Orphee Aux Enfers” in a semi staged production

Colorful costuming, inventive semi staging, dramatic and thrilling scenes,will greet your eyes!
Exquisite and charming music, bold and moving singing will delight your ears!  Costumed dancers will express gladness and joy, sorrow and doom!
Free refreshments

PERFORMERS: Glenn Shannon, Alan Paul, flutes; Mary Elliot, Melita Denny, viols; Tom Hill, bassoon; Sally Blaker, bass viol; Howard Kadis, archlute and guitar; Johnathan Salzedo, harpsichord; Dawn Kooyumjian, organ.
Singers:
Barry Cowan, Malena Rauschenfels, Jennifer Torresen, Sarah Shockley, John Conry, Celeste Winant, Jordan Suhr.
Dancers: Bill Batty, Aurie Bradley, Rydell Downward, Nora Jesch, Shelly Monson.

Saturday, June 9, 3:00PM
PARISH HALL OF ST. MARK’S EPISCOPAL CHURCH
2320 Bancroft Way, Berkeley, CA
Tickets available at the door. Price: $15 ($10 seniors and students) at the door


Biography

David Morris is a member of King’s Noyse, Galax Quartet, Sex Chordae Consort of Viols and New York State Baroque Ensemble. He has performed with Boston Early Music Festival Orchestra, Tragicomedia, Tafelmusik, Philharmonia Baroque Orchestra, American Bach Soloists, Musica Pacifica, Boston Symphony Orchestra, Mark Morris Dance Group, and Pacific Musicworks. He was cofounder and musical director of the Bay Area baroque opera ensemble Teatro Bacchino, and has produced operas for the Berkeley Early Music Festival and the San Francisco Early Music Society series. Mr. Morris received his B.A. and M.A. in Music from UC Berkeley and has been a guest instructor in early music performance-practice at UC Berkeley, UC Santa Cruz, San Francisco Conservatory of Music, Mills College, Oberlin, Madison Early Music Festival and Cornell University. He has recorded for Harmonia Mundi, New Albion, Dorian, New World Records, Drag City Records and New Line Cinema.