Opera Direction and Production
Staunton Music Festival, Shakespeare Blackfriars Theatre:
Acis and Galatea (Handel), 2008
Semele (Handel), 1960's-style production, August, 2007
Watch Jennifer Lane, director of Semele, on YouTube:
"Ah me, too late I now repent"
"Behold in this mirror"
"Iris, hence away"
Dido & Æneas, updated production, August, 2006
University of Kentucky Opera Workshop and UK Summer Opera:
Scenes and Acts from: Handel's Tamerlano and Tolomeo, Purcell's Dido & Aeneas, Monteverdi's La Favola d'Orfeo, Luigi Rossi's Orfeo, Donizetti's L'Elisire d'Amore, Rossini's Il Barbiere di Siviglia, Bizet's Carmen, Carlisle Floyd's Susannah, Offenbach's Les Contes d'Hoffmann, Poulenc's Dialogues des Carmelites, J. Strauss' Die Fledermaus, R. Strauss' Ariadne auf Naxos, Massenet's Werther, Bernstein's West Side Story, Humperdinck's Hansel und Gretel, Menotti's The Medium and The Old Maid and the Thief, and Mozart's Cosi fan tutte, Le Nozze di Figaro, Die Zauberfluote, and Die Entführung aus dem Serail.
Lake Placid Institute: A Game of Chance (Barab), A Hand of Bridge (Barber)
A new opera component added to 5 year-old summer vocal institute.
(1674) (Davenant, Dryden, Locke, Bannister, et. al.)
Semi-staged production with period instruments, created collegium musicum in preparation for the production:
The Magic Flute
Fully staged production with orchestra, with funding from outside of regular departmental sources, student cast. Collaboration with Stanford University Department of Drama, Stagetime, Inc., St. Lawrence String Quartet, Stanford University Wind Ensemble.
A Hand of Bridge (Barber)
Fully staged, with chamber orchestra, kick-off event for ChamberMusicLIVE@Stanford
Five One-Act Operas
Fully staged, intimate theater production with piano, repertoire included A Game of Chance (Barab), A Hand of Bridge (Barber), A Childhood Miracle (Rorem), There and Back (Hindemith), The Impresario (Mozart). All-student cast.
Dido & Æneas
Fully staged, period style production with orchestra, mounted to celebrate the Department of Music’s 50th anniversary, incorporating Baroque gesture and dance as well as period-style costumes and scenery. Collaboration with Stanford University Digital Art Center (SUDAC), Stanford University Department of Drama, Stanford Baroque Dance Workshop, New York Baroque Dance Company, Dance Through Time, Washington University, UC Riverside. 3 sold-out performances with entirely student cast.