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REPERTOIRE

Specifically seeking opportunities that encourage the juxtaposition between her respect for tradition and her curiosity for innovation, Best's repertoire includes the following:

OPERA

OPERETTA

MUSICAL THEATRE

CONCERT

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 OPERA/OPERETTA

Britten

     The Rape of Lucretia, Lucretia

     A Midsummer Night's Dream, Hermia*

Coward

     Bittersweet, Manon*

Fall

     Madame Pompadour, Madeleine

von Flotow

     Martha, Nancy

Friml

     The Vagabond King, Huguette du Hamel

Gilbert & Sullivan

     The Gondoliers, Tessa

     Iolanthe, Iolanthe

     The Mikado, Pitti-Sing

     Pirates of Penzance, Kate

     Ruddigore, Mad Margaret

Gluck

     Orfeo ed Euridice, Orfeo

Massenet

     Werther, Charlotte*

Novello

     The Dancing Years, Maria Ziegler

Herbert

     The Fortune Teller, Vaninka

     The Lady of the Slipper, Freakette

     The Only Girl, Jane

     Orange Blossoms, Nanette

Lehar

     Clo-Clo, Brigitte

     Frederike, Madame Hahn

Offenbach

     Orphée aux Enfers, Venus

     La Perichole, Perichole*

Puccini

     Suor Angelica, La Badessa

                           La maestra delle novizie

Poulenc

     Dialogues des Carmélites, Madame de Croissy

Romberg

     Melody, Phoebe

     Blossom Time, Kitzi Kranz

Strauss II, J.

     Die Fledermaus, Orlofsky

Verdi

     La Traviata, Annina

MUSICAL THEATRE

Adler & Ross

     The Pajama Game, Gladys Hotchkiss

Porter

     Anything Goes, Virtue

     Can-Can, Pistache

     Fifty Million Frenchmen, Loo-Loo Carroll

     Kiss Me, Kate, Hattie^

                          Lilli Vanessi

     Jubilee, Eva Standing

     Silk Stockings, Ninotchka

Gershwin

     Primrose, Joan

     Oh, Kay!, Phil Ruxton

     Lady, Be Good!, Daisy

Kern

     Have A Heart, Peggy Rutherford

     Show Boat, Julie

Lerner & Loewe

     Camelot, Guenevere

                   Lady Anne

Rodgers & Hammerstein

     The King & I, Lady Thiang

Rodgers & Hart

     A Connecticut Yankee, Morgan le Fay/FayMerrill

     Babes in Arms, Billie Smith

Weill

     One Touch of Venus, Venus

Willson

     The Music Man, Marian Paroo

Wright & Forrest

     Kismet, Princess Samaris

Sondheim

     A Little Night Music, Countess Charlotte Malcolm

Sondheim & Styne

     Gypsy, Tessie Tura

CONCERT

Berio

     Folk Songs

Bernstein

     West Side Story Suite, Maria

Brahms

     2 Gesänge, Op. 91

Bridge

     3 Songs for mezzo, viola and piano^

Dvorak

     Mass in D

Dessau

     Haggadah shel Pesach

Graef

     Stone: 5 songs for voice, trumpet and piano

Handel

     Messiah*

     Foundling Hospital Anthem

Jenkins

     The Armed Man

Loeffler

      4 Poèmes, Op. 5^

Mahler

     Ich bin der Welt abhandengekommen

Mozart

     Reqiuem

Rossini

     La Regata Veneziana

Schafer

     Minnelieder

Spohr

     Sechs deutsche Lieder

Vivaldi

     Gloria

 

* scenes or excerpts performed

^ in process for upcoming performance

PRODUCTION PHOTOS

AT CENTER AND RIGHT: MATT DILYARD

AT LEFT: GEOFF SHEIL

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