Double Bill - Didos and Aeneas / Trouble in Paradise - 2009

The College of Idaho music department presented Henry Purcell’s Baroque opera “Dido & Aeneas” along with Leonard Bernstein’s all-American one-act opera “Trouble in Tahiti” in February 2009.  

The operas featured two rotating student casts including Jourdan Alley, Brianne Boesiger, Lani Boykin, Hannah Buckendorf, Anna Chapman, Danielle Danker, Jamie Derry, Katie Fendrick, Jesse Holmes, Quinn Johnson, Lindsay Kline, Matt Malek, Emily Matlock, Dawn Mikelonis, Sara Packebush, Stephen Puterbaugh, Devin Rand, Kaylyn Ruddy, Steven Slupe, Russell Smith, Brynna Soth, Nyasha Sumbureru and Piper Symington. 

Sean Rogers (‘94) served as music director and conductor and David Ketchum (‘08) served as stage director as well as providing lighting, scene and costume design.