Sitzprobe is a German term used in opera and musical theatre to describe a seated rehearsal—the literal translation of Sitzprobe—where the singers sing with the orchestra, focusing attention on integrating the two groups. It is often the first rehearsal where the orchestra and singers rehearse together.
And, boy, did they do a great job! Take a look at the short clips to see and hear what you can expect when we open on Saturday, Feb 11th.
Led by our Musical Director, Geoffrey Waite, the orchestra is comprised of Rachel Dowdy (Cello/ Viola), Ryan Zarmbinski (Violin), Erin Webber (Oboe/English Horn), Ken Jury (Bass), and Saul Salinas (percussion).