Except as noted otherwise, all photos by Molly M. Peterson and courtesy of Castleton Festival. Click on a thumbnail for larger version. Also see the story from our July 18 edition,
Outstanding in their field — and ours, too.
Joyce El-Khoury as Desdemona in Castleton’s production of “Otello.” Photo by Sarah Cohn.
Venezuelan conductor Rafael Payare led the Castleton Festival Orchestra in Mahler’s Fifth Symphony during the 2013 season. Photo by Bjørn Bertheussen.
Elan Sapir works on his viola, and his tan, between performances at the Castleton Festival in 2013. Suri Xia.
Dietlinde Turban-Maazel in Cocteau’s “La Voix Humaine” at Castleton’s Theatre House. Photo by E. Raymond Boc.
Supervisor Mike Biniek and his wife Susan Hoffman at the Opening Night Gala.
The Castleton Chamber Players, consisting of (from left) violinists Eric Silberger and Hyewon Kim, cellist Dan Lelchuk and violist Michael Drobycki, performed before the opening night gala dinner on July 6 at the Theatre House.
Castleton’s development director Howard Bender talks to board member Jennifer Manly at the opening night gala dinner. Seated next to Manly are Victor Yount and Lesley Arnold.
Jack Overstreet speaks with other guests at the Gala.
Castleton Festival general manager Nancy Gustafson welcomes Gala patrons to the fifth annual opening night.
The Castleton Festival Theatre seats 648 people and includes an orchestra pit which can accommodate up to 90 musicians.
A cabaret performance in the Festival Theatre Foyer on July 6 before the opening night of the opera “Girl of the Golden West.”
Backstage, and just prior to the opening performance of the opera “Girl of the Golden West,” costumer Jorge Pires helps prepare CATS members (from left) Alexander Feiss, Isaac Yager and Alan Briones.
CATS member Dustin Scott reviews the score outside the Festival Theatre before the July 6 premiere of “Girl of the Golden West.”
Costumers (from left) Emmie Phelps and Alexandra Nattrass put on some finishing touches prior to the July 6 opening of “Girl of the Golden West.”