Darcy Krasne, mezzo-soprano

Berkeley, CA
dkrasne@berkeley.edu


Photo by Lisa Keating

Opera/Operetta Roles
Role Opera Company/Location Director/Conductor Year
Mary Lauren Hotchkiss, A Question of Sanity Starlight Circle Players, Oakland, CA Dick Bagwell/Lauren Renée Hotchkiss in development
Sorceress Purcell, Dido & Aeneas BASOTI, San Francisco, CA Rod Gomez/Alex Katsman 2008
1st Witch/1st Sailor Purcell, Dido & Aeneas Alice's Renaissance String Band, Albany, CA Allison Rolls/David Morris 2007
Jane/Lady Happy 2006 Gala Lamplighters, San Francisco, CA Barbara Heroux/Baker Peeples 2006
Nicemis Gilbert & Sullivan, Thespis Montréal, Canada
Committee on Ancient & Modern Performance of the American Philological Association
John Starks/Andrew Simpson 2006
Nurse Euripides' Medea Oxford University Drama Society
(Oxford Triennial Greek Play)
Nat Coleman/Tom Foster-Carter 2002
Dame Carruthers G&S, Yeomen of the Guard Oxford Univ. Gilbert & Sullivan Society Meriel Patrick/Andrew Lamb 2001
Kate G&S, Pirates of Penzance Oxford Univ. Gilbert & Sullivan Society Charlie Wilson/Sam Carr 2001
Zorah G&S, Ruddigore Oxford Univ. Gilbert & Sullivan Society Jen Taylor/Robin Rees 2000
Patience G&S, Patience Oxford Univ. Gilbert & Sullivan Society Victoria Rowley/Jon Faiz 1999
Gretchen G&S, The Grand Duke Oxford Univ. Gilbert & Sullivan Society Philippa Ouvry/Matthew Rogers 1999

Excerpted Opera/Operetta Roles
Role Scene Opera Director/Conductor Company/Year
4th Friend Act I, Scene 5 Moore, Ballad of Baby Doe Rod Gomez/John Winzenburg BASOTI (2008)
Mallika Act I, No. 2 Delibes, Lakmé Jose Maria Condemi/John Winzenburg BASOTI (2008)
Mrs. Page Act I, Scene 2 Nicolai, Merry Wives of Windsor Rod Gomez/John Winzenburg BASOTI (2007)
3rd Lady Act I, No. 1 Mozart, Magic Flute Rod Gomez/Alex Katsman BASOTI (2007)
Marcellina Act I, No. 5 Mozart, Marriage of Figaro Ross Halper/John Winzenburg BASOTI (2007)
Emilia Act IV, Scene 1 Verdi, Otello Sylvia Anderson/Michel Singher BASOTI (2007)

Opera/Operetta Chorus
Opera Company Location Director/Conductor Year
2007 Gala The Lamplighters San Francisco, CA Barbara Heroux/Baker Peeples 2007
Hoiby, The Tempest (Act III) BASOTI San Francisco, CA Alex Katsman 2007
Lehar, The Merry Widow The Lamplighters San Francisco, CA Barbara Heroux/Monroe Kanouse 2007
Purcell's King Arthur UC Chamber Chorus & Mark Morris Dance Group Berkeley, CA Jane Glover 2006
Gilbert & Sullivan, Ruddygore The Lamplighters San Francisco, CA Jane Erwin Hammett/Baker Peeples 2006
2005 Gala The Lamplighters San Francisco, CA Barbara Heroux/Baker Peeples 2005
G&S, The Gondoliers The Lamplighters San Francisco, CA Barbara Heroux/Baker Peeples 2005
Holst, Savitri Mills College, Milhaud festival Oakland, CA Paul Flight 2004
G&S, The Sorcerer (semi-staged) Oxford Univ. G&S Society Oxford, England Matthew Rogers 2000
G&S, Iolanthe Oxford Univ. G&S Society Oxford, England James McCullagh/Paul Thompson/ Helen Eastman (choreog.) 1999
G&S, The Gondoliers (semi-staged) Oxford Univ. G&S Society Oxford, England Helen Zimmer 1998
G&S, The Mikado Crossroads School Santa Monica, CA Scott Weintraub/Thea Kano 1994

Artistic Development Programs
Bay Area Summer Opera Theater Institute (BASOTI) San Francisco, CA 2008
BASOTI San Francisco, CA 2007

Vocal Instructors
Deborah Benedict Jackson Berkeley, CA 2002–present
Rachel Gettler Darmstadt, Germany summer 2004
Frances Young Los Angeles, CA 1997–1998

Choral Experience
Mostly Motets (dir. Stephen Moore) San Francisco/Berkeley, CA 2007–present
The Haydn Singers (dir. Paul Flight) Oakland/Berkeley, CA 2006–present
Chamber Chorus (dir. Marika Kuzma) UC Berkeley, Berkeley, CA 2002; 2005; 2006–present
Perfect Fifth (dir. Mark Sumner) UC Berkeley, Berkeley, CA 2002–2004; 2005–2007
University Chorus (dir. Marika Kuzma) UC Berkeley, Berkeley, CA 2003–2005
Corpus Christi College Chapel Choir Oxford, England 1998–2002
various choral groups Crossroads School, Santa Monica, CA 1990–1998