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Le Grand Macabre

Györgi Ligeti


Presented by:

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A major event on the New York cultural scene

Best Opera of
the Year

A substantial hit

An event that may signify several important cultural turning points

A capacity crowd was on its feet, cheering for the New York Premiere

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Original Production:

Alan Gilbert Conductor
Doug Fitch Director and Designer
Edouard Getaz Producer

A production created by Giants Are Small

Catherine Zuber Costume Designer
Clifton Taylor Lighting Designer
Jarin Blaschke Director of Photography



Piet the Pot Mark Schowalter
Amanda Jennifer Black
Amando Renée Tatum
Nekrotzar Eric Owens
Mescalina Melissa Parks
Astradamors Wilbur Pauley
Venus Keira Duffy
White Minister Peter Tantsits
Black Minister Joshua Bloom
Prince Go-Go Anthony Roth Costanzo
Gepopo Barbara Hannigan
Ruffiack Dennis Blackwell
Schobiack Michael Riley
Schabernack Steven Moore
Atmosphericist Rob Besserer
Chorus of Spirits New York Chorale Artists
Joseph Flummerfelt Director


Jimmy Smith Assistant Director
Chris Fitch Toy Theatre Designer
Andrew Barchilon Workshop Coordinator
Jeffrey Markowitz Technical Coordinator
Hugh Landwehr Scenic designer
Hudson Scenic Scenic constructions
Staging Techniques Projections
Laine Goener Stage Manager
Teri Jo Fuson Assistant Stage Manager

New York Philharmonic:

John Mangum Artistic Administrator
Alex Johnston Operations Manager
Michele Balm Operations Coordinator
Courtenay Schowalter Associate Manager, Artistic

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