BLAIR WILLIAMS is very pleased to be working with Tafelmusik again. Past collaborations include Purcell’s King Arthur, The Grand Tour, Chariots of Fire, and A Baroque Adventure: The Quest for Arundo Donax. Other selected credits include more than 30 productions over 17 seasons with the Shaw Festival, most recently as director of The Millionairess.
Born: 1981, Alfred, New York
“For me, it’s very important to be in touch with my initial idea and to be able to whittle it down to its very essence.”
SHA NA NA combined their love for the classics of rock & roll with a dynamic theatrical approach, as fellow college students at Columbia University in New York in 1969. The ‘50s music legends appeared just before Jimi Hendrix forty-four years ago at The Woodstock Festival in their eighth professional gig (of course the check bounced).
LAUREN WORSHAM is a Brooklyn-based actress and singer whose favorite roles include Flora in New York City Opera's production of Turn of the Screw directed by Sam Buntrock, Lisa in the critically-acclaimed world premiere of Dog Days directed by Robert Woodruff at Montclair Peak Performances, Amy in Where's Charley at New York City Center (dir. John Doyle), Cunegonde in NYCO's Candide, Lili in Goodspeed Opera House’s Carnival (dir. Darko Tresnjak), Cinderella in Kansas City Rep’s Into the Woods (dir.
ROBERT MORRISON is an assistant conductor with the Metropolitan Opera in New York where he has been coach and accompanist for the world’s finest singers for the last eighteen seasons . He was invited to join the company after meeting and assisting Maestro James Levine for the Wagner Ring Cycle at the Bayreuth Festival. He has also worked with the San Francisco, Chicago Lyric and Australian opera companies.