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Operetta Showcase

October 13, 2023 @ 8:00 pm

Romolo Gessi


Timothy Sparks, tenor

Romolo Gessi

Maestro Gessi is a professor at the Trieste Conservatory, holder of the conducting course at the European Academy in Vicenza, and professor of orchestral conducting at the OperAverona lyric laboratory at the Berliner Meisterkurse. Learn more about Maestro Romolo Gessi via his website.

UNC Voice Students


Amours divins! ardentes flammes (La belle Hélène) by Offenbach
Vasilisa Iumatova, soprano & Ela Gabitov, piano

Vilja (Die lustige Witwe) by Lehár
Katherine Brown, soprano & Thomas Bastable, piano

Oh, is there not one maiden breast (Pirates of Penzance) by Gilbert & Sullivan
Timothy Yardley, tenor & Thomas Bastable, piano

Poor Wand’ring One (Pirates of Penzance) by Gilbert & Sullivan
Jessica Cotton, soprano & Thomas Bastable, piano

Italian Street Song (The Naughty Marietta) by Herbert
Caroline Mays, soprano & Ela Gabitov, piano

Csárdás: Sounds of My Homeland (Die Fledermaus) by J. Strauss II
Olivia Kesler, soprano & Thomas Bastable, piano

La petenera (La Marchenera) by Moreno Torroba
Jeanne Fischer, soprano & Maria Paulina García, piano

Canción de Marinela (La canción del olvido) by Serrano
Stella Ferrer, soprano & Ela Gabitov, piano

Flor roja (Los Gavilanes) by Guerrero
JohnPaul Savino, tenor & Ela Gabitov, piano

Me llaman la primorosa (El barbero de Sevilla) by Giménez & Nieto
Eden Rosenbaum, soprano & Maria Paulina García, piano

Dein ist mein ganzes Herz (Das Land des Lächelns) by Lehár
Timothy Sparks, tenor & Ela Gabitov, piano

View the full program PDF.



Please plan to arrive early as parking on campus can be tricky. Learn more about parking and directions to UNC-Chapel Hill’s campus.

Maestro Romolo Gessi is artist-in-residence with the Department of Music from October 9-13, 2023. He will work with the UNC Wind Ensemble, conducting students, and voice students.


October 13, 2023
8:00 pm
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James and Susan Moeser Auditorium in Hill Hall
145 E. Cameron Ave
Chapel Hill, NC 27599 United States
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