ALBERT HERRING Music by Benjamin Britten op. 39  Libretto by Eric Crozier


Third Place Winner for Best Collegiate Production from the National Opera Association


Director of Miami Opera and Conductor Benjamin Smolder


Stage Director Leland Kimball  Assistant Stage Director Terrance Ganser


Production Gion DeFrancesco (sets),  Josh Wilson (lighting and technical direction), Alex Lusht (sound), Meggan Peters (costumes), Bobby Vlasic (wigs and make-up), Lisa Hasson (Vocal Coach), Janice Murray (piainist), Erin Mizer & Amanda Horne (stage management)


Cast Kristen Whalen, Mikaela Hartong, Emily Farnell, Courtney Burgtorf, Daniel Huchla, Tim Oliver, Chirs Smith Gibran Mahmud, Steven Milloy, Loren Reash-Henz, William Meriwether, Maximillian Jansen, Lizabeth Malanga, Rebecca Herbst, Grace Deer, Deanna Williiams, Megan Terlau, Courtney Katzmeyer, Elise Ware, Seth Wagner, Andrea Davies, Kayla Burley

Miami Opera Theater


Miami Opera is an important part of the rich and diverse musical experiences that Miami University has to offer.  Miami music majors have the opportunity to assume leadership positions in every part of production.  Opera Auditions and sponsored events are open to all of the student body.

Contact Information:


Benjamin Smolder, Director

109 Presser Hall

501 South Patterson Avenue

Oxford, OH 45056

Telephone (513) 529-3079

Fax  (513) 529-3027