Wednesday, April 27, 2016

In Memoriam LINCOLN CLARK

Seattle Opera salutes the life and work of Lincoln Clark, who passed away at the age of 90 at his Edmonds home last week. Between 1975 and 1984, Clark directed almost everything Seattle Opera put onstage, from frothy comedies like La Cenerentola and rarities like Le roi de Lahore to our groundbreaking first production of Wagner’s RING.

Lincoln Clark with Chorus Master Hans Wolf at a reception for the 1982 production of Die Fledermaus, in which Clark directed such Hollywood luminaries as Werner Klemperer (“Colonel Clink”), Paul Sorvino, John Reardon, and Buddy Hackett. Seattle Opera, photo
Clark’s multifaceted early career prepared him well for his job as Seattle Opera’s resident stage director. After studies at UCLA and with Lotte Lehmann at the Music Academy of the West, he won a Fulbright fellowship to the Bavarian State Music Academy in Munich, which led to a three-year contract as a leading tenor with the Hannover State Opera. Guest engagements followed in the opera companies of Hamburg, Braunschweig, Karlsruhe, and Munich, as well as roles in music films and television.

In 1974, he received a National Opera Institute grant to study directing under George London, Italo Tajo, and Georges Hirsch at Seattle Opera. He made his debut in the 1975/76 season directing Der Rosenkavalier. Of that production, Opera News noted: “Clark in particular deserves warm praise for interweaving the drama of the principals with the lively but discreetly understated activities of Hofmannsthal’s rich cameo characters.”

Patricia Wells (Masha) and Lincoln Clark (Dr. Dorn) in The Seagull (West Coast Premiere), 1976 . Photo by Des Gates
During his first season with the company, Clark also sang the tenor role of Dr. Dorn in the 1976 production of The Seagull, by Thomas Pasatieri. After George London built Seattle’s RING 1 from 1972 to 1975, Clark restaged it each subsequent summer, 1976 to 1983.
Shirley Lee Harned (Pauline), Patricia Wells (Masha), John Reardon (Boris), Lincoln Clark (Dr. Dorn), Leon Lishner (Shamrayeff), and Dolores Strazicich (Irina Arkidina) in The Seagull (West Coast Premiere), 1976. Photo by Des Gates
Clark continued to direct and to teach until recently. The Seattle Times has more details of his career; in accordance with his wishes, no funeral or public memorial is scheduled.


3 comments:

dong dong23 said...

oakley sunglasses
lebron james shoes
cheap ray ban sunglasses
gucci handbags
tory burch flats
tory burch sale
jordan 11
oakley vault
louis vuitton outlet
true religion outlet
louis vuitton outlet
michael kors outlet
michael kors outlet
celine handbags
louis vuitton outlet
nike roshe run
oakley vault
gucci handbags
toms shoes
adidas originals shoes
ray-ban sunglasses
coach outlet
michael kors outlet
coach factory outlet
gucci outlet
michael kors handbags
michael kors outlet
michael kors outlet online sale
michael kors handbags
coach factory outlet
jordan 8
louis vuitton
christian louboutin shoes
true religion
michael kors handbags
michael kors outlet
toms outlet
timberland boots
louis vuitton outlet stores
coach factory outlet
20168.8wengdongdong

Karen said...

Our Browns House Flag hangs vertically and provides a top sleeve for insertion of your flagpole. The Browns House Flag measures 28x42 inches, is constructed of 2-ply polyester, and both sides are dye sublimated with the NFL team logo as shown.


stars and stripes flags,
football flags sale
house divided flags nflBills stars and stripes flags, House Divided Flags,Sports Flags 3x5, Sports flags and banners,nfl House Divided Flags

Anne Lin said...

Oltre a questo, la terza maglia del Chelsea 2016-2017 vanta un look semplice e moderno, con le tre strisce Adidas che scende sui lati della camicia piuttosto che le spalle e sulle maniche.maglie calcio,
poco prezzo
magliette calcio
maglie calcio 2017,