Might As Well Be Swing
Damn Yankees
Robert Ashens
ROBERT ASHENS (music director & conductor) Eugene and San Francisco-based musician Robert Ashens, whose distinguished career as conductor and pianist has brought him to many world capitals, is Artistic Director/co-founder of the West Coast Opera (Opera Oregon) and The Johann Strauss Society of America. Damn Yankees marks the 32nd of his Shedd Theatricals as Music Director/Conductor. Ashens is past Artistic Director of Eugene Opera, Opera San Luis Obispo, and Anchorage Opera. The Maestro is a Master Coach for major opera singers worldwide, and he maintains an active studio in SF Bay Area. As a Pianist, he performs solo and chamber music principally in Oregon and California, as well as European venues. With a repertoire of over 120 operas and musical theater, he has conducted to great acclaim for regional houses in America and Europe and accompanies world luminaries in recital. Additionally, he has been guest symphony conductor for numerous chamber orchestras, locally and abroad, for nearly 40 years.
2005
Aug 6-12OFAM 2005Anything GoesSilva
2009
Jul 31-Aug 9ST 2009Oklahoma!Silva
2010
Jul 30-Aug 6ST 2010Kiss Me, KateSilva
Dec 3-19ST 2010White ChristmasJaqua
2011
Jun 16-19ST 2011Pal JoeyJaqua
Jul 29-Aug 12ST 2011Girl CrazySilva
Dec 2-18ST 2011The Sound of MusicJaqua
2012
Jun 14-17ST 2012Sweet CharityJaqua
Aug 4-12ST 2012The King And ISilva
Oct 4-7ST 2012Lady, Be GoodJaqua
Nov 30-Dec 16ST 2012Singin' In The RainJaqua
2013
Jun 12-16ST 2013No, No, Nanette!Jaqua
Aug 2-11ST 2013The Music ManSilva
Dec 5-22ST 2013CamelotJaqua
2014
Jun 20-29ST 2014Oh, Kay!Jaqua
Aug 1-10ST 2014Gentlemen Prefer BlondesSilva
Dec 5-21ST 2014Babes In ArmsJaqua
2015
Jun 19-28ST 2015How To Succeed In Business Without Really TryingJaqua
Jul 31-Aug 9ST 2015Whoopee!Jaqua
Sep 20-Oct 4ST 2015Mary PoppinsJaqua
2016
Jun 17-26ST 2016Funny FaceJaqua
Jul 29-Aug 7ST 2016On The TownJaqua
Sep 16-Oct 2ST 2016Oliver!Jaqua
Dec 2-18ST 2016Annie Get Your GunJaqua
2017
Jun 16-25ST 2017GypsyJaqua
Jul 21-30ST 2017Good News!Jaqua
Nov 9SC 2017-18Sure On This Shining NightJaqua
Dec 1-17ST 2017Singin' In The RainJaqua
2018
Jun 8-17ST 2018RobertaJaqua
Jul 20-29ST 2018Guys And DollsJaqua
Sep 14-30ST 2018The Wizard of OzJaqua
Nov 30-Dec 16ST 2018White ChristmasJaqua
2019
Feb 22-23SC 2018-19The Seven Deadly SinsJaqua
Jul 12-21ST 2019Damn YankeesJaqua
Sep 13-29ST 2019AnnieJaqua
Dec 6-22ST 2019She Loves MeJaqua
2021
Jul 9-18ST2021The Pajama GameJaqua
Sep 17-Oct 3ST2021Peter PanJaqua
Dec 3-19ST2021Holiday InnJaqua
Robert Ashens participates In these Might As Well Be Swing events:
Friday Jul 12
7:30 pmDamn Yankees
Saturday Jul 13
7:30 pmDamn Yankees
Sunday Jul 14
3:00 pmDamn Yankees
Friday Jul 19
7:30 pmDamn Yankees
Saturday Jul 20
7:30 pmDamn Yankees
Sunday Jul 21
3:00 pmDamn Yankees

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