© 2018 by Single Cel, LLC. Photography by Matt Gush (portraits) and Remsen Allard, Joe Fanzu, Christine Säng, David Soderlund and Bernie Wire (production). Illustration by Aijung Kim. 

Featured Performers

 Episode 1 – The Blow
  • Kronos Quartet

  • San Francisco Girls Chorus, as Forest Women

    • Valérie Sainte-Agathe, Music Director​

  • Rowen Sabala, soprano, as Vireo

  • Laurie Rubin, mezzo-soprano, as The Voice

  • Gregory Purnhagen, baritone, as The Doctor

  • Maria Lazarova, mezzo-soprano, as The Mother

 

Episode 2 – Mercury
  • Kronos Quartet

  • Orange County School of the Arts Middle School Choir, as Village Children

  • Matthias Bossi, The Drummer

  • Rowen Sabala, soprano, as Vireo

  • Laurie Rubin, mezzo-soprano, as The Voice/Witch

  • Gregory Purnhagen, baritone, as The Doctor

  • Maria Lazarova, mezzo-soprano, as The Mother

  • Ryan Glover, tenor, as Raphael (a student)

 

Episode 3 – Needle
  • Joshua Roman, cello

  • Bridget Kibbey, harp

  • Vijay Gupta, violin

  • Rowen Sabala, soprano, as Vireo

  • Laurie Rubin, mezzo-soprano, as The Voice/Pernette

  • Gregory Purnhagen, baritone, as The Doctor/Priest

  • Maria Lazarova, mezzo-soprano, as The Mother

 

Episode 4 – Beginner
  • Joshua Roman, cello

  • Bridget Kibbey, harp

  • Vijay Gupta, violin

  • Lance Suzuki, piccolo

  • San Francisco Girls Chorus, as Forest Women

    • ​Charlotte Ensley, Anna Gray, Emma MacKenzie, Ella Nelson, Renee Theodore, Nia Spaulding; Valérie Sainte-Agathe, Music Director

  • Rowen Sabala, soprano, as Vireo

  • Laurie Rubin, mezzo-soprano, as The Voice/Pernette

  • Gregory Purnhagen, baritone, as The Doctor/Priest

  • Maria Lazarova, mezzo-soprano, as The Mother

  • Ryan Glover, tenor, as Raphael (a student)

 

Episode 5 – Cow Song
  • Vireo Wind Octet (Claire Chenette, oboe; Zach Pulse, English horn; Edgar Lopez, clarinet; Laura Odegaard-Stoutenborough, Bass clarinet; Allen Fogle, horn; Anne Marie Cherry, horn; Anthony Parnther, bassoon; Brittany Seits, contrabassoon)

  • Shadow Hills High School Regiment of the Realm Marching Band, Paul Bluto, Jr., Director

  • San Francisco Girls Chorus, as Milkmaids

    • ​Sarah Ancheta, Lola Miller Henline, Emma MacKenzie, Emma Powell, Nia Spaulding; Valérie Sainte-Agathe, Music Director

  • Kirsten Sollek, contralto, as The Cow

  • Rowen Sabala, soprano, as Vireo

  • Maria Lazarova, mezzo-soprano, as The Mother

  • Christopher Tulyewski as the Artist

  • Alex Wright as the Chef

 

Episode 6 – Boarding School
  • Alarm Will Sound, Alan Pierson, Music Director

  • Trinity Youth Chorus, as Boarding School Girls

    • ​Erica D’Ancona, Anevay Darlington, Mollie Garcia, Marcella King, Elisa Sikula, and Josephine Zenger; Melissa Attebury, Director

  • Rowen Sabala, soprano, as Vireo

  • Emma MacKenzie, soprano, as Caroline (Vireo’s mysterious twin)

  • Gregory Purnhagen, baritone, as The Lawyer/Doctor

  • Ryan Glover, tenor, as Raphael (a student)

  • Laurie Rubin, mezzo-soprano, as Pernette

  • Kirsten Sollek, contralto, as The Cow

 

Episode 7 – Dismal Pure Inane
  • PARTCH

  • PRISM Quartet

  • Rowen Sabala, soprano, as Vireo

  • Emma MacKenzie, soprano, as Caroline (Vireo’s mysterious twin)

  • Gregory Purnhagen, baritone, as The Lawyer/Doctor

  • Ryan Glover, tenor, as Raphael (a student)

  • Maria Lazarova, mezzo-soprano, as The Mother

 

Episode 8 – Girl in the Well
  • Alarm Will Sound, Alan Pierson, Music Director

  • Trinity Youth Chorus, as Village Children

    • ​Erica D’Ancona, Anevay Darlington, Mollie Garcia, Marcella King, Elisa Sikula, and Josephine Zenger; Melissa Attebury, Director

  • Members of American Boychoir School and Special Music School, as Village Children

    • ​Kevin Byrne, Ysai Huebner, Delphine Kernis, Jonah Kernis, Hudson Orfe, and Briggs Thatcher Williamson

  • Rowen Sabala, soprano, as Vireo

  • Emma MacKenzie, soprano, as Caroline (Vireo’s mysterious twin)

  • Ryan Glover, tenor, as Raphael (a student)

  • Laurie Rubin, mezzo-soprano, as Pernette

  • Michael Parker Harley, tenor, as The Farmer

  • Catie Cuan, dancer, as The Girl in the Well

 

Episode 9 – Alcatraz
  • American Contemporary Music Ensemble (ACME) – Benjamin Russell, violin; Caroline Shaw, violin; Meena Bhasin, viola; Clarice Jensen, cello

  • Cappella SF, vocal sextet, as The Prisoners

  • Handbell Ventures

  • Rowen Sabala, soprano, as Vireo

  • Emma MacKenzie, soprano, as Caroline (Vireo’s mysterious twin)

  • Gregory Purnhagen, baritone, as The Doctor

  • Alex Wright as the Guard

  • Randy Matamoros, Hurdy-Gurdy

Episode 10 – Ice on the Sargasso
  • Jennifer Koh, violin

  • Lorelei Ensemble, as Lab Assistants

  • San Francisco Girls Chorus School – 20 younger voices

  • Kate Campbell, toy piano

  • Rowen Sabala, soprano, as Vireo

  • Emma MacKenzie, soprano, as Caroline (Vireo’s mysterious twin)

  • Gregory Purnhagen, baritone, as The Lawyer/Doctor

  • Maria Lazarova, mezzo-soprano, as The Mother

  • Ryan Glover, tenor, as Raphael (a student)

  • Laurie Rubin, mezzo-soprano, as The Witch

  • Randy Matamoros, Hurdy-Gurdy

  • Matthias Bossi, percussion

 

Episode 11 – Circus
  • Matthias Bossi, drums

  • Magik*Magik Orchestra

  • San Francisco Girls Chorus and Chorus School (100+ girls)

  • Lance Suzuki, piccolo

  • Randy Matamoros, Hurdy-Gurdy

  • Deborah Voigt, soprano, as The Queen of Sweden

  • Rowen Sabala, soprano, as Vireo

  • Ryan Glover, tenor, as Raphael (a student)

  • Gregory Purnhagen, baritone, as The Doctor

  • Kirsten Sollek, contralto, as The Cow/Lion

  • Laurie Rubin, mezzo-soprano, as Pernette/The Voice

  • Emma MacKenzie, soprano, as Caroline (Vireo’s mysterious twin)

  • Maria Lazarova, mezzo-soprano, as The Mother

  • Chung Wai Soong, bass, as The Elephant

  • Members of Amateur Music Network as The Audience

 

Episode 12 – My Name is Vireo
  • Kronos Quartet

  • Rowen Sabala, soprano, as Vireo