Our Artists

Tango of the White Gardenia Artists

Cascadia Concert Opera prides itself on featuring the many talented local and regional artists, providing another opportunity to perform. In keeping with our mission, Cascadia Concert Opera aims to fairly compensate musicians for their work in presenting accessible opera.

Principal characters:

Anthony-  David Gustafson, Tenor

Sofìa– Karen Esquivel, Contralto

Sandra– Kari Burgess, Soprano

Victor– Zachary Lenox, Bass/Baritone

Jo-Jo– Hannah Penn, Mezzo-soprano

Justin– TBA



Artistic Team:

Bereniece Jones-Centeno- Artistic Director

Vincent D. Centeno– Conductor

Gustavo Castro– Conductor

Sergei Teleshev-Principal Instrumentalist, Accordion

Tyler Abbott – Double Bass

Glykeria Manis– Choreographer

Eric Zimmer– Choreographer

Brian Staufenbiel– Dramaturg


Production Team:

Karen Esquivel– Stage Director



Robin Greenwood– Stage Manager

Sen Incavo– Set Designer

Jonna Hayden– Costume Designer

Caitlyn Douglas– Production Assistant