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Opera Theater Workshop to perform March 22 and 23

March 12, 2013

The Indiana State University Opera and Music Theater Workshop will present an evening of tuneful and exciting scenes from famous operas beginning at 7:30 p.m. Friday, March 22 and Saturday, March 23.

 The performances, which will take place in the Recital Hall of the Landini Center for Performing and Fine Arts at Seventh and Chestnut Streets, will include duets from Beethoven's "Fidelio," Donizetti's "Elixir of Love" and Douglas Moore's historic American opera, "The Ballad of Baby Doe." Larger scenes performed will be quartets from Gounod's "Faust" and Verdi's "Rigoletto," and the women's quintet from "The Ballad of Baby Doe."

Costumes and properties for the performance are provided by the Indiana State theater department. The Opera Workshop is a select ensemble of Indiana State singers with prior and current solo vocal training, conducted by Mark Carlisle and with stage direction by Colleen Davis. Larysa Tudorica, pianist, and Sarah Kendall, graduate assistant, assist with the group.

The Opera Theater Workshop is free and open to the public. For more information, call the Indiana State School of Music at 812-237-2771.


Writer: Paula Meyer, ISU Communications and Marketing, 812-237-3783 or