Jan. 14, 2010
Webster University Opera Studio Presents its Annual Performance
Webster University presents its annual Opera Studio performance. Opera Studio is a highly select ensemble of Webster student singers performing scenes from opera and operetta. The production is under the artistic direction of Alice Nelson, stage director is Michael Shell, asst. director of last spring‘s OTSL's The Ghosts of Versailles and conductor is Chris Ludwa, artistic director of the Bayview Summer Music Festival in Michigan. The scenes are fully staged and costumed, with orchestra.
Selections for the performance include scenes from:
“Cosi fan tutte” and “La Clemenza di Tito,” by Mozart
“The Merry Wives of Windsor,” by Nicolai
“The Beggar's Opera,” by Gay, arr. Bonynge
Samuel Barber's complete 9-minute opera, “A Hand of Bridge”
Friday and Saturday, Jan. 22 and 23, 2010, 7 p.m.
Sunday, Jan. 24, 4 p.m.
Winifred Moore Auditorium, Webster University, 470 E. Lockwood Ave.
$10 for the general public. $5 for senior adults. Students free with valid I.D.
Call the Fine Arts Hotline, 968-7128 or the Music Department at 968-7032