December 11, 2021

MUS109 OPERA WORKSHOP FALL SHOWCASE - Professor Brenda Iglesias, director
Time: 7:30 PM
Location: COFAC Recital Hall
Description: This performance is free for limited, general seating.

Professor Brenda Iglesias, WIU Opera Workshop Director
Paolo Romero, WIU Opera Workshop Collaborative Pianist

PROGRAM

Oh, help me protect me, Quartet from THE MAGIC FLUTE - Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Tamino: Matthew Scheuermann, tenor
First Lady: Eden Beier, soprano
Second Lady: Brenda Iglesias*, mezzo
Third Lady: Kamryn Meeks, soprano

Stay bouncer, stay, Duet from COX AND BOX - Sullivan & Burnand
Bouncer: Dietrich Gossmeyer, baritone
Cox: Wesley Oliver, baritone

Long years ago, fourteen maybe, Duet from PATIENCE - Gilbert & Sullivan
Patience: Mariah Walker*, soprano
Lady Angela: GraceAnne Prince, soprano

Never mind the why and wherefore, Trio from H.M.S. Pinafore - Gilbert & Sullivan
Josephine: GraceAnne Prince, soprano
Captain: Dietrich Gossmeyer, baritone
Sir Joseph: Wesley Oliver, baritone

Prithee, pretty maiden, Duet from PATIENCE - Gilbert & Sullivan
Patience: GraceAnne Prince, soprano
Archibald Grosvenor:Dietrich Gossmeyer, baritone

Cosa farete? Via, su, parlate, Trio from IL MATRIMONIO SEGRETO - Domenico Cimarrosa
Elisetta: Catherine Sulla, soprano
Fidalma: Mariah Waker, soprano
Geronimo: Joshua Pitt, baritone

Via resti servita, Duet from LE NOZZE DI FIGARO - Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Susanna: Eden Beier, soprano
Marcellina: Kamryn Meeks, soprano

Au fond du temple saint, Duet from PEARL FISHERS - Georges Bizet
Nadir: Matthew Scheuermann, tenor
Zurga: Joshua Pitt, baritone

Dunque è proprio finita! , Quartet from LA BOHÈME - Giacomo Puccini
Mimi: Catherine Sulla, soprano
Rodolfo: Matthew Scheuermann, tenor
Musetta: Mariah Walker, soprano
Marcello: Joshua Pitt, baritone

* Professor Iglesias and Ms.Walker are covering for Emma Bachman, who was originally singing both ensembles but cannot join us today due to illness.
Related Web Site: WIU OPERA
Contact Information:
 Joanie Herbert
 Phone: 309-298-1843
 Email: JE-Herbert@wiu.edu
Source: School of Music

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