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Saturday March 29 @ 8 pm
Sunday March 30 @ 3 pm

Baldwin Auditorium, Duke East Campus

$10 general admission, students & youth FREE
Info & tickets: 919-684-4444

The Party’s Over:  A program of finales and party scenes from La Traviata, Die Fledermaus, Le Nozze di Figaro, Les contes d’Hoffmann, & Eugene Onegin featuring current students and Duke Opera Workshop alumni with special surprise guests (including Music Dept. faculty).

This weekend’s gala performances welcome Duke Opera Workshop to our new home in Baldwin Auditorium. We have invited back several alumni who have continued in professional careers in music. Returning to sing with our students and in pieces together are:

Korland Simmons, tenor, T ’96
Dana Long Zenobi and Marlissa Hudson, sopranos, both T’99
Page Stephens, soprano, T’ 09
Sara Womble, soprano, T’11
Anthony Alberti, T’11

Korland appeared in the last production of the NYC Opera, Anna Nicole: The Opera. He is now living and working in the NYC area.

Dana Zenobi teaches voice at Southwestern University in Georgetown, Texas and is active in fundraising efforts for young musicians through her non-profit BELTA.

Marlissa Hudson is living in the Washington, DC, area, where she is pursuing a career as a freelance singer. She has recently released a CD called Lust, returned from concerts in Sophia, Bulgaria, and performed her NYC debut in a tribute to Marian Anderson.

Page Stephens is a recent graduate of University of Texas, in Austin. She is singing with local opera companies in outreach programs while she works with Dana Zenobi for BELTA.

Sara Womble is pursuing her master’s degree in vocal performance at Boston University, where she has appeared in several productions in the last two years.

Anthony Alberti has recently graduated from Ryder University with a degree in vocal pedagogy. He is pursuing a singing career and teaching private voice lessons.