Luther College opera featured in IPR's 'Arias in April'

Iowa Public Radio to feature Luther renditions of 'Suor Angelica' and 'Gianni Schicchi'

Iowa Public Radio will feature Luther College productions of Puccini's "Suor Angelica" and "Gianni Schicchi" at 7 p.m. Saturday, April 25, and at 10 p.m. Sunday, April 26.

As part of IPR's "Arias in April" season, the recordings can be heard online through the streaming media player found at www.iowapublicradio.org or on the following IPR Classical broadcast frequencies:

Ames, Des Moines 90.1 HD
Cedar Falls, Waterloo 89.5
Des Moines 97.7
Dubuque 101.7
Iowa City, Cedar Rapids 91.7
KUNI 90.9 HD
Mason City 90.7
Mitchellville 88.9
Ottumwa 91.1
Patterson, Des Moines 105.9
Pleasantville 96.3                            

Listeners can tune in on Saturdays at 7 p.m. and Sundays at 10 p.m. to enjoy a different production from Luther, the Des Moines Metro Opera or the Cedar Rapids Opera Theatre. Tune in for:

Des Moines Metro Opera
• Heggie's "Dead Man Walking": April 11-12
• Rossini's "Le Comte Ory": April 18-19

Luther College Opera
• Puccini's "Suor Angelica" and "Gianni Schicchi": April 25-26

Cedar Rapids Opera Theatre
• Bizet's "Carmen": May 2-3

A national liberal arts college with an enrollment of 2,400, Luther offers an academic curriculum that leads to the bachelor of arts degree in 60 majors and preprofessional programs. For more information about Luther visit the college's website: www.luther.edu.

Luther students performing Puccini's "Gianni Schicchi"