Sponsored by Music
The production is directed by Luther music faculty Carol Kreuscher, Beth Ray Westlund, and Nicholas Shaneyfelt. The production’s cast includes Luther sophomores Elizabeth Burton, Kien Huynh, Ben Meyer, Hunter Meyer, and Abby Trewin; juniors Elaina Bayse, Andrea Blocker, Allison Houldson, Colton Ironside, Emily Lauer, Stefanie Maas, and Thomas Warden; and seniors Colin Cosgrove, Gunnar Ehlers, Eddy Galstad, Erin Haefner, Kiley Korey, Caleb Kruckenberg, and Grace Simpson. Pianists for the performances include Nathan Eck, sophomore, and Rachael Brolin, junior.
The fall opera scenes course allows students to learn vocal, musical, language and acting skills. Students have learned music by composers from the 18th century through the 20th century, including Menotti, Britten, Mozart, and Gounod. The repertoire selected represents a diversity of language, time period, and plot. Students will present scenes from The Consul, Albert Herring, Le nozze di Figaro, Die Fledermaus, Les contes d’Hoffmann, Hänsel und Gretel, A Midsummer Night’s Dream, The Medium, and Faust.
Future opera performances include the J-term Opera Performance on January 28 at 7pm in the Noble Recital Hall and the Spring Opera Performances on Friday, May 8, 2020 at 7:30pm and on Saturday, May 9 at 7:30pm in the Center for Faith and Life main hall.
Questions? Contact Andrew Whitfield, 563-387-1764