Tuesday, September 8, 2009

Young opera stars to sing this Thursday

from left to right
back row: Gus Andreassen (Colline, and Portland native) Michael Todd Simpson (Marcello)
front row: Arturo Chacon-Cruz (Rodolfo), Kelly Kaduce (Mimi), Alyson Cambridge (Musetta), Jose Rubio (Schaunard)

If you'd like to hear the cast of Portland Opera's "La Boheme" close up, you'll have that chance on Thursday evening at 7 pm in a special concert at the Scottish Rite Center (709 SW 15th Ave.). The up-and-coming singers in the above photo will perform popular opera arias and ensemble pieces.

Tickets, priced at $50, can be purchased by contacting the Portland Opera Box Office at 503-241-1802 (Toll-free 866-739-6737).

BTW: Kaduce received a boost in the June 2009 edition of Opera News for her appearances with Florida Grand Opera and Opera Theatre Saint Louis. Here's the photo from Opera News:

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