Operatic Bouquet to Feature Excerpts from Five Operas

The Department of Performing & Visual Arts at Augustana College will present “Love’s Many Faces: An Operatic Bouquet,” a special vocal event directed by Dr. Lisa Grevlos. The performance, which features 18 students, will begin at 7:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 9, in Kresge Recital Hall.

Performers will present excerpts from five different operas by Mozart, Puccini, Donizetti, Delibes and Pasatieri.

Tickets are $5 for the general public and free to students K-12. Tickets can be purchased in advance by calling 605.274.5320 or online at augietickets.com.

“The performances will be costumed and staged to illustrate the passion and power of these operatic masterpieces. This is an excellent introduction to the world of opera for young people and an exciting showcase for those who already love the grand art form,” said Dr. Ivan Fuller, chair of the Performing & Visual Arts Department.

Performers include: Ryan Becker (Le Mars, Iowa); Callie Berg (Northwood, N.D.); Heather Disbrow (Sioux Falls, S.D.); Logan Enze (Sioux Falls, S.D.); Ali Hoffman (Colton, S.D.); John Hokanson (Cottonwood, Minn.); Rachael Hoogendoorn (Sioux Falls, S.D.); Matthew Hugen (Sioux City, Iowa); Christina Johnson (Maple Grove, MN); Melissa Johnson (Inwood, Iowa); Kristen Meidinger (Colton, S.D.); Hannah Patzer (Marshall, Minn.); David Stadem (Blomkest, Minn.); Trey Sutherland (Upton, Wyo.); Abby Trei (Rock Rapids, Iowa); Brandon Varilek (Clark, S.D.); Tyler Wasberg (Slayton, Minn.); and Ben Winkler (Cottage Grove, Minn.).

Kelly Sprecher
Director of Communications & Media Relations