‘The Hills Are Alive’ slated for April 23


Staff Report



MOREHEAD – Morehead State University Opera will present “The Hills Are Alive,” an evening of scenes from music, theater, operetta, and opera on Sunday, April 23, at 8 p.m. in Duncan Recital Hall of the Baird Music Hall.

The event is free and open to the public.

The theme for the evening is Austria, music from and about Austria. It will include scenes from “The Sound of Music,” “The Marriage of Figar,” “Don Giovanni,” “Die Tote Stadt,” “Die Fledermaus,” and “The Merry Widow.”

Dr. Roma Prindle, associate professor of music, is the director of MSU Opera. William Murphy, visiting lecturer in music, is the collaborative pianist for the production. Ryan Wardell, graduate student in vocal performance, is the assistant director. Consultant for opera production is Eric Brown, visiting lecturer in voice.

Students featured in the production include: Meredith Ailiff, freshman, Louisville; Broderick Beighle, Williamstown, junior; Janessa Broadhurst, Louisville, freshman; Alex Castle, Ashland, freshman; Noah Colley, Portsmouth, Ohio, junior; Katie Gemberling, Columbus, Indiana, sophomore; Eliza Eaches, Wheelersburg, Ohio, junior; Matt Hammond, Louisa, junior; Tristan Hinkle, Barbourville, sophomore; Summer Lighthall, Independence, sophomore; Austin Muncy, Ashland, freshman; Kaitlyn Osborn, Louisa, junior; Bugs Reinhardt, Minford, Ohio, junior; Tag Sadler, Portsmouth, Ohio, junior; Benjamin Scott, Lexington, freshman; Reagan Stamper, Hazard, junior; Katie Tracy, Frankfort, freshman; Ryan Wardell, Big Stone Gap, Virginia, graduate student; Jasmine Wheeler, Morehead, junior, and Sarah White, West Union, Ohio, freshman.

Additional information is available by calling Prindle at 606-783-2481.

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