Nov. 16, 2010
For Immediate Release
By Katie Johnson, student news writer
CAMPBELLSVILLE, Ky. – The Campbellsville University Opera Workshop, under the direction of Dr. Mark Bradley, professor of music, will present the performance of Mozart’s “Cosi fan Tutte,” in The Gheens Recital Hall. The first performance will be on Sunday, Nov. 21, at 3 p.m. The second performance will take place on Monday, Nov. 22, at 8 p.m.
“Cosi fan Tutte” is a famous comic opera that is sung in English. The opera is also referred to as “Women Are Like That.” The setting is the late 1700s in Naples. The story is about two men, Ferrando and Guglielmo, who believe that their sweethearts, Dorabella and Fiordiligi, are different from other women. They claim that their girls will always stay faithful. Their relationships form the opera by Mozart.
Fiordiligi is played by Debora Morais of Brazil, and Guglielmo is played by Joe Gupton of Campbellsville.
Dorabella is played by Margareth Miguel of Brazil, and Ferrando is played by Chris Williams of Columbia, Tenn.
Dr. Mark Bradley, professor of music, plays Don Alfonso and Juliana Moura, instructor in voice, plays Despina, Dr. Fatalis, Lawyer. Bradley is the director of the opera.
Admission to the opera is free and seating is on a first come-first serve basis.
Campbellsville University is a widely acclaimed Kentucky-based Christian university with over 3,000 students offering 63 undergraduate programs, 17 master’s degrees and five postgraduate areas. The website for complete information is campbellsville.edu.