Campbellsville University to present opera ‘Don Giovanni’


April 19, 2010
For Immediate Release

By Hillary C. Wright, student news writer

CAMPBELLSVILLE, Ky.—The Campbellsville University School of Music Opera Workshop will be presenting the opera “Don Giovanni” on Tuesday, April 27 at 8 p.m. in The Gheens Recital Hall in the Gosser Fine Arts Center at 210 University Drive, Campbellsville, Ky.

The event is free and open to the public.

Dr. Mark Bradley, professor of music, will be conducting the opera.

The cast includes: Ha Hae Jung, an ESL student from South Korea as Don Giovanni; Samuel Hong, a graduate student from South Korea as Don Ottavio; Taeeun Moon, a graduate student from South Korea as Leporello; Youngmi Hyun, a graduate student from South Korea as Donna Anna; Debora Morais, a graduate student from Brazil as Donna Elvira; Margareth Miguel, a graduate student from Brazil as Zerlina.

Bradley will sing the smaller roles of Masetto, The Commandant and The Statue. All singers will also sing chorus numbers.

Carla Farias, a graduate student from Brazil, will play the piano for the opera.

The opera is set in Spain in the 1600s. Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart is the composer of the piece.

Campbellsville University is a private, comprehensive institution located in South Central Kentucky. Founded in 1906, Campbellsville University is affiliated with the Kentucky Baptist Convention and has an enrollment of 3,006 students who represent 97 Kentucky counties, 30 states and 37 foreign nations. Listed in U.S.News & World Report’s 2010 “America’s Best Colleges,” CU is ranked 23rd in “Best Baccalaureate Colleges” in the South, tied for fifth in “most international students” and fourth in “up-and-coming” schools in baccalaureate colleges in the South. CU has been ranked 17 consecutive years with U.S.News & World Report. The university has also been named to America’s Best Christian Colleges® and to G.I. Jobs magazine as a Military Friendly School. Campbellsville University is located 82 miles southwest of Lexington, Ky., and 80 miles southeast of Louisville, Ky. Dr. Michael V. Carter is in his 11th year as president.

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