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UT Tyler to Present ‘Arias & Duets’ Opera April 15

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April 11, 2019

Media Contact: Beverley Golden
Senior Director of Media Relations
Marketing and Communications
The University of Texas at Tyler

The University of Texas at Tyler has announced that two performances of the opera scenes program "Arias & Duets'' will be presented by the UT Tyler School of Performing Arts on Monday, April 15.

The one-hour production will begin at 9:30 a.m. and 7:30 p.m. in Braithwaite Recital Hall, under the direction of Dr. Sooah Park, UT Tyler opera and music theater director.

"'Arias & Duets''' will be geared towards children of all ages, but adults also will enjoy watching scenes from classic operas,'' said Maria Ogburn, opera assistant.

Comic scenes from well-known Italian operas, interspersed with English narration, will be featured, including "Don Giovanni,'' "The Magic Flute'' and "The Marriage of Figaro'' by Mozart, "La Rondine'' by Puccini, and "The Pirates of Penzance'' by Gilbert and Sullivan.

Tickets to the performances are complimentary. To make reservations or for more information, send an email to mogburn@uttyler.edu or call 903.566.7490.

A member of the prestigious UT System, The University of Texas at Tyler focuses on student success and innovative research in the more than 80 undergraduate and graduate degree programs offered. With more than 10,000 students, UT Tyler has facilities in Tyler, Longview, Palestine and Houston.

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