Nov. 13, 2015
For Immediate Release
By Joan C. McKinney, news and publications coordinator
CAMPBELLSVILLE, Ky. – Campbellsville University will present
the comic opera “Gianni Schicchi” (pronounced Johnny skee kee) by Puccini Nov.
21-23 in The Gheens Recital Hall, 210 University Drive, Campbellsville, Ky.
The production is free and open to the public. Seating will
be open seating.
Dr. Mark Bradley, professor of music, said “This comedy
performed in English is a great first opera to see and is also great for those
who love comic opera.”
“The story revolves around greedy relatives who want to find
a way to change their departed uncle’s will so they will get all of his money
Performance times are 8 p.m.
Saturday, Nov. 21; 3 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 22 and 8 p.m. Monday, Nov. 23.
The cast includes the following: Rafael Laurindo of Brazil as
Gianni Schicchi; Colleen Ames of Elizabethtown, Ky., as Lauretta; Amelia Weber of
Campbellsville, Ky., as Zita;
Kevin Durham of Campbellsville, Ky., as
Rinuccio; Cedric Calhoun of Frankfort, Ky., as Gherardo; Esther Chan of Milaysa
as Nella; Reece Durham of Campbellsville, Ky., as Gherardino; Mitchell Saget of
Elizabethtown, Ky., as Betto; Bradley as Simone;
Yilun Liu of China, as Marco; Hyuk Ki Park of Korea as La
Ciesca; Abbey Caudell of Frankfort, Ky., as Doctor Spinelloccio, Guccio and
Buoso Donati; Tori Hester of Henderson, Ky., as Amantio (the lawyer); and
Julianna Moura, assistant professor of voice, as Pinellino.
Bradley is directing the production
with Moura assisting. Pianist for the production is Chai-Yin Chen of Taiwan.
The production is about an hour in length.
For questions, contact the School of Music at (270) 789-5237
or Bradley at (270) 789-5270 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
University is a widely acclaimed Kentucky-based Christian university with more
than 3,500 students offering 63 undergraduate options, 17 master’s degrees,
five postgraduate areas and eight pre-professional programs. The website for
complete information is campbellsville.edu.
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