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Soprano Angela Brown to Perform Here September 13

September 1, 2000

September 1, 2000, Greencastle, Ind. - As part of the series of performances sponsored by the DePauw University Office of Multicultural Affairs this fall, internationally acclaimed soprano Angela Brown will present a recital on Wednesday, September 13 at 7:30 p.m. in the Performing Arts Center in Thompson Recital Hall. It is free and open to the public.

Brown, an Indianapolis native, has come home to Indiana for a series of recitals and performances with the Indianapolis Opera. Brown was raised in Indianapolis, made her first public performance there at the age of six, and went on to study with Virginia Zeani at Indiana University.

Her performance schedule will continue throughout the 2000-01 season with the San Antonio Symphony, Teatro Le Fenice, and the Opera Company of Philadelphia.

Brown was a 2000 Richard Tucker Career Grant Finalist, 1998 Sullivan Foundation Grant Winner, and winner of the 1997 Metropolitan Opera National Council Audition Finals.

Solo appearances for Brown include: Alice Tully Hall, Carnegie Hall, Teatro La Fenice, Indianapolis Opera, Opera Company of Philadelphia, Michigan Opera Theatre, San Antonio Symphony, Tulsa Philharmonic, Indianapolis Symphony, Cincinnati Pops, Brevard Festival Orchestra, Roanoke Symphony, Knoxville Symphony, the Kennedy Center's 25th Anniversary Celebration, Chicago Sinfonietta, East College No Leaves 2006.jpgand tours throughout Italy and Africa.

Her work includes roles in Porgy and Bess, Verdi's Requiem and performances of Beethoven, Mahler and Brahms.

Accompanying Brown will be pianist Mikhail Hallak.

For up-to-date information about music events in the Performing Arts Center, call (765) 658-4379.

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