Santa Fe Opera Apprentice Singers Perform at Texas Tech

Written by Kelly Kleinsteuber

Texas Tech’s Presidential Lecture & Performance Series and the College of Visual and Performing Arts will host the sixth annual visit from The Santa Fe Opera Apprentice Singers.

The free community concert is scheduled for 7 p.m. April 13 at Hemmle Recital Hall on the Texas Tech campus.

“The Santa Fe Opera Apprentice Singers have a devoted following in Lubbock,” Jo Moore, administrator for the series. “We are delighted to once again be able to host these outstanding performers.”

The concert will feature soprano Ashley Logan, tenor Jon-Michael Ball and baritone Michael Nyby. The singers will perform an adaptation of Donizetti’s “The Elixir of Love.”  Kirk Pavitt, music director and pianist, will accompany the singers.

This event is free and open to yhr punliv but seating capacity is limited. Reservations are requested at (806) 742-0706 ext. 401.

Performances will also be held on April 14 and April 15 for Lubbock-Cooper Independent School District elementary, middle school and high school students. The opera tour is a project of The Santa Fe Opera’s Education and Community Programs Department.

CONTACT: Jo Moore, administrator for the Presidential Lecture & Performance Series, (806) 742-0700 ext. 239, or jo.moore@ttu.edu.