An opera master class, led by Opera To Go guest artist Nancy Caudill, will be offered at 3 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 26, at the Egan Lecture Hall at the University of Alaska Southeast.
Caudill, based in Anchorage, is a mezzo-soprano soloist who has sung with the Anchorage Opera, the Cincinnati Opera Association and the Cincinnati Symphony, and with renowned conductors including Leonard Bernstein, Robert Shaw, Thomas Schippers, and Pablo Zinger.
Roles include The Mother in “Amahl and the Night Visitors,” Suzuki in “Madama Butterfly,” Cherubino in “Le Nozze di Figaro,” Cenerentola in “La Cenerentola,” Hansel in “Hansel and Gretel,” and Berta in “Il Barbiere di Siviglia,” as well as concert engagements. Her oratorio appearances include Dvorak’s “Stabat Mater”; Mozart’s “C-Minor Mass,” Vaughan William’s “Serenade to Music,” Vivaldi’s “Gloria,” Handel’s “Messiah,” Bach’s “B-Minor Mass” and “St. Matthew Passion,” and Mendelssohn’s “Elijah.”
Caudill holds a degree in opera, oratorio and song performance from the University of Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music.