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Opera Host Organization - Memphis, TN

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University of Memphis is emerging as one of the great metropolitan research universities in the United States, noted for drawing on the strengths and challenges of the urban setting and region in which it is located to address society's issues and needs. The University will host a simulcast presentation of La Boh�me open to the public on Sunday, September 23, 2007 1:00 PM (CST) at the Harris Concert Hall (3775 Central Ave). Immediately following the simulcast, staff from the School of Music and Memphis Opera will facilitate a discussion of the performance and host a reception. The Rudi E. Scheidt School of Music of the College of Communication and Fine Arts and the Division of Public and Non Profit Administration in the School of Urban Affairs and Public Policy are co-hosting this project. The event is free.

U of M has formed a partnership with the following organizations to host this project in Memphis, TN:

  • Lemoyne-Owen College (Historically Black College) The Division of Fine Arts and Humanities will open the campus to public housing residents and the public to host the "La Boh�me Extravaganza" in the Little Theater on Saturday, September 15, 2007 1:00PM (CST). The Little Theater is located at 807 Walker Avenue. University of Memphis Opera will present an educational program that will feature a discussion on career opportunities in opera, and the plot of La Boh�me, which will be highlighted by a performance of selections from the opera by U of M students and facility. The event is free.
  • Opera Memphis will educate program participates about career opportunities in the field of opera. For more information on the Career Opportunities in Opera Project - contact the local coordinator, Jennifer Littlejohn at 901 219 357.

For more information:

  • HUD Partnership with the Washington National Opera
  • Washington National Opera (http://www.dc-opera.org/)
  • Opera Memphis (http://www.operamemphis.org/)
  • University of Memphis (http://www.memphis.edu/)
  • Rudi E. Scheidt School of Music (http://music.memphis.edu/musiced.htm)
  • Division of Public and Non Profit Administration (http://padm.memphis.edu/)
  • Lemoyne Owen College (http://www.loc.edu/)

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