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Opera Through the Ages Performance in St. Cloud
Join award-winning Minnesota soprano Evelyn Nelson for a tour of opera through the ages on Saturday, Dec. 29 at 3:00 p.m. Nelson's performance will take place in the Mississippi Community Room of the St. Cloud Public Library. Nelson is a St. Cloud native and a graduate of Apollo High School. Her studies in voice and opera have taken her to Saint Olaf College, the University of Texas at Austin, and Indiana University, and she has received additional training with the CoOPERAtive program at Westminster Choir College at Rider University and the Scuola-Italia in Urbania, Italy. In 2012 she was the second place winner in the Upper Midwest Regional Metropolitan Opera National Council Auditions, and she played leading roles in The Barber of Seville, Der Rosenkavalier, and Die Fledermaus. Her concert is free of charge. The program is funded in part with money from Minnesota's Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund.