Classical Music in the Afternoon June 18, 2012
Join host Jacqueline Halbloom during the 2 o'clock for an exclusive in-studio preview performance of Robert Lindsey-Nassif's new opera, Frankenboy: A Monsteropera. Composed for the Cedar Rapids Opera Theatre, Frankenboy is a one-act opera that presents an anti-bullying message aimed at young audiences. The interview will include a discussion by Nassif and CROT executive director and conductor Daniel Kleinknecht about the commissioned work, in addition to preview performances by soprano Meredith Taylor, tenor Brian Kuhl, with pianist Tony Nickle. The opera will debut on Friday June 22, 2012 at CSPS Hall in Cedar Rapids. Tickets are available online at www.legionarts.org.