Linda Lister

Singer / Teacher / Composer / Author

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Famous Fairies CD release!

Posted By on July 12, 2018 in Blog |

So You Want to Sing Light Opera

Posted By on July 25, 2017 in Blog |

New releases 2016!

Posted By on November 27, 2016 in Blog |

UNLV Opera sweeps NOA Scenes Competition

Posted By on January 12, 2015 in Blog |

Puccini + Hindemith=The American Prize

Posted By on October 27, 2014 in Blog |

Opera Obscura

Posted By on September 20, 2014 in Blog |

Opera Obscura

September has been all about Hugo Weisgall. Baritone Matthew Hoch and I performed his musically challenging one-act opera Will You Marry Me? in recital at the University of Nevada, and next week we repeat the work at Auburn University. While the vocal lines are taxing and not always tuneful, they portray the unique characters well, highlighting their humorous and sometimes awkward behavior as they negotiate their arranged marriage. Thank you to our patient pianist, Kosta Popovic. This opera is not Menotti’s The...