Too Many Sopranos, Jan. 22-24

WILMORE, KY—The Asbury College Opera Workshop presents its production of the 2000 opera, “Too Many Sopranos” by composer Edwin Penhorwood of the Indiana University Jacobs School of Music.

The cast of Too Many Sopranos.Performances are Jan. 22-24 at 7:30 p.m. in Akers Auditorium on campus. Tickets for the two-act music comedy can be purchased for $5 at Kinlaw Library on the campus in Wilmore or at the door each evening. Akers Auditorium is located at the corner of State Route 1268 and Jewell Street in Wilmore.

For more information, call (859) 858-3511, ext. 2252. In the event of a winter weather cancellation or postponement on performance days, a message will be left at this number to provide details.

This delightful new opera is a showcase for voice types from the highest coloratura soprano right down to the lowest basses. The comic plot centers on four divas who arrive in heaven only to learn they cannot all be in the heavenly chorus because there are not enough men in heaven to balance the women. Saint Peter and Gabriel accompany the divas as everyone wears disguises for a descent into the underworld to try to rescue enough tenors and basses to balance out the angelic choir. This will be an evening of delightful musical comedy.

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