Dr. Quigley-Duggan to Present Vocal Recital
Dr. Susan Quigley-Duggan, soprano, will present a faculty recital on Monday, April 1, at 7:30 p.m. in the Willie Mae Kountz Recital Hall on the Fayette campus of Central Methodist University.
Dr. Quigley-Duggan is associate professor of music and voice at CMU. She will be assisted by Dr. Ruth Robertson, mezzo-soprano, from Lincoln University (Jefferson City); Ron Atteberry, baritone, CMU assistant professor of voice and choral music; Tom Arnold, tenor, CMU adjunct professor of music; and Dr. Jennifer Muniz, pianist, CMU assistant professor of music, piano and theory.
The recital is free and open to the public.
Music in the opening half will include segments from "Air Chantés" by Poulenc, sung by Dr. Quigley-Duggan; a duet from Giulio Caesare by Handel; a duet from La Clemenza di Tito by Mozart; a duet from Serati Musicali and "Duetto buffo di due gatti," by Rossini.
Following a short intermission, the performance will continue with a series of solos by Dr. Quigley-Duggan from The Hermit Songs by Barber; a Canon quartet from Fidelio by Beethoven; Quartets by Schubert; and the Goodnight Quartet from the opera Martha.
Dr. Quigley-Duggan joined the CMU Swinney Conservatory of Music in 2006. In addition to teaching music and voice, she is the head of the opera program, which produces a student opera performance each spring.
She also leads the summer opera program, generally a Gilbert and Sullivan creation, which is open to auditions from the general public. This year's performance is music from a combination of Gilbert and Sullivan's operettas and titled "Topsy Turvy." It will be presented June 7, 8, and 9 at CMU's Little Theatre.
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