Vocal Arts and Opera News from the 2012-2013 Academic Year

Angela Meade Highlighted in The Huffington Post Review

March 11, 2013

Vocal arts and opera alumna Angela Meade was featured in The Huffington Post’s review of her performance at the Washington National Opera. Read the article.


Julie Makerov Highlighted in a Los Angeles Times Review

March 10, 2013

Opera and vocal arts alumna Julie Makerov was highlighted in a Los Angeles Times review of the Los Angeles Opera’s production of The Flying Dutchman. Read the article.


Kelly O’Connor Performance Reviewed by the Los Angeles Times

March 8, 2013

Vocal arts alumna Kelly O’Connor received a glowing review by the Los Angeles Times for her performance in John Adams’ The Gospel According to the Other Mary. Read the article.


The Fall of the House of Usher Previewed by the Windy City Times

February 26, 2013

Windy City Times included opera and vocal arts chair Ken Cazan in a preview of The Fall of the House of Usher, which Cazan is directing. The story highlighted the LGBT take on the Edgar Allan Poe short story. The production was also reviewed by the Chicago Tribune and Stage and Cinema. Read the article.


Cynthia Munzer Mentioned by the Malibu Times

February 20, 2013

Opera and vocal arts faculty Cynthia Munzer was mentioned a Malibu Times story that featured one of the semi-finalists of the Music Center’s Spotlight Awards, where Munzer held a masterclass. Read the article.


Quinn Middleman’s Professional Debut Receives Positive Review from the San Francisco Classical Voice

January 29, 2013

Vocal arts major Quinn Middleman’s performance with renowned composer Jake Heggie and international flutest Wincenc garnered positive attention from the San Francisco Classical Voice. Read the article.


Ken Cazan Highlighted in Los Angeles Times Review

January 28, 2013

Opera and vocal arts faculty Ken Cazan was highlighted in the Los Angeles Times review of the Long Beach Opera’s The Fall of the House of Usher. The review applauded Cazan as the stage director, saying that what he had in mind for the opera was “neatly executed.” Read the article.


Christopher Eanes Included in Cincinnati Enquirer Review

December 17, 2012

The Cincinnati Enquirer reviewed the Vocal Arts Ensemble’s Christmas show, where Thornton alumnus Christopher Eanes was guest conductor. Read the article.


Opera News Praises Ken Cazan in Review

October 11, 2012

Opera News published a glowing review of Central City’s production of Oklahoma! directed by Thornton’s chair of vocal arts and opera. Read the article.


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