Carrie Stevens

Shades of Love
featuring Carrie Stevens, mezzo-soprano
with Gabriel Dobner, piano

Monday, October 10 @ 8 p.m., Recital Hall

Carrie Stevens is highly regarded for her versatility in concert, chamber and operatic venues, spanning styles from Baroque to contemporary music. She has performed with conductors Jeffrey Kahane, Ivan Fischer, Helmuth Rilling, Roger Norrington, Michael Morgan and Carl St. Clair, among others. Her concert experience includes performances with the Oakland Symphony, Santa Rosa Symphony, St. Paul Chamber Orchestra, Minnesota Orchestra. She has enjoyed appearances with the Richmond Chamber Music, Staunton Music Festival, Crested Butte, Kalamazoo Bach, Austin Bach Society, and Oregon Bach Festivals and has been a Fellowship recipient at the Stonybrook Bach Aria Festival.

A 1992 winner of the Upper Midwest District Metropolitan Opera Auditions, her operatic experience includes the title roles of Purcell's Dido and Handel's Xerxes, as well as Idamante in Mozart's Idomeneo, the Mother in Menotti's Amahl and the Night Visitors, Ma Moss in Copland's The Tender Land, Elmire in Kirke Mechem's Tartuffe. Carrie has a particular interest in contemporary music and has been involved in many premieres including works by Kirke Mechem, Ofer Ben-Amots, John Baboukis, and Russell Burnham. She holds a Doctorate of Music from the University of Minnesota and is currently Associate Professor of Voice at James Madison University.

Ticket prices: $8–$10 Advance tickets can be purchased online, by phone or in person at the box office (Mon.–Fri., 10 a.m. – 5:30 p.m. or 1½ hours prior to performance). Major credit cards, cash, checks and JACards accepted. Day of performance tickets will be sold beginning at 5 p.m. at JMU’s Convocation Center Box Office Entrance D. Major credits cards, cash, checks and JACards accepted.
JMU student tickets: $4 in person at Forbes Center Box Office only with student ID. One ticket per ID. Student tickets are not available online.

Mailing Tickets/Will Call — Tickets that are ordered more than two weeks in advance of a performance will be mailed to the address on file. Ticket orders received less than two weeks prior to a performance will be held for pickup at the Will Call window.

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