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Wilson in Halifax summer opera workshop program

September 7, 2012
Daily Press

HALIFAX, Nova Scotia - Escanaba resident, Alex Wilson, was selected to participate in the Halifax Summer Opera Workshop program in Halifax, Nova Scotia this summer.

He performed in several operas, performing the following roles: Quince in "Midsummer Night's Dream" by B. Britten; Calais in "The Harpies" by M. Blitzstein; and Lawspeaker Snorre in "Gisela in Her Bathtub" by Weisensel/Cavanagh.

After auditioning and being accepted, participants in HSOW were tasked to arrive to the program with their roles memorized and ready for three weeks rehearsal followed by a week of public performances.

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Alex Wilson of Escanaba performs the part of Lawspeaker Snorre in the opera, “Gisela in Her Bathtub,” at the Halifax Summer Opera Workshop Program held in Nova Scotia.

Alex Wilson is a senior at Lawrence University and will graduate in June of 2013 with two degrees: vocal performance and anthropology. He is the son of Tim and Cathy Wilson of Escanaba and the grandson of Tom and Donna Wilson of Gladstone.



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