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The Washington Opera Young Artist Program of the Americas 2003

Keri Alkema, a 29-year-old mezzo-soprano from Florida, most recently performed the role of Meg in Adamo’s Little Women with Chautauqua Opera, where she also won the Apprentice Artist Award. Ms. Alkema performs 2 roles with The Washington Opera in the fall: Alisa in Lucia di Lammermoor and a Cretan Girl in Idomeneo, and in addition covers Erika in Vanessa. Future engagements also include the Marilyn Horne Foundation gala concert and debut recital in 2003. Danielle DeSwert, a 29-year-old pianist originally from California, has worked as a coach/accompanist with Chautauqua Opera, Portland Opera, Ashlawn Highland Summer Festival, and Indianapolis Opera.

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Washington Opera Young Artist Program of the Americas 4/22/03: Washington Opera Young Artist Program of the Americas

Members of The Washington Opera Young Artist Program of the Americas perform semi-staged scenes from American operas.

Washington Opera Young Artist Program of the Americas

Members of The Washington Opera Young Artist Program of the Americas perform semi-staged scenes from American operas.

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