Kevin M. Geraldi, conductor
Lilla Keith, soprano
Winner, Student Artist Competition
Ming Liu, guest conductor
Overture to Maskarade
“Azaël! Azaël! Pourquoi m’as-tu quitte” from L’enfant prodigue
Fantasia and Fugue in C minor, BWV 537
Symphony No. 2 in D Major, Op. 43
This performance is free and open to the public. Tickets are not required.
Lilla Keith is a Soprano from Campobello, SC. She received her BM in Vocal Performance from Furman University where she performed the leading role Josephine in the production HMS Pinafore. Lilla also performed with Furman’s symphony orchestra as the soprano soloist for Mozart’s Coronation Mass. She studied abroad through the Accademia Dell’arte in Arezzo, Italy, performing many solo recitals and showcases. She has participated in prestigious summer programs including Chicago Summer Opera. There, she performed Lady Billows in their production of Albert Herring. She sang the leading roles in their opera scenes productions: Fiordiligi in Cosi fan tutte, Female Chorus in the Rape of Lucretia, Angelica in Suor Angelica and First lady in Die Zauberflöte. Following Chicago, Lilla furthered her studies as a studio participant in CoOPERAtive Summer program in Princeton, NJ. Currently, Lilla is obtaining her Masters in Music at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro studying with Dr. Carla Lefevre. This spring Lilla will be performing as Alice Ford in the UNCG Opera Theatre production of Verdi’s Falstaff. She will also be making her Greensboro Opera debut as Gretel in Humperdinck’s Hänsel and Gretel.