Title of Presentation – A Life in Opera – The Other Side
Curtis Tucker joined First Coast Opera in Saint Augustine as Artistic Director in 2014. He formerly served as General Director for Opera Saratoga in upstate New York, Sorg Opera in Middletown, Ohio, and Whitewater Opera in Richmond, Indiana. As guest conductor, Curtis has appeared with Cincinnati Opera, Syracuse Opera, Mobile Opera, Wichita Grand Opera, Fresno Grand Opera, and in 2011, he paced the world premiere and recording of Michael Ching’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream opera a capella, at Opera Memphis. In March 2017, his original one-act opera, The Trial of B. B. Wolf will be performed in double bill with Gilbert and Sullivan’s Trial by Jury by First Coast Opera at Ancient City Baptist Church. The Kansas City native earned degrees in music from Central Methodist College and the University of Northern Colorado, as well as a law degree from Northeastern University. He currently resides in Saint Augustine.
PLACE AND TIME – 7.00PM Flagler Room at Flagler College, 74 King Street