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Musical Arts Series begins September 14 with mezzo-soprano Catherine Martin
By Southeastern Oklahoma State University
Sep 13, 2017
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DURANT, Okla. – The Musical Arts Series on the campus of Southeastern Oklahoma State University opens its 44th season with Catherine Martin, mezzo-soprano on Thursday, September 14, at 7:30 p.m.  in the Fine Arts Recital Hall.

Admission is free for all performances of the Musical Arts Series. The 2017-2018 Musical Arts Series is sponsored in part by Southeastern Oklahoma State University, Red River Arts Council, Oklahoma Arts Council, Native American Institute, and National Endowment for the Arts.  

 Martin will perform Richard Wagner’s Wesendonck Lieder, selections of Cabaret Songs by Benjamin Britten, and more.  In addition to Martin’s evening concert, she will offer a public masterclass with voice students from the Department of Music at 4 p.m. on Wednesday, September 13, in the Fine Arts Recital Hall.

 American mezzo-soprano Catherine Martin has been praised by The Washington Post for her “gorgeous, warm voice that you want to keep listening to,” and she continues to make an impact in repertoire ranging from Verdi and Wagner to Strauss and Bellini.

 For more information about this event and or information about  becoming become a sponsor of the Music Arts Series, contact Dr. Jeremy Blackwood, MAS Coordinator, at 580-745-2096.