Soprano Erin Wood in Recital at the El Camino College Center for the Arts
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The last date listed for Soprano Erin Wood was Friday September 28, 2007 / 8:00pm.
Currently at El Camino College Center for the Arts--Marsee Auditorium:
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South Bay Ballet celebrates their tenth year of presenting an unforgettable Christmas tradition. Their world-class production of Tchaikovsky's The Nutcracker features classically trained dancers and a creative, accessible interpretation. Audiences of all ages will enjoy the timeless story of young Clara, who dreams that her toy nutcracker soldier comes to life. Together they experience a fantastical adventure that leads them through an epic battle with the Rat King to the Sugar Plum Fairy's magical Kingdom of Sweets. Under the artistic direction of Diane Lauridsen, this production of The Nutcracker at the Marsee Auditorium is the perfect family outing for the holiday season. Learn More
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Quotes & Highlights
- "Superb singing... she possesses a rich, full soprano that is consistently strong from top to bottom of her range." -Denver Post
- "Soprano Erin Wood... looked and sounded good enough to perform roles at any top opera house in the country... Wood could be the next Eileen Farrell." -Chicago Tribune
- Hear Erin at her Myspace page.
<p>It is easy to see why soprano Erin Wood is in demand with major American opera houses. A graduate of Lyric Opera of Chicago's Center for American Artists and recent winner of the George London Foundations Kirsten Flagstad Award, Wood has been asked to step in for an indisposed Deborah Voigt both as Sieglinde in Wagner's Die Walkuere with Lyric Opera and as Amelia in Un Ballo in Maschera with San Francisco Opera to fantastic successes. With Lyric, Ms. Wood has also been seen as Lisa in The Queen of Spades, Berta in Il Barbiere di Siviglia, First Nursemaid in Street Scene, Mrs. Gleaton in Susannah, Ortlinde in Die Walküre, Gutrune and the Third Norn in Goetterdaemmerung, Lady-in waiting in Macbeth and was a featured artist in the company’s first-ever free concert at Grant Park.
</p> <p>She has been featured with the Joffrey Ballet of Chicago, Opera Colorado, Opera Grand Rapids, Toledo Opera, Music Academy of the West,the Angeles Chorale, the Grant Park and Ravinia Music Festivals, as well as the Milwaukee and Lake Forest Symphonies. Ms. Wood has been seen in recital in Chicago for the Dame Myra Hess Foundation and in New York with the Marilyn Horne Foundation. She received her Bachelors and Masters degrees from UCLA where she is now completing her doctoral dissertation. Before becoming a soprano she sang mezzo leads in many UCLA Opera productions; her professional debut was as Mary in Der fliegende Hollaender with Opera Pacific. Other awards include the Rose M. Grundman Prize from the Union League Civic and Arts Foundation, the Edith Newfield Prize from Chicago’s Musician’s Club of Women, Third Prize in the Metropolitan Central Region Finals, Palm Springs Opera Guild First Prize Winner and Lee Schaenen Foundation and Liberace Foundation scholarships. Recent engagements include Amelia in Un Ballo in Maschera for both San Francisco Opera and Opera Colorado. Last season she covered Leonora in La Forza del Destino for San Francisco Opera and Marianne Leitmetzerin in Der Rosenkavalier for Lyric Opera of Chicago, and sang her first "Liebestod" for Toledo Opera's 2006 Opera Gala. Erin and her husband Keith keep busy with toddler Elliott, and live in Southern California.</p>