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Elizabeth Lyra Ross Performs During Black History Month Celebrations

February 8th, 2012 No comments

Elizabeth Lyra Ross and her pianist, Gerald Moshell, performed on campus on February 8, 2012.     She is originally from Detroit, Michigan, graduated from Trinity College in Hartford, CT and did graduate study at the Indiana University School of Music in Bloomington. Since completing her enlistment with The United States Army Band and Chorus, her international career has included the opera roles of Aida, Tosca, Madame Butterfly, and both Bess and Serena in Porgy and Bess. She has appeared with the New York Metropolitan Opera and she was in the New York City Opera Production of Porgy and Bess that was nominated for an Emmy Award on the Live from Lincoln Center Series.   In December 2010, Elizabeth released her fourth CD titled, Oh Holy Night and Other Holiday Songs. She currently lives in Collinsville, CT.

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