Melissa Cardamone '04 the guest artist soprano at the Racine Concert
Melissa Cardamone is the guest artist soprano at the The Racine Concert. A graduate of Lawrence University and the Eastman School of Music, Cardamone is a staff pianist at Carthage College and a frequent performer as a soprano with professional companies including the Skylight Opera Theater, the Sunset Playhouse, the Milwaukee Opera Theater and Music by the Lake. She’ll sing the “Jewel Song” from Charles Gounod’s opera “Faust” and the lighthearted “Italian Street Song” from Victor Herbert’s “Naughty Marietta” operetta.
Later in the concert, she will return to the stage to sing two standards, the Gershwin brothers’ “S’Wonderful” and “Love’s Old Sweet Song” by James Molloy.
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