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From the Studio: Cosi fan tutte - Opera On The Lake Cruise

Spokane Public Radio

Verne got a preview of two arias from Cosi fan tutte, a two-act opera by Mozart that will highlight Sunday's Opera On The Lake Cruise by Inland Northwest Opera. In the studio, Derrick Parker sang "How I Hate to Break the News" and Heather Parker sang "Stability in a Soldier." Both dialogue and song will be in English on Sunday and the performance will be in the round. The sunset cruise boards at the Couer d'Alene Resort at 6:30 pm for the 7:30 to 9:30 pm event.

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Inland Northwest Opera singers Heather and Derrick Parker are accompanied by pianist Scott Redenour.

Verne Windham got his start at Spokane Public Radio 20 years ago. “I came in to complain and they hired me.” He’s now the Program Director, as well as the host of Morning Classical and Concert of the Week. When choosing music for Morning Classical, Verne likes to keep the agenda as broadly defined as possible. For Concert of the Week, he focuses on the best of recent local performances, mostly classical in nature. For many years, Verne was also the conductor of the Spokane Youth Orchestra. He enjoys gardening, his vintage car and playing French horn.
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