Cutsforth-Huber to offer 'Opera 101' talk at April 4 Research Unplugged

UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. -- Bonnie Cutsforth-Huber, assistant professor of music at Penn State Altoona, will present "Figaro, Figaro, Figaro! How to Understand & Love Opera" at this week's Research Unplugged series on Thursday, April 4, at 12:15 p.m. in Schlow Centre Region Library's Downsbrough Community Room.

Research Unplugged is in its ninth year of bringing together a broad range of Penn State researchers and the State College community for informal conversation on research topics across the disciplines.

Cutsforth-Huber teaches in Penn State Altoona's Integrative Arts degree program and has appeared as mezzo soprano soloist with such organizations as the Bach Concert Series, the Annapolis Chorale and the Susquehanna Valley Chorale. Highlights include Bach's St. John Passion, Mendelssohn's Elijah and Handel's Messiah.

Research Unplugged events are held each Thursday from 12:15 to 1:15 p.m. through April 18 and are free and open to the public, with complimentary light refreshments. Follow @PSUresearch on Twitter during the events for live updates each week.

Research Unplugged is made possible with the support of the Office of the Vice President for Research, the Office of University Relations and Schlow Centre Region Library.

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Last Updated April 05, 2013