January 29, 2011
Join us for a free preview of Verdi's La Traviata at Tyler Tallman Hall, Davidson College, hosted by WDAV announcer Jennifer Foster. Come enjoy music excerpts and in-depth discussion about the plot and composer before seeing the opera on the mainstage! This event is sponsored by the Music Department at Davidson College. The hour preview will be take place at Davidson College, located at 100 N. Main St., Davidson, NC. (704) 894-2000. Upon arriving at Davidson College, proceed to Tyler Tallman Hall. To view a map of the campus, click here. No RSVP is required for this event. Your Host: Jennifer Foster is the weekday midday announcer at WDAV 89.9 Classical Public Radio and is the producer of several of WDAV's weekly shows, including Choral Showcase and Saturday Night of Song. She co-hosts Spoleto Today during festival time, hosted the nationally-syndicated NPR holiday special, A Carolina Christmas from Biltmore Estate with Kathy Mattea and co-hosts Open Air Brevard from the Brevard Music Festival. An amateur singer, professional voice over talent and fan of all things musical, Jennifer also creates video and audio sculpture. Her most recent piece, The Interview: When Words Fail, was premiered at the Baltimore Contemporary Museum in January, 2009 for the exhibit, “More Than Words: Innovative Uses of the Human Voice.” Currently, Jennifer is producing the ambitious Radio Chopin project--two hundred stories to celebrate the 200 years of Fryderyk Chopin. Visit radiochopin.org to hear what she and her colleagues at WDAV have been up to!