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'The Pirates of Penzance' marks the first time during CHRISTINE SEITZ's tenure as director that Show-Me Opera is performing Gilbert and Sullivan, and we've got a sneak peek! Mizzou student CONNOR COCHRAN performs 'I Am the Very Model of a Modern Major-General' at [3:42]. March 11, 2020

Signing up to ring that bell just got a little easier thanks to a new website from The Salvation Army, and MAJOR JACK HOLLOWAY says volunteers are still in demand. Remember The Salvation Army's services are needed year-round, not just at Christmas! Also, CHRISTINE SEITZ invites everyone to Show-Me Opera's performance of 'Amahl and the Night Visitors' next Saturday in Columbia. She says this will be a collaborative event with music by the Columbia Civic Orchestra. (4:15) November 27, 2019

Show-Me Opera director CHRISTINE SEITZ invites everyone to 'Sextets and Other Encounters', an evening of various opera scenes next weekend at the Rhynsburger Theatre in Columbia. DAVID PELINO and MARQUES RUFF perform the Act I duet from Bizet's 'The Pearlfishers' at [3:20]. November 8, 2019

Sherlock Holmes has never sounded so good, and we think you'll agree after you see MU student composer HANS BRIDGER HERUTH's operatic spin on Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's famous detective this weekend at the Rhynsburger Theatre in Columbia. MARQUES JERRELL RUFF gives us a taste of what to expect when he performs "Sherlock's Aria" at (4:24). CHRISTINE SEITZ directs. November 6, 2018

Today Paul Pepper visits with CHRISTINE SEITZ, Director of MU's Show-Me Opera, about the upcoming "Fall Opera Scenes" program happening next week at the Missouri Theatre! Christine says, "this program is full of wonderful floating melodies and complete comic high jinks...and some very serious scenes." Don't miss it! At [4:03] NORA DIETZEL and CARYL BRYAN invite everyone to come see "Street Stories: Glimpses of Homelessness." This series of locally produced vignettes highlight all different aspects of homelessness by way of monologues, songs and dance. Watch for details! November 3, 2016

Today Paul Pepper welcomes back Show-Me Opera director CHRISTINE SEITZ, as well as MU School of Music students KATIE KULL and MADELYN MUNSELL, to talk about their new opera, "Hatrack," which is about a prostitute in Farmington, MO in the late 1800s who aspires for a better life in St. Louis. Watch Madelyn perform a number as the title character at [5:22]. May 5, 2016

Today Paul Pepper welcomes CHRISTINE SEITZ, PAX BAKER and MARY KETTLEWELL from MU's Show-Me Opera. At [4:10] Pax and Mary perform "Sull'aria" from Mozart's masterpiece, "The Marriage of Figaro." See it on stage at the Missouri Theatre this Friday and Saturday! March 9, 2016

Today Paul Pepper welcomes CHRISTINE SEITZ, PAIGE WAKEFIELD and CATHERINE SANDSTEDT from MU's Show-Me Opera. Paige and Catherine perform "The Evening Prayer" from Engelbert Humperdinck's opera, 'Hansel and Gretel.' See 13 different scenes from nine different operas tonight and tomorrow night at the Missouri Theatre in Downtown Columbia! October 30, 2015

Today Paul Pepper welcomes back Show-Me Opera director CHRISTINE SEITZ. Her company is putting on two, one-act Puccini operas, "Suor Angelica" and "Gianni Schicchi," back-to-back this weekend at the Missouri Theatre! CASSANDRA GAL, ANDREW FLANIGAN and SAMUEL WRIGHT perform 'O mio babbino caro' at [3:28]. March 10, 2015