Lillian Nordica (1857-1914) was the first American woman to achieve international stardom during the glamorous “Golden Age” of Opera. She sang for presidents and crowned heads as well as regular folk. The concept of “celebrity” was born as her career evolved.
Nordica Day Concert, featuring Rachel Shukan, soprano, and Scott Wheatley, piano. August 17 at 7:30 in Nordica Auditorium in Merrill Hall on UMF campus. Donations accepted.