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Soprano. Nancy Gustafson '80 MMus has appeared in Europe’s major opera houses, including the Vienna State Opera, Covent Garden, La Scala, and the Paris Opera, and in the US at the Metropolitan, San Francisco, Los Angeles, Houston Grand, and Chicago Lyric Operas. She has collaborated with such artists as Placido Domingo, Luciano Pavorotti, and Joan Sutherland, and conductors Lorin Maazel, Riccardo Muti, Bernard Haitink, Sir Andrew Davis, and Sir Georg Solti.  Gustafson’s honors include the title of Kammersaengerin, bestowed by Austria, and an honorary doctorate from Mount Holyoke College.  Her recording highlights include Wagner’s Das Rheingoldwith Christoph von Dohnányi; Symphony No. 2 by Mahler, conducted by Zubin Mehta; and La bohème under Kent Nagano.  She is a native of Evanston, IL.


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