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Opera Star Jane Eaglen Comes to Ohio

[ADAM: THIS HAS AUDIO AND NEEDS WRITTEN AUDIO INTRO/DESCRIPTION] We have an internationally acclaimed artist in our midst, soprano Jane Eaglen has accepted a job as a professor at Baldwin-Wallace College in Berea, Ohio. [audio: http://wosu.org/audio/classical/2011/JANE EAGLEN.mp3] Eaglen is known for her roles in works by Richard Wagner, Giuseppe Verdi, Vincenzo Bellini and Giacomo Puccini, which she performed in the world's leading opera houses over the past twenty-five years. Here her performing a portion of Ludwig van Beethoven's Ah! Perfid, op. 72. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MsushpmScLM Among her performances are: Isolde and Brunnhildes at the Metropolitan Opera. Her performance of Isolde (opposite tenor, Ben Heppner; conducted by James Levine) was televised internationally. She's the real deal.