Mill City Summer Opera gets cozy with 'Cosi Fan Tutte'

The Mill City Summer Opera performs 'Cosi Fan Tutte' from July 12-24. Provided
15min 41sec : Mill City Summer Opera - 'Cosi Fan Tutte' in the studio

The Mill City Summer Opera opens its final season at the Mill City Museum Courtyard Ruins on July 12 in Minneapolis with Mozart's two-act comic opera Cosi Fan Tutte. The production runs through July 24.

Mezzo-soprano Heather Johnson Courtesy of the artist

Mezzo-soprano Heather Johnson, who comes from White Bear Lake and graduated from St. Olaf College in Northfield, sings the role of Despina. She and music director Brian DeMaris, who also plays piano, join Classical MPR host Julie Amacher in the Maud Moon Weyerhauser studio to talk about the production, share two delightful arias, and reveal where the Mill City Summer Opera will be next summer.

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MPR member discount: Mill City Summer Opera is offering a 50 percent discount to MPR members for upcoming performances of Cosi Fan Tutte on July 14, 16, 18, 20, 22 and 24. Tickets may be purchased at www.millcitysummeropera.org. Enter the code art50. (Discount is not applicable to previous purchases. All sales are final; no refunds or exchanges.)