Gwendolyn Bradley Opera Artist
Gwendolyn Bradley (Bradley-Willemann) is an American soprano who performed on many opera and concert stages. Mrs. Bradley grew up in Bishopville, South Carolina and was trained at the North Carolina School of the Arts in Winston-Salem and the Academy of Vocal Arts in Philadelphia. Her debut was as Nannetta in Verdis's opera Falstaff at the Lake George Opera in 1976. After a very successful concert in New York in 1979 she established herself at the Metropolitan Opera, starting in 1981 as Nightingale in L'Enfant et les sortilèges (Ravel) and continuing for the next seven seasons singing such roles as Fiakermilli in Arabella, Blondchen in Die Entführung aus dem Serail, Zerbinetta in Ariadne auf Naxos, Olympia in Les contes d'Hoffmann, the title role of Stravinsky's Le Rossignol, Clara in Porgy and Bess and especially as Gilda in Rigoletto . She performed also in other American opera houses like the Memphis Opera, the Michigan Opera Theatre or the Central City Opera. Mrs. Bradley was a frequent guest on the stage of the Los Angeles Opera as Oscar, Blondchen, Zerbinetta, Romilda, Zerlina, and in the 1997-98 season as Pamina in Die Zauberflöte .
1. University of North Carolina School of the Arts Colleges/University
The University of North Carolina School of the Arts (UNCSA), formerly the North Carolina School of the Arts, is a public coeducational arts conservatory in Winston-Salem, North Carolina that grants high school, undergraduate and graduate degrees. It is one of the seventeen constituent campuses of the University of North Carolina system. It was founded in 1963 as a conservatory of the performing arts by then-Governor Terry Sanford and was the first public arts conservatory in the United States. The school owns and operates the Stevens Center in Downtown Winston-Salem and is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools.
2011. 28.7 mil. $
2010. 41.0 %
2011. 6.91 K $
2010. 6.45 K $
2009. 5.45 K $
2008. 5.17 K $
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