Memorial Concert Honoring Carmen Balthrop

Memorial Concert Honoring Carmen Balthrop

Celebrating the Career and Legacy of the Distinguished Alumna, Renowned Soprano and Professor of Voice and Opera
Sunday, November 20, 2022 . 3PM

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Estimated Length: 
2 hours
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Join us in person at The Clarice! Please note that this performance will not be livestreamed.

Legendary American soprano and beloved Professor of Voice and Opera Carmen Balthrop ’71 passed away on September 5, 2021, at age 73 following a yearlong battle with cancer. She taught for the UMD School of Music for 36 years. Read the In Memoriam article on the UMD School of Music's website.

We invite you to join us in celebrating Professor Balthrop's life and legacy with performances and tributes by students, faculty and alumni.

If you would like to make a donation to the Carmen Balthrop Endowed Scholarship in Voice, please give online or contact Associate Director of Development David Robinson-Slemp at or 301.405.4623.

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