Vollrath’s opera ‘The Quest’ finds new audience through YouTube

"The Music Man" statue by Huo Bao Zhu that sits outside of the John M. Long School of Music was dedicated last week in honor of Dr. Carl Vollrath.

An opera written and composed a Troy University music professor in the 1960s and only performed on three consecutive nights in 1966 has now been reprised for a larger audience on YouTube.

Dr. Carl Vollrath wrote the two-act opera, “The Quest,” during his doctoral studies at Florida State University. The opera is based on the…

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