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The Talk of TROY: Professor publishes decades-old opera on YouTube

September 10, 2018
By Taylor Walding

Troy professor Carl Vollrath’s opera, “The Quest” has a new life on YouTube, after being unavailable to the public for half of a century. Troy Public Radio’s Hannah Leverett says the opera’s online release has renewed interest in Vollrath’s music. 

The plot of “The Quest” tells the story of a children’s crusade that happened…

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

August 27, 2018
By Andy Ellis

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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