Latonia Moore, a University of North Texas alumna who went on to achieve opera stardom, will perform in the title role of Austin Opera's return to live performances.


Latonia Moore as Aida performs during a dress rehearsal of Dallas Opera "Aida," in October 2012 at the Winspear Opera House in Dallas.

Moore will perform the title role in Puccini's Toscawhich will be presented at 7:30 p.m. April 29 and May 1 at Germania Insurance Amphitheater at Circuit of the Americas, a formula 1 racetrack in Austin. 

Moore started her opera studies at UNT, and eventually graduated from the Academy of Vocal Arts in Philadelphia in 2005.

— Staff report

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