Carol Rausch en For Music Director, Operetta Entertains and Enriches <p></p><p></p><p>This coming weekend the Loyola Opera Theatre will tackle Leonard Bernstein's <a href=""><em>Candide</em></a>, a comic operetta based on Voltaire's satiric novel. And although music director<a href=""> Carol Rausch</a> has guided students through the opera over the years, she finds herself increasingly smitten by it. She'll explain why the play's message reverberates so clearly on this week's <em>Notes from New Orleans</em>. Thu, 17 Jan 2013 11:00:00 +0000 Sharon Litwin 27030 at The Grand Duchess of Gerolstein Returns <p>A comic operetta performed last in New Orleans more than a century ago is making a comeback.&nbsp; The <em>Loyola University Opera </em>presents it&#39;s new production of Jacques Offenbach&#39;s <em>The Grand Duchess of Gerolstein</em>.</p><p style="text-align: center;">WWNO&#39;s Diane Mack goes <em>Inside the Arts</em> for a sneak peek at this French work which will be performed in English.</p><p>&nbsp;</p> Thu, 26 Jan 2012 16:45:41 +0000 Diane Mack 4426 at