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Columbia’s Colleen Daly balances family with a thriving opera career

Columbia’s Colleen Daly balances family with a thriving opera career

Not many babies get the quality lullabies that almost-3-year-old Christian Eberhardt and his new brother, arriving next month, will enjoy. But not many babies are born to professionally trained opera singers such as Colleen Daly.

The Columbia resident has performed across North America and Europe, in roles like seductive siren Musetta (Puccini’s “La Boheme”), innocent but plucky Micaela (Bizet’s “Carmen”) and sadder but wiser Countess Almaviva (Mozart’s “Marriage of Figaro”). Closer to home, Daly has lent her soprano vocals to operas in Annapolis, Baltimore and Washington, gaining a reputation as a versatile musician who can conquer some of opera’s toughest compositions. On top of...

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