OPERA DUO: Coconut Grove husband and wife Christina Carpenter and James Carpenter were married for 45 years and spent many of those years performing together in Florida Grand Opera shows in South Florida. They met during rehearsals for ‘Die Fledermaus’ in 1968 and married a year later. “We were transported into a magic kind of situation, whether it was a Verdi or Puccini or Wagner or Mozart,” her husband said of working together in choruses.
OPERA DUO: Coconut Grove husband and wife Christina Carpenter and James Carpenter were married for 45 years and spent many of those years performing together in Florida Grand Opera shows in South Florida. They met during rehearsals for ‘Die Fledermaus’ in 1968 and married a year later. “We were transported into a magic kind of situation, whether it was a Verdi or Puccini or Wagner or Mozart,” her husband said of working together in choruses.
OPERA DUO: Coconut Grove husband and wife Christina Carpenter and James Carpenter were married for 45 years and spent many of those years performing together in Florida Grand Opera shows in South Florida. They met during rehearsals for ‘Die Fledermaus’ in 1968 and married a year later. “We were transported into a magic kind of situation, whether it was a Verdi or Puccini or Wagner or Mozart,” her husband said of working together in choruses.

Christina Carpenter, Coconut Grove bank executive who sang with Florida Grand Opera, dies at 80

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