Permian Basin Opera brings critically-acclaimed soprano and conductor husband and wife duo to Midland

The Permian Basin Opera will be bringing the critically-acclaimed husband and wife duo of Kirsten and Keith Chambers to Midland’s Yucca Theatre on Sept. 23 and 25 to perform “A Life Made in Music: The Love Story of Kirsten and Keith Chambers.”

Kirsten is an internationally-acclaimed soprano who will take to the stage with music conducted by her husband Keith Chambers to tell their tale of friendship, heartache and happily ever after.

The pair met in Texas and have navigated the performing and teaching worlds of opera before moving to New York City.

Kirsten is most known for her portrayal of the title role of SALOME, which she has sung at the Metropolitan Opera, Opera Hong Kong and the Florida Grand Opera.

Keith has conducted over 150 performances of over 50 different operas for companies including The Dallas Opera, Indianapolis Opera, Shreveport Opera, Asheville Lyric Opera, the Amarillo Opera and much more.

He has served as cover and or assistant conductor for over 40 different operas and has assisted noted conductors Emmanuel Villaume, Patrick Summers, Willie Anthony Waters and Riccardo Frizza, among others.

He is currently the Principal Guest Conductor of Manhattan Opera Studio and the Founder and Artistic Director of New Amsterdam Opera.

The concerts will include a performance of The Hispanic Cultural Center of Midland’s Ballet Folkorico.

Accompanying musicians include the Midland-Odessa Symphony and Chorale String Quartet and LuAnn Lane.

Tickets can be purchased online at the Permian Basin Opera’s website: