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Stillwater native brings opera home

Aug 07, 2019 - Star Tribune (Minneapolis, Minnesota)

Special to the Star Tribune

Two years ago Jack Swanson was kicking his heels at home in his native Stillwater, having just completed his training as an operatic tenor.

He had precisely one professional booking in his diary, and was wondering whether he had made the right career decision.

"There were definitely a few moments where it was like, 'Wow, is this really going to happen?' " he said.

This Saturday, Swanson is back in Stillwater again, and the transformation is ast...