Brava! Marilyn Horne: A Bradford Diva Gets Her Due


Three years ago, Matthew Hileman had his work cut out for him. He had been recruited from The Walt Disney Company to manage a museum about a world-class artist—Marilyn Horne—in the most misunderstood art form—opera—located in one of the more remote towns in Pennsylvania—Bradford. But bold as a Wagnerian with a spear, Hileman has been soldiering on, welcoming visitors and booking events into The Marilyn Horne Museum and Exhibit Center in Marilyn Horne Hall, a part of the University of Pittsburgh at Bradford, one of Pitt’s four regional campuses. He does, after all, have quite the legacy to work with.

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