Present and former Las Vegans have all but taken over the cast of an opera being presented this month in Santa Fe and Albuquerque. HU prof Andre Garcia-Nuthmann, UWC prof Mike Hatlee and HU student Nicole Robinson, along with former HU performers Shawn Woodyard and Devon Barack, are all in the cast of "Curlew River" and opera by Benjamin Britten being performed by the Santa Fe Group Canticum Novum. Performances are Saturday, Feb. 12, at 8 p.m. in the Immanuel Presbyterian Church of Albuquerque and Sunday, Feb. 13 at 4 p.m. at the First Presbyterian Church in Santa Fe. The concerts also feature Antonio Vivaldi's "Nisi Dominus," a recently discovered work for strings, voices andobligato instruments. Tickets are $30 for adults and $15 for youth under age 18 and students with ID.