Happy Headline: Opera Singer Surprises College Graduate During Recording of the National Anthem

June 23, 2020
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Madisen Hallberg, A singer who just graduated from Portland State, was outside pre-recording the national anthem for her virtual graduation.  And in the middle of it, a professional opera singer showed up and sang the harmony.

Emmanuel Henreid, who sings for the Portland Opera, just happened to be walking by and wanted to join the Madisen. She was thrilled at the oppurtunity. Madisen told the Good News Network, “Once he started singing I immediately relaxed into the sound of his voice...His voice was so good, and I realized I was getting the chance to sing with a super talented musician!”