Tuesday May 8, 2018 10:00 am
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The Richard Tucker Music Foundation, founded in 1975, is a non-profit cultural organization which honors the artistic legacy of the great American tenor through support of talented American opera singers and by bringing opera into the community.
The Richard Tucker Music Foundation, America’s preeminent opera foundation, presents Rising Stars of the Opera, featuring four young singers who have been recognized by the Tucker Foundation as among the leading opera singers of the next generation. In a concert of operas most beloved arias, duets and ensembles and composers, these superb artists will bring their magnificent voices to the audience.
Rising Stars of the Opera offers a rare opportunity to experience remarkable young artists on the cusp of extraordinary careers. Watch these exciting young artists bring opera to life by presenting excerpts world-class productions.
The featured singers are all recent Sara Tucker Study Grant winners from the Tucker Foundation, soprano Vanessa Vasquez (currently at the Academy of Vocal Arts on Philadelphia,) mezzo Megan Mikailovna Samarin (in the Houston Young Artist Program), Tenor Alex McKissick (in the Washington Opera Young Artist program) and baritone Sean Michael Plumb (member of the Bavarian State Opera Company). This evening will feature pianist Brian Zeger.
Performers will be singing arias and duets from La Boheme, La Traviata, Carmen, the Pearl Fishers and West Side Story.
This evenings program (subject to change):
|Bella si come un angelo||Don Pasquale||Donizetti|
|Un di felice||Traviata||Verdi|
|Voi che sapete||Nozze di Figaro||Mozart|
|Il core vi dono||Cosi fan tutte||Mozart|
|Ah, leve toi soleil||Romeo et Juliet||Gounod|
|Mi chiamano Mimi||La boheme||Puccini|
|Come un ape||Cenerentola||Rossini|
|Enfin, je suis ici||Cendrillon|
|Der Vogelfanger bin ich ja||Die Zauberflote|
|Che il bel sogno||Rondine||Puccini|
|Au fond du temple saint||Pearl Fishers||Bizet|
|Una voce poco fa||Barbiere||Rossini|
|Tonight||West Side Story||Bernstein|
More at: richardtucker.org
$68 Adult | $10 Student