Paulo Szot

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Paulo Szot Honors the Past, Present, and Future with Broadway Celebration at Feinstein’s/54 Below
This week, opera and Broadway star Paulo Szot returned to 54 Below for his eighth appearance in his show “Salute to Broadway.” The set list, music directed by Billy Stritch, drew upon songs that have played a formative role in Szot’s life and career as an artist, including songs he performed for the first time that evening. After a jazz intro, Paulo Szot appeared amidst the crowd and launched straight…
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Weekend Preview – International (10/20-22): Bilbao Opens New ‘I Masnadieri’ While The Scottish Opera Inaugerates ‘La Traviata’
Opera season continues in full circle with many of the leading companies bringing some of the top stars and showcasing favorite works. Australia  Anna Netrebko and Yusif Eyvazov continue their tour in Australia, performing in Auckland. Austria  The Vienna State Opera kicks off its weekend with "The Gambler" starring Dmitry Ulyanov, Elena Guseva, Misha Didyk, Linda Watson, Thomas Ebenstein, Elena Maximova, and Morten Frank Larse. The weekend continues with "Pelléas et…
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Hispanic Heritage Month 2017: 11 Male Singers Who Have Become Icons In Opera
It is Hispanic Heritage month! The Latin American community has, particularly in recent years, been a major boon to the opera world, providing it with great singers and composers, and a number of great operas. As the third part of this weekly series, we will look at some of the most popular male Hispanic singers currently dominating the operatic world. Rolando Villazón  The Mexican tenor has reinvented his career numerous times,…
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Paulo Szot Enchants at 54 Below With an Ode to Broadway
Who says opera singers can't be fun? That is exactly what Paulo Szot has been showing audiences this past week as he pays homage to Broadway. In his seventh appearance at 54 Below, Szot showcased his comedic and dramatic sensibilities in a cabaret performance. Music director and pianist Billy Stritch began the program with a jazz piece; then Szot entered, walking through the audience and greeting them before taking the stage to perform his…
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Two Paths Cross – Tony Award Winner Paulo Szot On Balancing Opera With Broadway & Cabaret
How do you balance a career in opera with a high-profile presence in musicals and cabaret? While crossover is frequent among many artists, it is rare to see a singer split his or her time between opera and musicals. However, that has not been a problem for Polish-Brazilian baritone Paulo Szot, as his work in opera has been met with critical acclaim while he has garnered the distinction of having won…
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Paulo Szot Celebrates the Tony Awards And Broadway at 54 Below
Baritone Paulo Szot will celebrate the Tonys with a special four-night event at 54 Below. From June 6 to the 10th, 2017, the baritone will salute Broadway by singing some of musical's biggest hits. The concert will mark the baritone's return to the venue where he performed with Betsy Wolfe a few years back. Billy Stritch will accompany the baritone in what should be a night filled with nostalgia and…
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Celebrating An Evening With Baritone Paulo Szot At The New Jersey Performing Arts Centers
Brazilian-Polish Baritone Paulo Szot will be singing an evening from the American Songbook at Newark, New Jersey's Performing Arts Center on Saturday, May 6, 2017. Szot has been successfully straddling the lines between opera and Broadway, with past performances of Shostakovich's "The Nose," Bizet's "Carmen," and Massenet's "Manon" at the Metropolitan Opera in addition to the 2008 revival of Rodger's and Hammerstein's "South Pacific," for which he won the Tony…
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Joyce DiDonato, Sonya Yoncheva, Paulo Szot And Piotr Beczala To Ring In The New Year From Germany and New York
On New Year's Eve many operatic stars will celebrate the New Year performing on stage. There will be many productions of "Die Fledermaus" and the Metropolitan Opera will present a new production of Gounod's "Rome et Juliette." However for those not interested in seeing a complete opera and interested in something lighter, many of the world's greatest stars will perform in numerous concerts selections from operettas, operas and musicals. Two concerts…