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Interview: Nadine Sierra In Full Bloom
Soprano Nadine Sierra is having a 2018 to remember. The Florida-born artist, who turned 30 this past May, recently announced her first-ever solo album, is performing at the top theaters on the planet, has been garnering a plethora of accolades, and is set to perform in the opening night gala of the Festival Napa Valley, a leading performing arts organization that has transformed Napa into a cultural destination, showcasing free concerts…
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Christian Van Horn Is Your 2018 Richard Tucker Award Winner
Bass-baritone Christian Van Horn has been announced as the winner of the 2018 Richard Tucker Award, given to an American singer on the “threshold of an international career.” The announcement was made on Monday. The award comes with a $50,000 cash prize in addition to a high-profile concert in late 2018 which will feature Van Horn singing alongside past recipients of the award and other major international opera superstars. The…
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Mezzo-Soprano Jamie Barton’s Quartet of Historic Accolades
Jamie Barton is one of the fast-rising stars of the opera world. Born on Oct. 17, 1981, you might already call her an operatic superstar, her performances drawing the most enthusiastic raves from critics the world over. Her showcase at the Met in 2016-17 in Dvorak’s “Rusalka” was continually lauded as “scene-stealing” and she just seems unstoppable. In looking at Barton’s career, you can also see that she is among…
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Richard Tucker Music Foundation Announces Lineup for Annual Gala
Single tickets have gone on sale for the Richard Tucker Music Foundation’s annual gala concert on Dec. 10. This is its second season back home at Carnegie Hall after spending more than 25 years at Lincoln Center. Nadine Sierra, winner of the 2017 Richard Tucker Award, will be joined onstage by past winners as they perform works from Handel, Verdi, Donizetti, Puccini, and more. Among past winners are sopranos Ailyn Pérez…