North/South Consonance kicks-off its forty third consecutive season with a particular occasion that includes vocal and instrumental music by composers from all through the Americas.
Soprano Maria Brea and mezzosoprano Melisa Bonetti will be a part of pianist Max Lifchitz to carry out an eclectic program together with works by Ruth Crawford, Odaline de la Martinez, Aurelio de la Vega, Osvaldo Golijov, Robert Fleisher, James Kachulis, Max Lifchitz, Robert Martin, William Ortiz, & Francisco Zapata-Bello.
The free-admission live performance will begin at 8 PM (EST) and finish round 9:15 PM. It is going to be held on the Nationwide Opera Middle’s Scorca Corridor (330 seventh Ave; New York, NY 10001).
In accordance with the suggestions of the Facilities for Illness Management (CDC), New York State, and New York Metropolis masks utilization by guests is really helpful however not required. Proof of vaccination in opposition to COVID-19 shouldn’t be required for entry.
Soprano Maria Brea has been described by the press as a “versatile and splendid soprano.” She started her musical training in her native Venezuela below the tutelage of her father, a extremely regarded pedagogue and cuatro performer. Upon finishing her coaching at The Juilliard Faculty, Ms. Brea earned awards in competitions held below the auspices of the Metropolitan Opera, the Paris Opera, and the BBC. Her more and more busy schedule contains upcoming appearances as oratorio and orchestra soloist in addition to a number of opera corporations throughout the US and Europe.
Dominican-American Mezzo-Soprano, Melisa Bonetti, is a flexible singer whose expertise encompasses an unlimited quantity of recent works and premieres, in addition to giant conventional operas and live performance works. A graduate of the Cincinnati Conservatory and the Aaron Copland Faculty of Music, Bonetti participated within the inaugural I Sing Beijing program and the Wolf Entice studio artist program. Hailed by the press as “a heat, supple mezzo with a commanding a beautiful presence within the decrease center voice” she has appeared on live performance levels all through the US and Europe.
The San Francisco Chronicle described Max Lifchitz as “a shocking, ultra-sensitive pianist” whereas The New York Instances praised his “clear, measured and delicate performances.” Lifchitz began his musical coaching in Mexico Metropolis earlier than relocating to New York the place he perfected his craft at The Juilliard Faculty. Awarded first prize within the 1976 Worldwide Gaudeamus Competitors for Performers of Twentieth Century Music, Lifchitz has appeared on live performance levels all through Latin America, Europe and the US. His extremely praised solo and ensemble recordings are extensively accessible by streaming platforms reminiscent of Apple Music, Spotify and YouTube.