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VOCE AT PACE with Paul Appleby Will Include Works by Beethoven, Schubert, Schumann & More, 1/26

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VOCE AT PACE with Paul Appleby Will Include Works by Beethoven, Schubert, Schumann & More, 1/26

Emerging operatic powerhouse Paul Appleby, one of this generation's most incredible new tenors, will take the stage at the Michael SchimMel Center For the Arts on Sunday, January 26th as part of Pace's concert series VOCE AT PACE: RISING OPERA STARS. Rising Opera Stars in Recital is supported by the Richard Tucker Music Foundation in honor of Dr. Agnes Varis. It is curated by Matthew Epstein.

Paul Appleby will present a program including Beethoven's Adelaide, 5 songs by Schubert and 7 songs from "Myrten" op. 25, Schumann. There will be some of Benjamin Britten's settings of W.H. Auden poems as well as 2 songs by Leonard Bernstein. He will be accompanied by Ken Noda in the first act and Brian Zeger in the second part of the recital.

Mr. Appleby is a recent graduate of the Metropolitan Opera's Lindemann Young Artist Development Program, and has already won a myriad of prices for his voice, including the 2012 Lenore Annenberg Fellowship in the Performing and Visual Arts. This past fall he was heralded in his return to the Metropolitan Opera as Brian in the 2013 premiere of celebrated American composer Nico Muhly's Two Boys.

Paul Appleby's performance is part of Pace University's concert series VOCE AT PACE: Rising Opera Stars, which recently hosted Grammy-nominated mezzo-soprano Jamie Barton. Nadine Sierra will also perform in VOCE AT PACE: Rising Opera Stars Sunday, February 9th.

Tickets for Pace University Presents Paul Appleby at The SchimMel Center for the Arts at Pace University are $35.

For more information and to purchase tickets, visit http://schimmel.pace.edu/ or call toll-free (866) 811-4111. Pace Presents performances take place at The Michael SchimMel Center for the Arts located at 3 Spruce Street between Park Row and Gold Street in downtown Manhattan.

For more than 100 years, Pace University has helped prepare students to become leaders in their fields by providing an education that combines exceptional academics with professional experience. Pace has three campuses in New York City, Westchester and White Plains. A private metropolitan university, Pace enrolls approximately 13,500 students in bachelor's, master's, and doctoral programs in the Dyson College of Arts and Sciences, via its rapidly growing Performing Arts Department, Lienhard School of Nursing, Lubin School of Business, School of Education, Seidenberg School of Computer Science and Information Systems and School of Law.

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