Soprano Carol Wilson In a Rare New York Appearance, Today

Soprano Carol Wilson In a Rare New York Appearance, Today

Soprano Carol Wilson will be one of artists performing as part of the final North/South Chamber Orchestra concert of the season scheduled to take place on Tuesday, June 17 at 8 PM.

The event will bring to a close the 34th consecutive season of free-admission concerts sponsored by North/South Consonance, Inc. It will start promptly at 8 PM and end at 9:30 PM and will be held at the intimate but acoustically superior auditorium of Christ & St Stephen's Church (120 West 69th St - between Broadway and Columbus) on Manhattan's Upper West Side. The auditorium is ADA accessible. Admission is free - no tickets needed.

Soprano Carol Wilson has performed in prestigious opera houses throughout the world including those in Frankfurt, Stockholm, Vancouver, Netherlands, Taipei, Dresden, Stuttgart, Bonn, Hannover and Manitoba. At the Metropolitan Opera where she was responsible for the Marschallin in Richard Strauss' Der Rosenkavalier, a role for which she has earned critical acclaim. A strong advocate of music by 20th and 21st century composers, Ms. Wilson has appeared as soloist with the American Symphony Orchestra, the Orchestra of St. Luke's, the Brooklyn Philharmonic, and the Duesseldorf Symphoniker. In 2013 she was appointed Professor of Voice at the University of North Texas.

Inspired by poetry of the 19th century American writer Lillian E. Curtis Max Lifchitz's recently completed composition consists of four contrasting songs that deal with description of nature as well as feelings of longing.

The program will also introduce new works by Katherine Hoover, Victor Kioulaphides, Alla Pavlova and Anna Veismane. The other soloists will include violinist Mioi Takeda, violist Edmundo Ramirez, flutist Lisa Hansen and pianist Helen Lin.

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