Dec 10, 2011
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Come share the excitement of the New Mexico Philharmonic's opening concert in our inaugural season featuring Tchaikovsky's Symphony No. 5 and Copland's Rodeo and Old American Songs with Robert Tweten, conductor, and Kirsten Lear, soprano.
Santa Fe resident Maestro Robert Tweten has conducted for a number of opera companies in both the U.S. and Canada, including the Lyric Opera of Chicago and the Santa Fe Opera. He is equally at home as a piano recitalist, performing with many of today’s most prominent singers in venues such as New York’s Lincoln Center, Chicago’s Orchestra Hall, Los Angeles’ Disney Hall, and many more major performance venues worldwide.
Mezzo-soprano Kirsten Lear is well known in Santa Fe as she began her career as an apprentice for the Santa Fe Opera. Kristen grew up in a ranch in northern New Mexico where she worked with a number of musical organizations in northern New Mexico. Her career includes performances with the Houston Grand Opera, Canadian Opera, the Pacific Opera in Victoria. She played the role of Giry in the Toronto Broadway production of Phantom of the Opera. Lear made her national television debut performing Alice in Wonderland in the Rhombus Media production of Fragments of Alice that was broadcast on PBS.
Please note that this a courtesy listing and not a Popejoy Presents event.