Events

Friday, September 15, 2017

Deborah Voigt, soprano

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Location: Leighton Concert Hall, DeBartolo Performing Arts Center

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Widely acknowledged as the pre-eminent dramatic soprano today, Deborah Voigt has made her mark on both the operatic and concert stages as a down-to-earth diva with a remarkably varied repertoire. Critics have lauded Voigt for her “lyricism, beauty of tone and dramatic acuity” as well as her “impressive aura and voice.” Internationally revered for her performances in the operas of Wagner and Strauss, as well as an active performer and recitalist of Broadway standards and popular songs, be here to experience her singular voice coupled with the superb acoustics of the Leighton Concert Hall. Curated in collaboration with Professor of Music Theory Peter H. Smith. 

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Friday, October 6, 2017

Concert: Nathan Gunn, baritone and Julie Gunn, piano (new cabaret program)

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Location: Leighton Concert Hall, DeBartolo Performing Arts Center

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Nathan Gunn remains one of the most exciting and in-demand baritones performing today. Drawing from the Great American Songbook he and wife Julie Gunn perform their favorite cabaret program in the Leighton Concert Hall. The evening sweeps through an eclectic mix of standards and other iconic songs from composers as diverse as William Bolcom, Leonard Bernstein, Cole Porter, Harold Arlen, Tom Waits, and more. 

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Sunday, November 5, 2017

Concert: Kiera Duffy, soprano

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Location: Leighton Concert Hall - DeBartolo Performing Arts Center

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Recognized for both her gleaming high soprano and insightful musicianship, Kiera Duffy commands attention in repertoire that encompasses Handel, Bach, and Mozart to the modern sounds of Berg, Glass, and Zorn. Duffy earned the highest critical praise for the world premiere of Missy Mazzoli and Royce Vavrek’s Breaking the Waves 

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Sunday, November 12, 2017

Concert: Solera Quartet

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Location: Leighton Concert Hall - DeBartolo Performing Arts Center

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Tricia Park and Miki-Sophia Cloud, violins; Molly Carr, viola and Andrew Janss, cello, have been featured in such world-renowned international venues as Carnegie Hall, Royal Festival Hall in London, Orchard Hall in Tokyo, The Kennedy Center, and Lincoln Center. The New York City-based Solera Quartet is the Quartet-in-Residence at the University of Notre Dame.…

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