Pretty Yende

Edward T. Cone Concert
Richardson Auditorium
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Superstar soprano Pretty Yende displays her versatility as she sings Samuel Barber's Knoxville: Summer of 1915 and arias from Rossini's The Barber of Seville and Verdi's La Traviata. Also on the program are classic opera overtures and Aaron Copland's celebrated Appalachian Spring.

Program

Aaron COPLAND / Appalachian Spring (Suite for 13 instruments)
Samuel BARBER / Knoxville: Summer of 1915, Op. 24    
Gioachino ROSSINI / Overture to Il barbiere di Siviglia 

(The Barber of Seville) 

  / “Una Voce Poco Fa” from Il barbiere di Siviglia

Giuseppe VERDI / Overture to La Forza del Destino    

 / La Traviata: Prelude to Act I  

/ “È strano! è strano!” from La Traviata

Performers

Rossen Milanov, conductor

Pretty Yende, soprano

Media

Pretty Yende's New Year's Eve Met Gala Performance:

 

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