August 4, 2019 4:00 PM
Scottish Rite Center
Performance Santa Fe
Susanne Mentzer & Rod Gilfry
Two of the opera world’s foremost performers, Susanne Mentzer and Rod Gilfry — both two-time Grammy nominees — join forces for an intoxicating afternoon of luminous vocal talent and electrifying stage presence during Performance Santa Fe's Festival of Song. Mezzo-soprano Mentzer, a Metropolitan Opera regular, will sing Grandmother Buryjovka in this year’s Santa Fe Opera staging of Jenufa, while Gilfry, a “lusciously shaded” (San Francisco Chronicle) baritone and Mozart specialist, will perform the role of Don Alfonso in Così Fan Tutte. You simply cannot miss Mentzer’s “vibrant intensity” (Chicago Tribune) and the “full-voiced, superb” Gilfry (Opera News) during this Festival of Song recital! Joining Susanne and Rod will be accompanist Robert Tweten.
Maurice Ravel - Don Quichotte à Dulcinée
Charlisle Floyd - Citizen of Paradise
Charles Ives - The Housatonic at Stockbridge, Two Little Flowers, Serenity,Charlie Rutlage
Jake Heggie - Of Gods and Cats
Morten Lauridsen -Prayer, Sure On This Shining Night
Underwritten by Robin Black; Anonymous and Ann Murphy Daily and William W. Daily
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