*Thursday, March 31 & Saturday, April 2, 2016, 8:00 p.m.
H-E-B Performance Hall at The Tobin Center
Sebastian Lang-Lessing, conductor
Symphony Mastersingers — John Silantien, director
Julianna Di Giacomo, soprano
Kara Smoot, soprano
Dolora Zajick, mezzo-soprano
Issachah Savage, tenor
Thomas Soto, tenor
Lester Lynch, baritone
Peixin Chen, bass
Verdi Il trovatore (concert version)
The power of the human voice to convey emotion reached an apotheosis in the operas of Giuseppe Verdi, particularly in Il trovatore. You’ll recognize not just the famous “Anvil Chorus” but many of the soaring melodies from this perennial audience favorite. Legendary Metropolitan Opera mezzo-soprano Dolora Zajick leads an outstanding cast of American singers in this concert performance, co-sponsored by OPERA San Antonio, which is guaranteed to win new fans to the timeless glories of Italian opera.
For program notes, click HERE.