Opera singers to be featured at museum concert
Laciura have trained and mentored each singer. The Springville Arts Commission is This concert will include highlights pleased to present a special concert featuring from operas by Mozart, Puccini, Donizetti, the guest artists and students of the Floyd and more. A small chamber ensemble Principal Artist Program on Wednesday, will be featured with pianist Michael July 20, at 7 p.m. in the Grand Gallery Leavitt and conductor Nicolas Giusti. of the Springville Museum of Art, 126 E. Sunday, Aug. 21, marks the launch of 400 South, Springville. The concert is free the 2016/2017 season of the Springville to the public. Arts Commission’s Sunday Concert Series.
The Principal Artist Program provides This monthly concert is offered on advanced college and emerging professional the third Sunday of each month at the singers with the opportunity to perform Springville Museum of Art at 4:30 p.m. featured roles in a fully staged opera and is always free to the public. In August, with orchestra while exploring and refining the concert series will feature the Paredes Italian language and style skills. family. Ligia Verduga Paredes holds a
There will be six featured singers: Rocio master’s degree in flute performance and Valle, soprano (Mexico), Kahli Dalbow, education from the Antonio Neumane National soprano (Utah), Amelia Burshe, Conservatory of Music in Guayaquil, soprano (Boston), Hilary Law, mezzo-soprano Ecuador. (Boston), Eric Taylor, tenor (Utah), Also performing will be Luis Paredes, Kathryn Schwaar, soprano (Utah). These who holds a bachelor’s degree as a violinist singers are part of the Principal Artist Program from the same conservatory of music, this summer and they will be studying and finally Samantha Paredes, who specific opera roles with experienced started her involvement in music at the and talented vocal coaches. They will also age of 6. She was a finalist in the “First sing in Mozart’s “Le Nozze di Figaro” and Night” singing contest at Provo Towne compete in the Death by Aria vocal competition. Centre. She is receiving vocal and singing World-famous singers Deborah lessons from Gioconda Vaca in Voigt, Wendy Bryn Harmer and Anthony American Fork.
Participants in the Principal Artist Program will present a special free concert at the Springville Museum of Art on Wednesday, July 20.