A Life in Opera - Celebrating Leontyne Price
Kevin Rhodes, Conductor
Othalie Graham, Soprano
VERDI Aida: Prelude | Ritorna Vincitor| Ballet | O Patria Mia
STRAUSS Salome: Dance of the Seven Veils
STRAUSS The Egyptian Helen: Zweite Brautnacht
PUCCINI Manon Lescaut: Intermezzo from Act III
PUCCINI Tosca: Visi d'Arte
BARBER Antony and Cleopatra: Give Me Some Music | Death of Cleopatra
This very special evening celebrates the life, talents and legacy of American soprano, Leontyne Price (whose 90th birthday falls just days before our concert). Ms. Price defied all odds and rose to stardom in the 1950s and 60s.
Join Maestro Rhodes, the SSO and world-renowned dramatic soprano, Othalie Graham, who returns to Springfield after last season's acclaimed performance of "Porgy and Bess."
Fall in love with the classic arias of opera, as we present a glorious program from Ms. Price's career-defining roles, and celebrate an incredible Life in Opera!