The gala ended on a musical high with the song Time to Say Goodbye performed by soprano Mavis Callihoo, baritone Carey Newman, and coloratura soprano
The evening ended on a musical high with Time to Say Goodbye performed by soprano Mavis Callihoo, baritone Carey Newman, and coloratura soprano
Although the title role goes to, the tenor (three tenors in this case, with Leonardo Capalbo succeeded during the course of the run by Ernesto Ramirez and Jose Bros), the opera holds the stage primarily as one of the great bel canto vehicles for a dramatic coloratura soprano
portraying Queen Elizabeth I.
The contrast between the subject matter and Ema's voice will be stark as she is a coloratura soprano
, one of the higher voices typified by trills and florid phrases.
Originally from Llanbedrgoch, Gwyn Hughes Jones will be joined on stage by his wife, top American coloratura soprano
A coloratura soprano
, Leona presented recitals and concerts in her younger years.
The afternoon program will feature acclaimed jazz and classical violinist, Diane Monroe, who has performed with Yo-Yo Ma and Max Roach; outstanding lyric soprano, Lisa Edwards-Burrs, guest soloist with the Richmond, Roanoke and Petersburg Symphonies and avid performer of works of African-American composers; and the exquisite coloratura soprano
, Iris Fairfax, Academy of Vocal Arts alumna and first-prize winner of New York Vocal Artists Millennium and Leontyne Price competitions.
Adding a descant with more twiddly bits than a coloratura soprano
on speed, the effect was spookier than the Phantom of the Opera's mask.
Also featured were performances by singer, dancer and actress Tamara Podemski, coloratura soprano
Minda Forcier, baritone Carey Newman, country and western singer Lorrie Church, singer, songwriter and guitarist George Leach, musician Ben Schenstead, and hoop dancer Lisa Odjig.
Now, she's got a dozen years of singing, dancing and acting lessons under her belt, has appeared in a slew of commercials and a handful of television shows and has showcased her coloratura soprano
voice in several stage musicals.
Here's one, the lyric coloratura soprano
Eve-Lyn de la Haye: "Her lessons were the hardest I have ever taken, but also the most fun.
In 1997, what should have been routine surgery to remove benign nodules damaged her throat to the point that Andrews (who had a rare four-octave coloratura soprano
singing voice) can no longer sing.
Emma Gane as Christine was a powerful coloratura soprano
, able to compete with the majority of the triple forte accompaniment blasted at her.
The singing was perfect but the night, of course, belonged to Michaela Bloom as The Daughter of the Regiment herself - achingly beautiful and flirtatious, with the most powerful, accurate and fluid coloratura soprano
voice you could wish for.
A coloratura soprano
, she is a member of the Musarts Singers and her church choir, sings at weddings and funerals and takes part in opera and other musical performances.