Richard Tucker Opera Gala 2018

Starring Stephanie Blythe, Javier Camarena, Yusif Eyvazov, Michael Fabiano...

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Stephanie Blythe — Mezzo-soprano

Javier Camarena — Tenor

Yusif Eyvazov — Tenor

Michael Fabiano — Tenor

Christine Goerke — Soprano

Quinn Kelsey — Baritone

Angela Meade — Soprano

Christian Van Horn — Bass-baritone

New York Choral Society

Members of the Metropolitan Opera Orchestra

Marco Armiliato — Conductor

Program notes

Catch our exclusive live broadcast of one of opera's most prestigious events: The Richard Tucker Gala, honoring the 2018 Tucker Award winner Christian Van Horn.

Every year, the Richard Tucker Opera Gala is a highlight of the classical music season bringing opera's greatest stars together on the Stern Auditorium’s Perelman Stage. This year, Stephanie Blythe, Javier Camarena, Yusif Eyvazov, Michael Fabiano, Christine Goerke, Quinn Kelsey, Angela Meade, and the 2018 Richard Tucker Award winner Bass-Baritone Christian Van Horn are invited. They are joined by the New York Choral Society and members of the Metropolitan Opera Orchestra conducted by Marco Armiliato.

The Richard Tucker Music Foundation

The Richard Tucker Music Foundation is a non-profit cultural organization dedicated to supporting the careers of talented young American opera singers, bringing opera to the community, and maintaining the legacy of America’s greatest tenor, Richard Tucker.  For more information about the work of the Richard Tucker Music Foundation, visit www.richardtucker.org.

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Audio for this broadcast provided by Classical 105.9 FM WQXR, New York

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