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Luca Pisaroni & Thomas Hampson: No Tenors Allowed

Luca Pisaroni & Thomas Hampson: No Tenors Allowed
Luca Pisaroni & Thomas Hampson: No Tenors Allowed Photo
April 30, 2019 | 8:00 PM
  • Starting at: $55.00
  • Venue: Koerner Hall
  • Series: Season Finale Festival
  • Genre: Classical, Vocal
  • Presenter: The Royal Conservatory

Italian bass-baritone Luca Pisaroni returns to Koerner Hall, this time joined by his father-in-law, famed American baritone Thomas Hampson, to perform an evening of operatic arias and duets, as well as music by Cole Porter, Harold Arlen, George Gershwin, Irving Berlin, and Franz Lehár, accompanied by pianist Vlad Iftinca. Hampson, America’s foremost baritone, “is without question one of the world’s greatest opera singers … a voice, a baritone so rich it can circle the universe” (Diane Sawyer, Good Morning America). He has received many honours and awards for his probing artistry and cultural leadership, and his discography includes winners of a Grammy Award, five Edison Awards, and the Grand Prix du Disque.  

Please join us for a Pre-concert Talk at 7pm.


Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: “Non più andrai” from Le nozze di Figaro

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: “Hai già vinta la causa” from Le nozze di Figaro   

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: “Madamina, il catalogo è questo” from Don Giovanni 

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: “Eh via buffone” from Don Giovanni 

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: “Deh vieni alla finestra” from Don Giovanni 

Vincenzo Bellini: “Il rival … Suoni la tromba from I puritani 

Ruggero Leoncavallo: “Intermezzo” from I pagliacci 

Giuseppe Verdi: “Restate!” from Don Carlo 

Martino Stanislao Luigi Gastaldon: “Musica proibita” 

Cole Porter: “I’ve Got You Under My skin” 

Franz Lehár: “O Vaterland, du machst bei Tag” from Die lustige Witwe 

Cole Porter: “Where Is the Life That Late I Led? from Kiss Me, Kate 

George Forrest: “And This Is My Beloved” from Kismet 

Harold Arlen: “Somewhere Over the Rainbow” from The Wizard of Oz  

George Gershwin: “Just Another Rumba” 

Haydn Wood: “Roses of Picardy” 

Cole Porter: “Night and Day” 

Irving Berlin: “Anything You Can Do” 


Program notes

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