Rising Italian soprano making U.S. orchestra debut in Tucson

Jan 23, 2020 831

BY: Cathalena E. Burch

Italian soprano Federica Lombardi made her American opera debut last year with New York Metropolitan Opera. This weekend, she makes her American orchestra debut with the Tucson Symphony Orchestra.

The singer, who has sang in some of Europe’s most prestigious opera houses from La Scala in Milan to Berlin’s Deutsche Oper, will perform the arias from Rossini’s “Stabat Mater,” “Petite Messe Solennelle” and “Messa di Gloria” with the TSO Chorus on Friday, Jan. 24, and Sunday, Jan. 26. The program also features Respighi’s “Church Windows” and the world premiere of a work composed by an alumnus of the orchestra’s Young Composers Project, Robert Lopez-Hanshaw. 

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SOURCE: https://tucson.com

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