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Il Barbiere di Siviglia
POM Presents: Rossini's Il Barbiere di Siviglia in Concert
August 10th and 11th, 7:30pm
St. Bartholomew's Church
51st Street and Park Ave.
- Adults - $20
- Seniors - $15
- Students - $10
For advance tickets (recommended), please call 212-378-0222
Or order tickets online at St. Bart's bookstore!
Tickets are also available at the door.
Conte Almaviva - Tenor
Native of San Juan, Puerto Rico currently persuing his graduate
studies on full scholarship at the Juilliard School. He received his
BM from the Manhattan School of Music. In 2002 Carlos made his debut
in Italy when he performed the lead role of San Francesco in the
world premier of Il Poverello, a new opera by Francesco
Santelli. He has also performed the role of Monostatos in Die
Zauberflöte for the music department at Queens College. He has
performed as a special guest of the San Juan Children's Choir,
singing the tenor solo of Camille Saint-Saëns Oratorio de
Noël. Mr. Feliciano is also a regular gues for a concert
series in Ohio in the Toledo Museum of Arts. He was seen in the role of
Satirino in a production of La Calisto by the Juilliard
Opera Theater. He was also a cover for Pedrillo in Die
Entf&uunl;hrung aus dem Serail for a special project with
students of the Juilliard School. Mr. Feliciano is the recent winner
of the 5 Towns Music and Arts Foundation and Competition.
Future engagements include Don Curzio in Le Nozze di Figaro
with the Project Opera of Manhattan, Don Ottavio in Don
Giovanni with the New York Opera Society in France, and roles in
Iphigenie en Aulide, Orphee aux enfers and La finta
giardiniera with the Juilliard School.
||David Adam Moore
Figaro - Baritone
A native of Texas, this young singer leapt onto the international
opera scene with his portrayal of the title role in
Brittenﾕs Billy Budd with the New Israeli Opera in Tel-Aviv.
He has since appeared in over 0 principal roles with major
opera companies and symphony orchestras worldwide,
including Papageno in Die Zauberflöte with New York City
Opera, Don Giovanni with Staatsoper Hannover, National-
theater Mannheim, and Oper Kiel, and Mercutio in Roméo
et Juliette with Opera Theatre of St. Louis. Future engage-
ments include alternating performances of Candide and
Maximilian in Candide with Théâtre du Châtelet in Paris,
Figaro in Il Barbiere di Siviglia with Seattle Opera,
Guglielmo in Così fan tutte for New Israeli
Opera, and The Pilot in de Saint Exupéryﾕs The
Little Prince with Tulsa Opera. He has recorded for
BMG records and Classic Arts Showcase television.
Rosina - Mezzo-Soprano
Bartolo - Baritone
First of his family to be born in the United States, Erik-Peter
hails from New York and is a fourth-generation professional
musician. At the age of nine, he began his professional
singing career with the Men and Boys Choir of the Church
of the Transfiguration and the Childrenﾕs Choruses of
both the Metropolitan and the City Opera. Driven by his
exposure and passion for early music, Erik-Peter went
on to pursue a Bachelor of Music degree at Columbia
University. While still a sophomore there, he founded and
directed the New York Madrigal Singers, who later went
on to produce two cdﾕs, appear on local radio and
television shows and receive two positive reviews in the New York Times. Erik-Peter has
amassed considerable experience both in directing and in singing in vocal chamber
ensembles throughout the Tri-State area. He is currently a member of the choir of Saint
Ignatius of Antioch. As an emerging recording engineer, he hopes to establish a record label
to expressively capture and promote a cappella repertoire as a living legacy of western culture.
Erik-Peter has recently embraced renewed interest in the opera scene when he performed
the lead as Don Giovanni with Underworld Productions in May, 2006.
Basilio - Baritone
Adam Cavagnaro attended Montclair State University
studying for a Bachelor of Music with a concentration in
Vocal Performance under Dr. Stephen Oosting. Roles he
participated in while at Montclair include David in Barber's
A Hand of Bridge; Joel Sorrel in Menotti's The
Consul; The Baker in Sondheim's Into the Woods.
Scenes include The Ballad of Baby Doe, La Finta Giardiniera,
Pirates of Penzance. Adam now lives in Manhattan and is
Berta - Soprano
Randall Stewart is founder and artistic director of the Baltimore Sinfonietta. Maestro
Stewart began his conducting studies as a Music Education major at Alderson-Broaddus
College, where he earned his B.A. in 1996. He went on to study conducting at Ohio
University, where he earned the M. Mus in 1998. Maestro Stewart has done additional
conducting studies in workshops with Marin Alsop, Harold Farberman, Daniel Lewis,
Apo Hsu, Mariusz Smolij, and Kirk Trevor. In addition to his activities with the Baltimore
Sinfonietta, Maestro Stewart teaches in the Baltimore County Public School System and
is a freelance trombonist and bass-baritione in the Baltimore-Washington region. Outside
of musical activities, Maestro Stewart holds a broad range of interests, from the outdoors
and conservation issues, to art history, to theology, to numerous sports. He resides in
Baltimore with his wife, soprano Sara Stewart, and their feisty cat, Giulietta.
Da Ping Luo
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