Rising Stars of the Met: Vocal Recital with Meigui Zhang and Ken Noda
This is a past event.
Tuesday, February 25 at 8:00pm
WPAC - Wertheim Performing Arts Center, Recital Hall (Room 150)
10910 SW 17th St., Miami, FL 33199
Join Rising Stars of the Metropolitan Opera for a vocal recital that is sure to thrill! Co-presented by Friends of Chamber Music of Miami and FIU School of Music. This is part of a series.
MOZART / "Deh vieni non tardar" from LE NOZZE DI FIGARO
SCHUBERT / Ganymed
MOZART / "Ach ich fühl's" from DIE ZAUBERFLÖTE
SCHUBERT / Im Frühling
VERDI / "Caro nome" from RIGOLETTO
DEBUSSY / Quatre Chansons de Jeunesse
2. Clair de lune
MASSENET / "Gavotte" from MANON
RACHMANINOFF / Six Songs, Op.38
1. In my Garden at Night
2. To Her
4. Pied Piper
About Ken Noda:
Ken Noda is a concert pianist, accompanist, vocal coach, and composer. A music prodigy, he began composing music and performing as a concert pianist before the age of 11. He has performed with symphony orchestras throughout the world, and has composed numerous art songs and five operas. He has worked as a vocal coach at the Metropolitan Opera since 1991.
About Meigui Zhang:
Chinese soprano Meigui Zhang recently sang the role of Anne Trulove in The Rake’s Progress at Mannes School of Music and will make her debut with Merola Opera Program this summer in the same role. Last summer she participated in the Bel Canto at Caramoor Young Artists Program. Previously, she studied at the Chautauqua Institute where she sang the role of Pamina in Die Zauberflöte. Her other roles include Despina in Così fan tutte, Susanna in Le Nozze di Figaro, and the title role in Roméo et Juliette. She has also performed the role of Lucia in The Rape of Lucretia (Asian premiere) with the Tianjin Grand Opera in China.
Ms. Zhang earned her master’s degree from the Mannes School of Music and completed her bachelor's degree at Shanghai Conservatory and Sichuan Conservatory.