Have you ever wondered about those glorious voices that fill theaters to the last row of the highest balcony?
Here is your opportunity to experience the thrill of Metropolitan Opera bass baritone Mikhail Svetlov in an intimate setting with outstanding acoustics, performing opera favorites as well as Broadway and popular songbook selections.
The concert is this Saturday afternoon, February 10 at 4:00pm at North Greenwich Church, 606 Riversville Rd, at the crossroads of Riversville and John opposite Audubon.
“Mikhail Svetlov fills the auditorium with his booming Italianate bass.” – Express, London
“Mikhail Svetlov is a sensation!” – La Presse, Montreal
“Mikhail Svetlov is an astonishing performer.” – Opera News
Mikhail Svetlov is one of the brightest representatives of the bass vocal tradition. He has a great command of vocal technique, is an amazing actor of both comedy and drama, of tragic image and buffoonery, as well as pop and Broadway selections. Mr. Svetlov was nominated for a Grammy Award, was also honored with two Telerama Awards in France, and is a winner of the Viotti International Competition in Italy.
A principal soloist of the Bolshoi Theatre of Moscow and New York’s Metropolitan Opera, Mr. Svetlov has also given magnificent opera performances in many of the world’s most prestigious venues: Covent Garden, Carnegie Hall, Arena di Verona, Houston Grand Opera, Florida Grand Opera, Deutsche Opera Berlin, Teatro Colon and many others.
Svetlov’s roles have included: Boris Godunov in Boris Godunov at the Bolshoi, Prince Gremin in Eugene Onegin at Florida Grand Opera, Mephistopheles in Faust at Bellas Artes, Zaccaria in Nabucco at Teatro Felice, Ferrando in Il Trovatore at Salzburg Landes Teater, Mendoza in Betrothal in a Monastery at Teatro Alla Scala, Don Basilio in Il Barbiere di Siviglia at Opera de Montreal. Recent works include Meistersingers and Ariadne Auf Naxos at the Met, Zaccaria in Verdi’s Nabucco in Erfurt, Germany, Rachmaninoff’s Miserly Knight in Boston, and Rossini’s Mass in Washington DC.
All are welcome!
To reserve, please email office@greenwichchurch.