Saturday, May 20, 2017, 7:30 pm
Tchaikovsky: 1812 Overture
Bibergan: Poem of the Struggle
Villa-Lobos: Bachianas Brasileiras No. 5for Soprano and Orchestra of Cellos, with Mele Santos
Age 12 and under free
*ticket still required
$9 Seniors age 62+ / Youth age 13-21
Soprano Mele Santos holds a Bachelor of Music in Vocal Performance from Brigham Young University and earned her Master’s Degree in Vocal Performance at The University of Arizona. She has performed in Verdi’s La Traviata and Rigoletto, Mozart's Die Zauberflöte, Bizet's Carmen, Puccini’s Madama Butterfly, and numerous opera scenes. She premiered the roles of Agath in Abinadi and Elisa in The Wanderer, both contemporary works by living composers, and she has sung Magda Sorel in Menotti’s The Consul.
Ms. Santos is a skilled recital artist and a sought-after concert soloist, as well as an accomplished teacher. She currently maintains a voice studio and has served as a guest vocal technique clinician for high school choral programs in Washington and Arizona.