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Saturday, March 2, 2024 • 7:30 PM

La Jolla Music Society

Lawrence Brownlee

Part of

The Baker-Baum Concert Hall

SATURDAY, MARCH 2, 2024 · 7:30 PM

LAWRENCE BROWNLEE, tenor

THE BAKER-BAUM CONCERT HALL
Prelude Lecture · 6:30 PM

 

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A star of the Metropolitan Opera, Lawrence Brownlee is a leading figure in opera, both as a singer on the world’s top stages and as a voice for activism and diversity in the industry. Captivating audiences and critics around the globe, he has been hailed as “an international star in the bel canto operatic repertory” (The New York Times) and “one of the world’s leading bel canto stars” (The Guardian).

With an ever-increasing presence in opera, recital, and concerts, Lawrence Brownlee has cemented his place as one of the top artists in classical music. He is a regular guest at the world’s most important opera houses including The Metropolitan Opera, Teatro alla Scala, Royal Opera House – Covent Garden, Bayerische Staatsoper, Staatsoper Unter den Linden, Deutsche Oper Berlin, Opéra national de Paris, Gran Teatre del Liceu, Teatro Real, Opernhaus Zürich, and Wiener Staatsoper. He is a fixture at the world’s top recital venues including Carnegie Hall, Wigmore Hall, and The Kennedy Center. His concert performances include collaborations with The Cleveland Orchestra, Chicago Symphony Orchestra, The Philadelphia Orchestra, The San Francisco Symphony, Amsterdam’s Concertgebouw, Orchestra dell’Accademia Nazionale di Santa Cecilia, and the festivals of Baden-Baden and Salzburg.

MARX
Nocturne
Selige Nacht
Die Elfe
Christbaum
Hat dich die Liebe berührt

JASMINE BARNES
Peace

BRANDON SPENCER
I Know My Soul

CARLOS SIMON 
Vocalise III

DAMIEN L. SNEED
Beauty That is Never Old
The Gift to Sing

SHAWN E. OKPEBHOLO
Romance

JOEL THOMPSON
My People

VERDI
Ad una stella
La donna mobile from Rigoletto

DONIZETTI
Me voglio fa ‘na casa
Allegro io son from Rita

ROSSINI
La lontanaza
D’ogni più sacro impegno from L’occasione fa il ladro

BELLINI
La ricordanza
Nel furor delle tempeste from Il pirata