Emily D’Angelo in recital with Vocal Arts DC

by | Apr 8, 2021 | Featured, News

Fast-rising Canadian mezzo-soprano Emily D’Angelo is coming to the small screen, in a digital recital with pianist Sophia Muñoz, presented by Vocal Arts DC. From April 9-18, 2021, you can stream the recital, recorded in December 2020 at Berlin’s B-Sharp Studios.

The programme includes music by Florence Price (known for being the first African-American woman to be recognized as a symphonic composer), Missy Mazzoli (Breaking the WavesProving Up), and Canadian composer Cecilia Livingston (PenelopeSinging Only Softly). It’s a unique combo of music that features plenty of women composers – and a much-missed Canadian voice who has kept her digital output to a relative minimum. (D’Angelo did just join a star-studded cast for Staatsoper Berlin’s new production of Le nozze di Figaro, conducted by Daniel Barenboim and available to stream on medici.tv!)

Emily D’Angelo in recital is free to stream; click to snag your tickets, and catch this limited-time stream before it’s gone. The full programme is shared below, for the curious:

Emily D'Angelo in recital

Jenna Simeonov

Jenna is the editor and co-creator of Schmopera. She also writes for The Globe and Mail and Opera Canada. She’s a pianist and vocal coach, and working with singers is how she fell in love with opera.



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