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Shenson Recital Series: Naomi Louisa O’Connell, mezzo-soprano, and Brent Funderburk, piano – “Words to Love and Live By”
November 5, 2017 2:30 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Campbell Recital Hall - Map Link
ADVANCE TICKETS: GENERAL $15 | SENIORS $10 (Now on sale!)
AT THE DOOR: GENERAL $20 | SENIOR $15 | ALL STUDENTS WITH ID AND YOUTH UNDER 13 FREE (Limited availability)
Program: Zilcher, Honegger, Copland, Wolf, Ives, and Bolcom
Naomi Louisa O’Connell, mezzo-soprano, has performed at Marlboro Music; Steans Musical Institute, Ravinia; Rockport Chamber Music Festival; MUSE/IQUE, Los Angeles; New York’s Five Boroughs Music Festival; Fabbri Chamber Concerts; The Song Continues; Ensemble for the Romantic Century; Juilliard ChamberFest; FOCUS!; and New York Festival of Song. Ms. O’Connell is currently based in New York City, where she lives with her husband.
Brent Funderburk, piano, has partnered with world-class singers and instrumentalists in concert and on recording. He has garnered respect as a distinguished recitalist and vocal coach in New York City. His long-running collaboration with mezzo-soprano Naomi O’Connell has led to many U.S. recital appearances, as well as radio broadcasts. Mr. Funderburk recently acted as pianist and musical director of The Metropolitan Opera Rising Stars Concert Series, giving performances across the U.S. with a cast of acclaimed singers and also providing masterclasses and workshops for young singers from respected American universities and conservatories. Mr. Funderburk received his Masters degree from The Juilliard School, where he served four years as staff pianist for the Ellen and James S. Marcus Vocal Arts Department.
Admission includes a reception to follow the recital.