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Guest Recital - Jordan Bisch, Bass

Date and time: Sunday, 2/2/2014
3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Location: Hart Recital Hall
Description: with Gustavo Castro-Ramirez, piano
and Jake Sentgeorge, tenor

Songs of Death and Don Quixote

Presenting works of Moussorgsky, Schubert, Ibert, and Mozart.

In the 2012-13 season, up-and-coming bass Jordan Bisch made his debuts at Arizona Opera as Raimondo in Lucia di Lammermoor and Fre`re Laurent in Rome´o et Juliette, and at the Opera Company of Philadelphia as Sarastro in Die Zauberflo¨te. He also returned to the Metropolitan Opera as Don Basilio in the new English-language production of Il barbire di Siviglia and to the The´a^tre du Capitol in Toulouse for Don Carlos.
A graduate of the Metropolitan Opera’s Lindemann Young Artist Development Program, Mr. Bisch has appeared as Kecel in the Julliard/Metropolitan Opera joint production of The Bartered Bride, conducted by James Levine. Other recent engagements have included his San Francisco Opera debut as Angelotti in Tosca, the world premiere of Daron Hagen’s Amelia at Seattle Opera, Raimondo at the Dallas Opera and Florida Grand Opera, the Second Armored Man in Die Zauberflo¨te at Los Angeles Opera and the The´a^tre du Capitol in Toulouse, Fre`re Laurent with PORTopera, and Sarastro with the Julliard Opera Theater. In concert he has appeared at the Tanglewood Festival in a performance of the Mozart Requiem with Michael Tilson Thomas, and at the Verbier Festival as Paolo in Simon Boccanegra with James Levine. A native of Vancouver, Washington, Mr. Bisch won second place in the 2009 Operalia competition. Other awards include winner of the Metropolitan Opera National Council Auditions Grand Final, recipient of the 2005 Sara Tucker Study Grant, and the Richard Tucker Career Grant in both 2006 and 2009.
Sponsor: Music Department
Admission: Free
Contact: Jake Sentgeorge, Music Professor