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October 17, 2017
AFTERNOON ARIASRebecca Rutkovsky Headshot for website
with

REBECCA RUTKOVSKY
and
CHRISTINA RUSSO

Come and enjoy opera favorites and musical theatre classics! This concert features Rebecca Rutkovky and Christina Russo in a performance of the great arias, songs, and duets from your favorite operas and musicals by Handel, Bernstein, and everyone in between!

Soprano Rebecca Rutkovsky is a recent graduate of Binghamton University where she received her Masters Degree in Vocal Performance. In the 2016-17 season, Rebecca was seen as Suor Angelica (Suor Angelica), Giulietta (Les Contes d’Hoffmann), Fiordiligi (Così fan tutte), and First Lady (Die Zauberflöte) with the Binghamton University Opera Ensemble, as well as in the role of The Mother (Hansel and Gretel) with Tri-Cities Opera. Other credits include Barbarina (Le nozze di Figaro), Papagena (Die Zauberflöte), Edith (Pirates of Penzance), Cinderella (Into the Woods), and Rosalia (West Side Story). She has performed as a soloist at Merkin Hall with Tri-Cities Opera. Rebecca is a student of Thomas Goodheart.

Christina Russo, mezzo-soprano, recently completed her Masters in Music at Christina Russo for websiteBinghamton University with a concentration in Opera Performance. She has been seen as Dorabella in Così fan tutte and Second Lady in Die Zauberflöte, both at Binghamton University. In November 2016, she made her company and role debut as the Sandman in the Tri-Cities Opera production of Hansel and Gretel. Other credits include La Zelatrice (Suor Angelica), Nicklausse (Les Contes d’Hoffmann), La Ciesca (Gianni Schicchi), and Dido (Dido and Aeneas). Christina keeps an active voice studio on Long Island. She is a student of Thomas Goodheart.

Dora Galit, concert pianist and accompanist, recently received her Masters in Dora Galit for websiteMusic with renowned Russian teacher Nina Lelchuk at the Aaron Copland School of Music at Queens College. She has performed in concert halls all over New York including Carnegie Hall and LeFrak Hall.

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April 24, 2018
MEMORABLE BROADWAY BLOCKBUSTERS
with
THOMAS STALLONE
and special guestTomStallone for website

ALICIA ALEXANDER

Together they will share beloved melodies from Phantom of the Opera, Les Miserables, South Pacific, Show Boat, La Cage Aux Folles, Paint Your Wagon, and many more Broadway favorites.

Thomas Stallone combines a voice of unusual range and color with a magnetic stage presence that captivates his audience. His powerful “bari-tenor” enables him to successfully cross-over between the dramatic tenor and lyric baritone arias. He has performed with the Michigan Opera Theatre, the New Jersey Lyric Opera, Connecticut Grand Opera, Opera Northeast and the National Grand Opera. He has traversed the world sharing his powerful baritone voice with audiences in Germany, Austria, England and Italy, including solo performances at St. Peter’s Basilica and the Conservatorio d’Avellino.

Alicia Alexander’s effortless lyric soprano voice has graced many stages in the tri-state area. Alicia is AliciaAlexanderfor websitetruly the epitome of today’s “cross-over” artist. She is equally at home with genres that include opera, Broadway and the American Songbook, as well as the notable Merry Widow, well known to many.

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