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Shenson Recital Series: Angela Brower, mezzo-soprano, and Eckart Sellheim, piano

January 21, 2018 -
2:30pm to 4:00pm
Campbell Recital Hall

ADVANCE TICKETS: GENERAL $15 | SENIORS $10

AT THE DOOR: GENERAL $20 | SENIOR $15 | ALL STUDENTS WITH ID AND YOUTH UNDER 13 FREE (Limited availability)

Program

  • Dvořák: Zigeunermelodien
  • Berlioz: Les nuits d'été
  • Copland: Old American Songs
  • Alban Berg: Sieben frühe Lieder

Rising American mezzo-soprano Angela Brower was raised in Arizona. Her career started as a young artist singing at the Glimmerglass Opera Young American Artists Program in 2008. She was then invited to join the Opera Studio at the Bavarian State Opera in Munich, where she later became a member of the ensemble during 2010-16. Her portrayal of Dorabella in Così fan tutte earned her particular attention leading to her receiving the prestigious Munich Festival Prize in 2009. The 2017-18 season begins with Ms. Brower returning to Munich as Dorabella.

Eckart Sellheim received his musical training in Germany and Switzerland. He was appointed to the faculty of the two major conservatories in Cologne and continued his academic career as an Associate Professor of Piano and Chamber Music at the University of Michigan. From 1989 until 2008, he was Professor and Director of Collaborative Piano at Arizona State University. He also served as Guest Lecturer of Fortepiano and Performance Practice at the Musikhochschule in Trossingen, as well as at music academies in Germany, and has taught numerous masterclasses in the U.S. and Europe. Mr. Sellheim maintains an active performance schedule and appears regularly on radio programs. He has made more than 20 recordings as a piano and fortepiano soloist and collaborative pianist.

Admission includes reception with artists to follow.

Event Sponsor: 
Department of Music
Contact Email: 
wkeats@stanford.edu
Event Type: 
Performance
Performers Type: 
Student Performers
Academic Quarter: 
Winter 2018
Guest Artist(s): 
Angela Brower, Eckart Sellheim