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Esther Tonea, featured soloist with Stanford Symphony, profiled in SF Chronicle Datebook

Esther Tonea - photo

Joshua Kosman at the SF Chronicle highlighted soprano Esther Tonea (featured soprano with the Stanford Symphony Orchestra for two upcoming concerts at Bing Concert Hall) in this Datebook feature:

San Francisco soprano Esther Tonea, an Adler fellow with the San Francisco Opera and an alumna of the San Francisco Conservatory of Music, was among the winners of the Metropolitan Opera Eric and Dominique Laffont Competition on Sunday, May 1.The six winners of the prestigious and lucrative event... each receive a $20,000 cash award and a vigorous career boost.

The program to be presented both Friday and Sunday at Bing Concert Hall on May 13th and 15th will be primarily devoted to Mahler's Symphony No. 2 in C minor, "Resurrection", conducted by Paul Phillips and featuring soloists Tonea and mezzo-soprano Malin Fritz Walrod plus the Stanford Symphonic Chorus filling the entire back wall of Bing.

Read the full artice at SFGate | Buy tickets for the Stanford Symphony concerts May 13th and 15th