Rising star soprano Leah Crocetto returns to her hometown for an intimate evening of stories, opera arias and popular classics. From her long awaited debut at the Metropolitan Opera to the Opera National de Bordeaux, English National Opera and beyond, Crocetto "has revealed herself as a major operatic star…" (The San Francisco Chronicle) Together with piano accompaniment by Mark Markham, Crocetto brings her critically acclaimed Kennedy Center recital program home to you!
Leah Crocetto in Recital
About the Guest Artist
Leah Crocetto, soprano
Recognized as a rising star in the next generation of singers, Leah Crocetto represented the United States at the 2011 Cardiff BBC Singer of the World Competition where she was a finalist in the Song Competition. She is a 2010 Grand Finals Winner of the Metropolitan Opera National Council Auditions and was the First Place Winner, People’s Choice and the Spanish Prize Winner of the 2009 José Iturbi International Music Competition, and winner of the Bel Canto Foundation competition. A former Adler fellow at San Francisco Opera, Ms. Crocetto has appeared frequently with the company, most recently at the start of the current season in the title role of Luisa Miller.
Ms. Crocetto continues to make spectacular debuts in 2016-2017, opening the season in the title role of Aida with the San Francisco Opera, and making her role debut as Eleonora in the U.S. debut of Donizetti’s L’assedio di Calais with the Glimmerglass Festival. On the concert stage, she will perform Bachianas Brasileiras No. 5 with the Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center at Alice Tully Hall and sing a solo recital in her hometown of Adrian, Michigan.
Last season, Ms. Crocetto made her Metropolitan Opera debut as Liù in Turandot. She also made her role debut as the titular character in Rossini’s seldom-performed Semiramide with Opera National de Bordeaux. Additional highlights of the season included Anna in Maometto II with the Canadian Opera Company, Luisa Miller in San Francisco, and Donna Anna in Don Giovanni with Santa Fe Opera. She made her New York City recital debut at Pace University with pianist Martin Katz, and performed a solo recital under the auspices of Washington National Opera with pianist Mark Markham at the John F. Kennedy Center.
*Group Rate requires purchase of 10 or more tickets per single concert
Leah Crocetto, soprano
Mark Markham, piano
Friday, 04/28/2017 8:00 PM