Celebrate one of the most highly anticipated events of the opera season, the 2019 Richard Tucker Gala, on Sunday, October 27, 2019 at 6:00pm in Stern Auditorium / Perelman Stage at Carnegie Hall.
The annual concert features coloratura soprano Lisette Oropesa, winner of the 2019 Richard Tucker Award, as well as winners of past Richard Tucker Awards and honored guests including sopranos Angel Blue, Ailyn Pérez, and Ermonela Jaho; mezzo-soprano Jamie Barton; tenors Michael Fabiano, Bryan Hymel, and Matthew Polenzani; baritones Lucas Meachem and Artur Ruciński; and bass-baritone Christian Van Horn. The program features iconic arias and ensemble pieces led by Maestro James Gaffigan with members of the Metropolitan Opera Orchestra and the New York Choral Society.
2019 Richard Tucker Award-Winner Lisette Oropesa
Winners of Past Richard Tucker Awards and Honored Guests:
Jamie Barton, 2015 Richard Tucker Award Winner
Stephen Costello, 2009 Richard Tucker Award Winner
Michael Fabiano, 2014 Richard Tucker Award Winner
Ailyn Pérez, 2012 Richard Tucker Award Winner
Christian Van Horn, 2018 Richard Tucker Award Winner
Maestro James Gaffigan
Members of the Metropolitan Opera Orchestra
New York Choral Society
Concert tickets are now available through carnegiehall.org, CarnegieCharge at 212-247-7800, or at Carnegie Hall’s Box Office at 57th and Seventh.
For information about the Gala dinner, please click here or call 212-757-2218.
Click here to see the invitation.