2017: 24 American Songs and Arias

A showcase of emerging artists from the 2017 Pacific Opera Program, accompanied by Artistic Director Simon Kenway, in a program of 24 American Songs and Arias, featuring the music of Bernstein, Sondheim, Copland, Barber, Weill and more. 

The performance will included the Australian premiere of Richard Pearson Thomas' incredibly beautiful and moving work, ‘Race for the Sky’, performed by soprano Laura Scandizzo & violinist Lucy Warren. This song cycle commemorates the September 11, 2001, attacks.

Utzon Room, Sydney Opera House

Sunday 9 April 2017, 3pm

Featuring Laura Scandizzo, Sarah Ampil, Angela Hogan, violinist Lucy Warren, and the Young Artists of Pacific Opera, accompanied by Simon Kenway.