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Simon Keenlyside, baritone

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Simon Keenlyside was the winner of the 2006 Olivier Award for outstanding achievement in Opera, the ECHO Klassik Male Singer of the Year Award in 2007, and was honoured as Musical America’s Vocalist of the Year Award in 2011.

Recent performance highlights include his first Tonio Pagliacci and Ford Falstaff at the Royal Opera House; Golaud and Count Almaviva at the Vienna State Opera; as well as the title roles of Macbeth in Munich, Rigoletto at the Deutsche Oper Berlin and Don Giovanni in Geneva. On the concert platform, he will perform Adès’ Totentanz with the Czech Philharmonic and the Rundfunk Sinfonieorchester Berlin under the composer’s baton. In recital, he will appear in London, Paris, Vienna, Graz, Brussels and New York with Malcolm Martineau. He will be joined by a small piece jazz band for his programme Blue skies – Songlines to American Music at the Vienna Konzerthaus.

 

"...refined musicality and edge-of-your-seat theatricality have made him a favorite in both recital halls and opera houses."

-New York Times

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Simon Keenlyside, baritone, and Malcolm Martineau, piano

Date: Friday, December 7, 2018 - 7:30 PM

Location: Perelman Theater, Kimmel Center, 300 South Broad Street
Philadelphia, PA 19102

Schubert: Selection of Eight Songs
PoulencLe travail du peintre
Brahms
: Selection of Six Songs
Poulenc: Selection of Five Songs
RavelHistoires naturelles

Pre-concert lecture w/ Christine Anderson at 6:30 pm

The Berkshire Eagle

“...the voice and the personality were endlessly equipped to evoke the varying shades of mood and meaning both between songs and within.”

New York Times

“...refined musicality and edge-of-your-seat theatricality have made him a favorite in both recital halls and opera houses.”

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