Home / Concerts / Lawrence Brownlee, tenor; Eric Owens, bass-baritone; Craig Terry, piano

Lawrence Brownlee, tenor; Eric Owens, bass-baritone; Craig Terry, piano

Friday, February 22, 2019 - 7:30 PM (Add to calendar)

Perelman Theater, Kimmel Center

300 South Broad Street
Philadelphia, PA 19102

Listen
  • Donizetti: La fille du régiment - Act 1; Ah! mes amis, quel jour de fête

$30.00

Two of today’s most sought-after vocalists unite for an evening of unforgettable music-making. Philadelphia native and opera superstar Eric Owens “speaks to you even in his silences… and shakes you when he sings” (Chicago Sun-Times) while Lawrence Brownlee—recently named “Male Singer of the Year” by the International Opera Awards—is indisputably one of the world’s leading bel canto tenors.

A program featuring one half of opera arias by Mozart, Donizetti, Verdi, and Bizet and one half of traditional spirituals, American popular songs, and gospel favorites.

Pre-concert lecture w/ Cori Ellison at 6:30 pm

Lawrence Brownlee will give a master class for students at Temple University (Rock Hall) on Thursday, February 21, 4-6 pm.

Eric Owens will give a master class for students at the University of Pennsylvania (location TBD) on Thursday, February 21, 4-6 pm.

Craig Terry, piano

Lauded for his “sensitive and stylish” (The New York Times) and “superb” (Opera News) playing, pianist Craig Terry has launched an international career regularly performing with some of the world’s leading singers and instrumentalists. Currently Mr. Terry is Music Director of The Patrick G. and Shirley W. Ryan Opera Center and is in his eleventh season as.

View full bio

Lawrence Brownlee, tenor

Named 2017 “Male Singer of the Year” by both the International Opera Awards and Bachtrack, American-born Lawrence Brownlee has been hailed by the Associated Press as one of “the world’s leading bel canto tenors.” Brownlee captivates audiences and critics around the world, and his voice has been praised by NPR as “an instrument of great beauty and expression… perfectly.

View full bio

Eric Owens, bass-baritone

Bass-baritone Eric Owens has a unique reputation as an esteemed interpreter of classic works and as a champion of new music. Equally at home in orchestral, recital and opera performances, Owens brings his powerful poise, expansive voice and instinctive acting faculties to stages around the world. Mr. Owens began his 2013-2014 season in Berlin, performing.

View full bio

Perelman Theater, Kimmel Center

Address: 300 South Broad Street
Philadelphia, PA 19102

  The Perelman Theater is part of the Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts, located on the southwest corner of Broad and Spruce Streets in Center City Philadelphia. The smaller of the two concert halls in the Kimmel Center, the Perelman Theater is a 627-seat auditorium with seating on the plaza, plaza tier, first balcony, and second balcony levels.…more info