Michelle Bradley, soprano
Brian Zeger, piano

Sunday, January 31, 2021 - 3:00 PM
American Philosophical Society

American Philosophical Society

Benjamin Franklin Hall,
427 Chestnut Street
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About This Performance

Winner of the George London-Leonie Rysanek Award and a 2018 alumna of the Metropolitan Opera’s prestigious Lindemann Young Artist Development Program, Michelle Bradley garnered great acclaim in concert and recital debuts last season with the Orchestre de Paris and at the Kennedy Center. Of her DC recital the Washington Post proclaimed Bradley “an impressive soprano (and) exceptional talent… with surprising power on the lower end and high notes extending from finely spun to fierce.”

Debussy: Proses Lyriques
ChaussonChanson perpétuelle
StraussMorgen, Op. 27, No. 4
StraussBefreit, Op. 39, No. 4
MahlerRückert Lieder
Selection of Spirituals arranged by Grant Still, Miller, and Johnson

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The Artist(s)

Michelle Bradley
Michelle Bradley, soprano
Michelle Bradley, a recent graduate of the Lindemann Young Artist Development Program, is beginning to garner great acclaim as one of today’s most promising Verdi sopranos. This season, she makes debuts with the Vienna State Opera as Leonora in Il Trovatore (a role debut), the San Francisco Opera as Elvira in Ernani,… Read More
Brian Zeger, piano
Widely recognized as one of today’s leading collaborative pianists, Brian Zeger has performed with many of the world’s greatest singers including Marilyn Horne, Deborah Voigt, Anna Netrebko, Susan Graham, René Pape, Dame Kiri Te Kanawa, Frederica von Stade, Piotr Beczala, Bryn Terfel, Joyce DiDonato, Denyce Graves and Adrianne Pieczonka in an extensive concert career has taken him to the premiere concert halls throughout the United States and abroad.… Read More


MCNY presents Michelle Bradley in her First Prize Recital
Michelle Bradley performs in the Lois Alba Aria Competition