Michelle Bradley, soprano
Valeria Polunina, piano

Sunday, January 31, 2021 - 3:00 PM
Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts

Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts

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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.”

Duparc: Phydilé
Duparc: L’invitation au voyage
Barber: Hermit Songs
Verdi: Lina’s aria from Stiffelio
Debussy: Deux Romances
Fauré: Clair de lune
Hahn: Les cygnes
Strauss: Vier Letzte Lieder

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
Valeria Polunina
Valeria Polunina, piano
Born into an artistic family in Tashkent, Uzbekistan, Russian pianist Valeria Polunina began concertizing internationally before she was a teenager. Since making her orchestral debut at the age of 15 with Russia’s renowned BACH Chamber Orchestra, she has gracefully transitioned into a mature artist of technical prowess and elegant artistry. Active as a vocal accompanist, Ms.… Read More


MCNY Presents Soprano Michelle Bradley in her First Prize Recital
Michelle T. Bradley, Soprano & 2016 Guest Artist