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Tributo a Beverly Sills

Lincoln Center, Met, City Opera Announce Plans for Beverly Sills Tribute

August 23, 2007

Lincoln Center, the Metropolitan Opera and New York City Opera have announced plans to present a free public tribute to the late Beverly Sills, which will be held at the Metropolitan Opera House on September 16, 2007 at 5 p.m..

Singers scheduled to perform at "A Tribute to Beverly Sills" include Natalie Dessay, Anna Netrebko and Nathan Gunn; Metropolitan Opera music director James Levine will play the piano. Speakers will include Susan Baker, chairman of New York City Opera's board; Frank A. Bennack, Jr., chairman of Lincoln Center; New York City mayor Michael Bloomberg; Carol Burnett; Plácido Domingo; Met general manager Peter Gelb; Henry Kissinger; Nathan Leventhal, former president of Lincoln Center; Julius Rudel, conductor and former general director of New York City Opera; Stanley Sills, brother of Ms. Sills; and Barbara Walters.

The Metropolitan Opera box office will dispsense free tickets to the event on a first-come first-serve basis, beginning at noon on September 16. Tickets are limited to two per each person. The program will also be broadcast live on Metropolitan Opera Radio on Sirius. (para ler mais clic no título da notícia em inglês )

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