Soprano Rosa D’Imperio & Friends
August 23, 2009
Summer Concert Featuring the celebrated Soprano Rosa D’Imperio & Friends
Rosa D’Imperio has sung the leading roles in Aida, Attila, Nabucco, Otello, Il Trovatore, La Forza del Destino, Oberto, Messa di Requiem, Tosca, La Boheme, Madama Butterfly, Manon Lescaut, La Fanciulla del West, Il Tabarro, Andrea Chenier and Cavalleria Rusticana. She has received international recognition for her big, beautiful voice and for her exciting and masterful interpretations and has been extolled for her ”beautifully dark and sensual voice,” ”tall, handsome and dramatic presence,” ”technical mastery,” ”beautiful and imposing voice,” ”great expressive power,” and a myriad of other glowing descriptions by both the national and international press.
Other roles in her repertoire include Amelia in Un Ballo in Maschera, Elisabetta and Eboli in Don Carlos, Norma, Adalgisa, Lady Macbeth, Adriana Lecouvreur, Gioconda, Carmen, Giulietta (Tales of Hoffmann), the title roles in Strauss’ Die Aegyptische Helena and Ariadne auf Naxos, Dolores in the Zarzuela La Dolorosa.
Companies with which Ms D’Imperio has sung include: Opera Cleveland, Palm Beach Opera, Sarasota Opera, Teatro Grattacielo, Treasure Coast Opera, Opera of New Rochelle, Culturarte de Puerto Rico, Opera de Puerto Rico, Teatro de la Opera, Gateway Classical Music Society, New York Grand Opera, Opera of the Hamptons, Puerto Rican Zarzuela & Operetta Foundation in the United States and Teatro Lirico di Cagliari and Companions Opera in Switzerland and Germany.
As a concert soloist, Ms. D’Imperio has appeared at the Theater An Der Wien, on the George Jellinek Show, at the Kosciusko Foundation, Weill Recital Hall, and with the symphony orchestras of Krakow, Prague, Sofia, Shanghai (Beethoven’s Ninth Symphony), Fuxjo, Danbury, andPuerto Rico (Bach’s Magnificat).
“OSA” Our Savior’s Atonement Church
178 Bennett Ave. (at West 189th St.)
Sunday August 23, 2009 5PM
Accompanied by Inna Leytush, Music Director of RACH-C
RECEPTION & REFRESHMENTS TO FOLLOW: DONATION $10 (STUDENTS & SENIORS $5)