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TAHLEQUAH, Okla. -- The College of Liberal Arts and Department of Music presents the first show of the 2013-14 NSU Chamber Music Series on Friday, Oct. 25 at 7 p.m. in the NSU Center for Performing Arts. The series premieres with top-tier operatic baritone, Michael Chioldi. The evenings performance also offers a unique surprise, for the first time ever, he will be accompanied by his brother, accomplished artist and pianist as well as NSU Professor of Music Dr. Ronald Chioldi. You do not want to miss this rare opportunity to see the Chioldi brother’s collaborative concert.
Michael has performed at nearly every major American opera house including The Metropolitan Opera, San Francisco Opera, Houston Grand Opera, New York City Opera, Washington National Opera and Los Angeles Opera. Internationally he has traveled extensively in Japan with Maestro Seiji Osawa, and has appeared in Brazil, Canada, France, Germany, Macau and Spain. His career highlights include his debut at the Metropolitan Opera as Fléville in Andrea Chénier in a cast that included Luciano Pavarotti and Aprile Millo, with James Levine conducting. At Washington National Opera he appeared as Figaro in Il Barbiere di Siviglia - a role which marked his first lead role after attending the Houston Grand Opera Studio.
Tickets are available at the NSU-CPA box office on the night of the performance beginning one hour prior to show time. Adult admission is $10, student admission is $5 and children 12 and younger can attend for free. For more information call 918.444.2700. This series is sponsored by a generous grant from the Oklahoma Arts Council and the National Endowment for the Arts.
Published: 10/24/2013 1:45:30 PM