EVENT: Le regard du cygne Concert
DATE: 23 Fevrier 2017
DIRECTOR: John Blanch
SOUND: Gaetan Juge
COUNTRY: Paris, FRANCE
23d of February in Paris two artists reunited on stage of Le Regard du Cygne performed Quel guardo il cavaliere of G. Donizetti. The Soprano; Theodora Cottarel, recognised for her “…ardor and warmth…” [Houston Press] has been singing internationally in both operas and concerts. Born in the United States to French parents, she received her Bachelor’s of Music from the Manhattan School of Music. “Armed with confidence and purity of tone…”, after her first successes in Die Zauberflöte (Pamina) and Hansel and Gretel (Gretel) in New York, she triumphed in Don Giovanni (Elvira) and La Clemenza di Tito (Servilia) in Houston. The pianist; Jorge Gonzalez Buajasan, begun his early studies as a part of the « Alejandro Garcia Caturla » and «Manuel Saumell» Conservatories with Teresita Junco and Hortensia Upmann. At the age of 10, he played in the most renowned halls of Cuba and is awarded the Second Prize and the Prize for the best interpretation of Cuban music in the Amadeo Roldan Competition as well as the Third Prize of the IVth Ibero-American Competition in Havana. A wonderful duo for our greater pleasure.