Susanna Phillips, soprano, sings Copland, Schubert, Chausson, Granados and Messiaen Jan 12 and 13

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Susanna Phillips, soprano
Featuring the music of Copland, Schubert, Chausson, Granados and Messiaen

Artist Series Concerts of Sarasota presents award-winning soprano, Susanna Phillips at the Historic Asolo Theater on Saturday, January 12 and Sunday, January 13 at 7:30 p.m. The program will feature the music of Copland, Schubert, Chausson, Granados and Messiaen.

Alabama native Susanna Phillips has attracted special recognition for a voice of striking beauty and sophistication. Recipient of the Metropolitan Opera's 2010 Beverly Sills Artist Award, she returned to the Met this season for a reprisal of her signature Musetta in La bohème. Other recent engagements include appearances in the title role of Lucia di Lammermoor with Lyric Opera of Chicago and the Minnesota Opera; as Pamina in Die Zauberflöteat the Gran Teatro del Liceu Barcelona; and as the Countess in Le nozze di Figaro with the Grand Theatre de Bordeaux. She will also perform in concert with the St. Louis Symphony Orchestra, the Orchestra at St. Luke's, and the Santa Fe Concert Association. Opera News observed: "Her phrasing and sound production are the first rank, and listening to her was an unmitigated pleasure."

In August 2011, Phillips was featured at the opening night of the Mostly Mozart Festival, which aired live on PBS' Live From Lincoln Center. Major concert appearances include the Marilyn Home Foundation gala at Carnegie Hall, and a solo recital in Chicago.

To purchase tickets call the Historic Asolo Theater at 941.360.7399 or visit the box office from
10 a.m. – 4 p.m. daily. Tickets are also available online 24/7 at
Reserved seat tickets are $25-$45. The Historic Asolo Theater is located in the Visitors Center of the John & Mable Ringling Museum of Art.

Artist Series Concerts of Sarasota – Was formed in 1996 as Artist Series of Sarasota. The group is a non-profit corporation based in Sarasota, FL that prides itself on presenting several major national and international varieties of concert, opera, orchestral, Broadway and film performances throughout their season. The majority of the performances are staged at the restored Historic Asolo Theater at the Ringling Museum of Art.

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