December 12 • 8 P.M.

Catholic University of America in Washington D.C.

Europe Discovers the Operatic The New World

Presented in collaboration with the Latin American Music Center (LAMC) @ Catholic University of America

Europe Discovers the Operatic “New World” showcases excerpts from operas that relate the history of the “New World”, and its influence on the operatic repertoire of both Europe and the Americas. With works by Brazilian composer Antônio Carlos Gomes: Fosca and Il Guarany; Giacomo Puccini’s La fanciulla del West and Daniel Catan‘s Florencia en el Amazonas.

With soprano Olga Bakali, mezzo soprano Anna Tonna, tenor Miguel Borrallo, baritone Gustavo Ahualli and bass Luiz Ottavio Faria. With pianist/conductor Alain Anibal.