October 16-20 • 7:30 P.M.
Teatro Latea, 107 Suffolk Street, Manhattan (Lower East Side)
Anna will appear in the role of “La Roldan”, in Gimenez and Nieto’s zarzuela “El Barbero de Sevilla”, presented by New Camerata Opera in New York City. Directed by Pablo Zinger, stage direction by Rod Gomez.
That plot features an aspiring young soprano, Elena, whose operatic ambitions are supported by her mother Casimira, her singing teacher Cesare Battaglia, and her fiancé Ricardo. Her proud, patriarchal father Nicolas, however, forbids a theatrical career. Unbeknownst, however, Nicolas is having an affair with the operatic diva, “La Roldán” and Ricardo, while posing as an “agricultural engineer,” is also pursuing an operatic career.
October 2 • 7:00 PM
Church of Transfiguration, 1 East 29th Street, NYC
“Opera inspired in Spain”: arias and scenes from operas inspired by Romantic Era Spain Presented by Centaurus Artes
“Opera Inspired in Spain” is a recital for voice and piano showcasing operatic world class artists from La Scala, Teatro Real de Madrid and Teatro Colon de Buenos Aires, in an evening of opera scenes by Donizetti, Verdi and the Brazilian composer and contemporary of Verdi Antônio Carlos Gomes, that take their inspiration from Romantic Era Spain.
For Tickets: https://operainspiredinspain.brownpapertickets.com/
Arias and ensembles from:
Il Duca d’Alba
“Opera inspired in Spain”, presented by Centaurus Artes a benefit concert for Hispanic Culture Arts, a New York based arts education organization dedicated to bringing bi -lingual arts education curriculum to students of the Greater New York Area.
September 28 • 8 P.M.
Teatro Grattacielo at the Gerald Lynch Theater, 59th Street and 10th Avenue in Manhattan
Anna will appear as La Duchessa in the third act of Ottorino Respighi’s “La Bella Adormentata nel Bosco” and as Eufemia in the first act of Leoncavallo’s “La Bohème”
“A VERISMO TRILOGY”
25th Anniversary Gala
Leoncavallo: La Bohême, Act 1
Catalani: Loreley, arias
Respighi: La Bella Addormentata nel Bosco
(Sleeping Beauty), Act III
Saturday, September 28, 2019, 8:00 p.m.
524 W. 59th St. (between 10th and 11th Aves), New York, NY
conducted by Maestro Israel Gursky
September 21 • 7:30 PM
Goddard Riverside Bernie Wohl Center 647 Columbus Avenue, New York City
InCanto’s debut concert is a tribute to the Prima Donnas, who with their beautiful voices, compelling artistry, and unique personalities, inspired and influenced four unique, diverse and talented artists on their artistic journeys.
Sopranos Maria Ciccaglione and Cheryl Warfield and mezzo-sopranos Leslie Middlebrook and Anna Tonna team up with pianist Marijo Newman to pay homage to their opera idols by performing their favorite Opera arias, duets, and trios by Bellini, Donizetti, Puccini, and Verdi.
September 15 • 3 P.M.
Iona College, located at 715 North Ave, New Rochelle, NY 10801
Anna sings in a tribute concert to Cole Porter in celebration of the 85th anniversary presented by
of Anything Goes!
Sunday, September 15th at 3 P.M.
Christopher Murphy Auditorium at Iona College
$28 general admission, $25 seniors, $15 non-Iona students
Free for Iona students & staff
For Tickets: https://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/4189244
August 14 • 1:30 P.M.
" The Sembrich", 4800 Lake Shore Drive, Bolton Landing, NY 12814
“I am Carreno: The Extraordinary Life of Teresa Carreno”The Venezuelan-born opera singer, musician and composer comes to life in this vividly narrated recital, featuring mezzo-soprano Anna Tonna, bass-baritone Robert Osborne, pianist Babette Hierholzer, and violinist Yana Goichman. Tickets: $25; members of The Sembrich, Free. Ticket reservations (518) 644-2431 ext. 101 Website: https://www.thesembrich.org/events/i-am-carreno-the-extraordinary-life-of-teresa-carreno/ [embed]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-Z78eL9btlA[/embed]
July 18 22 h.
Plaza del Peregrino del Coliseo de la Cultura, Free Admission
Lied Romántico: Anna Tonna mezzo Alfredo García, barítone
As part of the 12th season of the ASISA Festival (Madrid)”Lied Romántico” is a vocal duet concert of composers from the mid to late German romantic vein, featuring rarely heard vocal chamber duets by Robert Schumann and Johannes Brahms, as well as solo songs by Richard Strauss and Franz Liszt.
FRANZ LISZT (1811-1886)
Die Lorelei S. 273
RICHARD STRAUSS (1864-1949)
Ich trage meine Minne Op. 32, No. 1
Allerseelen Op. 10.8
ROBERT SCHUMANN (1810-1856)
Ich bin dein Baum Op. 101, No. 3
So war die Sonne scheinheit Op. 37
Das Laub fällt von de Bäumen Op. 43, No. 2
Unter dem Fenster Op. 34
RICHARD STRAUSS (1864-1949)
Morgen Op. 27, No. 4
Zueignung Op. 10.1
FRANZ LISZT (1811-1886)
Oh! Quand je dors S. 282
JOHANNES BRAHMS (1833-1897)
Vier duettes, Op. 28
Die Nonne und der Ritter
Vor de Tür
Es rauschet das Wasser
Der Jäger und sein Liebchen
June 24 • 19 HRS
Escuela Superior de Canto de Madrid, c/ San Bernardo 44, Madrid (Spain).
Gala concert with mezzo Nan-Maro Babakhanian, tenor Miguel Borrallo, bass baritone Ricardo Herrera; pianists Jorge Robaina and guitarist Keith Rodriguez
Gala concert Festival of Spanish and Latin American Art Song and Zarzuela, presented by the International Song and Music Center, promoting Art Song and Chamber Music from Europe and the Americas (ISMCenter).
Gala concert to open this year’s session of the festival and course presented by ISMCenter, collaboration with Project Canción Española and the Summer courses at the Escuela Superior de Canto de Madrid.
JUNE 10 • 20 H.
CAFÉ COMERCIAL DE MADRID, GLORIETA DE BILBAO, 7
El proyecto Women in Music / Mujeres en Música que lideran la pianista Isabel Pérez Dobarro y la mezzosoprano Anna Tonna tiene como objetivo promover un amplio catálogo de obras de compositoras de Estados Unidos y España. Además de dar a conocer sus trabajos, sus recitales (a solo y a dúo) están planteados como un debate itinerante e interactivo sobre la diversidad. En colaboración con el director escénico Curro Carreres.
Precio de entrada: 16,00 Euros
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Para mas información: http://www.thelondon1.com/thelondonmusicnights/
May 19 • 4 PM
Museo Glauco Lombardi di Parma, strada G. Garibaldi, No. 15
Duo Savigni and mezzo soprano Anna Tonna present “Verde, Bianco, ROSSINI!”, an homage to the “Swan of Pesaro” at the former palace of Empress Maria Luigia di Parma, (Napoleon Bonapart’s second wife, muse of the city of Parma) on Sunday November 19 at 4 PM, at the Museo Glauco Lombardi in Parma (Italy).
Offering an alternative view of “Rossini as chamber music”, Italian Romantic era instrumentalists Duo Savigni, collaborate with mezzo Anna Tonna in a program of chamber music songs and opera arias arranged for fortepiano, romantic guitar and mezzo from works by celebrated composer of Pesaro. The program essays transcriptions of overtures of La Cenerentola and Il barbiere di Siviglia by Ferdinando Carrulli; La regata veneziana for mezzo and fortepiano; original arrangements for trio of arias from the operas Tancredi and Semiramide; original arrangement of “Amori scendeti”, a canzone by Rossini dedicated to the Duchess of Alba from Spain.
Verde, Bianco, ROSSINI!”, Omaggio a Gioachino Rossini. Domenica 19 Maggio, alle ore 16 al Museo Glauco Lombardi di Parmi si esibiranno la mezzosoprano Newyorkese Anna Tonna e il Duo modenese delle Sorelle Savigni. Un concerto per voce, chitarra romantica e fortepiano eseguito su strumenti originali del XIX secolo che vedrà susseguirsi brani del compositore Gioachino Rossini tratti dal repertorio cameristico e dalle sue opere più famose (quali “Il Barbiere di Siviglia”, “Tancredi”), riarrangiati per trio.
May 19 • 4.30 pm
Teatro 1763 Villa Aldrovandi Mazzacorati Via Toscana 19, Bologna (Italy).
“Verde, Bianco, ROSSINI!”, Tribute to Gioachino Rossini will take place on Friday 17 May, at 4.30 pm at the unique and historical setting of Teatro 1763 Mazzacorati Aldrovandi in Bologna.
American mezzo soprano Anna Tonna and the Modenese sisters Duo Savigni will perform a concert for voice, romantic guitar and fortepiano of music by “Swan of Pesaro”, Gioachino Rossini. The program includes chamber songs as well as works that highlight his most famous operas, such as overtures transcribed for fortepiano and guitar by Ferdinando Carrulli of “Il Barbiere di Siviglia” and “La cenerentola” as well as opera arias from “Tancredi” and “Semiramide” arranged for mezzo sorprano, fortepiano and romantic guitar.
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“Verde, Bianco, ROSSINI!”, Omaggio a Gioachino Rossini. Venerdì 17 Maggio, alle ore 16,30 al Teatro Mazzacorati di Bologna si esibiranno la mezzosoprano Newyorkese Anna Tonna e il Duo modenese delle Sorelle Savigni. Un concerto per voce, chitarra romantica e fortepiano eseguito su strumenti originali del XIX secolo che vedrà susseguirsi brani del compositore Gioachino Rossini tratti dal repertorio cameristico e dalle sue opere più famose (quali “Il Barbiere di Siviglia”, “Tancredi”), riarrangiati per trio.
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MAY 2 AT 7 PM
American Academy of Arts and Letters 633 West 155th Street, NYC
Presented by the Hispanic Society of America Museum & Library
“Music for Guitar, Voice, Flute and Dance by Joaquin Rodrigo”
Mezzo soprano Anna Tonna, guitarist Federico Diaz,
Flute Svjetlana Kabalin and Spanish Dance Artist Anna de la Paz
APRIL 28 at 3 PM
Freeport Library located at 144 Merrick Road, Freeport, NY
“Images of nature in the poetry and song of Spain and Latin America”
APRIL 11 AT 6 PM
King Juan Carlos I of Spain Ctr. at New York University, Conference Room and Atrium, located at 53 Washington Square S., NYC
Panel on the life and works of Spanish composers Joaquín Rodrigo, in the occasion of the 20th years since his death; presentations by Dr. Walter Aaron Clarke, Dr. Javier Suárez-Pajares among others. Performance by Anna Tonna and guitarist Federico Díaz will precede the event, which will be followed by a reception.
For more information:
“The Guitar and Beyond”: Joaquin Rodrigo Festival: https://rodrigofestival.com/
MARCH 27 AT 3 PM
AVON FREE PUBLIC LIBRARY, 281 COUNTRY CLUB ROAD, AVON CT
Join the Friends of the Avon Public Library for its 2019 Winter Music Series:
Maurizio Casa: Tenor and Friends
Free admission, doors open at 2:30 pm
Concert starts at 3:00 pm
With tenor Maurizio Casa, mezzo Anna Tonna and pianist Markus Kaitila.
February 10 at 3 PM Scenes from Bizet’s “Carmen”
Presbyterian Church of Livingston located at 271 West Northfield Road Livingston, New Jersey
Presented by the Bravo Alliance of Performing Artists
Carmen: Anna Tonna, mezzo soprano
Don Jose: Gregory Geis, tenor
Artistic Director/pianist: David Maiullo
Tickets are sold at the door
Students with ID: $15.00
Children under 12 free
For more information: http://www.bravoalliance.org/schedule.html
DECEMBER 16 at 2 PM
JASA Van Cortlandt Center located at 3880 Sedgwick Avenue, Bronx
Holiday concert with Alegría Hispana Ensemble perform classical and folkloric music and dance from Spain.
The New York based Alegría Hispana Ensemble bring Spanish classical dance and song to the Bronx, in a community event at the JASA Van Cortlandt Senior Center. Featuring vocalist Anna Tonna, Spanish dancer Elisabet Torras Aguilera and classical guitarist Francisco Roldán The program includes music by Joaquín Rodrigo, Sebastian Yradier, Manuel de Falla, Francisco Tárrega among others. The performance will end with traditional holiday songs and carols from Spain and the United States.
New York based ALEGRÍA HISPANA ENSEMBLE celebrates music and dance from the Iberian Peninsula and Latin America, showcasing classical guitar, voice and dance. They have presented programs for the Latin American Cultural Center of Queens, Montauk Library, Huntington Library, Amigos de la Zarzuela as well as for Latin American Cultural in New York City.
For more information: email@example.com; Follow on Instagram @Alegriahispana and Facebook Belleza de las Americas.
2018 • December 8 and 9 • 7:30 PM and 4:00 PM
119 Avenue B, New York, NY, Admission $20
Anna will sing the role of Saint Elizabeth in the US Premiere of El Rey Nació, Opera de Navidad by José Luis González Moya.
Concert version of the opera “EL REY NACIÓ”.
U.S. premiere of the opera, themed on the birth of Jesus.
Presented by Luz del Alba Rubio, Artistic Director of PuntaClassic Foundation.
For tickets: https://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/3906287
November 30 • 8 PM
CENTRO CULTURAL DE CAJA RURAL DEL SUR DE HUELVA (SPAIN)
1 DE DICIEMBRE EN MOGUER
PRESENTADO POR Otoño Cultural Iberoamericano (OCIb 2018)
Concierto lírico que rinde homenaje a Juan Ramón Jiménez con motivo del centenario de la primera
edición de Diario de un poeta recién casado. Interpretarán obras de Matilde
Salvador, José Peris Lacasa, Joaquín Rodrigo, Federico Mompou, Julio Gómez y
Luis Prado, con el estreno absoluto de un cíclo para voz y piano sobre textos
de Diario de un poeta recién casado.
Anna Tonna, mezzo soprano
Luis Prado, compositor y pianista
Arietas de Primavera de Matilde Salvador
Dos poemas de Juan Ramón Jiménez de Joaquín Rodrigo
Esperanza de Julio Gómez
Dos melodías sobre Juan Ramón Jiménez y Viaje definitivo de Frederic Mompou
Cinco canciones en homenaje a Juan Ramón Jiménez de José Peris Lacasa
Diario de un poeta reciencasado de Luis Prado
NOVEMBER 27 • 2018 • 20 hr
Casa Valencia, Paseo del pintor Rosales, 58 (Madrid) Spain
PRESENTADO POR EL CICLO DE MUSICA CONTEMPORANEA IBEROAMERICANA DE MADRID
La Canción sobre Poesía de Mujer en España y Latinoamérica
Música de Rodolfo Halffter, Manuel de Falla, Joaquín Turina, Julio Gómez, María Rodrigo, Aura Marina del Rosario, Guido López Gavilán y Matilde Salvador
Anna Tonna, mezzo soprano
Sebastián Mariné, piano
Entrada: 10 euros
NOVEMBER 21 • 6 P.M.
International Institute Madrid at c/ Miguel Angel 8, Madrid (Spain)
Mujeres en Música/Women in Music:
un diálogo cultural entre Estados Unidos y España
Women in Music/Mujeres en Música aims to promote new works by women composers from United States and Spain; to create an arena that promotes female creators of all ages, race and creeds, as well as aid in aculturating new audiences for these works both in United States and Spain. This years concert exposes music composed by members of two gender specific associations in Spain and New York City respectively.
This year’s concert is being done in collaboration with the International Institute in Madrid (Spain). The concert will be performed by American mezzo soprano and 2007-2008 Fulbright to Spain Anna Tonna; Brazilian soprano Angelica de la Riva; Spanish classical pianist Isabel Pérez Dobarro, and guest artist violinist 2008-2009 Fulbright Scholar to Spain, Mili Fernández.
The concert will be comprised of works for solo piano, voice and piano (in English and in Spanish), piano and violin, and any combination of these, submitted by members of Asociación de Mujeres en la Música (Spain), New York Women Composers, Inc., and Very Young Composers Program from the New York Philharmonic. Composers include Debra Kaye, Anne Phillips, Kale Pierson, Pamela Sklar , Amparo Fabra and Jing Zhou from the New York Women Composers, Inc., and Julia María Dopico, Sonia Megías and Reyes Oteo from Asociación de Mujeres en la Música.
In addition, the program of the concert will pay homage to pioneer women composers of the early 20th century from United States and Spain: Amy Beach (1867-1944), Eugenia Osterberger (1852-1932) and María Rodrigo (1888-1967).
Women in Music/Mujeres en Música are winners of the 2018 Seed Money Grant, awarded by the New York Women Composers, Inc.
November 16 • 7:30 PM
Saint Peter’s Church
619 Lexington Avenue at 54th St, Manhattan
PASSION & SPIRITUALITY: ART SONGS FROM SPAIN & MEXICO INSPIRED BY MYSTIC POETRY
Presented by North/South Consonance, Inc. and PAMAR for Latin American Cultural Week 2018
Vocalists Anna Tonna and Conchi Moyano join pianist Max Lifchitz for an intimate evening featuring songs inspired by poetry of Sor Juana Inés de la Cruz (1648-95, Mexico) and Saint Teresa of Avila (1515-1582), by Rodolfo Halffter, Joaquín Rodrigo, Carlos Surinach, Federic Mompou, Manuel de Sumaya, Eduardo Hernández Moncada and Max Lifchitz, with a world premiere by Igor Escudero.
Anna Tonna, mezzo soprano
For more information: http://www.lacw.net/
AUGUST 25 • 6PM
Soloist in Bernstein’s Songfest, presented by Maverick Concerts (NY)
Maverick Concert Hall
120 Maverick Road
JULY 29 • 8 PM
In the occasion of Gioachino Rossini’s anniversary, LITTLE OPERA OF ZAMORA (Spain) presents a double bill of of the chamber operas La cambiale di Matrimonio. Anna will be featured in the role of Clarina. With soprano Ines Ballesteros, tenor Cesar Gutierrez and baritone Fabio Barrutia.
The evening includes Samuel Barber’s A Hand of Bridge, in which Anna will sing the role of Sally.
JUNE 3 • 2:00 PM
3880 SEDWICK AVENUE, 1st FLOOR
Voice and guitar concert “Bellezas de las Americas” features mezzo soprano Anna Tonna and guitarist Francisco Roldán at the JASA Van Cortlandt Senior Center on Sunday June 3, 2018. The program features songs and solo guitar music by composers of the Americas, including Negro spirituals, American folks songs as well as compositions by Leo Brouwer, Ernesto Cordero and others.
MAY 16 • 7:30 PM
ST. JAMES EPISCOPAL CATHEDRAL IN CHICAGO
CHICAGO BAR ASSOCIATION SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA AND CBA CHORUS
The American Prize is pleased to announce mezzo soprano ANNA TONNA as one of the four winners of the Chicago Oratorio Award for 2018. The artists were selected to perform as soloists with the Chicago Bar Association Symphony Orchestra and the CBA Chorus in Rossini’s Stabat Mater, under the direction of Mstro. David Katz.
MAY 11 • 8 PM
MARY ANNA FOX MARTEL RECITAL HALL IN SKINNER HALL
“I am Carreño”: The extraordinary life of Teresa Carreño
The mercurial figure of Teresa Carreño (1853-1917) is brought to vivid life in this costumed and semi-staged multimedia recital. Child prodigy, virtuoso pianist, composer, and opera singer, Venezuelan born Carreño was a fiercely independent creative spirit who made her brilliant way in a man’s world for eight decades. This event draws from manuscripts housed in Vassar’s Special Collection and marks the 2017 centennial of her death.
Featuring Isabel Pérez Dobarro, piano, Anna Tonna, mezzo-soprano, Robert Osborne, bass-baritone, andStephanie Chase, violin.
For more information: https://music.vassar.edu/concerts/
MAY 11 • 8PM
124 Raymond Ave