2019

La Noche Mágica de la Ópera y la Zarzuela

November 2

Ruth Terán (soprano), Anna Tonna (mezzo), Miguel Borrallo (tenor), Manuel Mas (barítono), Francisco Pérez Sánchez (pianista)

Selección de La Flauta Mágica de Mozart, El Barbero de Sevilla de Rossini, Rigoletto de Verdi, Carmen de Bizet, Don Carlo de Verdi, Turandot de Puccini, y fragmentos de las mejores zarzuelas de Doña FrancisquitaLuisa FernandaLa Tabernera del PuertoEl Barberillo de Lavapiés, y más..

Il Barbiere di Siviglia

October 16 – 20

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.

Opera Inspired in Spain

October 2

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 DonizettiVerdi and the Brazilian composer and contemporary of Verdi Antônio Carlos Gomes, that take their inspiration from Romantic Era Spain.

A Verismo Trilogy

September 28

Teatro Grattacielo at the Gerald Lynch Theater, 59th Street and 10th Avenue in Manhattan, conducted Maestro Israel Gursky

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”

The Prima Donna: A Tribute

September 21

Goddard Riverside Bernie Wohl Center 647 Columbus Avenue, New York City

In Canto’s debut concert is a tribute to the Prima Donnas who 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.

Anything Goes

September 15

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 New Rochelle Opera of Anything Goes!

I Am Carreno

August 14

“The Sembrich”,  4800 Lake Shore Drive, Bolton Landing, NY  12814

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 on The Extraordinary Life of Teresa Carreno.

Música de Villaviciosa de Odón

July 18

XII Festival ASISA

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.

Gala Concert

June 24

With mezzo Nan-Maro Babakhanian, tenor Miguel Borrallo, bass baritone Ricardo Herrera; pianists Jorge Robaina and guitarist Keith Rodriguez

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). 

Anna will present a small section of songs for voice and guitar by Joaquín Rodrigo and Ernesto Cordero with American guitarist Keith Rodriguez, as well as teach a masterclass for the students of the festival on July 2nd on the subject of resources and repertoire of Latin American Art song for both voice and guitar.

Café Comercial de Madrid

June 10

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.

Museo Glauco Lombardi di Parma

May 19

GLORIETA DE BILBAO, 7

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) 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!

May 19

Bologna (Italy)

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.

Verde, Bianco, Rossini!

May 2

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

Images

April 28

“Images of nature in the poetry and song of Spain and Latin America”

Guitar and voice duo “Bellezas de las Américas” Anna Tonna and guitarist Francisco Roldán present an afternoon of songs themed in nature, in celebration of 2019 Earth Day.

Joaquín Rodrigo

April 11

King Juan Carlos I of Spain Ctr. at New York University

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.

Winter Music Series

March 27

AVON FREE PUBLIC LIBRARY

Join the Friends of the Avon Public Library for its 2019 Winter Music Series with tenor Maurizio Casa, mezzo  Anna Tonna and pianist Markus Kaitila.

Scenes from Carmen

February 11

Presented by the Bravo Alliance of Performing Artists

Carmen:  Anna Tonna, mezzo soprano
Don Jose:  Gregory Geis, tenor
Artistic Director/pianist:  David Maiullo

2018

Songs and Dance from Spain

December 16

JASA Van Cortlandt Center

Holiday concert with Alegría Hispana Ensemble perform classical and folkloric music and dance from Spain.

El Rey Nació

December 8

Presented by Luz del Alba Rubio, Artistic Director of PuntaClassic Foundation

In a concert version of the opera, Anna will sing the role of Saint Elizabeth in El Rey Nació, Opera de Navidad by José Luis González Moya. This is the U.S. premiere of the opera, themed on the birth of Jesus. 

Amanecer Dichoso

November 30

Centero Cultural de Caja Rural del Sur de Huelva (Spain)

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.

Iberoamericana de Madrid

November 27

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

Mujeres en Música

November 21

International Institute Madrid

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.

Passion and Spirituality

November 16

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.

Songfest

August 25

Presented by Maverick Concerts (NY)

Soloist in Bernstein’s Songfest

La cambiale di Matrimonio

July 29

Zamora, Spain

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.

Bellezas de las Americas

June 3

JASA Van Cortlandt

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 spiritualsAmerican folks songs as well as compositions by Leo BrouwerErnesto Cordero and others.

Stabat Mater

May 16

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.

I am Carreño

May 11

Vassar College

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.