2019

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).

Mezzo Anna Tonna, fortepianist Laura Savigni  and guitarist Enrica Savigni

“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.

Teatro 1763 Villa Aldrovandi Mazzacorati in 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.

Reservations are recommended: cell +393405912414 / email: culturarte.700@gmail.com

“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.

E’ consigliata la prenotazione: cell +393405912414 / email: culturarte.700@gmail.com


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

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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”

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.
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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/

https://rodrigofestival.com/2018/12/04/panel-at-the-king-juan-carlos-i-center-at-new-york-university/


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.

Information:  https://avonctlibrary.info/event/reserved-for-music-series-2019-01-27-2019-03-10/


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

 Adults: $25

Students with ID: $15.00

Children under 12 free

For more information:   http://www.bravoalliance.org/schedule.html


2018

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: hispanicculturearts@gmail.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)

“Dichoso amanecer…”

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

 

Programa Musical

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

and

PRESENT

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.

Conchi Moyano, soprano

Anna Tonna, mezzo soprano

Max Lifchitz, pianist and composer
Tickets:  https://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/3603065
SUGGESTED DONATION $20.00

For more information:  http://www.lacw.net/


AUGUST 25 • 6PM

Soloist in Bernstein’s Songfest, presented by Maverick Concerts (NY)

maverickconcerts.org

LOCATION

Maverick Concert Hall
120 Maverick Road
Woodstock, 12498


JULY 29 •  8 PM

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.

The evening includes Samuel Barber’s A Hand of Bridge, in which Anna will sing the role of Sally.

 

 

 


JUNE 3 • 2:00 PM

JASA

3880 SEDWICK AVENUE, 1st FLOOR

BRONX, NY

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.
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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.

For ticket information:
https://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/3055822
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MAY 11 • 8 PM

VASSAR COLLEGE

MARY ANNA FOX MARTEL RECITAL HALL IN SKINNER HALL
MUSIC BUILDING
POUGHKEEPSIE, NY

“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

I am Carreno:  The extraordinary life of Teresa Carreno

LOCATION

Vassar College
124 Raymond Ave
Poughkeepsie, NY


MAY 10 • 7:00 PM

Pre concert lecture at 6:30PM Concert at 7 PM

HISPANIC SOCIETY OF AMERICA

MUSEUM & LIBRARY

I am Carreño,

The Extraordinary Life of Teresa Carreño (1853–1917)

The Hispanic Society Museum & Library presents a concert dedicated to the mercurial figure and New York City resident Teresa Carreño (1853–1917), brought to vivid life in this costumed recital. read more…


MAY 6 • 12:30 PM

COMMUNITY UNITARIAN UNIVERSALIST CONGREGATION AT WHITE PLAINS

468 ROSEDALE AVENUE, WHITE PLAINS, NY

Featuring Mezzo-soprano Anna Tonna singing a program entitled “Latins in Paris”,  accompanied by CUUC Music Director Dr. Adam Kent. Songs for voice and piano by Joaquin Nin-Culmell, Antonio Maria Valencia, Ernani Braga, Felix Lavilla and Xavier Montsalvatge.

The CUUC Choir, under the direction of Lisa N. Meyer and pianist Georgianna Pappas, will be performing the music of Harold Arlen, including Somewhere Over The Rainbow, Get Happy,
Stormy Weather, Accentuate the Positive.

Suggested donation $20 for adults; $10 for students and seniors; children 13 and under $5.
Maximum family donation is $45.

For more information call 914-946-1660 x6 or email
concert@cucwp.org.

To purchase tickets: https://cuucinsong.bpt.me/


APRIL 26 • 7PM

The Gavilan Project

is a tribute to the musical contributions of Cuban composer Guido López-Gavilán, considered a national treasure in his native Cuba. Gavilán’s music is a delightful integration of Afro-Cuban ritual music, fokloric dances and European traditions. The Project partners with PatchWorks Films to offer a documentary on the Gavilán Family as a companion piece to the concert.
as-coa.org

Presented by Legacy Arts International
legacyartsinternational.org

LOCATION

Americas Society,
680 Park Ave.
New York City, NY


MARCH 16 • 21h

Verdi, Bianco, Rossini!  Duo Savigni and Anna Tonna; music by Guiliani, Paganini and Rossini. With pianoforte and romantic guitar.

LOCATION

Castelnuovo, IT.


MARCH 8 • 20h

Del Oriente Lejano… March 8, 2018 at the Academia Marshall in Barcelona, Spain. A celebration of the 150th Year Anniversary of diplomatic relations between Japan and Spain. With soprano Monica Luezas and pianist Yoko Suzuki

LOCATION

Academia Marshall
Barcelona, Spain


MARCH 5 • 19:30h

An evening of Zarzuela, Kleiner Saal at ElbPhilharmonie in Hamburg, Germany. With sopranos Laura Alonso Padin and Conchi Moyano; tenor Carlos Galvan and baritone Pablo Atahualpa; pianist Manuel Valencia.

LOCATION

Hamburg, Germany


FEBRUARY 22 • 20h

Souvenir d’amitié, recital of songs that celebrates friendship in the romantic era; music by Chopin, Viardot Garcia, Wagner and Maria Szymanowska.  With soprano Urszula Bardlowska and pianist Francisco Soriano

LOCATION

Circulo de Labradores in Seville,
Spain


FEBRUARY 16 • 8PM

Art Songs By Latino Composers

Vocalists Sandra Moon, Mary Thorne and Anna Tonna will join forces with pianist Max Lifchitz in an intimate celebration of the Art Song as practiced by Latino Composers during the last 100 years.

LOCATION

National Opera Center’s
Marc A. Scorca Hall
located at 330 Seventh Ave (FL 7)
in New York City


JANUARY 24 • 7:30PM

Women in Music:  A musical conversation between United States and Spain: chamber works and song by women composers, inspired in Cervantes and Shakespeare. January 24, 2018 at the Bruno Walter Auditorium at Lincoln Center, NY. In collaboration with The Murray Hill Institute, New York Philharmonic, New York Women Composers, Inc., Asociacion de Mujeres en la Musica and New York Women Social Entrepreneurs.  With pianist Isabel Perez Dobarro, mezzo soprano Nan Maro Babakhanian and 2Flutes Ensemble

LOCATION

Bruno Walter Auditorium
at Lincoln Center, NY