Soprano Simone Vigilante brings her powerful and lyrical voice to the AmiciMusic concert series, performing a diverse program of “love songs” from the worlds of opera, operetta, musical theater, and movies. Artistic Director and pianist Daniel Weiser will accompany (and sometimes sing as well) and tell fun stories about the composers

Simone Vigilante


Ms. Vigilante has sung around the world and currently makes Asheville her home, where she is a founding member of Opera Creations. She has been praised as a “beautiful dramatic soprano capable of some awesome fireworks” and has appeared in recitals and competitions, with opera companies and orchestras, throughout the United States, France, Spain, Austria and Italy.

Daniel Weiser


Dr. Weiser has also performed around the world, including a tour as the U.S. Artistic Ambassador of Music in 1996 that took him on an eleven country tour of the Middle East and Southeast Asia. He founded AmiciMusic in 2011 in order to bring intimate chamber music to the Western North Carolina region and has since presented over 250 concerts in the area.

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