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AmiciMusic presents “UNDER the MOON and STARS”
- Saturday, September 14, 2019
- $20 Advance / $20 Day of Show
- Tickets on Sale Now
- Seated Lounge Show - Limited Tables Available with a Dinner Reservation :: All Other Seating is First Come First Serve General Admission :: Please Call Venue for Dinner Reservations
Soprano Amanda Horton & pianist Daniel Weiser perform a program of beautiful songs about the moon and stars from opera, lieder, and Broadway. Works by Bellini, Faure, Strauss, Porter, Kern & more
Amanda Horton · 7:00pm
Amanda Horton has been lauded by Classical Voice of North Carolina as a “beautiful, rich soprano” of “great color and vocal expressiveness”, capable of “quiet passion and simplicity” as well as “joy and power." Ms. Horton frequently creates and directs performances herself, including the 1940s cabaret Live from the USO and Mother & Child and Songs of Innocence and Wisdom. Operatic highlights include Susanna (Le nozze di Figaro), Adina (L’elisir d’amore), Pamina (Die Zauberflöte), Gretel (Hansel and Gretel) and Adele (Die Fledermaus). The versatile soprano also triumphed as Maria in The Sound of Music with Asheville Lyric Opera. Ms. Horton performed as a Young Artist with Opera Santa Barbara and holds opera performance degrees from Furman University and Shenandoah Conservatory. Visit amandahortonsoprano.com for more information.
Daniel Weiser · 7:00pm
Daniel Weiser, piano, has a Doctorate in Piano/Chamber Music from the Peabody Conservatory. He has performed on many great stages, including the Weill Recital Hall of Carnegie Hall and the National Gallery of Art in D.C. He has also concertized around the world, including Israel, Thailand, Holland, and France and was the 1996 U.S. Artistic Ambassador Abroad, for which he performed on an eleven-country tour of the Middle East and Asia. He has been on the music faculty of Dartmouth College and the prestigious St. Paul’s School in Concord, NH. He is the founder/Artistic Director of AmiciMusic and also co-founded and still serves as Artistic Director for Classicopia, a similar organization in New Hampshire. A phi beta kappa graduate of Columbia University with a degree in American History, he also spent a year at Harvard Law School and was a classmate of President Obama. A native of Buffalo, NY, he currently lives in Baltimore, MD with his wife, Dr. Kisha Weiser and their thirteen-year old twin daughters, Emma and Sophie.