Stephanie Blythe mezzo
Fri, October 28, 2016 at 7:30 pm
Dalton Center Recital Hall, Western Michigan University
Sing along with Stephanie Blythe in a lively concert of favorite American songs – and audience participation is encouraged! A renowned opera singer and recitalist, this mezzo-soprano is considered one of the most highly respected and critically acclaimed artists of her generation.
Listen & Learn: Hear more about the unique “Sing America!” program from Stephanie Blythe (4:38).
David Baldwin, Fontana Executive and Artistic Director, with Betsy Wong, Fontana Artistic Administrator
“A Force of Nature”
“[Stephanie Blythe] but she has sung all over the world in the most important opera houses. She’s really just a force of nature,” says David Baldwin, Fontana Executive and Artistic Director. “She’s a wonderful woman and singer, and she’s doing a very interesting program.”
In her own words
“’Sing, America!’ is an invitation, an opportunity for the performers and the audience to take one more step together in an effort to share the experience of performing, of making music,” explains Blythe. “It’s an opportunity to have a personal encounter with songs that captured moments of our shared culture that reflect who we were and who we are.”