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Masterclass with Sherrill Milnes

Wednesday, November 15, 2017 - 7:00pm (Phoenix)

Arizona Opera is honored to host the legendary Sherrill Milnes for a public masterclass at the Opera Center Black Box Theater. Sherrill Milnes, one of the greatest interpreters of the operatic repertoire and a definitive interpreter of Scarpia in Puccini's Tosca, will present a working session with the Marion Roose Pullin Studio Artists. This great behind the scenes look at the art of singing is the perfect way to explore the art of singing and learn from one of its great masters.

About Sherrill Milnes

Sherrill Milnes is universally acclaimed as the foremost operatic baritone of his generation. With his powerful voice, commanding stage presence, and rugged handsomeness, he received the kind of adulation that is usually reserved for tenors. He sang over 650 performances at the Met, where he was honored with sixteen new productions, seven opening nights, and ten national telecasts. As a leading artist in all of the world’s great opera houses, Mr. Milnes performed and recorded with the likes of Domingo, Pavarotti, Caballé, Sutherland, Sills, Horne, Price, and Tebaldi. He is the winner of three Grammy Awards, and the most recorded American singer of his time. In 2008 he received the Opera News Award for Distinguished Achievement.

Driven by his dedication to make the vocal arts vibrant, vital, and entertaining in today’s world, Mr. Milnes continues to give masterclasses, judge competitions, and mentor new generations of singers. With his wife, Maria Zouves, he co-founded and runs the Sherrill Milnes VOICE Programs: VOICExperience Foundation and the Savannah VOICE Festival provide training for aspiring young artists while fostering new audiences for the arts.

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