“Hearing Trifonov is like having a deep-tissue massage: you keep wanting to pull away from the sheer intensity of it, and you come out feeling as if your reality had been slightly altered. His recital [was a knockout] …” —Washington Post
Learn what sets Trifonov apart from his contemporaries and why appearances by the young Russian pianist have become some of the most sought-after in the classical music world.
Schubertiade Susanna Phillips, soprano Eric Owens, bass-baritone
“When you sing as beautifully as the young soprano Susanna Phillips does, it almost seems like gilding the lily to spread those gifts around through a range of unusual and provocative repertoire.” —San Francisco Chronicle
The Alabama-born soprano is the recipient of The Metropolitan Opera’s 2010 Beverly Sills Artist Award. Now in her sixth season at the Met, Phillips was profiled in Vogue earlier this year.
Monday, May 5, 8 PM | Pre-Concert Talk 7 PM Dalton Center Recital Hall, Kalamazoo | $30, $20, $10