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Free Concert_The Music of Anton Coppola

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Church of Christ and St. Stephen's

120 West 69th St.

Between Columbus and Broadway

New York, New York 10023

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Clebrate the life and music of Anton Coppola.

Featuring internationally recognized tenor, Jeffrey Springer, Grammy-nominated pianist, Valerie M. Trujillo, pianist & coductor, Michael Fennelly and will have the composer in attendance.

Tenor, Jeffrey Springer, has performed across Europe, Asia and North America in theaters such as the Chicago Lyric Opera, Florida Grand Opera, Michigan Opera Theater, Cincinnati Opera, Arizona Opera, Opera Theatre of St. Louis, Manitoba Opera, as well as the German National Theater in Mannheim, Krefeld, Mönchengladbach, and Magdeburg in Germany, National Touring Opera of the Netherlands, Opéra de Nantes in France, and Spain's Teatro de Navarra, among many others. Mr. Springer created the role of Sacco in Coppola's opera Sacco and Vanzetti.

Grammy-nominated pianist, Valerie M. Trujillo's experiences in song literature and opera make her a much sought after accompanist, coach, and teacher of masterclasses. Formerly Co-Director of the Young American Artists Program at Glimmerglass Opera, she has been associated with many opera companies including Santa Fe Opera, Wexford Festival Opera (Ireland), Connecticut Opera, Mississippi Opera, and the Florida Grand Opera.

The concert includes selections from Sacco and Vanzetti as well songs and an aria in homage of Puccini's, La Rondine. Several pieces were composed by Maestro Coppola to have their world premiere's at this event. Maestro Coppola (102yrs), his wife Almerinda and members of the Coppola family will be present as well as prominent members of the New York artistic community.

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