Join NYPS for the Holiday Concert on December 11th at 6:00 pm. A festive program with works from Beethoven, Chopin and Liszt to Beriot, Debussy, Johann Strauss & more; performed by NYPS concert pianists, who are professionals in fields other than music. The members form a unique potpourri of influential leaders in the community who work as medical doctors, scientists, engineers, CEOs, and police officers.
Featuring Guest Artists:
KORLISS UECKER, soprano - The Financial Times (London) acclaimed that "Korliss Uecker, a bright and pretty American soprano, was charming, crystalline of voice and sparkling as an actress." Uecker has sung over 150 performances at the Metropolitan Opera including Susanna in the Marriage of Figaro (international radio broadcast), Marzelline in Fidelio, Oscar in A Masked Ball, and Valencienne in The Merry Widow. She sang Giannetta in a telecast of The Elixir of Love with Lucianno Pavarotti and Frasquita in Carmen with Placido Domingo. Other opera credits include Stella in A Streetcar Named Desire in Strasbourg, France; Sybil in the Picture of Dorian Gray with Opera de Monte Carlo; the Wexford Festival, Santa Fe Opera, the Spoleto Festival and the Ravinia Festival, and the Library of Congress.
ZOE BUFF, violin - A winner of the NYPS Young Guest Artist Auditions, 12-year-old violinist Zoe Buff started violin at the age of five. She has attended the Cremona International Music Academy three times and won 2nd place in the Junior Competition. Zoe has been an active member of the Interplay Chamber Music Group for four years now. She plays the piano as well and sings for the Metropolitan Opera Children's Chorus. She has been and is currently in a production of La Bohème.
Free Admission – Suggested donation: $20
Holiday Reception to Follow!