SIR WILLARD WHITE
in concert with
SYLVIA KEVORKIAN - soprano
EUGENE ASTI - piano
Thursday 9th June 2011 - 7.30pm
Sydenham International Music Festival is proud to present Sir Willard White in concert with soprano Sylvia Kevorkian and pianist Eugene Asti.
Willard White was born in Jamaica, where he commenced his musical training at the Jamaican School of Music and then went on to the Juilliard School in New York. Since making his debut with the New York City Opera he has sung regularly at the Royal Opera, Covent Garden, the Metropolitan Opera, New York, English National Opera and others around the world.
Willard White is much in demand for concerts and recitals throughout Europe, the USA and in the Far East. He sings regularly with the world’s major conductors and orchestras.
Willard White was awarded the CBE in 1995 and he was knighted in the Queen’s Birthday Honours in 2004.
The programme will include a wide-ranging selection of arias, lieder and songs by composers including Schumann, Liszt, Mozart, Gershwin and Rogers & Hammerstein.
TICKETS £19 (£13.50 cons.)
London SE26 4RS
Tel: 020 8778 4701
The Steinway concert piano chosen and hired by the Sydenham International Music Festival for this performance is supplied and maintained by Steinway & Sons, London
Sylvia Kevorkian - soprano
Eugene Asti - piano