Renée Rapier, mezzo-soprano
Robert Mollicone, piano
Nuit d’Espagne

Sunday, January 12, 2020 @ 5:00 PM
Piedmont Center for the Arts

Mezzo-soprano Renée Rapier and pianist Robert Mollicone present “Nuit d’Espagne,” a recital of music and texts from or inspired by Spain

About this Event

Opening Festival Opera’s 2020 Artist Recital Series, mezzo-soprano Renée Rapier and pianist Robert Mollicone present Nuit d’Espagne, a recital of music and texts from or inspired by Spain.

Both alumni of San Francisco Opera’s Merola Program and Adler Fellowship, this powerhouse duo is well-known to Bay Area audiences and are establishing stellar credits here and abroad. Ms. Rapier will return to Festival Opera in July to star in the title role of Bizet’s CARMEN.

This program will include songs of Rossini, favorites from the French Song repertoire, 7 Canciones Populares Españolasby De FallaSpanish Songs, Op.100, by Shostakovich, and others.

All are invited to a complimentary wine reception with the artists immediately following the performance.

General Admission: $40