Friday, April 29, 2022 @ 7:30pm – 9:30pm (PDT)
Music Center of the Northwest, Seattle, WA, United States
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$20 advance, $30 at the door

Samuel Barber"Must the Winter Come so Soon?" from Vanessa, Op. 32
Samuel BarberA Hand of Bridge, Op. 35 (David's arietta)
Gian Carlo MenottiThe Old Maid and the Thief ("Isn’t the Weather Awful/This is a lonely Town", Bob's aria)
Gian Carlo Menotti"Lullaby (I Shall Find for You)" from The Consul
Gian Carlo MenottiThe Telephone (Ben's aria)
Gian Carlo Menotti"All that gold!" from Amahl and the Night Visitors
Sigmund Romberg"The Desert Song" from The Desert Song
Sigmund Romberg"One Kiss" from The New Moon
George Gershwin"They Can't Take that Away from Me" from Shall We Dance
George Gershwin"Someone to Watch Over Me" from Oh, Kay!
Stephen Sondheim"Pretty Women" from Sweeney Todd
Stephen Sondheim"Ladies who Lunch" from Company
Stephen Sondheim"The Miller’s Son" from A Little Night Music
Stephen Sondheim"Not a Day Goes By" from Merrily We Roll Along
Stephen Sondheim"Being Alive" from Company
Stephen Sondheim"The Worst Pies" from Sweeney Todd
Richard Rodgers"Some Enchanted Evening" from South Pacific
Cole Porter"Friendship" from Anything Goes
Cole Porter"The Physician" from Nymph Errant
Cole Porter"Anything Goes" from Anything Goes
Cole Porter“The Tale of the Oyster” from Fifty Million Frenchmen
Irving Berlin"Sisters" from White Christmas
Irving Berlin"I've Got My Love to Keep Me Warm" from On the Avenue
Irving Berlin"I Got the Sun in the Morning" from Annie Get Your Gun
Irving Berlin"Play a Simple Melody" from Watch your Step

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About Puget Sound Concert Opera

Puget Sound Concert Opera's mission is to bring a wide variety of opera to life through passionate performances in intimate settings, fostering a vibrant artistic community. We make these extraordinary works accessible and affordable, ensuring that the joy of great opera is within reach of all.

About Katie Hochman, soprano

Soprano Katie Hochman enjoys performing recitals, opera and opera scenes through the Ladies Musical Club and Puget Sound Concert Opera. Highlights for the soprano have been the title role of Massenet's Cendrillon and soloist in La Damoiselle Élue both with Puget Sound Concert Opera. Katie has previously sung with Portland Opera, Utah Opera, Willamette Concert Opera, Opera Theater Oregon, and Rainier Family Opera. She has also enjoyed orchestral work as soprano soloist in Handel's Messiah, Fauré's Requiem, Haydn's Creation, and Mozart's Exultate, Jubilate.

About Katie H. Stevenson, mezzo-soprano

Katie Stevenson made her European debut at the Ilmington Music Festival in England, and shortly after performed in concerts in Ireland and Germany. Before moving to Germany she performed the title role in Carmen, Lola in Cavalleria Rusticana and Biancofiore in Francesca da Rimini with the Amici Opera in Philadelphia. She first performed in Philadelphia with the Atlantic Coast Opera Festival in the role of Emilia in Verdi’s Otello.

While living in New York City, Ms. Stevenson performed the role of Dorabella in Cosi fan tutte at the Metropolitan Opera Guild Rose Venue, Romeo in I Capuleti e I Montecchi with Ido Dinner Opera, Mercedes in Carmen with the Amato Opera Company, and Enrichetta in I Puritani with Riverside Opera. She performed in concerts with Dicapo Opera, Amore Opera, Opera On Tap, and Opera Collective in NYC.

In Alaska she performed roles in Suor Angelica, Kalmanoff's The Audition, Carmen and Roméo et Juliette with the Anchorage Opera. As a young artist she traveled to Nova Scotia to perform the role of The Secretary in Menotti’s The Consul and to North Carolina to perform Dorabella in Cosi fan tutte.

Ms. Stevenson was born in Oregon and has recently moved to Seattle.

About Dawn Padula, mezzo-soprano

Dawn Padula, mezzo-soprano is a versatile performer of opera, oratorio, musical theatre, jazz, and classical concert repertoire. Opera roles include Carmen (Carmen), Azucena (Il Trovatore), Lady Jane (Patience 2018 Gregory Awards People’s Choice Award Nominee), Lady Blanche (Princess Ida), Ruth (The Pirates of Penzance), Cherubino (Le Nozze di Figaro), Suzuki (Madama Butterfly), Meg (Falstaff), The Third Lady (The Magic Flute), the Witch (Hansel and Gretel), Maddalena (Rigoletto), Isabella (The Italian Girl in Algiers), Erika (Vanessa), and the Sorceress (Dido and Aeneas). In the Pacific Northwest, she has performed with Tacoma Opera, Seattle Gilbert and Sullivan Society, Kitsap Opera, Concert Opera of Seattle, PLU’s Jazz Under the Stars, Puget Sound Concert Opera, the Tacoma Concert Band, the Oregon Symphony, the Portland Symphonic Choir, the Seattle Bach Choir, the Second City Chamber Series, Classical Tuesdays in Old Town Tacoma Concert Series, Lakewood Playhouse, and Opera Pacifica. With Seattle Opera, she is a member of the Supplementary Chorus. In June 2017, she toured to Varna and Sofia, Bulgaria as the mezzo-soprano soloist in Mozart’s Requiem with the Pazardzhik Symphony. In August 2017, she released her debut classical solo album, Gracious Moonlight, featuring Dominick Argento’s Pulitzer Prize winning song cycle, From the Diary of Virginia Woolf. Dr. Padula is currently the Director of Vocal Studies at the University of Puget Sound School of Music.

About Regina Thomas, soprano

An outstanding member of the Northwest musical community for over 20 years, Regina Thomas has performed with a variety of companies including Kitsap Opera, Willamette Concert Opera, Bellevue Opera, Puget Sound Concert Opera, Seattle Opera, and the Seattle Opera Guild. Currently Artistic Director of Puget Sound Concert Opera, Regina has served as Seattle Opera Guild’s VP of Education and is a past President and trustee of concerts for LMC. Favorite operatic roles include Adriana Lecouvreur, Suor Angelica, Tosca, and Judith (Bluebeard's Castle). Concert work includes Schumann's Frauenleibe und-leben, Elgar’s Sea Pictures, and Wagner’s Wesendonck-Lieder; soprano solos in Beethoven's Symphony No. 9, Fauré Requiem, and Berio's Folk Songs for voice and chamber ensemble.

About John Burkhardt, piano

John Burkhardt (chorus master/piano) currently serves as chorus master and principal accompanist for Puget Sound Concert Opera. John has arranged and conducted numerous PSCO productions including Lucrezia Borgia, La Damoiselle Elue, Andrea Chenier, Don Giovanni, and I Capuletti ed I Montecchi. John has served as the principal accompanist and chorus master for Bellevue Opera as well. He works for University of Washington Tacoma, managing their communications. He is musically active in the Unitarian Universalist church and has been an opera and musical theater pianist for many years in Seattle and elsewhere.

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