Voice recital to feature UT Martin professor
Posted: Thursday, October 20, 2011 8:43 am
The Messenger 10.19.11
Dr. Roberto Mancusi, University of Tennessee at Martin assistant professor of music, will perform five operatic works as part of his faculty voice recital at 3 p.m. Sunday in Watkins Auditorium of Boling University Center.
Mancusi, a bass, will be assisted by tenor Joshua Gatlin and soprano Amy Yeung, associate professor of music, and accompanied by pianist Delana Easley.
The recital, titled “From Heaven to Hell: Gods, Devils and Lawyers in Classical Music,” will include compositions by Handel, Wagner, Moore and Gounod.
Mancusi has performed numerous opera roles and solo recitals across the United States and recently made his international debut in London. He has also appeared as the bass soloist in such works as Symphony No. 9 (Beethoven), Elijah (Mendelssohn) and Messiah (Handel).
He earned a bachelor of music degree from Simpson College and master of music and doctor of musical arts degrees from the University of Missouri-Kansas City Conservatory of Music.
The concert is free and open to the public.
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