Endowed with a rich, warm and expressively direct lyric coloratura voice, Deborah Lifton is emerging as one of today’s most compelling performers of contemporary American opera and song. Winner of the Joy in Singing Competition, Ms. Lifton’s work has been honored by the National Federation of Music Clubs, the David Adams Art Song Competition and the Hellenic Foundation. Ms. Lifton has performed at the Avignon Opera (France), Szeged National Theater (Hungary), and at Merkin Hall (New York).
Greek pianist and conductor Charis Dimaras is noted for his diverse musicality, appearing as recital soloist, collaborator, and concerto soloist with orchestras throughout Europe, Turkey, Russia, Brazil, China, Canada, and the U.S. His awards include top prizes in the Conferenza Musicale Mediterranea, Palma d’Oro International Chamber Music Competition, BBC Young Musician of the Year 1990 Competition, and the Artists International Distinguished Artists Award.
Performance: Deborah Lifton, soprano & Charis Dimaras, piano
Series: 2016-17 Rieth Chamber Series
Date: January 22, 2017 @ 4:00 pm
Location: Rieth Recital Hall
Tickets: Available December 1, 2016 at the Box Office or by phone at (574) 535-7566