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sponsored by Embassy of Argentina
The Artists Hailed for his rich and powerful baritone, Gustavo Ahualli has become well known for his dramatic portrayals in a myriad of leading roles in both the standard operatic repertoire as well as new works by contemporary composers. Ahualli was born in San Miguel de Tucuman, Argentina. He began his musical training at age of seven with Hilda Deniflee, a student of Kodály and Bartók. In 1998, he obtained his Master’s in singing from the Instituto Superior de Arte del Teatro Colón. In 2006, he was named first-prize winner of the New Jersey Association of Verismo Opera Competition. He has been for several years a bilingual cantor for Saint Patrick’s Cathedral in New York City, and for the Sacred Heart Cathedral Basilica in Newark, NJ. In the academic field, he holds the position of Adjunct professor of the Voice department at the T. Rome School of Music of the Catholic University of America in Washington DC.
Frances C. Roberts is the founding conductor of Long Island Philharmonic Chorus, the Long Island Masterworks Chorus and Orchestra, and the Long Island Choral Festival & Institute. She received her B.S. at the Crane School of Music and her M.M. degree from Boston University. Her work as a collaborative pianist and conductor was recognized at an early age by invitations to work with Abraham Kaplan, Allen Lannom, Roman Totenberg and Chloe Owen. She accompanied at the Metropolitan Opera Studio and for the Gregg Smith Singers, and has collaborated with conductors Christopher Keene, Marin Alsop, David Lockington, David Wiley and Edo de Waart. Ms. Roberts has a long and distinguished career as pianist, conductor, and teacher. She continues an active performing and teaching schedule.
February 8 - 2015 4:00 pm Adelphi University Westermann Stage, Concert Hall
Kelley Nassief’s critically acclaimed and exquisite performances on symphonic stages across the globe have established her as one of the world’s leading concert and recital artists. Together, with collaborative artist, Frances Roberts, on piano, their concert features songs by Duparc, Schumann and Barber, as well as Elizabethan songs by select British composers.