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Friday Night on ‘A Little Night Music’ – Vintage Vocalists: Lorraine Hunt Lieberson

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Every Friday on “A Little Night Music” – Vintage Vocalists. Jean Stillwell of “Classical Mornings with Mike and Jean” joins Kathleen Kajioka to explore great voices of the past. This week, Lorraine Hunt Lieberson.

This former principal viola of the Berkeley Symphony was in her thirties before deciding to sing full-time – and only after her viola was stolen! But when this American mezzo entered the operatic fray, it was as a fully-formed artist. She died too soon of breast cancer at 52, but had already established a legacy of “vocal beauty and passionate urgency of expression that was unsurpassed in her generation” (Gramophone)

Tune in just after 9pm to hear this magnificent voice!

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