Thursday, January 5, 2017 – 7:30 pm
Deva Café, 1202 J Street, Modesto
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Join us at Deva Cafe for our ever popular recital series featuring the two leads of our main stage production of Our Town. Soprano Sarah Shafer and Tenor Jonas Hacker are making their company debut and this will be a great chance to hear them perform in an intimate setting before the seeing them on stage at the Gallo Center for the Arts.
Sarah Shafer is quickly emerging as a sought-after artist on both the operatic and concert stage. She has performed the role of Pamina in The Magic Flute at the San Francisco Opera last season and will return to the San Francisco Opera this summer for the role of Zerlina in Don Giovanni. A graduate of the Curtis Institute of Music, Shafer has performed at Carnegie Hall as well as the Glyndebourne Festival and the BBC Proms at the Royal Albert Hall in London.
Currently a student at the prestigious Academy of Vocal Arts in Philadelphia, Jonas Hacker was a Grand Finalist in the Metropolitan Opera National Council Auditions, making the final ten in one of the most celebrated vocal competitions in the world. Hacker has participated in the Glimmerglass Opera Young Artitst Program and the Filene Young Artist program with Wolf Trap Opera as well as making his debut with the Philadelphia Orchestra as a tenor soloist.
General Admission: $10
Reserved Seating: $25