June 13, 2012
Writer: Don Sparhawk
Soprano Alyson Cambridge will perform in the Barrus Concert Hall at Brigham Young University-Idaho in Rexburg on Thursday, June 28, at 7:30 p.m.
She will perform a selection of arias and America songs, including a few selections in honor of the Fourth of July. She will be accompanied on piano by Larry Gee of Salt Lake City. The young American soprano is a frequent guest of the Metropolitan Opera in New York City.
She received both a bachelor of music in voice performance from the Oberlin Conservatory of Music. She is a graduate of the Metropolitan Opera's Lindemann Young Artist Development Program, which she was asked to join at the beginning of the 2003-04 season after being selected as a Grand Prize Winner of the Metropolitan Opera National Council Auditions in 2003.
Among numerous awards and prizes, she was also awarded First Prize in the 2003 Licia Albanese-Puccini Foundation International Voice Competition, was a 2004 George London Foundation Award recipient, and received the Régine Crespin Award at the 2008 Elardo International Opera Competition.
Tickets for this Center Stage performance are $12 for the general public and $6 for BYU-Idaho students. They are available online at www.byui.edu/tickets or on school days from the Kimball Ticket Office (496-3170).