Opening Night with Sylvia D'Eramo
Slavonic Dance Op. 72 No. 2*
Song to the Moon, from "Rusalka"*
Ah! Perfido! Op. 65*
Symphony No. 9, "From the New World"
Returning to the stage of the UT Tyler Cowan Center for the first time in over a year, Richard Lee and the ETSO kick off the new season with special guest, Tylerite and soprano Sylvia D'Eramo. The program features works by Beethoven and Dvořák, including the latter's "New World" Symphony.
* Denotes first performance by ETSO
In the 2018/2019 season, Sylvia D’Eramo, “the very promising soprano” (Opera News), will be joining the Benenson Young Artist Program at Palm Beach Opera where she will be performing in the Rising Stars Concert and as Adele in the family performance of Die Fledermaus. She will also be covering the role of Zerlina in Don Giovanni. In the 2017/18 season, Sylvia made her debut with the Santa Fe Opera as an Apprentice Singer performing the role of Cugina in Madama Butterfly. She appeared as Gretel in Hänsel und Gretel and Pamina in Die Zauberflöte with Yale Opera. On the concert stage, Sylvia was the soprano soloist in Verdi’s Requiem with the Marvin Concert Series in her home state of Texas, and as the soprano soloist in Beethoven’s Ninth Symphony with the Yale Philharmonia under the baton of Maestro Marin Alsop.
In the 2016/2017 season, Sylvia sang the role of Abigail Williams on Albany Record’s recording of The Crucible by Robert Ward. She sang the role of Fiordiligi in Yale Opera’s production of Così fan tutte, and sang the role of Mimì in a concert version of La bohème with the New Haven Chamber Orchestra. She was a winner in the Lois Alba Aria Competition and won an encouragement award from the Career Bridges Foundation. Sylvia is a graduate of the Yale School of Music.