Liederabend featuring Sidney Outlaw, baritone and Carol Wong, piano

Co-sponsor: Department of Germanic Languages and Literatures

A part of the American Arts Experience.

Free Admission.

About Sidney Outlaw:
Lauded by The New York Times as a “terrific singer” and The Friday Morning Music Club as “possessing great potential to seize a World-Class vocal career”, Sidney Outlaw was named the 2010 Grand Prize winner of the Concurso Internacional de Canto Montserratt Caballe.  This rising young baritone from Brevard, North Carolina, has already performed in some of the finest houses in America recently completing the prestigious Merola Opera Program where he performed as Dr. Dulcamara (L'elisir d'amore).  His other roles include Malcolm (Malcolm X), Xerxes (Ariodante), Demetrius (A Midsummer Night’s Dream), Papageno (Die Zauberflöte) as well as an international debut as Guglielmo (Così fan tutte) in both Germany and Israel.  Mr. Outlaw is also a graduate of the acclaimed Florida Grand Opera Young Artists.  While there he appeared on stage in a number of operas: Prince Yamadori (Madame Butterfly), Dandini (La Cenerentola), Marquis D’Obigney (La Traviata) and Achilla (Giulio Cesare).  Mr. Outlaw’s orchestral and recital performances include debuts of renowned works at major concert halls: The Messiah at Carnegie Hall, Beethoven’s Symphony No. 9 in D minor at Avery Fisher Hall and “Wednesday At One” at Alice Tully Hall.  He appeared in the world premiere concert of H. Leslie Adam’s opera Blake in the role of John Stevens performed at the prestigious Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture in Harlem, New York.  The Juilliard School commissioned the world premiere A Time to Break Silence: Songs inspired by the Words and Writings of Martin Luther King, Jr.  He has appeared in recital as part of the New York Festival of Song with pianists Steven Blier and Michael Barrett and as part of the Marilyn Horne Foundation where he debuted “On Wings of Song” with Tamara Sanikidze.  His other awards include national semi-finalist Metropolitan Opera National Council Auditions; semi-finalist Francisco Vinas International Singing Competition; finalist for both Concour International Musical de Montreal and George London Foundation; and grand prize Florida Grand Opera/YPO Vocal Competition.  Mr. Outlaw holds a master’s degree in vocal performance from The Juilliard School and is a graduate of the University of North Carolina.  Upcoming engagements include a Schwabacher Debut Recital, Elijah at Carnegie Hall, and an appearance with St. Louis Opera Theatre.



Wolfgang A. Mozart (1756-1791)
Abendemfindung, K. 523
An Chloë, K524                                                 

Franz Schubert (1797-1828)
An den Mond, Op. 18
An mein Herz, D860                                            

Johannes Brahms (1833-1897)
Von ewiger liebe
Wie melodien es Zieht
Immer Leise


Robert Schumann  (1810-1856)
In der Fremde, Op 39. No. 8
Schöne Weige meine leiden,  Op. 24 No. 5
Meine Rose, Op. 90 No. 2
Die Beiden Grenadiere, Op.49                                   

Hugo Wolf (1860-1903)
Der Feurreiter

*Encores to be announced from the Stage*




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