SOLD OUT!!! Concert for River Hook: A Celebration of Nature and Life
Join us on February 18 at 4:00 for beautiful music performed by internationally renowned musicians, right here in Upper Nyack! Seating is limited so reserve your seat today.
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Some background on these talented musicians below:
The Financial Times (London) acclaimed that "Korliss Uecker, a bright and pretty American soprano, was charming, crystalline of voice and sparkling as an actress." Uecker has sung over 150 performances at the Metropolitan Opera including Susanna in the Marriage of Figaro (international broadcast), Marzelline in Fidelio, Oscar in A Masked Ball, and Valencienne in The Merry Widow. She sang Giannetta in The Elixir of Love with Lucianno Pavarotti and Frasquita in Carmen with Placido Domingo. Other credits include Strasbourg Opera (France), Opera de Monte Carlo, Wexford Festival (Ireland), Santa Fe Opera, Hawaii Opera Theater, Washington Opera Kennedy Center, Dallas Opera, Baltimore Opera, the Spoleto Festival, Tanglewood Festival and Ravinia Festival, United States Naval Academy and the Library of Congress. She has performed with the Philadelphia Orchestra among others. She has recorded for Deutsche Grammophone, London Decca, Arabesque Records ,New World Records and has appeared on CBS Sunday Morning and Live from Lincoln Center. Korliss is the Director of Theater Arts Prep at the Music Conservatory Of Westchester. She is on faculty at the Collaborative Piano Institute. Korliss has a Bachelor's and Master's degrees from Juilliard and a Bachelor of Science from the University of North Dakota.
James Rensink is an internationally renowned musician who has performed in over 25 countries as baritone, pianist, conductor, and composer-arranger. In the US, Mr. Rensink has performed at Carnegie Hall, Lincoln Center, the Kennedy Center, and major opera companies and symphonies in San Francisco, Los Angeles, St, Louis, Chicago, Cleveland, Philadelphia, Boston, New York, Miami as well as many others. He is the recipient of a special citation from the Congress of the United States for excellence in the arts. Mr. Rensink was chosen as the classical artist for the dedication of the flight 93 Shanksville memorial. He also sang the role of the father in the Emmy award winning public TV production of Hansel and Gretel. As a pianist, Mr. Rensink has collaborated/recorded with many of America's top instrumentalists, including principals from the New York Philharmonic, the Cleveland Orchestra, The Boston Symphony, the Orchestra of St. Luke's, The Metropolitan Opera, it's leading orchestra and vocal artists. Mr. Rensink's proudest achievements, are his triplet sons Nate, Jake and Alex, the only triplets ever to each win admission to the Juilliard Pre-College, then admission to the Juilliard of the north- McGill University in Montreal Canada.