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Guest Artist Concert: Joel Burcham, tenor with Jamie-Rose Guarrine, soprano

Joel Burcham
Joel Burcham

Thu. Feb. 29 @ 7:30 PM, Bezanson Recital Hall - Free

Joel Burcham, tenor with UMass faculty members Jamie-Rose Guarrine, soprano & Nikki Stoia, piano

Featuring Mr. Burcham performing Schumann's Dichterliebe, Op. 48 as well as duets with Ms. Guarrine singing Scenes from Verdi's La Traviata and "All is Prepared" from Gilbert & Sullivan's Pirates of Penzance

American tenor Joel Burcham has performed numerous operatic roles with professional opera companies all around the United States, including Utah Opera, Central City Opera, Opera Omaha, Madison Opera, Knoxville Opera and Painted Sky Opera. Jim Edwards of the Chicago Tribune once described Mr. Burcham’s voice as “lyrical and smooth as silk, but when he opened up his voice, beautiful, loud, steely notes poured forth,” and Chris Shull of the Wichita Eagle described it as a voice of “clarion tone and operatic power.” Joel’s most successful roles include Alfredo – La Traviata, Don José – Carmen, Pinkerton – Madama Butterfly, Cavaradossi – Tosca, and Faust – Faust
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