“No Tenors Allowed” at the Stiftskirche Millstatt
Thomas Hampson and Luca Pisaroni present their “No Tenors Allowed” concert at the Stiftskirche Millstatt this month. On August 18, accompanied by their longtime collaborator, pianist Christian Koch, the artists will perform arias from the operatic repertoire, Broadway musical hits, and classical and popular songs. In the 2019/20 season, Hampson and Pisaroni take their ebullient concert series to both Provo, Utah (October 1), and then to the Teatro Colón in Buenos Aires (October 4).
Recent praise of their “No Tenors Allowed” concert at Jordan Hall part of the Celebrity Series of Boston:
“With their rich, lyrical voices and acting abilities showcased by simple, effective staging, the duo transformed what looked to be a traditional recital into an attractive set of dramatic musical performances. Hampson and Pisaroni make a delightful pair.” (Boston Classical Review)
“In this recital, Pisaroni and Hampson didn’t need big sets or costumes to tell the stories of their particular acts. They did it with their voices, their bodies, and together. The concert had a strong arc that moved from comic to darker music and eventually back to getting the audience laughing like crazy.” (Operawire)
Photo: Lisa Sakulensky