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I TOO SING AMERICA SERIES: Rising Opera Star Bass Soloman Howard

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Soloman Howard joins the show to speak about his trajectory in the arena of opera.  The Morgan University and Manhattan School of Music graduate is currently one of Washington National Opera's rising stars and is set to make his Metropolitan Opera debut this fall!  Currently a member of Washington National Opera’s Domingo-Cafritz Young Artist Program,a program of the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, Soloman Howard is garnering superlatives from the press for his vivid performances on the opera and concert stages.  His voice is called “sonorous” by The New York Times, “superhuman” by The Denver Post, and “spectacular” by Maryland Theatre Guide.  Performances of the 2013-14 season include Sarastro in The Magic Flute conducted by Washington National Opera’s Music Director Philippe Auguin, Moser in Verdi’s I Masnadieri with Washington Concert Opera led by Music Director Antony Walker, Mendelssohn’s Die erste Walpurgisnacht at Carnegie Hall with Kent Tritle and the Oratorio Society of New York, and a role debut as Colline in La bohème with North Carolina Opera conducted by Robert Moody.  Read more