Richard Tucker was unquestionably one of the world’s most eminent tenors. After beginning his musical career as a cantor in New York’s most prestigious synagogues, he went on to reign over the Golden Age of opera as one of the Metropolitan Opera’s superstars. The event, celebrating the astounding life and career of America’s greatest tenor presented by biographer James A. Drake, and one of Tucker’s sons, Dr. David Tucker, takes us on an intimate journey highlighting the life and career of this unparalleled artist.
Join us on Tuesday, May 14th from 11am - 12:30pm for this personal look at one of opera’s most celebrated singers, featuring archival interviews with Richard and Sara Tucker and footage of memorable performances including “E lucevan le stelle” and “Vesti la giubba”.
Very nostalgic to be back at my Dad’s second home this year. Stay tuned for more info.