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January Musicale: Verdi, Vets and Vedanta

January 19, 2018

Saturday, January 19, 2019

Private residence in Hancock Park

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Program: 12:00 PM to 3:00 PM

Singers: Soprano Julia Metzler and Mezzo-Soprano Nandani Maria Sinha

Accompanist: Victoria Kirsch

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Julia Metzler      Simon Williams

Julia Metzler and Nandani Maria Sinha

Julia Metzler is an active up-and-coming opera singer and concert soloist. Her recent and upcoming roles include Vitellia in La Clemenza di Tito, Fiordiligi in Così fan tutte, Mrs. P in The Man who Mistook his Wife for a Hat, Micaëla in Bizet's The Tragedy of Carmen, and the title role in Gustav Holst's Savitri. Ms. Metzler has appeared as Lady Billows in Albert Herring with Repertory Opera Company, in which Laurislist.net described her “powerful voice and passionate persona” as “perfect in the role.” Other roles include 2nd Lady in Die Zauberflöte with Center Stage Opera, Marcellina in Le Nozze di Figaro with Pacific Opera Project, and Blanche de la Force in Dialogues of the Carmelites with San Francisco Conservatory of Music.

Nandani Maria Sinha is an internationally acclaimed and multiple award-winning singer of German and Indian descent, known for her passionate performances and great presence. Born in the United States, Nandani relocated to Germany where she received formal training in voice and piano. She then returned to the US, where she earned a BM cum laude in vocal performance from Cornell University, and a Master of Music from California State University at Los Angeles, where she was honored as a CSULA Friend of Music Scholar and elected as a member of Phi Kappa Phi Academic Honors Society. Ms. Sinha has been a frequent soloist at St. Patrick’s Cathedral in New York City, the Franz Liszt Chamber Orchestra, and a recitalist in London, France, Austria and Germany, where she was honored to sing for the Millennium Festival of Music in Bad Arolsen. Additionally, she has presented recitals throughout South Africa for the No.1 Ladies’ Opera Festival. A favorite performer in Southern California, Nandani has performed with such organizations as the Los Angeles Opera, Long Beach Opera, Celestial Opera, Malibu Coast Chamber Opera, Westwood Madrigals, Viklarbo Chamber Ensemble, Malibu Coast Madrigals, Westwood Master Choir, Malibu Friends of Music, the Kairos Musical Soirees, SPaCE Salon Los Angeles, Malibu Performing Arts Society, and Redlands Symphony, among many others.

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