Culture Connect Featured Event
The Maxwell Shepherd Memorial Arts Fund, Inc. will present Trinidad and Tobago soprano in a free recital with pianist Christopher Cano on Sunday, April 15, 2012, 4:00 PM. Ms. De Bique's program will include works by Mozart, R. Strauss, Ravel, Barber, and John Carter. A reception will follow the recital.
The 2010 Arleen Auger Prize Winner, Jeanine De Bique is a member of the Vienna State Opera and a former Artist-in-Residence with Basel Opera. She premiered the role of The Woman of the River in Tarik O'Regan chamber opera Heart of Darkness in 2011 at London's Covent Garden. Last season Ms. De Bique was soloist with the Orchestra Svizzera Italiana and performs this season in Brahms German Requiem with the Munich Philharmonic both under the baton of Lorin Maazel. She has given acclaimed recitals at Merkin Hall (New York), The Kennedy Center (Washington, DC), and at Boston's Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum, which was hailed by the Boston Musical Intelligencer as "jaw-dropping".