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Tuesday, April 22, 2014

WQXR presents Juan Diego Florez in his only NY solo appearance this season-- May 4 at 3pm at The Greene Space

(April 21, 2014—New York, NY) Grammy-nominated operatic superstar, Juan Diego Flórez, is acclaimed for his performances of some of the leading bel cantotenor roles, as well as those of Verdi, Puccini, Mozart and many other great composers. The Observer (London) has said of Flórez, “This captivating Peruvian has a generosity and eagerness, a lack of the wrong sort of ego and a seriousness about his art. His joy and sense of risk are infectious. He doesn’t do ‘cool’. All these factors set him apart.”
 
On the occasion of the release of his first solo album, WQXR will present the highly-acclaimed Flórez in his only New York solo appearance of the season onSunday, May 4 at 3pm at The Jerome L. Greene Performance Space. Flórez will perform songs from newly released L’Amour, his first all-French album. In addition, WQXR and Operavore host Naomi Lewin will invite Flórez to talk about his career path and what it’s like to be the Prince Charming to Joyce DiDonato’s Cinderella in The Metropolitan Opera’s performances of Rossini’s La Cenerentola.
 
What: WQXR Presents L’Amour with Juan Diego Flórez
WhenSunday, May 4 at 3pm
Where: The Greene Space (44 Charlton St, NY, NY, @Varick Street)
Tickets: $40 available at: http://www.thegreenespace.org/events/thegreenespace/2014/may/04/wqxr-presents-lamour-juan-diego-florez/Video: Live webcast and on-demand streaming available atwww.thegreenespace.org and www.wqxr.org
 

New York Public Radio is New York’s premier public radio franchise, comprising WNYCWQXR,The Jerome L. Greene Performance Space, and New Jersey Public Radio, as well aswww.wnyc.orgwww.wqxr.orgwww.thegreenespace.org and www.njpublicradio.org. As America's most listened-to AM/FM news and talk public radio stations, reaching 1.1 million listeners every week, WNYC extends New York City's cultural riches to the entire country on-air and online, and presents the best national offerings from networks NPR, Public Radio International, American Public Media, and the British Broadcasting Company. WQXR is New York City's sole 24-hour classical music station, presenting new and landmark classical recordings as well as live concerts from the Metropolitan Opera, the New York Philharmonic, and Carnegie Hall, among other New York City venues, immersing listeners in the city's rich musical life. In addition to its audio content, WNYC and WQXR produce content for live, radio and web audiences from The Jerome L. Greene Performance Space, the station's street-level multipurpose, multiplatform broadcast studio and performance space. New Jersey Public Radio extends WNYC’s reach and service more deeply into New Jersey. For more information about New York Public Radio, visit www.nypublicradio.org

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