Stanford Olsen is one of the world’s leading light lyric tenors. He joins the BYU-Idaho music faculty as a visiting professor during the Spring Semester. Since his concert debut in 1986 opposite Joan Sutherland, he has performed more than 150 times with New York’s Metropolitan Opera, and has been heard in such major venues as La Scala, Australian Opera, Deutsche Oper Berlin, San Francisco Opera and most other significant opera companies in the United States and Europe. One of this generation’s most versatile concert performers, he regularly performs with the world’s top orchestras and conductors in repertory from Bach to Bartok. A frequent guest artist with the Tabernacle Choir, he is also well-known to LDS audiences for his performance on President Hinckley’s 90th birthday celebration. Joining him for this recital will be members of the BYU-Idaho music faculty including pianist Brandon Bascom and the Faculty String Quartet. RATING: Classical.
Tickets go on sale May 16. Cost is $6 for general public, $3 for BYU-Idaho students. No children under six, including no babies.