2019 Summer Recital Series

Metropolitan Opera |Free NYC Summer Recitals 2019. The Met’s popular concert series in New York City parks in all five boroughs kicks off on Monday, June 10, at SummerStage in Central Park, with an evening of arias and duets from a variety of operas. The first two recitals feature audience favorites baritone Nathan Gunn, tenor Ben Bliss, and soprano Ying Fang, accompanied on piano by Dan Saunders. The four subsequent recitals showcase three exciting young artists—soprano Leah Hawkins, tenor Mario Bahg, and baritone Joseph Lim—with Dimitri Dover on piano.

Recitals are free. | CityParks Foundation Attendance FAQs

The Metropolitan Opera’s Summer Recital Series is generously supported by The Elizabeth B. McGraw Foundation, in honor of Mrs. McGraw.

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The Series is also supported, in part, by public funds from the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs, in partnership with the City Council, and in collaboration with the Department of Parks and Recreation.

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Monday, June 10, 8 PM
CityParks SummerStage in Central Park – Manhattan
Ying Fang, Soprano
Ben Bliss, Tenor
Nathan Gunn, Baritone
Dan Saunders, Pianist

Wednesday, June 12, 7 PM
Brooklyn Bridge Park, Pier 1 – Brooklyn
Ying Fang, Soprano
Ben Bliss, Tenor
Nathan Gunn, Baritone
Dan Saunders, Pianist

Thursday, June 13, 7 PM
Jackie Robinson Park – Manhattan
Leah Hawkins, Soprano
Mario Bahg, Tenor
Joseph Lim, Baritone
Dimitri Dover, Pianist

Saturday, June 15, 4 PM
Williamsbridge Oval – Bronx
Leah Hawkins, Soprano
Mario Bahg, Tenor
Joseph Lim, Baritone
Dimitri Dover, Pianist

Monday, June 17, 7 PM
Socrates Sculpture Park – Queens
Leah Hawkins, Soprano
Mario Bahg, Tenor
Joseph Lim, Baritone
Dimitri Dover, Pianist

Wednesday, June 19, 7 PM
Clove Lakes Park – Staten Island
Leah Hawkins, Soprano
Mario Bahg, Tenor
Joseph Lim, Baritone
Dimitri Dover, Pianist

 

Source: Metropolitan Opera | Summer Recitals