Soprano Soh Young Lee takes a musical journey around the globe with an eclectic repertoire of opera, art song, folk music and pop on Sunday, November 18, at 4 pm in the Charles B. Wang Center Theatre. A reception will follow the performance. With her crystalline voice and warm stage presence, Lee performs Native American, Korean, Chinese, Indian, Filipino and Russian songs, sounding out her solidarity with the global village.
Joining Soh Young Lee are saxophonist T.K. Blue and Korean Opera (Pansori) singer Oak Joo Moon. Praised for his “personal, clear and incisive” instrumental voice, T.K. Blue has recorded and performed with legendary artists including Abdullah Ibrahim, Dizzy Gillespie, Regina Carter and Bobby McFerrin.
Recognized as a prodigy of Pansori, Oak Joo Moon has had a stellar career, including numerous international performances. She is a winner of the Korean Presidential Award (1998) and is the only official recognized National Korean Human Cultural Asset living outside of Korea.
The concert also features Keyth Hart (piano/voice), Maureen Hynes (cello) and Ann Zalkind (piano).
Tickets: $35, VIP priority seating; $20, general); $15, seniors); $10, students. Discount of 20 percent are available for groups of five or more. Reserve tickets by phone (631-632-4400), email (firstname.lastname@example.org) or online at www.stonybrook.edu/wang.