Dehlinger Looks Forward to Opera Highlights ConcertPianist Henry Dehlinger will join Metropolitan Opera soprano Danielle Talamantes and United States Army Chorus tenor Pablo Talamante as they perform operatic favorites by Donizetti, Puccini, Granados, Obadors, and more!

An Evening of Opera Highlights” will be held on Sunday, June 1, 2014 at Vienna Presbyterian Church, 124 Park Street NE, Vienna, VA 22180 at 6:00 PM.

About Danielle Talamantes

Danielle TalamantesSoprano Danielle Talamantes is an international recitalist who made her Carnegie Hall debut in a sold-out solo recital in 2007. Since then, she has sung as soprano soloist with the National Symphony Orchestra, Baltimore Symphony Orchestra, Choralis, Hochschule für Musik Hanns Eisler in Berlin, Nashville Symphony, National Philharmonic Chorale & Orchestra, Oratorio Society of Virginia, Seoul Philharmonic, Théâtre du Châtelet  in Paris, Trujillo Symphony Orchestra of Peru, and United States Army Band.

Talamantes joined the Metropolitan Opera roster in 2011, covering the role of Najade in Richard Strauss’ Ariadne auf Naxos. She was subsequently re-engaged to cover the role of the Flower Maiden in Wagner’s Parsifal, the soprano in the quartet of lovers in the Baroque pastiche, The Enchanted Island, and most recently to perform in Strauss’ Die Frau ohne Schatten.

In 2013, she made her debut as Mimì in Puccini’s La bohème with the Capital City Symphony and performed the soprano lead in the world premiere production of Janice Hamer’s Lost Childhood with the National Philharmonic in Washington D.C. She was Soprano-in-Residence for the Summer 2012 Marlboro Music Festival in Marlboro, Vermont. In the 2014-2015 season, Talamantes makes her stage debut in a return to the Metropolitan Opera as Frasquita in Bizet’s Carmen, and her Lincoln Center debut at Alice Tully Hall as the soprano soloist in Bob Chilcott’s Requiem.

About Pablo Talamante

Pablo TalamanteA native of Sonora, Mexico, tenor Pablo Talamante made his operatic début with Kentucky Opera's production of Salome as the Third Jew. Since then, he has sung many roles on a variety of stages in both concert and opera throughout the United States and Mexico and has been in high demand for Ariel Ramírez's Misa Criolla.

He currently serves as the Latin American representative of Hispano-American music to the United States Army Band (Pershing's Own) and Chorus, as well as one of their soloists. The ensembles perform for many dignitaries and high ranking officials including the President of the United States.

His musical education comes from the University of Louisville and the Catholic University of America where he is currently finishing his master's degree in Latin American Musical Studies. He currently studies voice with Jaques Trossell. He is also on the rosters of Stachi Modeling agency and Gala Hispanic Theatre in Washington, DC.

About Henry Dehlinger

Henry DehlingerPianist Henry Dehlinger has distinguished himself on celebrated stages from the San Francisco War Memorial and Performing Arts Center to the White House in Washington, D.C.

Born in San Francisco, Dehlinger started playing the piano at age six and singing at seven. By age ten, he was part of the Bay Area music scene, performing with operatic legends that include Luciano Pavarotti, Montserrat Caballé and Giorgio Tozzi. A featured piano soloist with the United States Army Chorus and guest performer on Washington’s Embassy Row, Dehlinger has also performed for numerous notable public officials, including the President of the United States and the Prince of Wales.

Previously a technology entrepreneur, he released his first solo piano recording in 2011, Evocations of Spain, featuring selections from Isaac Albéniz’s Iberia and Suite española and Enrique Granados’s Goyescas and Danzas españolas.

Now, widely acclaimed as a significant interpreter of Spanish classical piano, he is currently working on a brand new classical album with Metropolitan Opera soprano Danielle Talamantes, a rising star in the international opera scene. Entitled Canciones españolas, it will feature great Spanish art songs and arias by Enrique Granados, Manuel de Falla and Joaquín Turina. It will be released summer 2014 on the MSR Classics label.

Dehlinger earned his BA from Santa Clara University, and studied Spanish literature at the University of Valencia in Spain.

2019-2020 Premieres

  • Apr 18
    National Philharmonic at Strathmore: The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock (World Premiere),  North Bethesda
     
  • May 8
    Santa Clara Chorale: Kohelet - A Cantata in Five Movements (World Premiere),  Santa Clara
     

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Premiering in 2020

The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock 

The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock: A Rhapsody for
Voice and Orchestra


Music by Henry Dehlinger
Words by T.S. Eliot

A sweeping 21st century rhapsody for voice and orchestra, The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock was composed especially for Metropolitan Opera soprano Danielle Talamantes. Adapted from the famous poem by T. S. Eliot, it uses the melodic and rhythmic contours of Eliot's stream-of-consciousness narrative to dictate mood and melodic character.

World Premiere: April 18, 2020
The National Philharmonic at Strathmore
Piotr Gajewski, Music Director & Conductor

Instrumentation
Soparno Solo and Orchestra

 

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Premiering in 2020

KOHELET: A Cantata in Five Movements 

Kohelet: A Cantata in Five Movements

Music by Henry Dehlinger

Inspired by Leonard Bernstein’s Chichester Psalms and co-commissioned by the Washington Master Chorale and the Santa Clara Chorale, Henry's Kohelet gives you lush, modal melodies, energetic meters, and colorful harmonic textures with Hebrew text drawn from the Book of Ecclesiastes and Song of Songs.

World Premiere: May 8, 2020
Santa Clara Chorale and Santa Clara University Choirs, Scot Hanna-Weir, Artistic Director
Thomas Colohan, Conducting

Instrumentation
SATB, Bass-Baritone Solo, Soprano Solo, Brass, Organ, Harp and Percussion.

 

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