VOICES - Jazz, Love Songs & Broadway

2015-2016 season

FRIDAY, SEPtember 25, 2015, 8PM 

VOICES - Jazz, Love Songs & Broadway
sung by
four stars of popular music  and opera

Four stars of popular music stages and opera productions  will sing Jazz, Love Songs & Broadway songs with Roberto Berrocal, piano. Don’t miss Ricardo Velásquez  (Panama), Miguel Delabarca (Venezuela), Jennifer Zamorano (Miami), Gretel Ortiz (Cuba).

Ricardo Velásquez (Panama) has performed Bel Canto and operatic repertoire for several  years in Spain, Germany and Panama, singing with orchestras and in recitals, to stellar reviews. He brings a gorgeous  lyric baritone voice in his first appearance at St. Hugh. Youtube-Velasquez 

Miguel Delabarca (Venezuela) is a recording artist  with Grammy Record Producer Humberto Gatica, who has worked Michael Buble, Andrea Bocelli, Celine Dion, Michael Jackson  & Josh Groban. Miguel’s music style is a combination of Andrea Bocelli and Michael Buble with an  international music repertoire in 4 languages: English, Spanish, Italian and French. Youtube- Delabarca

Jennifer Zamorano (Miami) has  performed with the Florida Grand Opera, Miami Summer Music Festival, Des Moines Metro Opera, Opera New Jersey, Vero  Beach Opera, Gold Coast Opera, Amici del'Arte, Pro Arte Grateli, Hispanic Lyric Theatre and the Miami Lyric Opera.  Critics comment that “Soprano, Jennifer Zamorano, is one of the most exciting up and coming young singers in  today’s operatic realm. She involves the audience with her vocal legato and her powerful, rich and sultry voice  with sparkling top notes.” Jack Gardner. Ms. Zamorano's most distinctive roles include: Lady Billows in Albert  Herring, Principessa in Suor Angelica, Rosina in Il Barbiere di Siviglia, Carmen in Carmen, Cherubino in Le nozze di  Figaro, Leonora in La Favorita, Charlotte in Werther, among others. Youtube-Zamorano 

Grethel Ortiz (Cuba) has appeared in several South  Florida theater productions. She has worked with Martha Picanes, Mirta Medina, Jorge Hernandez, Tania Marti, Ada Bejar,  Nestor Cabell, Grateli’s production of “La Verbena de la Paloma”, and with New Century Dance and Pepe  Dance Companies dancing flamenco, ballet, jazz, hip-hop, salsa and ballroom.