Deborah Lifton, Charis Dimaras to provide a taste of the opera

Deborah Lifton
Deborah Lifton

Concert: Rieth Chamber Series: Deborah Lifton, Soprano, and Charis Dimaras, Piano
Date and Time: Sunday, Jan. 22, 2017, 4 p.m.
Location: Goshen College Music Center’s Rieth Recital Hall
Tickets: $10

Soprano Deborah Lifton and pianist Charis Dimaras will perform on Sunday, Jan. 22 at 4 p.m. in Goshen College Music Center’s Rieth Recital Hall as part of the Rieth Chamber Series.

Endowed with a rich, warm and expressively direct lyric coloratura voice, Lifton is emerging as one of today’s most compelling performers of contemporary American opera and song. Winner of the Joy in Singing Competition, Lifton’s work has been honored by the National Federation of Music Clubs, the David Adams Art Song Competition and the Hellenic Foundation. Ms. Lifton has performed at the Avignon Opera (France), Szeged National Theater (Hungary) and at Merkin Hall (New York).

Charis Dimaras

Lifton will be joined by Charis Dimaras, a Greek pianist and conductor who is noted for his diverse musicality, appearing as recital soloist, collaborator and concerto soloist with orchestras throughout Europe, Turkey, Russia, Brazil, China, Canada and the United States.

His awards include top prizes in the Conferenza Musicale Mediterranea, Palma d’Oro International Chamber Music Competition, BBC Young Musician of the Year 1990 Competition and the Artists International Distinguished Artists Award.