Watch: Music and Conversation With Richard Tucker Award Winner Tamara Wilson

Thursday, October 13, 2016

Tamara Wilson is the winner of the 2016 Richard Tucker Award. Tamara Wilson is the winner of the 2016 Richard Tucker Award. (Aaron Gang)

One of opera’s greatest honors is the Richard Tucker Award we welcomed its newest honoree, soprano Tamara Wilson, to The Greene Space at WQXR for a night of conversation and music.

Wilson was joined by recent Tucker Foundation grant recipients soprano Erin Morley, mezzo-soprano Samantha Hankey and tenor Andrew Stenson. They performed works by Mozart, featuring arias and duets from some of his most beloved operas, including Don GiovanniThe Marriage of Figaro and The Magic Flute. Pianist Brian Zeger, artistic director of Juilliard's Marcus Institute, accompanies. WQXR's Nimet Habachy hosted this intimate evening.

For the past 38 years, the Richard Tucker Award has been granted to an American singer poised on the edge of a major national and international career, with a list of winners that reads like a who's who of American opera stars.

The archive of the event is below:

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Comments [2]

Apparently, Tamara Wilson is comedian Flip Wilson's daughter!!!

Oct. 13 2016 09:03 PM
ANAT KEIDAR

Thank you for this lifestream. I watched with great curiosity.

Oct. 13 2016 08:30 PM

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