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Royce Hall at UCLA
340 Royce Drive Los Angeles, CA 90095
310-825-2101
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“Even if she were not one of the great singers of our day, von Stade could probably draw a full house of people eager just to be in her presence … she’s that enchanting.”—San Francisco Chronicle
“Few voices at any range work as well and are used to better purpose so consistently as Mr. Ramey’s.”—New York Times  

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One of America’s most beloved and admired mezzo-sopranos, von Stade has enriched the world of classical music for three decades. “Polished yet warm, like china under whose thin glaze are painted scenes of extraordinary delicacy … (her singing is) something close to ecstasy” New York Newsday. In a program of chansons from Pauline Viardot and Jacques Ibert as well as selections of American songbook classics from Aaron Copland, George Gershwin, Cole Porter and others. She will be joined by Samuel Ramey, one of music’s reigning interpreters of bass and bass-baritone operatic repertoire.