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Flicka and Friends, with Angela among guests - April 20th

This ad appeared in the April issue of Opera News
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Metropolitan Opera Guild Pays Tribute to Beloved American Mezzo Frederica von Stade
Two Days Before Her Farewell Recital at Carnegie Hall


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Flicka and Friends – A Loving Tribute to Frederica von Stade,” The Guild’s 75th Annual Luncheon takes Place at New York’s Waldorf-Astoria on Tuesday, April 20.
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On Tuesday, April 20, two days before bidding farewell to her New York fans in a concert at Carnegie Hall, the beloved mezzo-soprano Frederica von Stade will be honored at the Metropolitan Opera Guild’s 75th annual luncheon. With “Flicka and Friends – A Loving Tribute to Frederica von Stade,” the Guild will gather together colleagues and friends to salute the legendary artist in the Grand Ballroom of the Waldorf-Astoria, with a musical tribute by baritone Thomas Hampson and spoken tributes by some of Flicka’s long-time colleagues and friends, including baritone Vladimir Chernov, stage and screen actress Tyne Daly, mezzo-soprano Marilyn Horne, soprano Evelyn Lear, and baritone Richard Stilwell.
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Among the many artists who will be there to help celebrate Flicka are Lucine Amara, Martina Arroyo, Barry Banks, Harolyn Blackwell, Rockwell Blake, Lawrence Brownlee, Chris Brubeck, Angela Gheorghiu, Marvin Hamlisch, Kristine Jepson, John Macurdy, Terrence McNally, Mildred Miller, Regina Resnik, Julius Rudel, Benita Valente, and James Valenti.
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