On October 27, Stephen Costello makes an appearance at the 2019 Richard Tucker Gala.
Stephen, the 2009 Richard Tucker Award Winner, joins the annual concert on October 27, held at Carnegie Hall’s Stern Auditorium. Stephen previously received a Career Grant in 2007 and the Sarah Tucker Study Grant in 2006.
The evening also features coloratura soprano Lisette Oropesa, winner of the 2019 Richard Tucker Award, as well as winners of past Richard Tucker Awards and honored guests including sopranos Angel Blue, Ailyn Pérez, and Ermonela Jaho; mezzo-soprano Jamie Barton; tenors Michael Fabiano, Bryan Hymel, and Matthew Polenzani; baritones Lucas Meachem and Artur Ruciński; and bass-baritone Christian Van Horn.
The Gala features iconic arias and ensemble pieces under the direction of James Gaffigan with members of the Metropolitan Opera Orchestra and the New York Choral Society.