On Tuesday, April 18 at 7:00 p.m. the Gamble House will host an intimate concert in the Living Room of the historic home.
Graycen Gardner, soprano will be accompanied by Dongeui Park on piano in a program of classical and Broadway music.
Graycen Gardner, is currently in her second year of pursuing a Master of Music degree in Vocal Arts from the Thornton School of Music. She is a voice student of Elizabeth Hynes. Originally from Mequon, Wisconsin, Graycen is a graduate of Lawrence University, where she earned a Bachelor of Music in Vocal Performance and a Bachelor of Arts in English. Graycen’s operatic roles in productions at Lawrence include Florence Pike in Albert Herring, Rose Maurrant in Street Scene, and Laurie Moss in The Tender Land. She has also been a featured soloist in the Lawrence Conservatory’s “Kaleidoscope” concert and performed in the Opera Buffs’ Performers’ Showcase last month. In addition to portraying Margarita Xirgu in the Thornton School of Music’s production of Ainadamar this past fall, Graycen performed the role of Vitellia last season in Thornton’s production of La clemenza di Tito. She will be graduating from USC with her Masters of Music this spring, and this summer she will be attending the Taos Opera Institute.
Dongeui Park, maintains a highly active career as a chamber musician and collaborative pianist. He was trained as a solo pianist at the Yewon, Seoul Arts High School, and the Yonsei University in Korea. During his years in Korea, he performed at the Seoul Arts center and the Sejong Arts Center, collaborating with great musicians. He also performed at the Berliner Philharmonie Kammer Saal and Carnegie Weill Hall. He has been awarded the Ministry of Education & Human Resources Development Award and has worked with numerous orchestras and choirs since graduating from the Yonsei University. Mr. Park is currently studying with Kevin Fitz-Gerald at the USC Thornton School of Music.
The program features music by Gaetano Donizetti, Claude Debussy, Jake Heggie, Ned Rorem, Kurt Weill,, George Forrest, Robert Wright, and Jacques Offenbach.
The evening will begin with a pre-performance reception on the Gamble House terrace at 6:30 p.m.
Tickets are $100.00 and $75.00/members. For tickets or more information call 844-325-0812 or visit www.gamblehouse.org/music.
The Gamble House is located at 4 Westmoreland Place, Pasadena.