Saturday, February 5, 2022, at 3:00 pm
This is an archived event, not part of the current festival.
990 Pelham Pkwy South
Bronx, NY 10461
Bronx Arts Ensemble presents an afternoon of reflection with rising opera singer Markel Reed.
The varied program includes Johannes Brahms, Ben Moore, and Black American treasure Margaret Bonds to brand new arias fresh from the Metropolitan Opera stage's presentation of Fire Shut Up in My Bones by Terence Blanchard.
Markel Reed, a native of Charlotte, North Carolina, has been featured in various concerts, recitals, and performances throughout the U.S., Canada, and Europe
As a passionate conveyor of the operatic repertoire, Mr. Reed is a wonderful interpreter of both the standard, as well as contemporary works.
In 2019, Reed originated the role of "Chester" in the premiere of Terence Blanchard's acclaimed opera Fire Shut up in my Bones with Opera Theatre of Saint Louis. Following this, Mr. Reed had the pleasure of singing in the Metropolitan Opera's Grammy-winning production of Porgy and Bess.