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A.I. Lack Series Masterclass: Sergei Leiferkus, baritone

Thursday, November 30, 2023

7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

The A.I. Lack Series proudly presents a voice masterclass with internationally-renowned operatic star, Sergei Leiferkus, baritone. Mr. Leiferkus appears Friday, December 1 with the Moores School Symphony Orchestra in Rachmaninoff’s The Bells.

Sergei Leiferkus is considered one of the world’s most renowned performing artists. His ability to convey both nobility and evil makes him most noted for roles such as Scarpia in Tosca, Iago in Otello, Rangoni in Boris Godunov, Telramund in Lohengrin and Alberich in Der Ring des Nibelungen.

He has appeared at opera houses throughout the world, among them the Royal Opera House Covent Garden; the Vienna State Opera; the Opéra Bastille, Paris; La Scala, Milan; Deutsche Oper Berlin; San Francisco Opera; the Metropolitan Opera, New York; Lyric Opera of Chicago; Palau de les Arts, Valencia; De Nationale Opera, Amsterdam; Teatro Colon, Buenos Aires; and at the Edinburgh, Bregenz, Salzburg and Glyndebourne Festivals.

On the concert podium he has appeared with orchestras such as the London Symphony, Boston Symphony and Montreal Symphony, the New York Philharmonic, National Symphony Orchestra Washington DC and Philadelphia Orchestra under conductors including Claudio Abbado, Valery Gergiev, Lorin Maazel, James Levine, Bernard Haitink, Vladimir Ashkenazy, Zubin Mehta, Riccardo Muti, Seiji Ozawa, Kent Nagano, Leonard Slatkin, Vladimir Jurowski, Kurt Masur and Sir Georg Solti.


Sergei Leiferkus
Dudley Recital Hall University of Houston