Tenor Kirk Dougherty to Perform in Owego March 20th


The Concert “Opera and Song” will be presented on March 20th at the First Presbyterian Union Church in Owego.
The performance starts at 3PM.
For this month’s “Always on Sunday” concert, The Tioga County Council on the Arts presents Kirk Dougherty, Tenor and Resident Artist with Tri-Cities Opera.
Kirk will be singing a variety of songs from his extensive repertoire during this afternoon of “Opera & Song”.
Dougherty has appeared in oratorio, opera and concert performances in the US and Europe, with numerous musical organizations like Tri-Cities Opera of Binghamton, Bronx Opera, the Dell’Arte Opera Ensemble, and Opera Rochester.
Mr. Dougherty is a Resident Artist at Tri-Cities Opera in Binghamton, and has recently performed the roles of Ferrando in Cosi fan tutte and Alfredo in Verdi’s La Traviata with Tri-Cities Opera.
In April and May, he will sing the title role in Offenbach’s Les Contes D’Hoffmann with TCO.
His operatic repertoire includes over 30 tenor roles, from the more standard Ferrando (Cosi fan Tutte), Don Ottavio (Don Giovanni), Elvino (La Sonnambula), Alfredo (La Traviata), Nemorino (L’Elisir d’Amore), and Rodolfo (La Boheme), to such challenging roles as Valere in Kirke Mechem’s Tartuffe and the varying tenor characters of Conrad Susa’s daring Transformations.
His concert repertoire includes the Evangelist in Bach’s masterpieces, the St. Matthew Passion and St. John Passion, Britten’s Serenade for Tenor, Horn & Strings, and the Mozart Requiem.
This performance is sponsored by Dr. and Mrs. Delos Aumock,with support from the Cooper Foundation and the Tioga County Senior Citizens Foundation.

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