13 Jan 2006

For the Young Faces of Opera, a Night to Show Off in Style


tucker_richard_small.jpgBy BERNARD HOLLAND [NY Times, 13 January 2006]

One thinks of young opera singers in two ways: what they are or what they might be. Being and becoming alternated in the group marching on and off the Alice Tully Hall stage on Wednesday night. This was the so-called Rising Stars Concert put on by the Richard Tucker Music Foundation. The foundation helps young talent while remembering the eminent American tenor who died in 1975.