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Join us for a Virtual Concert featuring Jose Sacin. Jose will perform for about 40 minutes and answer your questions. Read more about our performer below. This event is scheduled and hosted by Michelle Kim of Culture Saves.

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Wednesday, July 15, 2020 at noon 



Baritone Jose Sacin returns for a passionate and seductive performance of romantic Latin American favorites!

About the Artist:

Known for his expressive voice of “liquid gold and the stage presence of a lion” (DC Theatre Scene), Peruvian baritone Jose Sacin is one of the leading singers in South America.  He has collaborated with Placido Domingo for a nationally televised performance for Pope Benedict XVI at the Nationals Stadium in Washington, DC, Gregory Buchalter of the Metropolitan Opera, the Chilean soprano Veronica Villaroel, the American soprano Alessandra Marc, Enrique Ricci and Will Crutchfield.  He performed the world premiere of highlights from the newly discovered version of Verdi’s, La Forza del Destino with Philip Gossett at the Caramoor International Festival.

Jose has worked with the Washington National Opera, Opera de Lima, Opera Delaware, IVAI Festival in Tel Aviv, Baltimore Opera, Opera Camerata of Washington, Caramoor Opera Festival, Opera North, Bechstein Concert Series, Choral Arts Society of Washington, Wagner Society of Washington DC, Maryland Opera Society, among others.

He has portrayed the roles of Tonio and Silvio in I Pagliacci, the title roles of Rigoletto and Don Giovanni, Alfio in Cavalleria Rusticana, Valentin in Faust, Danilo in the Merry Widow, Belcore in L’elisir d’amore, the Father in Hansel and Gretel, the Count in Le Nozze di Figaro, Sharpless in Madama Butterfly, Angelotti in Tosca, and Nerone in L’incoronazione di Poppea.

Equally versed in Zarzuela, Jose has performed the role of Don Juan in El Barberillo de Lavapies with the Opera de Lima, Juan in Los Gavilanes with Zarzuela Di Si, Vidal Hernando in Luisa Fernanda, Juan de Eguia in La Tabernera del Puerto, Lamparilla in El Barberillo de Lavapies, and Querubini in El Duo de La Africana.

Jose’s recording of Ariel Ramirez’s Misa Criolla and Navidad Nuestra with the Choral Arts Society of Washington DC for Naxos was awarded a WAMMY for best classical recording of 2007. He has appeared in recitals in Russia, Japan, Costa Rica, Honduras, Venezuela, Bolivia, and Peru and across the United States.


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