October 25, 2012
Mezzo-soprano Laurie Rubin will sing standards and pop classics TONIGHT AT 7:30PM at Dixon Place, accompanied on the piano by her partner, Jenny Taira.
161A Chystie Street (between Rivington and Delancey)
Laurie will also be discussing her new memoir, Do You Dream in Color?, about her experiences growing up blind and becoming an internationally acclaimed opera singer.
Blind since birth, mezzo-soprano Laurie Rubin recently received high praise from New York Times chief classical music critic Anthony Tommasini, who wrote that she possesses “compelling artistry,” “communicative power,” and that her voice displays “earthy, rich and poignant qualities.” Ms. Rubin has performed concerts of new music with the Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center, and has performed numerous roles, including lead role of Karen inThe Rat Land by Gordon Beeferman with New York City Opera, Penelope in Monteverdi’s The Return of Ulysses, and the title role in Rossini’s “La Cenerentola.”