HOT Debut – Frederica von Stade
“One of America’s finest artists and singers.” – The New York Times
The Hawaii Opera Theatre is thrilled to bring to Hawaii one of opera’s greatest stars, Frederica von Stade, in the HOT production of Jake Heggie’s Three Decembers. Ms. von Stade makes her HOT Debut in what the Houston Chronicle called “the role of a lifetime” for the artist when she created the role in 2008.
See the legend for yourself! Three Decembers will perform on Oahu at the Hawaii Theatre Center (March 24, 25, & 26).
Three Decembers will also be performed on the Big Island at Kahilu Theatre (March 29), Kauai at Kauai Community College (March 31), and Maui at the Maui Arts & Cultural Center (April 1).
Tickets for Three Decembers are available as follows
- Oahu: HOT Box Office – HawaiiOpera.Org, 808.596.7858
- The Big Island: Kahilu Theatre – KahiluTheatre.Org, 808.885.6868
- Kauai: HOT Box Office – Tickets.HawaiiOpera.Org, 808.596.7858, Banana Patch Studios, Kauai Music & Sound, Scotty’s Music, Island Soap & Candleworks, Hawaiian Music Hut
- Maui: Maui Arts & Cultural Center – MauiArts.Org, 808.242.SHOW
About Frederica von Stade
Recognized as one of the most beloved musical figures of our time, Frederica von Stade has enriched the world of classical music for three decades with her appearances in opera, concert, and recital. The mezzo-soprano is well known to audiences around the world through her numerous featured appearances on television including several PBS specials and “Live from Lincoln Center” telecasts. She has made over sixty recordings with every major label, including complete operas, aria albums, symphonic works, solo recital programs, and popular crossover albums. Her recordings have garnered six Grammy nominations, two Grand Prix du Disc awards, the Deutsche Schallplattenpreis, Italy’s Premio della Critica Discografica, and “Best of the Year” citations by Stereo Review and Opera News. Miss von Stade was awarded France’s highest honor in the Arts when she was appointed as an officer of L’Ordre des Arts et des Lettres, and in 1983 she was honored with an award given at The White House by President Reagan in recognition of her significant contribution to the arts.