Master Class: Two Voices Joined in Song
Cook Recital Hall, Music Building
James Morris, bass-baritone and Susan Quittmeyer, mezzo-soporano
Two voices—joined in song come to MSU to share their expertise and insights with our students. Please join us to see them in action with our young artists.
- 11:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 2, Cook Recital Hall. Free and open to the public.
- 1:30 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. Friday, Feb. 3, Cook Recital Hall. Free to MSU students, faculty, and staff.
James Morris, bass-baritone
Legendary bass-baritone James Morris is world famous for his performances in opera, concert, recital, and recording. With a repertoire including works by Wagner, Verdi, Puccini, Offenbach, Stravinsky, Mussorgsky, Mozart, Gounod and Britten, Mr. Morris has performed in virtually every international opera house and has appeared with the major orchestras of Europe and the United States. Considered one of the greatest interpreters of the role of Wotan in Wagner's Der Ring des Nibelungen, Mr. Morris has appeared in this role at the Metropolitan. See more.
Susan Quittmeyer, mezzo-soprano
Susan Quittmeyer is a mezzo-soprano who has performed in America, Europe, Japan and more. She has performed in operas, with orchestras and at recitals, and she has in appeared regularly with the Metropolitan Opera and San Francisco Opera companies. Known for her speciality in pants roles, Quittmeyer made her 1987 Metropolitan Opera debut portraying the role of Nicklausse Les Contes D’Hoffmann, which was telecast on PBS. Among the other roles she sang at the Metropolitan Opera were Dorabella in Così Fan Tutte, Idamante in Idomeneo, Cherubino in Le Nozze di Figaro, Siebel in Faust and Varvara in a new production of Katya Kabanova. See more.