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Performance by University Choir, HKUSTSU - Overture

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Performers

Dr Isaac Droscha, conductor
University Choir, HKUSTSU

PROGRAM

  1. Thomas Greaves - Come Away, sweet love

  2. Morten Johannes Lauridsen - Dirait-on

  3. John Rutter - Open Thou Mine Eyes

  4. Ko Matsushita - Lights

  5. Jake Runestad - Please Stay

  6. Stephen Sondheim - No one is alone

  7. 石青如 - 如果明天就是下一生

  8. Stephen Schwartz - When you believe


ARTIST BIOGRAPHY

Dr Isaac Droscha, conductor

Isaac Droscha is an operatic Bass-Baritone who has performed numerous roles with various regional companies in the United States, including the Des Moines Metro Opera, Opera New Jersey and Arbor Opera Theater, for which he is currently serving as a board member. He has also worked for Michigan Opera Theater in Detroit and The Motor City Lyric Opera on Wheels, and most recently performed as Escamillio in Musica Viva’s production of The Story of Carmen in Hong Kong and as Leporello in a production of The Story of Carmen in Hong Kong and as Leoporello in a production of Don Giovanni at the Estates Theater in Prague, CZ. Other major roles from his repertoire include the title roles in Rossini’s ll barbiere di Siviglia and Mozart’s Le Nozze di Figaro, the Musik Lehrer in Stauss’ Ariadne auf Naxos, Nick Shadow in Stravinsky’s The Rake’s Progress, and Dr. Falke in Strauss’ Die Fledermaus.

He is also a prolific concert performer of oratorio and art song and has performed roles in Handel’s Messiah, Faure’s Reqiuem, Mozart’s Reqiuem, and Hayden’s The Creation. He has sung as a soloist with the Great Lakes Chamber Orchestra, the Ann Arbor Symphonette, The Pro Arte Orchestra of Hong Kong. He received fellowships and Scholarships from the University of Northern lowa and the University of Michigan for Study. He performs recitals regularly in the United States, Russia, and Hong Kong, and is a frequent collaborator with Hong Kong MusicaViva.

Isaac received his Doctorate in Vocal Performance from the University of Michigan and is a member of the academic fraternities Pi Kappa Lambda and Phi Kappa Phi.


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