An Afternoon of Opera and Musical Theater
Sunday, November 13, 2011, 3:00 pm
Calvary Assembly of God Church
Ronit Widmann-Levy has received accolades for her operatic and concert performances throughout the world. A versatile artist equally at home on both concert and opera stages. Ronit has sung in opera houses and festivals in San Francisco, Chicago, Washington, Tanglewood, Cincinnati, Kentucky, Berlin, Munich, London, Bangkok and Jerusalem.
She sang at the Ravinia Festival in Chicago, the Bath and Dartington Festivals in England, the Jüdische Kulturtage in Berlin, and the America Haus Concert Series in Munich. Ms. Widmann-Levy made her début with the San Francisco Symphony in February 2005 in Schumann’s Das Paradies und die Peri, conducted by Ingo Metzmacher. Since her debut Ronit has regularly performed with Michael Tilson Thomas and the SFS in Carnegie Hall, with the Chicago Symphony Orchestra, and the New World Symphony Orchestra as well as with the Boston Symphony Orchestra.
Ms. Widmann-Levy’s interpretation of Arnold Schoenberg’s Pierrot Lunaire has won praise and she has been invited to perform the piece in Europe and the U.S.A. Ronit is renowned for her interpretation of Ladino romance. In Spring of 2010 she embarked on a world concert tour with Ladino Soul. Ronit Widmann-Levy’s repertory includes the roles of Violetta, Constanza, Madama Butterfly, Micaela, Mimi, Liù, Gilda and Freia. Symphonic works include among others: Carmina Burana, Beethoven’s 9th Symphony, Mahler’s 2nd and 4th Symphonies.