April 01, 2012 — Coral Gables, FL — Grammy winning soprano Phyllis Bryn-Julson will present a free vocal master class on Friday, April 6 at 12:30 p.m. in Clarke Recital Hall at the L. Austin Weeks Center for Recording and Performance. Her appearance is sponsored by University of Miami President Donna Shalala.
Recognized as one of the most authoritative interpreters of vocal music of the 20th century, Phyllis Bryn-Julson commands a remarkable repertoire of literature spanning several centuries. Bryn-Julson collaborated with Pierre Boulez and the Ensemble Intercontemporaine for much of her career, taking her to numerous festivals worldwide. With over 100 recordings and CD's to her credit, Ms. Bryn-Julson's performance of Erwartung by Schönberg (Simon Rattle conducting) won the 1995 best opera Grammaphone Award. Her recording of the opera Il Prigioniero by Dallapiccola won the Prix du Monde. She has been nominated twice for Grammy awards; one for best opera recording (Erwartung), and best vocalist (Ligeti Vocal Works). She has appeared with every major European and North American symphony orchestras under many of the leading conductors such as Esa-Pekka Salonen, Simon Rattle, Pierre Boulez, Leonard Slatkin, Leonard Bernstein, Claudio Abbado, Seiji Ozawa, Zubin Mehta, Gunther Schuller, and Erich Leinsdorf.
Please note: Parking is by permit only in the lot near the music campus at this hour of day. Metered parking is readily available along San Amaro Drive.
Handicapped parking is available on Miller Drive in front of Gusman Hall.
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