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Un ballo in maschera: “Eri tu”

Vienna State Opera gala; Miguel Gomez Martinez, conductor. 1979.

Rigoletto: “Cortigiani vil razza dannata”

Concert performance.

Pagliacci: “Si puo”

The Metropolitan Opera; James Levine, conductor. 1978.

About Sherrill

Sherrill Milnes is universally acclaimed as the foremost operatic baritone of his generation. With his powerful voice, commanding stage presence and rugged handsomeness, he achieved the kind of adulation that is usually reserved for tenors. He sang over 650 performances at the Met, where he was honored with sixteen new productions, seven opening nights, and ten national telecasts. As a leading artist in all of the world’s great opera houses, Mr. Milnes performed and recorded with the likes of Domingo, Pavarotti, Caballé, Sutherland, Sills, Horne, Price, and Tebaldi. He is the winner of three Grammy Awards, and the most recorded American singer of his time. In 2008 he received the Opera News Award for Distinguished Achievement.

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Milnes Joins Colleagues to Celebrate Domingo’s 50th Anniversary Concert

“There are some of you that you were at my debut,” he said. “You are the judges. You are the ones that make an artist. So thanks to you I have been coming for a half-century.”

A tenor for most of his life, Domingo switched to baritone parts about a decade ago. He has sung 150 roles, by his count.

“The last 20 years, it seems to me like that they are five,” he said after the ceremony, “Time passes so quickly. One wishes that the time, maybe we can do it in a slow motion now the next years.”

Domingo received a standing ovation of about 2 minutes when introduced. Four famous colleagues were recognized from the audience: Martina Arroyo, Sherrill Milnes, Teresa Stratas and James Morris.

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What’s it like to grow up on a small farm in Illinois only to find yourself, some 20 years later, performing on the stage of the Metropolitan Opera House? And then to travel the world, singing in historic theaters from La Scala in Milan to Vienna, Paris, London, and beyond? Sherrill Milnes tells all in this completely updated, first-time-in-paperback edition of his very successful biography.

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Upcoming Events

  • 29May 2019


    Orlando, FL Cancun Room at the Convention Center at Coronado Springs Resort, Walt Disney World
    Opera legend Sherrill Milnes invites you hear the 2019 Florida VOICE Project artists of VOICExperience in the beautiful Coronado Springs Resort at Walt Disney World. Introduce yourself to a new generation of singers as they sing opera, musical theater and song, hosted by their artistic leader, Milnes himself. Cash Bar Available at Event Door
    Come for the music and stay for a Meet and Greet with the Artists
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  • 30May 2019


    Orlando, FL Cancun Room at the Convention Center at Coronado Springs Resort, Walt Disney World
    You don’t sing over 600 performances at the Met without reaching legendary status. Universally acclaimed as the foremost baritone of his generation, Sherrill Milnes is truly a Master of the operatic art form. A three-time Grammy Award winner, Milnes has sung with the likes of Placido Domingo, Luciano Pavarotti, and Joan Sutherland and is considered a prominent artist of opera’s “Golden Age.”
    Cash Bar Available at Event Door throughout the evening
    We invite you to stay for a book signing by Milnes after the Class.
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  • 31May 2019

    “DINNER AND A MOVIE”: a Festive Buffet & Concert

    Orlando, FL Coronado Springs Resort Convention Center, Yucatan Room

    Enjoy a full evening at the beautiful Coronado Springs Resort with a wonderfully chef-crafted buffet dinner, a cocktail and a concert of opera, musical theatre and song through movie music from Moonstruck to Moana! We’ll even throw in some popcorn in this fun “Dinner Theatre” setting!

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