The Metropolitan Opera. James Levine, conductor. 1979.
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.Read More
Join legendary Sherrill Milnes for an intimate afternoon in Tarpon Springs, Florida on August 28, 2016. Maestro will share a variety of clips from his opera performances, amusing stories about his life and stellar career as well as perspectives on how opera has evolved over the years from his experience. Don’t miss this intimate afternoon with a Florida and the Metropolitan Opera treasure.