Baritone Randie Blooding will offer a free faculty recital in collaboration with pianist Kathy Hansen on Friday, January 28, at 8:15 pm in the Hockett Family Recital Hall of the James J. Whalen Center for Music.
Music of Leoncavallo, Butterworth, Massenet, Verdi, Strauss, and Bernstein is on the program.
Blooding has performed with many opera companies nationwide, including companies in Columbus, Dallas, Fort Worth, Nashville, the Bronx, Virginia, Pittsburgh, Palm Springs, Colorado, and Ithaca. Among his oratorio credits is a recording of the Sea Symphony of Ralph Vaughan Williams with the Atlanta Civic Chorus. He has performed more than 200 recitals in 35 states and Canada.
Contributed by Erik Kibelsbeck