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3/18/2010 Vol. , Issue 2 Contact Us
QUALITY OF LIFE

Free Classical Music Concerts
The El Paso Public Library and the Piatigorsky Foundation present internationally renowned soprano Raquela Sheeran accompanied by Efi Hackmey in a series of five concerts at Public Library facilities in March. The concerts are free and open to the public.Ms. Sheeran has performed with Central City Opera, Chautauqua Opera, Deutsche Oper Berlin, Giessen Theater, Mannheim Theater, Chamber Opera Vienna, Graz Opera, Teatro Verdi in Sassari, Sardinia, Gran Teatre del Liceu in Barcelona, New Israeli Opera in Tel Aviv and with the Glyndebourne Opera Festival in England.  She has been featured in concerts and recitals throughout Spain, Italy, Germany, Austria, Israel, and in the United States in North Carolina, Oklahoma, Maryland, Washington State, Washington D.C., New York, Pennsylvania, California, Louisiana, Texas, Rhode Island, Colorado, New Jersey, New Mexico and Florida. 
 
Ms. Sheeran was a winner of numerous national and international vocal competitions.  A native of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania of Moroccan-Israeli descent, she earned a Bachelor of Music Degree from the Esther Boyer College of Music at Temple University, a Master of Music Degree from the Manhattan School of Music in vocal performance, and completed her training as a young artist at The Juilliard School Opera Center.
 
Mr. Hackmey has appeared in the United States and Europe, including concerts in Weill Recital Hall at Carnegie Hall, New York City; Wiener Saal, Mozarteum, Salzburg, Austria; Hochschule für Musik Franz Liszt, Weimar, Germany among many other performances.
 
All concerts are free and open to the public.  For more information visit www.elpasolibrary.org or call 543-5468.
 
Friday, March 19 at 4:00 PM
Richard Burges Branch, 9600 Dyer
 
Saturday, March 20 at 1:30 PM
Westside Branch, 125 Belvidere
 
Saturday, March 20 at 4:30 PM
Judge Marquez Branch, 610 N. Yarbrough
 
Sunday, March 21 at 2:30 PM
Main Library, 501 N. Oregon
 
Thursday, March 25 at 9:00 AM
Canutillo HS Library, 6675 S. Dessert Blvd.



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