Five Songs for Soprano & String Quartet by Karl Weigl will be performed on Friday, July 27th at the Caroga Lake Music Festival in upstate New York. This concert takes place at the Caroga Chapel and features a mixture of classical and jazz music. These songs will be performed by Soprano Jeannie Im. It is a cycle of songs in German that has been widely performed around the world, including Carnegie Hall (Renee Fleming).
Caroga Lake Music Festival is a five-week summer music festival in the Adirondacks offering a series of free performances and community outreach programs in the upstate New York region and beyond. Attracting thousands of audiences locally and nationwide, Caroga Lake Music Festival is dedicated to increasing accessibility to chamber music, cultivating creative and interactive experiences and showcasing some of the world’s top professional artists from the U.S. and abroad.
Soprano Jeannie Im has performed extensively in operas and concerts in the U.S. and throughout Europe. She was recently noted by Opera News for her “gorgeous line and touching intensity”as Fiordiligi. Her operatic roles performed include Queen of the Night, Fiordiligi, Sophie (Der Rosenkavalier), Cleopatra, Zerlina, and Pamina. She has sung at the Teatro dell’Opera di Roma, Altenburger Musikfestival, Elysium Festival Bernried, Bel Canto at Caramoor, California Music Festival, among other venues.