Richard Tucker Day

Naumburg Bandshell, Central Park , Central Park Wednesday August 28 2013 19:30
Photograph: James J. Kriegsmann/Richard Tucker Foundation
Richard Tucker

New York honors native son and legendary opera star Richard Tucker—who would have been 100 on Aug 28—with a pair of high-profile concerts. At 2pm, Tucker Foundation grant recipients will sing popular arias at Richard Tucker Square (Broadway at 66th St), and at 7:30pm, Renée Fleming hosts a starry affair at the Naumburg Bandshell, with performances by young rising stars Ailyn Pérez, Jamie Barton, Stephen Costello, Angela Meade, Paul Appleby and Erin Morley.

Venue name: Naumburg Bandshell, Central Park
Address: 72nd St at Fifth Ave
New York
Transport: Subway: 6 to 68th St–Hunter College
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