Live from Hochstein: The Art of Coloratura

Live from Hochstein: The Art of Coloratura

Wed, 11/28/2012 - 12:10pm - 12:50pm

Soprano Soo Yeon Kim

Soprano Soo Yeon Kim demonstrates the art of Coloratura singing, with music by Handel, Mozart, Bellini, R. Strauss, Debussy, and Douglas Moore.
WXXI and Hochstein School of Music and Dance present soprano Soo Yeon Kim and pianist Sarah Rhee-Tirre on November 28th, 2012 at 12:10 p.m. on Classical 91.5, 90.3, and streaming online at

Soo Yeon Kim is currently an associate professor of music at Nazareth College of Rochester, New York. A winner of the Metropolitan Opera National Council's Audition, San Francisco Opera, and the Bel Canto Opera Competition, Dr. Kim has been a leading coloratura soprano with many opera companies across the United States, Europe, and Asia.

Hosted by Classical 91.5's Mona Seghatoleslami, Live from Hochstein is the longest running live broadcast concert series in Western New York. Broadcast live from the Hochstein Performance Hall (50 North Plymouth Ave. in Rochester), the series presents performances by some of the finest artists from the Rochester area’s musical community. Each of these free “brown bag” concerts runs from 12:10-12:50 p.m., giving downtown business people, teachers, families, students and friends an opportunity to enjoy classical music during their lunch hour.

Live from Hochstein repeats that same day at 10 p.m. on Classical 91.5, 90.3, and streaming online at

To learn more about the series, and to see a complete schedule of performances, visit