January 14, 2003

Michelle De Young

Michelle De Young
Mezzo-soprano, 2002 Grammy Award Winner

Underwritten by: Sandridge Bank, Schererville, IN

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Internationally acclaimed mezzo soprano Michelle DeYoung returns to her alma mater to perform selections that highlight her lustrous voice. Since attending Calvin in the late 1980s, she has made a name for herself nationally appearing with the Boston, Chicago and Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestras and the New York Philharmonic Orchestra. Overseas she has sung with the Chamber Orchestra of Europe, the BBC Symphony Orchestra and the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra. DeYoung’s most recent recording, Les Troynes, with Sir Colin Davis and the London Symphony Orchestra, won the 2001 Grammy Awards for Best Classical Album and Best Opera Recording. Her program will feature Rossini’s Le Regata Veneziana, Wagner’s Wesendonk Lieder and various selections by Strauss.