Thursday, March 3, 2011

Dueling Divas II: Divo Battle! Featuring George Montalbano

George Montalbano, II, tenor, a New Orleans native, received his undergraduate degree from Southeastern Louisiana University and attended graduate school at the University of Illinois at Champaign/Urbana. 
Mr. Montalbano has appeared in over 30 operas and musicals.  He has presented such roles as Lippo Fiorentino in Kurt Weill’s Street Scene, Alfredo in Strauss’ Die Fledermaus, Count Almaviva in Rossini’s Barber of Seville, John the Baptist in Godspell, Ben, the gardener in The Secret Garden, Canio in Leoncavallo’s I Pagliacci, and sung the title role of Albert Herring in Britten’s Albert Herring.
Mr. Montalbano has also performed numerous sacred works.  Some of these works included Schubert’s Mass in C, Mozart’s Requiem, Mozart’s Mass in C-Minor, Haydn’s Lord Nelson Mass, Britten’s Rejoice in the Lamb and Handel’s Messiah.

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