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Private Concert in Your NYC Home by MET Opera Bass Keith Miller & Soprano Melissa Zapin Plus Tickets & Backstage Tours at the MET

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Donated by: Melissa Zapin and Keith Miller

Bring the Metropolitan Opera to your New York City home with a private concert by Metropolitan Opera bass, Keith Miller and soprano, Melissa Zapin. Also, enjoy tickets and backstage tours for Un Ballo in Maschera and Carmen at the Metropolitan Opera during the the 2014/2015 season. 

Melissa Zapin's extraordinary gifts have been showcased in concerts on international stages, and have won her honors around the globe. She has been a finalist at the Hungarian Musical Arts Festival, and was hand picked by famed tenor Marcello Giordani to accompany him as solo soprano at both the Fresno Grand Opera House and Dayton Ohio Opera Star Gala. She has appeared on stages throughout Europe and the US, making her Carnegie Hall debut as solo soprano in Mozart’s Vesperae Solennes de Consessore and returning in John Rutter’s Mass of the Children. Showcasing her versatility, Zapin recently starred in a sold-out operatic concert at the legendary Feinstein’s at the Loews Regency New York. Zapin has enjoyed an active and diverse career as an in-demand voice over artist and actress, appearing on television in hit shows such as Elementary and Sex in the City.

Keith Miller trades in football playbook for the roster of the Metropolitan Opera. He has thrived in both worlds, going from the gridiron to one of opera's most prestigious stages, the Metropolitan Opera. In opera terms, his rise has been meteoric. In less than six years as a professional singer, Miller has drawn on his powerfully resonant rumble of a voice, sculpted physique and astounding athleticism to put his stamp on operatic productions old and new. Miller has sung in over 200 performances at the Metropolitan Opera, appeared in numerous HD Met Opera productions broadcast to movie theaters in 46 countries, and increasingly performs on the concert stage. Opera News has hailed his "smoldering presence and sharp, booming delivery" and called him an "artist to watch."

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  • Valid for 25 people.
  • Participant must be at least 21.
  • Meet and greet will be in a group setting.
  • The winner may take a photo.
  • The winner can take something small to be signed.
  • Limited to Manhattan.
  • Venue or home must have a piano.
  • Artists will provide their personal accompanist.
  • Dates of performance subject to artists’ availability.
  • Cannot be resold or re-auctioned.
  • To be scheduled at a mutually agreed upon date.
  • Blackout dates may apply.
  • Travel and accommodations are not included.
  • Must be used by 4/1/15.
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NY Sun Works - The Greenhouse Project
Improving environmental science in urban schools through state-of-the-art hydroponic greenhouse science labs.
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