by Chris Hale
15 September 2008

   The annual Richard Tucker Music Foundation Gala is scheduled to take place on October 26, 2008 at Avery Fisher Hall at Lincoln Center Plaza. This year, the gala event will have another wonderful selection of Metropolitan Opera voices celebrating with the Richard Tucker Music Foundation. Among the scheduled performers include: Marcello Giordani, Susan Graham, Bryn Terfel, Hei-Kyung Hong, Sondra Radvanovsky, Piotr Beczala, Ruxandra Donose, Zeljko Lucic, Dimitri Pittas, and Lawrence Brownlee. The evening concert will include members of the Metropolitan Opera Orchestra and the New York Choral Society under the baton of conductor Patrick Summers. The gala event will also include two special guest stars, Kelli O’Hara and Paulo Szot, from the cast of the popular smash hit musical South Pacific
    Several options of ticket prices to the Richard Tucker Music Foundation Gala are available from $25.00 up to $1,000. In addition, tickets to the post-concert gala dinner which is held on the promenade of Avery Fisher Hall are still available. Visit The Richard Tucker Music Foundation for more information or call CenterCharge at 212–721–6500.