Tuesday, July 30
10 - 11 a.m.
Internationally acclaimed soprano Kaori Williams has captured the hearts of audiences around the world with her charming stage presence and the unique beauty of her soprano voice. Met with particular praise for her role as Cio Cio-san in Madame Butterfly as well as Liu in Turandot, Williams has performed on three continents: Europe (Amsterdam), Asia (Tokyo), and North America (Memphis and Minneapolis). She is a recipient of the Judge’s Special Award at the Bellini International Competition in Sicily and her repertoire includes Japanese, English, French, Italian, German, and Spanish works, including concertos and oratorio. Williams will perform with the China Philharmonic Orchestra and Guangzhou Symphony with renowned Maestro Massimo Zanetti in January 2014 and locally with the Northbrook Symphony Orchestra in December 2013.
Following the concert, enjoy an introduction to horticultural therapy and a tour of the Buehler Enabling Garden.