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Anthony Roth Costanzo in performance

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Anthony Roth Costanzo and pianist Bryan Wagorn are all smiles at the Folly Theater, December 2021

We take you inside Kansas City's historic Folly Theater for a recent Harriman-Jewell Series performance by renowned countertenor Anthony Roth Costanzo. We'll hear works by Henry Purcell, Benjamin Britten, Hector Berlioz and George Gershwin. Plus, we'll hear Costanzo perform both parts to a famous Mozart duet.


Anthony Roth Costanzo, countertenor
Bryan Wagorn, piano


"One Charming Night" from The Fairy Queen Z. 629
by Henry Purcell

"The Foggy, Foggy Dew"
Trad. arr. by Bejanmin Britten

Fearsome This Night from Wolf-in-Skins
by Gregory Spears

Les nuits d'ete, Op. 7
by Hector Berlioz

The Man I Love
I Got Rhythm
by George Gershwin

"Crudel! Perche finora" from Le nozze di Figaro, K. 492
by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

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Anthony Roth Costanzo and Bryan Wagorn receive a standing ovation in the Folly Theater, December 2021.

Our thanks to the staff of the Harriman-Jewell Series for their assistance.

Learn more at hjseries.org.

An in depth interview with Anthony Roth Costanzo on Classical KC can be heard here, and you learn more about him at anthonyrothcostanzo.com.

Brooke Knoll is the digital audience specialist and on-air host for Classical KC. You can reach her at brooke@classicalkc.org.
Sam Wisman is a Senior Producer for 91.9 Classical KC and a backup announcer for KCUR 89.3. Email him at samwisman@classicalkc.org.