Come enjoy an exciting night of classical crossover music at Ferguson Hall, provided by the singing talents of the stunning Katherine Jenkins, joined by the up-and-coming star, Nathan Pacheco. Ms. Jenkins and Mr. Pacheco will be gracing listeners’ ears with opera, Broadway, and pop favorites, supported by an orchestra. Seats are limited, so be sure to buy your tickets today. This will be an evening you will not want to miss. Katherine and Nathan have the ability to straddle the line between classical and popular sounds. The audience will be astounded by their professionalism and authentic sound.
The stunning Ms. Jenkins is a Welsh-born mezzo-soprano and is Britain’s all-time best-selling classical artist. You may recognize her as the runner-up from Dancing with the Stars. Ms. Jenkins’ charisma and superior singing ability will enchant the audience. Along with Nathan Pacheco, and American-born tenor who has excelled as a composer and singer, Jenkins will treat you to a night of music you will not forget.
Ms. Jenkins was classically trained at the Royal School of Church Music, continuing with her interest in spiritual music. As a member of the National Youth Choir of Wales, Katherine won Welsh Choirgirl of the Year contest and furthered her study at the Royal Academy of Music, and impressively learned French, Italian, Russian, and German. Ms. Jenkins’s studio albums have reached number one on the classical charts in Britain between 2004 and 2008 and have sold over 4 million copies.
Nathan Pacheco is of Brazilian decent and was born in Virginia. Mr. Pacheco is one of America’s fast-rising stars in the classical crossover genre. After graduating from Brigham Young University and excelling in its music program, Mr. Pacheco furthered his education abroad in Europe and South America. Mr. Pacheco’s music is influenced by his travels to South America and an immersion in his Brazilian culture. Nathan is able to speak and compose music in English, Portuguese, Italian, and Spanish. Mr. Pacheco has contributed additional music and lyrics to many of Yanni’s popular songs and has toured with Yanni on a 100 concert journey throughout Canada, USA, and Latin America.
The two performers are not strangers to one another. Ms. Jenkins and Mr. Pacheco wooed crowds when they performed together in 2011. Join them for another memorable night on Friday, March 1, at 8 p.m. This is expected to be one of Tampa’s premier musical events of the season.
Louise Lykes Ferguson Hall is an elegant venue best suited for plays, musical concerts and dance events. The hall is a stunning setting for a musical concert and audiences are lapped in luxuriously comfortable seating. Ferguson Hall accommodates with orchestra seating, as well as two curving balconies, of which the design results in an intimate, yet spacious area. You will be wowed by the comfort and sound quality that exists within the venue.
Regularly priced tickets start at $100. More ticket information can be found by visiting http://tampaclassical.com. Be sure to register to receive offers and news each week. You can also follow us on Facebook and Twitter. Or share the content and events that interest you with your friends in family on your own social media.