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MasterClass Monday: Adam Lambert Performs An Abbreviated Version Of Nessun Dorma


MasterClass Monday: Adam Lambert Performs An Abbreviated Version Of Nessun Dorma

So, hello everyone. After a bit of a hiatus, MasterClass Lady is back in action.

And, what better way to start the New Year, albeit belatedly, than by treating you to Adam Lambert’s abbreviated version of the opera classic, Nessun Dorma.

In a word or two or three – it. is. magnificent.

This talented singer can sing the entire 411 directory. Because who uses a telephone book anymore, right?

But, I digress. This video, featured below, was suggested to me by an MCL reader, Sarah, and was performed at a private event in Florence Italy. Thank you Sarah!

Adam’s technique is spot on and, like a musical chameleon, can change performing styles with ease and professionalism. This is why I have always stressed the importance of technique – no matter which genre of music a singer wishes to pursue. It unveils more performing options for you while ensuring that you have protected your voice via the correct technique.

Enjoy the video everyone. Congratulations Adam.

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Rosanne (Giallonardo) Simunovic began her musical career in Timmins, Ontario. She studied piano with Anne Pizzale and later, at an advanced level, with Soeur Anita Vaugeois (Sister Cecile of Les Soeurs De L’Assomption in Timmins). Her vocal and accompaniment skills were nurtured by her aunt, the late Dorothea Mascioli. When Rosanne graduated from O’Gorman High School, she moved on to the University of Toronto where she continued her piano and vocal studies while attaining a Bachelor of Arts Degree. She was hired as a piano accompanist for several musical companies, most notably, the National Ballet Of Canada. She presently holds an A.R.C.T. Teacher’s Diploma in Voice from the Royal Conservatory of Music in Toronto. Rosanne has studied choral conducting with numerous well known Canadian Conductors, including Wayne Riddell of Montreal, Quebec and the internationally renowned Dr. Elmer Iseler. She has been a founding member of numerous community-based arts organizations: the Timmins Arts Council, later known as Arts & Culture Timmins, the Timmins Symphony Orchestra, and, the Timmins Youth Singers…as well as the TYS Alumnus choir, the Timmins Concert Singers. In 1987, she was also selected to be the conductor of the Timmins Board Of Education Choir, comprised of talented students from Grades 5 to 8. In 1988, she was elected to the Board Of Directors of the Ontario Choral Federation (now known as Choirs Ontario), where she served as Chair of the Festivals Committee for six consecutive seasons. In 1996, in honour of the Ontario Choral Federation’s 25th Anniversary, Rosanne was selected as one of 25 recipients of the OCF’s Distinguished Service Award for outstanding contribution to the choral art. The ceremony was presided by Lieutenant Governor, Hal Jackman. In November 1997, Rosanne Simunovic was selected by the Rotary Club Of Timmins to receive the prestigious Paul Harris Award for her years of dedication to the artistic development of young musical talent in Timmins. In August of 2002, Rosanne Simunovic was selected by the Board Of Directors of Choirs Ontario to serve as Conductor of both the Provincial Junior and Teen Choir Camps, now renamed in honour of the Camp Benefactors, Don and Lillian Wright. In November 2002, Rosanne was the one of the recipients of the Commemorative Medal for the Golden Jubilee of Queen Elizabeth II, honouring her work in the development of the arts in Timmins. Under Rosanne Simunovic’s direction, the Timmins Youth Singers and the Timmins Concert Singers have been featured in numerous choral festivals and performing opportunities outside of Timmins. In 1985, they were selected to partici

7 Responses to “MasterClass Monday: Adam Lambert Performs An Abbreviated Version Of Nessun Dorma”

  1. No question about it, the man can sing!

    I find it very interesting that when he sang opera (known for vocal acrobatics), he sang it very simply–the opposite of what he does with rock and pop. Lovely!

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  2. Yes. He stayed true to the melodic line. I love it.

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  3. Glad to see you back… Adam is a true vocalist. He blew me away while on American Idol and he continues today. He honored Cher at the Kennedy.Center honors with his rendition of Cher’s biggest hit Believe, and brought not only Cher to tears but myself. He is vocal perfection..

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  4. Hey Richard. Nice to see you back here. Adam is just exceptional. His vocal technique and artistry are impeccable.

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  5. Hi, Adam Lambert has released a new song called feel something can you please review it Thankyou 🙂

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  6. I meant to add a blog entry re his phenomenal performance on the Oscars. Will review the new song ASAP

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  7. Thankyou very much looking forward to it 🙂

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