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Renée Fleming, soprano
José Luis Gomez, conductor

Richard Strauss: Four Last Songs
Ruggero Leoncavallo: “Musette svaria sulla bocca viva” from La Bohème
Giacomo Puccini: “O mio babbino caro” from Gianni Schicchi
Friedrich von Flotow: “’Tis the Last Rose of Summer” from Martha
Alexandre Desplat: “You’ll Never Know” from The Shape of Water
John Kander: “Love and Love Alone/Winter” from The Visit
Björk: All is Full of Love
Rogers & Hammerstein: “You’ll Never Walk Alone” from Carousel

  • Soprano Renée Fleming captivates audiences with her sumptuous voice, consummate artistry, and compelling stage presence
  • Awarded the National Medal of Arts by President Obama, America’s highest honor for an individual artist
  • Senator John McCain personally asked her to sing “Danny Boy” at his memorial service
  • First classical artist ever to sing “The Star-Spangled Banner” at the Super Bowl (2014)
  • First woman in the 125-year history of the Metropolitan Opera to solo headline an opening night gala
  • In 2018 earned a Tony Award nomination for her Broadway musical debut in a major revival of Rodgers and Hammerstein’s Carousel

“Each song is a world. Each song is a story.”

– Renée Fleming

Sponsored by:
Connie Hillman Family Foundation
In partnership with Tucson Desert Song Festival