The University of Iowa
Renee Fleming
Andrew Eccles/ Decca

Renée Fleming

Presented by
Adult: $80 | $70 | $50
College Student: $72 | $10 | $10
Youth: $40 | $10 | $10

This performance is a Group I event - a 20% discount is applied when five or more Hancher events are purchased at the same time. 

Saturday, October 8, 2016, 7:30 pm

Known as “the people’s diva,” Renée Fleming possesses one of the most beautiful and beloved voices in the world. She has performed on the great stages across the globe, and as one of the first performers on the new Hancher stage, she will enchant you with her peerless soprano voice in this recital performance.


Renée Fleming, soprano and Hartmut Höll, pianist

Massenet: C'est Thais, l'idole fragile, from Thaïs
Saint-Saëns: Soirée en mer 
Straus: Je t'aime quand même, from Les Trois Valses
Schumann: Frauenliebe und -leben, Op. 42


Tosti: Aprile 
Donaudy: O del mio amato ben  
Boito: L’altra notte in fondo al mare, from Mefistofele 
Leoncavallo: Mattinata 
Ponce: Estrellita
Gómez: La Morena de mi copla
Rodgers & Hammerstein: three songs from The King and I

Season Sponsor: WEST MUSIC

Event Sponsors:
George A. and Barbara J. Grilley
William Matthes and Alicia Brown-Matthes
Arthur and Ginger Nowak
Tim Terry and Gretchen Rice


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Daily Iowan - Thursday, October 6, 2016
Legendary operatic soprano Renée Fleming will perform on Hancher’s stage Saturday night. rom Carnegie Hall to the Vienna Philharmonic, lyric soprano Renée Fleming has entranced audiences with her distinct timbre and vocal range capable of reaching dazzling altitudes.

Individuals with disabilities are encouraged to attend all University of Iowa sponsored events. If you are a person with a disability who requires a reasonable accommodation in order to participate in this program, please contact Hancher in advance at (319) 335-1160.