Songs of the Supernatural
featuring Kate Kostopoulos, soprano
Brendon Shapiro, piano
Sponsored by The City of Salem, Creative Salem and Salem Main Streets
Kate Kostopoulos (soprano) is from Boston, Massachusetts and has been pursing vocal performance for the past six years and simultaneously maintaining a career in Arts Administration. She is recent graduate of the Cleveland Institute of Music where she received her Master of Music degree in Vocal Performance. Earlier this year she was a Young Artist at the Atlantic Music Festival performing opera and art song repertoire. At CIM, Kate starred as Cathleen in Riders to the Sea and Nedda in scenes from Pagliacci. Other CIM engagements have included covering Pamina in Die Zauberflote. Previously, she participated in the Emerald City Opera Festival in Steamboat Springs, Colorado and the Savannah Voice Festival in Savannah Georgia where she performed scenes from Little Women, Der Rosenkavalier, The Ballad of Baby Doe, and The Old Maid and the Thief, and a cover of Rosalinde in Die Fledermaus.
Salem Classical is the home of classical music located in the heart of the pedestrian zone of historic downtown Salem with the Old Town Hall as its principle venue. This year-round series was created to establish a musical home for local and touring musicians and is designed to provide a constant source of classical music to the residents of Salem and the thousands of visitors to the city. The vision of Salem Classical is to remove the boundary between the public and performers, bringing some of the greatest music ever composed to Salem. Audiences are invited to frequent concerts as a compliment to the overall cultural experience in the city of Salem that includes dozens of award-winning restaurants, shops, and museums.