Our amazing chef will be serving a delicious 4 course dinner.
Stuffed Pork Loin
Bowtie Pasta with Lemon Sauce
Grilled Mixed Vegetables
Lemon Bavarian Cake
Chocolate Mousse Cake
Drinks and Cocktails will also be available.
José Bernardo Rubio
Internationally acclaimed Baritone José Bernardo Rubio’s recent engagements have included debuts at the famed Lincoln Center, Kennedy Center, Berlin Staatsoper, the Elbphilharmonie concert hall in Hamburg, and in Vienna at the Ronacher Theater.
His operatic credits include the title roles in Il Barbiere di Siviglia, Don Giovanni, Le Nozze di Figaro, and Gianni Schicchi. Other credits include Escamillo in Carmen, Enrico in Lucia di Lammermoor, Marcello and Schaunard in La Bohème, Guglielmo in Così fan Tutte, Tarquinius in The Rape of` Lucretia, Tonio in I Pagliacci, Alfio in Cavalleria Rusticana, Dr. Malatesta in Don Pasquale, Hannah Before in As One, El Payador in Maria de Buenos Aires, Le Mari in Les Mamelles de Tiresias, Dr. Rappaccini in La hija de Rappaccini and Dr. Falke in Die Fledermaus. His leading credits include principal roles for Cincinnati Opera, Seattle Opera, Portland Opera, Nashville Opera, Alamo City Opera, Asheville Lyric Opera, Tacoma Opera, Vashon Opera, Inland Northwest Opera, and Juneau Lyric Opera. He is among the first westerners to sing leading roles in China in contemporary Mandarin language operas, which have led to his debuts at the National Center for the Performing Arts in Beijing, the Shanghai Grand Theater, and the Jiangsu Grand Theater in Nanjing.
He has been a guest soloist with the Philadelphia Orchestra, Shenzhen Symphony Orchestra, the Suzhou Symphony Orchestra, Albany Symphony, Boise Philharmonic, Evansville Philharmonic, the Bellingham Symphony Orchestra, Philharmonia Northwest, and the Rogue Valley Symphony. In recital he has appeared at Carnegie Hall and the Tianjin Julliard School.
Deborah was born in Nicaragua and began studying singing and the violin at the age of 9. At the same age, she began her vocal experience in the National Children Choir of the Nicaraguan Opera House. In 2016, she was accepted to take part in the Academy of the Puccini Festival in Torre del Lago, and consequently debuted in the 62nd edition of the prestigious Puccini Festival in several concerts.
Following her first professional experiences in Italy, she completed her bachelor studies at the Arrigo Boito Conservatory in Parma under the guidance of soprano Lucetta Bizzi. She has balanced her training path with prestigious solo performances in Italy, Asia and Nicaragua, such as Handel’s Messiah, the Central-American Tribute to Maria Callas, and the Ising International Festival 2019. In 2020, she participated as a soloist in the contemporary production “Tang Poems to the World” with the Suzhou Symphony Orchestra in China. In 2021, she debuted in the role of Musetta in G. Puccini’s La Bohème at the Summer Regia Opera Festival in Parma, and performed in China again at the iSing International Festival 2021. During the same period, she was a guest artist at the Tianjin Juilliard School where performed a program of Spanish chamber music and contemporary Chinese repertoire.
In 2022, after participating in the prestigious As.Li.Co competition for young opera singers in Como, she made her debut in the role of Clorinda in G. Rossini’s La Cenerentola at the Teatro Sociale di Como and toured to many important theaters such as Parma, Piacenza, Cremona, Brescia, Modena and many others. During the summer of 2022, she reprised her role of Clorinda at the open-air arena of Macerata Opera Festival. In the chamber repertoire, Deborah performed Heitor Villalobos’ Bachianas Brasileiras for the book launch of famed principal cellist, of Teatro alla Scala, Alice Cappagli’s “Remember Bach”. In addition, she performed the world premiere of Lorenzo Perosi’s Psalm X in collaboration with the Tortona’s Perosi Foundation. Her last artistic engagements include two concerts with The Philadelphia Orchestra at Lincoln Center, NYC and Kimmel Center, Philadelphia. She’s currently studying a Master in Opera Performance in Arrigo Boito Conservatory in Parma.
Austin-based pianist Nyle Matsuoka enjoys a rigorous career as a performer, collaborator, and vocal coach. Having found his niche in opera, he held the position of Principal Coach and Pianist with Austin Opera from 2014 to 2020. During times of COVID, Nyle remained active with the company, recording numerous digital recitals both as a soloist and collaborator. In the spring of 2021, he acted as principal coach and pianist for Austin Opera’s outdoor production of Tosca, which found him performing opening night on an electric keyboard after the orchestra had to bow out due to a rainstorm. In addition to his work with Austin Opera, Nyle has served as music staff for productions with The Atlanta Opera, Virginia Opera, Opera Birmingham, and Wichita Grand Opera. He regularly is a guest coach at the Butler Opera Center at the University of Texas, as well as having been a guest coach/clinician at Wichita State University, Idaho State University, the University of Arkansas at Fayetteville, and the College of Southern Idaho. He did his young artist work at Wolf Trap Opera and Arizona Opera. As a soloist, Nyle was recently featured on the College of Southern Idaho’s piano celebration series and was a guest soloist with the Magic Valley Symphony. Upcoming engagements include serving as staff pianist/coach for Opera Neo’s summer season in San Diego.
Music and Dance
Following the concert, the dance floor will open and the DJ will play!
What is the purpose of this event?
This event would not be possible without the support of our amazing and generous sponsors.
- Brian & Margarita Ochoa-Smith
Cardinal Presenting Sponsor
Archbishop Level Sponsors
Bishop Level Sponsors
Priest Level Sponsors
- Isabel Uranga
In Loving Memory of Ramon Uranga
- Gomez Floor Covering
- Monica Ochoa
In Loving Memory of Reynaldo & Guadalupe Ochoa
Deacon Level Sponsors
- Javier Portillo & Cecilia Ochoa-Portillo
- Joyce Ullrich
In Loving Memory of Dennis B. Ullrich
- St. Luke Knights of Columbus
- Law Office of John Kuntz
- Deacon Dickie & Alma Yzaguirre
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