Thursday, 02 July 2020 13:32

The Sembrich Launches Second Virtual Presentation: Marcella Sembrich and the Role of a Lifetime

AlexandraNowakowskiAlexandra Nowakowski, soprano. Photo provided.

BOLTON LANDING — The Sembrich has launched its second 20/20: Virtual Visionaries presentation titled “Marcella Sembrich and the Role of a Lifetime.” 

The newest installment of The Sembrich’s online offering explores the role of Lucia from Donizetti’s opera Lucia di Lammermoor through commentary, photos, historic recordings, as well as video, and showcases the important part it had in launching Marcella Sembrich’s renowned international career. 

The presentation will feature an exclusive video performance of the Mad Scene from Lucia di Lammermoor sung by soprano Alexandra Nowakowski, winner of the 2017 Sembrich International Voice Competition.

Nowakowski is joined in performance by Adria Foster - principal flutist for the Washington National Opera (WNO), and pianist Robert Ainsley, director of WNO’s Cafritz Young Artist Program. 

This presentation along with other programs in the 20/20: Virtual Visionaries Summer Festival can be found online at For more information, visit 

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