PHOTO CALL: Tony Winner Paulo Szot Performs Solo Concert at Cafe Carlyle

News   PHOTO CALL: Tony Winner Paulo Szot Performs Solo Concert at Cafe Carlyle
 
Tony Award winner Paulo Szot, who recently completed an award-winning run as Emile de Becque in Lincoln Center Theater's Tony-winning production of Rodgers & Hammerstein's South Pacific, made his Café Carlyle solo debut Sept. 14. Ambassador Osmar Chohfi co-hosted the evening.

The opera-singer-turned-Broadway-star will play the Manhattan nightspot through Sept. 25. The fall season will also feature John Pizzarelli and Jessica Molaskey, who will play the Carlyle Oct. 5-Nov. 6, and Steve Tyrell, who is scheduled for a Nov. 9-Dec. 31 engagement.

Szot made his operatic debut as Figaro in Il Barbiere di Siviglia in his native Sao Paolo before going on to sing lead roles with major opera companies internationally. He won the Tony, Drama Desk, Outer Critics Circle and Theatre World Awards for his performance in South Pacific.

Here is a look at Szot’s opening night:

Ambassador Osmar Chohfi's guests included Mrs. Leona Forman (President & CEO, Brazil Foundation), Mr. Roberto de Azevedo (Executive Director, Brazilian Chamber of Commerce) and Mr. Pedro Murio Ortega Terra (Head of Cultural Section, Consulate General of Brazil).

The Café Carlyle is located in The Carlyle Hotel, 35 E. 76th Street at Madison Avenue. For reservations call (212) 744-1600; for additional information, visit www.thecarlyle.com.

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