Deborah Voigt to Make Cabaret Debut at Lincoln Center

Classic Arts News   Deborah Voigt to Make Cabaret Debut at Lincoln Center
Soprano Deborah Voigt will appear as part of Lincoln Center's American Songbook series this season, in what the center bills as her cabaret debut.

Voigt will appear in the Allen Room at Jazz at Lincoln Center's Rose Hall, on January 25, 2006. She will sing "her favorite pop standards, as well as a few surprises," according to a press release; Ted Sperling, a veteran Broadway musical director, will accompany her.

The American Songbook series will open on October 5 with the world premiere of Ricky Ian Gordon's song cycle Orpheus and Euridice. Soprano Elizabeth Futral stars as Euridice, with clarinetist Todd Palmer as Orpheus. Choreographer Doug Varone is the director, and his company Doug Varone and Dancers will appear.

Also scheduled to appear this season are Broadway singer Brian Stokes Mitchell, jazz vocalist Andy Bey, actress and singer Victoria Clark, and movie and stage star Bernadette Peters, among others. The series will pay tribute to the songwriters John Bucchino, Jule Styne, Burt Bacharach, David Zippel, and Cy Coleman.

Tickets go on sale tomorrow through the Lincoln Center box office,, and CenterCharge at 212-721-6500.

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