Moved by Mozart : Classical Music Screening
14thDecember (Saturday) 2019
6.00 – 7.30 p.m. at ATELIER KANDY
OPEN INVITATION l Free Entry
The performer and artist of today, finds Mozart as relevant as artists did centuries ago. Mozarts timeless compositions continue to strum the heart-strings of people all around the world despite age, background and even taste in music.
The screening is curated by Soprano Tharanga Goonetilleke. Tharanga has compiled a series of classical recitalsnon-conservative performances which were ‘Moved by Mozart’
Soprano Tharanga Goonetilleke is a native of Sri Lanka; alumni of Ladies College Colombo. She graduated with her Artist Diploma for Opera Studies as well as her Master of Music degree in Voice and Opera at the prestigious Juilliard School. She has a Bachelor of Music degree from Converse College, Spartanburg, South Carolina, USA with a minor in Biology. She is also an Associate of the Trinity College of Music, London.
Tharanga has sung internationally, including with the New York City Opera at Carnegie Hall. In the US, she has been adjudged a winner in both New York and SC districts at the Metropolitan Opera National Council auditions. She is also a winner of the Palmetto Opera competition in Columbia, SC. At Juilliard she was awarded the Makiko Narumi Memorial Prize and is a recipient of the Sing for Hope Grant awarded to recent alumni of Juilliard. Tharanga is the first woman from Sri Lanka to be accepted to the Juilliard School and the only South Asian National to graduate from Juilliard for Vocal Studies. She is currently based in NY.
Venue is Atelier Kandy at Siebel Place Circular Road, Peradeniya Road
(Opposite Arpico Super Center)
Easy parking at Atelier Kandy/Cafe –
Or just a short tuk tuk ride from the centre of Kandy town.