Egypt-born Kamel Boutros graduated from the Curtis Institute with a MA degree in Opera perfomance. He has performed with pianist Martha Argerich in Europe and Japan multiple times. He has performed at the Edinburgh Festival, at the Metropolitan Opera as well as in a gala concert with the late Luciano Pavarotti conducted by James Levine. He was awarded the first prize winner; Opera Index’s Competition and the Sullivan Foundation Career Award. His lead roles as an actor include ‘The Collective’, ‘The Death of Klinghoffer’ , ‘Law and Order’ and ‘Hello Lonesome’. In 2010, Kamel played the part of Papin and also directed the music for the play Babette’s Feast in NYC. Presently Kamel is the music director of The Parish of Calvary-St. George’s Church and Concert Series in New York City, and continues his work in acting, singing, and as a pianist in chamber music concerts.
“Echoes of a Living Loft,” was a multimedia event highlighting Mohan Samant, the person, the musician, and the painter. People often remember going to Mohan’s loft to hear well-known musicians from India. This musical performance recreates these loft concerts, especially…MORE DETAILS