Baton Rouge Community College will present “Wanderlust: Songs of the Old and New World,” an evening of music featuring Zuly Inirio and Sean Matassa, at 6 p.m. Friday, Dec. 6, in the Magnolia Performing Arts Pavilion, 201 Community College Drive.
Inirio is a Dominican-American soprano and has appeared as a soloist in recitals and operas throughout the United States and Europe.
In the last seven years, she has acquired both her master’s and doctorate degrees in musical arts at LSU under the tutelage of Robert Grayson and Patricia O’Neill.
She has been featured in several roles with the LSU Opera, including Miss Todd in “The Old Maid and the Thief,” Mrs. Grose in “The Turn of the Screw” and La Bergère Louis XV in “L’enfant et les sortileges.” She also has been featured in scenes from “Ariadne auf Naxos,” “Gotterdammerung,” “Falstaff” and “Albert Herring.” At Opera Louisiane, Inirio performed in “The Ring.”
She is an adjunct music professor at Baton Rouge Community College.
Baton Rouge baritone Matassa earned both his bachelor’s and master’s degrees in voice from LSU under the guidance of Dennis Jesse.
He has performed in “La Cenerentola,” “Twelfth Night,” “Gianna Schicchi,” “La Bohè me” and “La Traviata.” He is studying with Patricia O’Neill, and his upcoming performances will include a bass solo in Handel’s “Messiah” at Our Lady of Mercy Catholic Church.
Admission is free. For more information, call (225) 216-8401.