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Coffee Concert 2009

Recorded Sunday, 16 May 2009 at the Oak Ridge Unitarian Universalist Church, as part of their "Coffee Concert" series, this program featured violinist Lucie Novoveska and pianist Mary Hook, with guest soprano Rebekkah Hilgraves. "An die Musik" (Schubert) Brahms: Sonata No. 1 for violin & piano-- I. Vivace ma non troppo Novoveska: Remembrance Novoveska: Day… Continue reading Coffee Concert 2009


2005 premiere performances of The Eglantine by Sam Belich, NYC

An opulently effulgent tone... Her endurance and stamina were inspiring. I could imagine her singing a Leonora, taking a break for dinner and then coming out for Tosca as dessert. She sounded as fresh-voiced at the end of the two hours plus, as at the beginning." - John Hammel, Mozart to Motorhead Show Homegrown Radio NJ


American premiere performances of chansons by Charles Bordes

Rebekkah ... proves that some people are simply born to perform the music of certain genres or composers. Without reservation I can say much the same about Ms. Graves and French chansons, especially in her readings of the extraordinarily compelling works of Charles Bordes, a contemporary of Debussy. A lyric soprano with a silvery voice,… Continue reading American premiere performances of chansons by Charles Bordes



Roles and Repertoire performed or prepared. Roles Performed Opera Role Company Year Le Nozze Di Figaro (scenes) Countess Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra 2007 Cosi fan tutte (scenes) Fiordiligi Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra 2007 Magic Flute (scenes) First Lady Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra 2007 La Traviata Violetta LOC, NJ 2006 The Eglantine Rachel (lead) The Eglantine – world premiere… Continue reading Repertoire