Academics

Leon Williams to Perform at Wisconsin Lutheran College

Date Posted: October 10, 2007

Leon WilliamsMILWAUKEE – American Baritone Leon Williams will perform as a part of the Solo Voices Series at Wisconsin Lutheran College on Friday, November 16, 2007. The performance begins at 8 p.m. in the Schwan Concert Hall.

Williams, a graduate of Westminster Choir College, The Boys Choir of Harlem and The Juilliard School, is passionately devoted to the art of song. He has a fine reputation on several continents for his warm, baritone voice, charismatic personality and impassioned interpretation of works ranging from Cantatas of Bach to the hits of Broadway. He has performed solo works in venues such as Carnegie Hall, The Kennedy Center, Lincoln Center and the White House. Williams has appeared on Broadway in Ragtime and has sung with the Toledo Opera and Hawaii Opera Theatre.

Williams is sponsored in part by the Wisconsin Arts Board and Wauwatosa Savings Bank. The Schwan Concert Hall is located in the college’s Center for Arts and Performance at 8815 W. Wisconsin Ave. Tickets are $31 general, $28 seniors and $10 students. To purchase tickets, call the WLC box office at (414) 443-8802 or visit wlc.edu/arts.

Since 1996, the Wisconsin Lutheran College Center for Arts and Performance has been providing a comprehensive program of performing and visual arts and educational and community events for students and the people of southeastern Wisconsin.