Vocalist - Soprano
The Financial Times (London) acclaimed that "Korliss Uecker, a bright and pretty American soprano, was charming, crystalline of voice and sparkling as an actress." The Baltimore Sun has lauded "her creamy soprano and artful characterization" and the Pittsburgh Press has noted her "glittering coloratura."
“This year’s Academy’s performers were nothing short of amazing. Korliss Uecker (soprano), Jerry Grossman (cello), Mikhail Kopelman (violin), and Anat Malkin Almani (viola) performed Mozart, Brahms, Dvorak, Debussy, and Schubert both as soloists and in chamber groups throughout the Academy’s two week schedule at Grace Church.”
Nyack News & Views
In an attempt to understand the foundations of the modern American musical theater, we believe that it is best to start with an understanding of the man who has often been called the Father of the American Musical Theater, Victor Herbert (1859 1924). For our second release in this new series, we have chosen a selection of Herbert's compositions for the voice, most of which are recorded here for the first time. His song output runs the gamut of styles classical and popular at the turn of the twentieth century, from parlor and concert song to anthem and popular song. In some of them, the lines blur.