From October, 2013

Review: Jessica Rivera, Kelley O’Connor team with Robert Spano for evening of new music at KSU

October 21, 2013 By Stephanie Adrian Kelley O’Connor (left) and Jessica Rivera Self-proclaimed “ladies of new music” Jessica Rivera and Kelley O’Connor performed a song recital with pianist Robert Spano, the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra’s music director, at Kennesaw State University’s Bailey Performance Center on Thursday evening. The trio inaugurated its recital tour in Berkeley, California, last Sunday and is set to perform at several more venues across the country this season. Rivera and O’Connor are both in their prime and wildly gifted. Rivera is well known for her portrayal of Kitty Oppenheimer in John Adams’ opera “Doctor Atomic” at the Metropolitan Opera…