Soprano Jessye Norman to mark Schubert Club’s 130th year

The Schubert Club is celebrating a remarkable birthday with a remarkable voice.

In honor of the organization’s 130th anniversary, American soprano Jessye Norman will perform at the Ordway Center for the Performing Arts on April 30, 2013 .

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Jessye Norman

Photo: Schubert Club

The 2013 program will feature American songs and spirituals, both new and old.

Norman, who is 66, has appeared three times before in recitals on The Schubert Club’s International Artist Series.

Tickets for the celebration go on sale July 23, 2012; subscribers to the Schubert’s International Artist Series may purchase tickets now by phone.

The operatic diva is also working on a memoir; titled “Stand Up and Sing!” it’s scheduled for release by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt late next year.

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