Bass Onay Kose Joins Baritone Emmett O'Hanlon on Juilliard Vocal Arts Honors Recital on Thursday, March 20, 2014 at 8 PM in Alice Tully Hall


Program Includes Songs by Hoiby, Ravel, Mussorgsky, Strauss, Vaughan Williams, and Wolf

Start Date

Thursday, March 20, 2014

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Onay Kose
Onay Kose
Emmett O'Hanlon
Emmett O'Hanlon
Daniel Fung
Daniel Fung


Juilliard bass Önay Köse will substitute for soprano Hyesang Park, who had to cancel due to illness, on Juilliard Vocal Arts Honors Recital. Mr. Köse joins baritone Emmett O’Hanlon on the joint recital tonight, Thursday, March 20, 2014 at 8 PM in Alice Tully Hall. Both singers study with Dr. Robert C. White, Jr. in Juilliard’s Ellen and James S. Marcus Institute for Vocal Arts.

Mr. Köse performs songs by Wolf and Mussorgsky. Mr. O’Hanlon performs songs by Maurice Ravel, Ralph Vaughan Williams, Lee Hoiby, and Richard Strauss. Juilliard pianist Daniel Fung accompanies both singers.

FREE tickets are available only at the Juilliard Box Office. For further information, call (212) 769-7406 or go to www.juilliard.edu/vocalseas.

The two singers were nominated to audition by their voice teachers and selected through a competitive audition judged by a distinguished panel, which included: Amy Burton (noted soprano and faculty member at Mannes College The New School for Music), Anthony Fogg (artistic administrator at the Boston Symphony Orchestra), and Susan Woodruff Versage (noted coach and faculty member at Mannes College The New School for Music).

Meet the Artists

Bass Önay Köse, a native of Ankara, Turkey, is a master of music student at The Juilliard School, studying with Dr. Robert C. White, Jr. While studying metallurgical and materials engineering at Middle East Technical University, Mr. Köse began studying voice with Eralp Kiyici, Nicola Ghiuselev and Bonaldo Giaiotti, and coached with Fugen Yigitgil. In 2011 and 2012, he attended the Mozarteum International Summer Academy and participated in master classes with Edda Moser, Gerd Uecker, Sigfried Jerusalem, Herman Keckeis, Tom Krause, and Ruggero Raimondi. In 2013, he attended Georg Solti Accademia where he participated in master classes given by Dennis O'Neill, Daniela Dessì, Luciana Serra, and Richard Bonynge. At Juilliard he has appeared as Pantalone in Le donne curiose, Priest/Badger in The Cunning Little Vixen, Bartolo in Le nozze di Figaro, and Prince Gremin in Eugene Onegin. Mr. Köse is a recipient of the Mica and Ahmet Ertegun Scholarship, the Risë Stevens Scholarship, the Dora L. Foster Scholarship, and the Anna Schoen-René Fund. .

Baritone Emmett O’Hanlon, hailing from New York City, is a second-year master of music student at Juilliard, where he studies with Dr. Robert C. White, Jr. Mr. O’Hanlon has recently taken part in the Metropolitan Opera’s workshop production of The Sorrows of Fredrick, and The Juilliard School Paris Residency sponsored by the Rothschild Foundation. At Juilliard, he has covered the title role in Tchaikovsky's Eugene Onegin and performed the roles of The Traveler in Britten’s Curlew River and Bartley in  Vaughan William’s Riders to the Sea. While earning his bachelor’s degree at the Cincinnati Conservatory of Music, Mr. O’Hanlon performed as Achilla in Giulio Cesare in Egitto and was the soloist in Bach’s Liebster Jesu, mein Verlangen with the Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra. He was a finalist in the 2013 Gerda Lissner Competition, and participated in the Bel Canto at Caramoor program in 2011.

Pianist Daniel Fung has appeared as a soloist, chamber musician, and collaborative pianist in his native Canada, the United States, Italy, France, and Austria.  Mr. Fung has participated in Marilyn Horne’s The Song Continues at Carnegie Hall and served as music staff at Opera on the Avalon and “Si parla, si canta” in Urbania, Italy.  Currently, Mr. Fung is a C.V. Starr Doctoral Fellow in collaborative piano with full scholarship at The Juilliard School and studying with Margo Garrett and Jonathan Feldman. He also holds degrees from the University of Calgary. Upon graduating from Juilliard with his master of music degree, he received the William Schuman Prize for Outstanding Achievement and Leadership in Music and has also been funded by the Alberta Foundation for the Arts and Alberta Scholarship Programs. In his spare time, Mr. Fung enjoys travelling the world and seeking and trying new cuisines.

Ellen and James S. Marcus Institute for Vocal Arts

One of America’s most prestigious programs for educating singers, The Juilliard School’s Ellen and James S. Marcus Institute for Vocal Arts offers young artists programs tailored to their talents and needs. From bachelor and master of music degrees to advanced artist diploma programs in voice and opera studies, Juilliard provides frequent performance opportunities, featuring singers in its own recitals halls, on Lincoln Center’s stages, and around New York City. Juilliard Opera has presented numerous premieres of new operas as well as works from the standard repertoire.

Juilliard graduates may be heard on recordings and in opera houses and concert halls throughout the world; diverse alumni artists include well-known performers such as Leontyne Price, Renée Fleming, Simon Estes, Tatiana Troyanos, Shirley Verrett, Risë Stevens, as well as more recent alumni including Isabel Leonard, Susanna Phillips, Paul Appleby, and Sasha Cooke.

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Juilliard Vocal Arts Honors Recital

Thursday, March 20, 2014 at 8 PM in Alice Tully Hall

ÖNAY KÖSE, bass, with DANIEL FUNG, piano

EMMETT O’HANLON, baritone, with DANIEL FUNG, piano

FREE tickets are available only at the Juilliard Box Office.

For further information, call (212) 769-7406 or go to www.juilliard.edu/vocalseas.


HUGO WOLF (1860-1903)                                                              

Drei Lieder nach Gedichten von Michelangelo

Wohl denk ich oft an mein vergangnes Leben

Alles endet, was entstehet 

Fuhlt meine Seele das ersehnte Licht


MODEST MUSSORGSKY (1839-1881)                        

from Pensi i pljaski smerti (Songs and Dances of Death)

Kolybel’naja (Lullaby)

Trepak (Russian Dance)

Polkovodec (The Field Marshal)


Önay Köse, bass

Daniel Fung, piano



MAURICE RAVEL (1875-1937)                                    

Don Quichotte à Dulcinée

Chanson Romanesque

Chanson épique

Chanson à boire


RALPH VAUGHAN WILLIAMS (1872-1958)                                            

from Songs of Travel

The Roadside Fire

Youth and Love


LEE HOIBY (1926-2011)

Last letter home


RICHARD STRAUSS (1864-1949)                                


Die Nacht

Lied an meinen Sohn


Emmett O’Hanlon, baritone

Daniel Fung, piano