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American mezzo-soprano Shirley Love has performed over one hundred different rôles at the Metropolitan Opera and has been heard often in the “Live from the Met” Saturday afternoon radio broadcasts, as well as in televised performances from the stage of the opera house. She was one of the featured artists in the Met Centennial Gala, televised nationwide, and has performed for 22 years at the Metropolitan Opera and for 38 years as a leading concert and oratorio singer. She has appeared widely both in the United States and abroad in opera houses and as a recitalist and has a number of distinguished recordings to her credit.

During the 1976 Bicentennial celebrations, she was given a Proclamation and a Key to the City of her hometown of Detroit for her outstanding contribution to the arts, and in 1990 received the Achievement in the Arts Award from Wayne State University, her alma mater. Shirley Love is well known for her many master-classes conducted throughout the United States, Canada, South Africa, Korea and Israel. In January 2003 she joined the faculty of the Music Conservatory of Westchester, in White Plains, NY.

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