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A prolific and versatile artist, audiences can find Danielle in performances on the operatic stage, concert hall, and recital salon. With repertoire ranging from fiery fioritura to lush warmth and soaring crystalline heights, audiences are enchanted with her charismatic interpretations.

"It's not often that an opera-goer is fortunate enough to witness the birth of a star!"

~ San Francisco review of Danielle Talamantes' debut as Violetta in "La traviata"

Upcoming Performances

Mar 18, 2021

The Couple that Sings Together-Opera Roanoke

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The Couple That Sings Together

Date: Thursday, March 18, 2021 | Length: 70 minutes

Location: Raleigh Court Presbyterian Church

Spring is a time of fresh starts and new beginnings – a time when the cold of winter melts away and reveals a vibrant landscape of color.

Join Opera Roanoke as we shake off the winter chill together with a recital featuring husband and wife duo, Danielle Talamantes (Susannah ’17) and Kerry Wilkerson. Both are equally at home on the stage individually and together they bring a renewed sense of romance and passion to their audiences.

This program will be a limited capacity event to allow for proper social distancing and will be livestreamed on Opera Roanoke’s social media platforms so you can enjoy this concert safely in-person or right from your living room.

Tickets on sale December 1, 2021


May 23, 2021

Amore & Mozart-National Philharmonic Orchestra

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Danielle Talamantes, soprano
Kerry Wilkerson, bass-baritone
Mark Hill, oboe
Cheryl Hill, clarinet
Erich Heckscher, bassoon
Michael Hall, horn

Henry Dehlinger, Amore e ‘l Cor Gentil Sono Una Cosa
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Sinfonia Concertante for Four Winds in E-flat Major, K. 297b

Composed for a friend’s recent nuptials in Italy, composer Henry Dehlinger’s Amore, the full title of which translates to “love and the gentle heart are one and the same,” receives its orchestral premiere with husband-and-wife duo of Kerry Wilkerson and Danielle Talamantes, who sang it at the wedding!

Four National Philharmonic principal wind players show their virtuosity performing the unique, rarely presented Mozart work, scored for solo oboe, clarinet, bassoon, horn and orchestra.


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Come Sunday
Danielle Talamantes, Henry Dehlinger

Latest News

February 1, 2021

Gramophone Review of At That Hour!

Gramophone – January 2021 Henry Dehlinger is a gifted and versatile musician. As a pianist of exceptional fluency, he has teamed with soprano Danielle Talamantes on recordings of works by Spanish composers and his own…

December 15, 2020

Close Encounters with Music: A Night at the Opera

Recorded on the historic stage of the Mahaiwe Performing Arts Center in beautiful Great Barrington, MA in late November of 2000, this dazzling program was premiered on Sunday, December 13. Featuring arias, duets, and cleverly…

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