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Mark Markham Pays Tribute to Jessye Norman

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Mark Markham (BM ’84, MM ’86, DMA ’91, Piano) paid tribute to his longtime recital partner Jessye Norman on two occasions this past October and November. He was the first person to play a musical tribute during her 4-hour long funeral service on October 12th playing his arrangement of Deep River. On November 24th, Markham once again payed tribute to his recital partner appearing on the stage of the Metropolitan Opera to celebrate the legendary soprano’s life performing Morgen by Strauss with soprano Lise Davidsen.

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