Classical music review

Soprano sister act rises above the fluff


The concert could have been a disaster. Here was Nadine Sierra, the young soprano from Fort Lauderdale who has won acclaim in leading roles at Florida Grand Opera, Boston Lyric Opera and Palm Beach Opera. And appearing with her Sunday in a concert of show tunes and arias was her younger sister, Melanie, a university musical-theater student. Would the younger girl be blown off the stage by her fast-rising sister’s world-class soprano voice?

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