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Young Woodside resident in SF opera production this month

Original post made on Oct 12, 2011

Henry Phipps, a Woodside resident and a seventh-grader at Nueva School in Hillsborough, has a night job. For three more evenings —and one afternoon — in September, he will perform a significant singing role in "Heart of a Soldier," a San Francisco Opera world-premiere production based on a true story of an Englishman who died in the collapse of the World Trade Center after leading 2,700 people to safety.

Read the full story here Web Link posted Wednesday, September 21, 2011, 12:00 AM

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Posted by Jennifer Tegel
a resident of another community
on Oct 12, 2011 at 7:48 am

Henry Phipps! what a guy! Congratulations. I am a 75 yr.old opera nut, and I loved your story. Many opera stars have beginnings similar to yours so keep singing and you just might have a career that you love and also takes you all over the world. What a first role! To be in a production with Thomas Hampson... to die for!!!
My best wishes to you for a productivew and joyful life.

Jennifer Tegel
Fairfield,CA


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