Saturday, February 5, 2011

Destino


Destino is creating a lot of buzz across North America. In their short career together these accomplished young artists have already performed at the 2008 Beijing Summer Olympics, 2010 Vancouver Winter Olympics, 2009 Egyptian Embassy in Washington, 2008 Children\'s Miracle Wish Foundation in Disney World and the 2008 Miss America Pageant.


In 2009 they also toured across Canada with the acclaimed Rankin Family. Check the website often for the most recent updates and performance schedule.


Joey Niceforo (vocals)

Insight magazine declared that “Joey Niceforo has one of the most robust and exciting voices I’ve heard in a long time. He’s riveting on stage, his voice pins you to the song and does not let you go until the last stirring note.” He made his professional debut in Opera In Concerts’ Canadian gala, and has since performed several roles with them as well as performing in operas across Canada, the United States, Italy and the Czech Republic. In 2005, Joey was asked to be a member of the Canadian Tenors, which propelled the creation of the critically acclaimed pop opera group Destino. This year began with a national 18 city tour with the Rankin family. Some of Destino’s most notable engagements include performances at the 2008 Beijing Olympics, the 2010 Vancouver Olypmics, the Miss America Pageant in Las Vegas hosted by Robin Leach, and at Walt Disney World in Orlando Florida where he shared the stage with Mary Osmond, most recently a debut concert at Carnegie Hall in New York city, as well as performances on Entertainment Tonight Canada, Canada AM, E talk daily among many others.

Terance Reddick (vocals)

Terance Reddick is a Las Vegas Native, but joins us from the Big Apple, New York City. Having his first baby steps in sin city he went ahead and stepped right on to the stage with such shows as Legends in Concert, Nevada Ballet Theater, Storm and the list goes on and on.

Mr. Reddick's debut show in New York was nothing short of breath taking as he shot right to the top as the lead in the Apple’s World Renowned Radio City Christmas Spectacular!

His gospel roots, along with his Boston Conservatory training has allowed him the freedom to move through his voice with ease.

"I’m a creator of sound, I am a listener of music". Terance Reddick

Roy Tan (piano/vocals)

In addition to his role as a vocalist, Singapore native Roy Tan also acts as the pianist and arranger for Destino. He started playing the piano by ear at age 4, with lessons commencing soon after, and has since been improvising alongside his formal training. This forms the basis of his style, which is classical training fused with contemporary musical styles of pop, gospel and jazz. Shortly after moving to Vancouver, Canada, he began playing for services in his local church at age 11. Roy later completed his Bachelor of music degree at the University of British Columbia, studying under esteemed Professor Robert Silverman. He has performed extensively throughout Canada, the U.S. and most recently Beijing and Vancouver for the 2008 and 2010 Olympic games.

Rosemary Siemens (violin)

Known for her versatility, passion, musicianship and style, violinist Rosemary Siemens has mesmerized audiences the world over since the age of three. Equally comfortable with classical and pop music, her diverse talents and improvisational skills have led to countless performance opportunities, including debuting a combined hip-hop / classical concert at New York’s Carnegie Hall; performing as the first instrumentalist ever at St. Peter’s Basilica at the Vatican; playing at the Latin Grammy Awards in Miami; entertaining at numerous private concerts, including for Donald Trump at his estate Mar-A-Lago in Palm Beach; and even opening Hockey Night in Canada.



Quotes and Reviews - Destino 4


Medicine Hat News

"Destino shook the rafters... and you didn't have to be an opera lover to appreciate it. Destino combines the musical passion and power of opera with the accessibility (and boy band good looks) of pop. The result was a concert that left a sold-out... crowd on its feet and begging for more."



Scene Magazine

"Each singer brings a distinct to the material presented and can be commended for a virtually flawless program, executed with professionalism and flare... Entertaining and uplifting, the music of Destino offers a heady mix of love and longing which is certain to delight audiences and win new fans to the popera camp."



Langley Advance

"The group members each have powerful, and equally hypnotic voices that tend to make women swoon and men nod and applaud their approval."



The Province

"The singing is so beautiful and moving, it just makes you want to weep."



Kingsport Tennessee Chamber of Commerce

" ...Simply phenomenal. Destino wowed the crown with their energizing, entertaining, and world-class performance. ...people were crying, smiling, and, at the end, erupting into thunderous applause... Destino effortlessly blends the soaring and beautiful sounds of opera music into a pops performance that leaves concert goers in awe and thoroughly entertained."



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