Former Richard Tucker Award-winner Ailyn Pérez is a featured artist at this year’s Richard Tucker Gala Concert, hosted at Carnegie Hall on December 10. Ms. Pérez sings on a programme that features 2017 Tucker winner Nadine Sierra, along with a spectacular list of luminaries from the opera world. Listen to a LIVE broadcast of the event this Sunday from WQXR at 6pm ET via the following link. Ailyn’s gown and jewelry for the concert are graciously provided by Sachin & Babi and Tamsen Z by Ann Ziff, respectively.

Ms. Pérez was the first-ever Hispanic recipient of the Tucker Award, being honored with the prize in 2012; read more about this historic recognition at

Listen Live: 2017 Tucker Gala broadcast by WQXR

Ailyn Pérez performs on one of the most highly anticipated operatic events of the season, the annual Richard Tucker Gala on December 7. Taking place in its original venue at Carnegie Hall for a second year after more than a quarter century’s absence, the gala will be broadcast by WQXR, New York City’s only all-classical music station, at WQXR 105.9 FM and The program features the 2017 Richard Tucker Award-winner, soprano Nadine Sierra, along with a host of operatic luminaries including Stephanie Blythe, Anthony Roth Costanzo, Tara Erraught, Anthony Clark Evans, Pene Pati, Ailyn Pérez, Ekaterina Semenchuk, Rachel Willis-Sørensen, and Tamara Wilson. Listen live here.