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Date Nite! Vocal Arias and Art Songs

  • Arthuk Zankel Music Center 815 N Broadway Saratoga Springs, NY 12833 USA (map)
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Join us for a spectacular line-up of 20th & 21st century arias, art songs and song cycles. 10 top vocalists from across the United States will be showcasing what is happening now, from the avant-garde to post-modern romance.
Wine, Beer & Snack Bar opens @ 7 PM. $6 Drinks make this the best deal in Saratoga Springs!

Program

Animals

MAURICE RAVEL – Histoires naturelles
ANDRÉ CAPLET– Trois fables de Jean de la Fontaine and Le loup et l'agneau
JAKE HEGGIE – Natural Selection
JAKE HEGGIE – Hummingbird Duet
RHIAN SAMUEL – The Hare in the Moon

Intermission

DIMITRI SHOSTAKOVICH – Satires: 1, 4, 5
LIBBY LARSEN – Love After 1950
Big Sister Says, 1967
Blond Men
The Empty Song

New York Theme
LIBBY LARSEN – I have 10 legs (SATB)
ROBERT HEPPENER – New York
PAOLA PRESTINI– Aquarium, Coney Island
ALAN SMITH – Vignettes: Ellis Island
CONRAD CUMMINGS – Lamento del Barista
BORA YOON – Grand Central

Program order subject to change

Vocalists
Sydney Branch, soprano
Laura Couch, mezzo-soprano
JuHyeon Han, soprano
Kerry Holahan, soprano
Natalia Hulse, soprano
Sophia LeMaire, soprano
Juliet Schlefer, soprano
Brianna Weckerly, soprano
Thomas Bocchi, tenor
Jeffrey Todd, bartione

Pianists
Chantal Balestri, piano
Nicole Brancato, piano
Lesi Mei, piano
Chris Reynolds*, piano
Yifei Xu, piano

*MMF Faculty