Recital Program Inspired by Madame Ernestine Schumann-Heink
Wednesday, June 25, 1997 at 7:30pm
Inspired by the Madame Ernestine Schumann-Heink Collection at the Honnold Library
On the Occasion of the 38th Annual RBMS Preconference
Program includes songs by Rossini, Liszt, Stravinsky, and Brahms; new commissions by Karl Kohn; and Turn-of-the-Century Favorites of Madame Ernestine Schumann Heink by composers Frank La Forge, Oscar Rasbach, Mrs. H. H. A. Beach (Amy Beach), Gertrude Ross, and George W. Chadwick. Learn more about Schumann-Heink’s favorite American composers and explore more about their songs on the Song of America database.
About Lucy Shelton (Credit: NAXOS):
The only artist to receive the International Walter W. Naumburg Award twice, as a soloist and as a chamber musician, soprano Lucy Shelton has performed repertoire from Bach to Boulez in major recital, chamber and orchestral venues throughout the world. Highly acclaimed as an interpreter of new music, Shelton continues to bring new audiences into the sound world of new works, often composed for her. A native Californian, her musical training began early with the study of both piano and flute. After graduating from Pomona College she pursued singing at the New England Conservatory and at the Aspen Music School, where she studied with Jan de Gaetani. Lucy Shelton has taught at the Cleveland Institute of Music, the New England Conservatory and the Eastman School. She is currently on the faculty of the Tanglewood Music Center and coaches privately at her studio in New York City. She has recorded for Deutsche Grammophon, KOCH International, Bridge Records, Unicorn-Kanchana and Virgin Classics.
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