SongFest Program 2010

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The SongFest 2010 program booklet contains the following:

Program notes and song listings for the following concerts:
-New Voices in American Song (includes songs by Libby Larsen, Tom Cipullo, John Musto, Jake Heggie, and Lori Laitman)
Later the Same Evening & Volpone (Musto) & The Scarlet Letter (Laitman) (contemporary American opera)

Listings of songs performed in classes about German, French, Russian and Spanish art song, as well as baroque ornamentation, oratorio and aria classes and a class on recitative

Program listings for the following concerts:
-A Celebration of French Mélodie and Operetta
-Poets’ Round Table: Dorothy, Edna, Langston and Walt
-The American Songbook
-American Song is Alive and Well: 2010 SongFest Faculty Composers
Italienisches Liederbuch by Hugo Wolf
-New Voices in American Song (songs by Valerie Saalbach, Ben Moore, John Harbison, as well as Laitman, Musto, and Cipullo)
-special programs with the Marc and Eva Stern Fellows
Amore…Italian Song
Mélodies sur des poèmes de Paul Verlaine (Debussy & Hahn)
Fiançailles Pour Rire (Poulenc)
-Samuel Barber
-Songs of John Musto
-Broadway Composers in Song
-Franz Schubert & Robert Schumann
-Creativity at the Keyboard: The Accompanist as Composer
-InsideOut Writers concert
-Gabriel Fauré
-Richard Strauss
Les Freres d’Outre Manche
-Germany in the XX Century
La Chanson d’Eve (Fauré)
L’Horizon chimérique (Fauré)
-Benjamin Britten: Winter Words
-Echoes of Musto in Lieder and Mélodie
Dichterliebe, Op. 48 (Schumann)
-The Romantics (Berlioz, Liszt, Bachelet, and Chausson)
-Alban Berg
-“Poems set by Different Composers”
-Songs of Belief

An introduction to the SongFest Bach Cantata Institute

Biographies of artist faculty members, including pianist Graham Johnson and composer Lori Laitman, as well as biographies of the Stern Fellows and other participating performers.


© SongFest, used here with permission

A special thanks to Rosemary Hyler Ritter and SongFest

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