SongFest Program 2011

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The SongFest 2011 program booklet contains the following:

Program notes and song listings for the following concerts:
Here and Gone, A Question of Light, The Deepest Desire, and The Faces of Love (song cycles by Jake Heggie)
Try Me, Good King: Last Words of the Wives of Henry VIII, Songs from Letters Calamity Jane to her daughter Janey: 1880-1902, Sonnets from the Portuguese, Margaret Songs, & ME (song cycles by Libby Larsen)

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

Program listings for the following concerts:
-a distinguished alumni concert
-A Song Sampler: Works by Jake Heggie
Samuel Barber
-Franz Schubert
-several song cycles by Jake Heggie
Ten Blake Songs (Ralph Vaughan Williams)
-Gabriel Fauré
-“For Men Only”
Les Illuminations de Rimbaud (Benjamin Britten)
-Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
Ariettes oubliées (Debussy/Verlaine)
-Benjamin Britten
-Cabaret (William Bolcom)
-Robert Schumann
Charles Ives
-Francis Poulenc
Mélodies sur des poèmes de Paul Verlaine
Arias from the operas of John Musto
-“A Lieder Capriccio” (Richard Strauss)
Cowboy Songs & Chanting to Paradise (song cycles by Libby Larsen)
Walt Whitman
-France in the 20th Century
-Germany in the 20th Century
-“The Sea” (several)
-Strauss Lieder
Fiançailles pour rire (Poulenc)
-Italy in the 20th Century: Ottorino Respighi
-Comparative Settings
-Broadway Composers in Song
-Opera Composers in Song
-Women Composers
-Schoenberg & Strauss
Emily Dickinson Poems

An introduction to the SongFest Bach Cantata Institute

Biographies of artist faculty members, including composer/pianist Jake Heggie and composer Libby Larsen, 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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