CARNEGIE HALL PRESENTS

Performance Friday, May 15, 2015 | 8 PM

Stephanie Blythe
Warren Jones

Stern Auditorium / Perelman Stage
Whether it’s Verdi, Wagner, or a cabaret classic, Stephanie Blythe sings “with a degree of ease and theatrical authority that most divas could only envy” (San Francisco Chronicle). Blythe’s remarkable vocal gifts and irresistible stage presence make this lively program of popular songs by Weill, Brel, Coward, and others a not-to-be-missed concert.

Performers

  • Stephanie Blythe, Mezzo-Soprano
  • Warren Jones, Piano

Program

  • POULENC Poèmes de Ronsard
    ·· Attributs
    ·· Le tombeau
    ·· Ballet
    ·· Je n'ai plus que les os
    ·· À son page
  • FERRÉ "La vie antérieure"
  • FERRÉ "L'Invitation au voyage"
  • BREL "Les pieds dans le ruisseau"
  • BREL "Ne me quitte pas"
  • BREL "Amsterdam"
  • BRITTEN "Tell Me the Truth About Love"
  • BRITTEN "Funeral Blues"
  • BRITTEN "Johnny"
  • BRITTEN "Calypso"
  • COWARD "Zigeuner" from Bitter-Sweet
  • COWARD "Nina" from Sigh No More
  • COWARD "Mad About the Boy" from Words and Music
  • COWARD "Mrs. Worthington"
  • COWARD "The Party's Over Now" from Words and Music

Audio

Irving Berlin's "Always"
Stephanie Blythe, Mezzo-Soprano | Craig Terry, Piano
Innova

Watch


Stephanie Blythe on the importance of audience reaction.



Stephanie Blythe on the importance of art song.

This performance is part of Great Singers I.