CARNEGIEHALL’S WEILL MUSIC INSTITUTE PRESENTS —THE SONG CONTINUES…2011— A CELEBRATION OF THE ART OF THE SONGRECITAL WITH MARILYN HORNE,JANUARY 18–23Six Public Events Featured As Part of Annual Event, IncludingMaster Classes Led by Marilyn Horne, Kurt Moll, and Malcolm MartineauSeries Culminates with Annual Recital, This Year Celebrating the50th Anniversary of Marilyn Horne’s Carnegie Hall Debut
Each January, acclaimed mezzo-soprano Marilyn Hornebrings The Song Continues…, a celebration of the song recital, toCarnegie Hall with public master classes led by renowned artists from the vocalmusic world as well as recitals featuring both established and emergingartists. The Song Continues… 2011, which runs from January 18–23, marksthe first year that Carnegie Hall’s Weill Music Institute will present theseries under its Professional Training Workshops program, after many years ofpartnership with The Marilyn Horne Foundation. Ms. Horne will continue to serveas Artistic Advisor for the series.This year at The Song Continues…, public master classes will beled by the acclaimed German bass Kurt Moll on Wednesday, January 19 at7:30 p.m. in Zankel Hall, and by Marilyn Horne on Thursday, January 20at 7:30 p.m. and by pianist Malcolm Martineau on Friday, January 21 at7:30 p.m., both in Weill Recital Hall. Participants in the master classesinclude 12 vocal students, selected through a rigorous international auditionprocess.Duo recitals will be given in Weill Recital Hall by tenor JeffreyHill, soprano Simone Osborne, and pianist Warren Jones on Wednesday,January 19 at 5:30 p.m.; and by baritone Jonathan Beyer, soprano WendyBryn Harmer, and pianist Kristin Okerlund on Thursday, January 20 at5:30 p.m.The Song Continues…2011 culminates on Sunday, January 23 at 7:30 p.m. inZankel Hall with its annual recital, which this year marks the 50th anniversaryof Marilyn Horne’s Carnegie Hall debut, and features special guest artists,soprano Christine Brewer and pianist Craig Rutenberg. Additionalleading young artists who have been mentored through the years by Marilyn Horneare also featured on the program and include soprano Susanna Phillips,mezzo-soprano Jamie Barton, tenor Paul Appleby, baritone EugeneChan, and pianists Myra Huang, Carrie-Ann Matheson, BénédicteJourdois, and John Churchwell. See below for complete programinformation.In addition to the Weill Music Institute (WMI) presenting The SongContinues… annual vocal celebration as part of its series programs forprofessional musicians, WMI will also now present the Marilyn HorneFoundation’s series of vocal recitals in community venues as part of its freeNeighborhood Concert Series. For over 15 years, the Marilyn Horne Foundationfulfilled its mission and successfully built awareness for the art of the vocalrecital throughout the United States. Carnegie Hall embraces this philosophyand has incorporated the tenets of the Marilyn Horne Foundation into itsprogramming, extending its commitment to the art of the vocal recital.“My heart, my experience, and my soul have been focused on preserving the artof the vocal recital,” said Ms. Horne. “I look forward to continuing to workwith the young artists that help keep this great literature alive.”About Professional Training WorkshopsProfessional Training Workshops presented by Carnegie Hall’s Weill MusicInstitute are designed for artists between the ages of 18 to 35 and offer aunique opportunity for young musicians to explore performance and rehearsalpractices, as well as specialized repertoire, with some of today’s leadingartists. Workshops include master classes and sessions of intensive performancepreparation for emerging professional musicians, led by artists from manydifferent musical styles and backgrounds. Most workshops feature at least oneelement that is accessible to the public in the form of a concert or openmaster class. Travel and housing for participants traveling from outside of NewYork City is arranged and paid for by Carnegie Hall. The workshops aretuition-free for participants and open for observation by auditors. Additionalinformation and online applications are available at carnegiehall.org/workshops.During the 2010–2011 season, WMI presents five Professional Training Workshops.In addition to The Song Continues…2011, conductor Robert Spanoworks with top choral singers and professionals from around the world and someof the nation’s best high school choruses for the Carnegie Hall Festival AnniversaryChorus which will explore Berlioz’s Requiem in the 20th anniversaryCarnegie Hall Choral Workshop (February 8–13); acclaimed jazz pianist/composer BradMehldau, holder of the 2010–2011 Richard and Barbara Debs Composer’s Chairat Carnegie Hall, leads two days of master classes at (Le) Poisson Rouge (March5–6); soprano Dawn Upshaw and composer Donnacha Dennehy lead aworkshop that offers composers and singers a chance to explore and perform newvocal works (April 11–17); and violinist Christian Tetzlaff leads afive-day violin-piano duo workshop (May 1–5) as part of his six-event Perspectivesseries at Carnegie Hall this season.About the Workshop LeadersCelebrated mezzo-soprano Marilyn Horne was the only living artistselected by Harold Schoenberg for his New York Times list of the nine“all-time, all-star singers in the Met’s 100 years.” Throughout the course ofher career, Ms. Horne has performed on the world’s greatest opera stages, inrecital at the most celebrated venues, and in performance with all the majorsymphony orchestras. In the 2009–2010 season, Ms. Horne offered master classesfor the first time at the Peabody Conservatory of Music in Baltimore, Maryland,and at St. Joseph College in Hartford, Connecticut. She returned to the OberlinConservatory of Music, the University of Oklahoma at Norman, and the ManhattanSchool of Music for long-term residencies, and visits each again in the2010–2011 season. Ms. Horne was inducted into the American Academy of Artsand Sciences in October 2009 and was honored in Washington, DC as the 2009recipient of the National Endowment for the Arts Opera Honors. Born inBradford, Pennsylvania, Ms. Horne began her musical studies with her father andfirst sang in public at the age of two. At the age of twenty she made heroperatic debut with the Los Angeles Guild Opera and, at that same age, dubbedthe voice of Carmen in the highly successful film of Carmen Jonesstarring Dorothy Dandridge as Carmen. In 1960, she made her debut in Berg's Wozzeckwith the San Francisco Opera, followed by her Lyric Opera of Chicago debut in1961. In September of 1999, Miss Horne fulfilled a personal goal of singing inall of the 50 states with an engagement in Laramie, Wyoming. In celebration ofher birthday in January of 1994, Miss Horne launched the Marilyn HorneFoundation, dedicated to the art of the vocal recital and presentation of youngsingers in recital throughout the United States. Since its inception, thefoundation has introduced over 65,000 students to the vocal recital andclassical song with education programs along with full recital appearances in29 states.The German bass Kurt Moll was born in Cologne and studied at the CologneConservatory. In 1970, he joined the Staatsoper Hamburg and in the same yearmade his debut at the Salzburger Festspiele as Sarastro in Die Zauberflöte.Mr. Moll has sung at all the major opera houses across the world, including LaScala, Metropolitan Opera, Royal Opera House, Staatsoper Wien, Paris Opera,Bayreuth Festival, San Francisco Opera, Staatsoper München, Chicago Opera,L'Opéra de la Bastille and Tokyo Opera. His roles include Osmin in DieEntführung aus dem Sèrail, King Marke in Tristan und Isolde,Gurnemanz in Parsifal, Seneca in L'incoronazione di Poppea,Commendatore in Don Giovanni, Gremin in Eugene Onegin, Baron Ochsin Der Rosenkavalier, Rocco in Fidelia, Kaspar in DerFreischatz, Sparafucile in Rigoletto, and Daland in Der fliegendeHolländer. He has also performed and recorded much of the liederrepertoire, including the works of Schubert, Richard Strauss, and Carl Loewe.Kurt Moll has made more than 100 recordings of opera and oratorio withconductors including Herbert von Karajan, Georg Solti, Erich Kleiber, LeonardBernstein, Rafael Kubelik, Bernard Haitink, James Levine, and Nikolaus Harnoncourt.He has been awarded many honors, including the prestigious title ofKammersänger (court singer) from three opera houses.Pianist and frequent recital collaborator Malcolm Martineau was born inEdinburgh and studied at the Royal College of Music. He is recognized as one ofthe leading accompanists of his generation and has worked with many of theworld’s greatest singers, including Sir Thomas Allen, Dame Janet Baker, OlafBär, Barbara Bonney, Ian Bostridge, Angela Gheorghiu, Susan Graham, ThomasHampson, Simon Keenlyside, Angelika Kirchschlager, Magdalena Kozena, DameFelicity Lott, Christopher Maltman, Karita Mattila, Anna Netrebko, Anne Sofievon Otter, Michael Schade, Frederica von Stade, and Bryn Terfel. He haspresented his own series at St. John’s Smith Square, Wigmore Hall, and at theEdinburgh Festival, and has appeared throughout Europe, North America,Australia, and at the Aix-en-Provence, Vienna, Edinburgh, Schubertiade, Munich,and Salzburg festivals. Mr. Martineau—who recently appeared at Carnegie Hallwith Bryn Terfel last month—returns to Carnegie Hall this season on April 25for a collaborative concert with Genia Kühmeier, Bernarda Fink, Michael Schade,Thomas Quasthoff, and Justus Zeyen.The Weill Music Institute at Carnegie HallThe Weill Music Institute creates broad-reaching music education and communityprograms that play a central role in Carnegie Hall’s commitment to making greatmusic accessible to as wide an audience as possible. Woven into the fabric ofthe Carnegie Hall concert season, these programs occur at Carnegie Hall as wellas in schools and throughout neighborhoods, providing musical opportunities foreveryone, from preschoolers to adults, new listeners to emerging professionals.With access to the world’s greatest artists and latest technologies, the WeillMusic Institute is uniquely positioned to inspire the next generation of musiclovers, to nurture tomorrow’s musical talent, and to shape the evolution ofmusical learning itself. The Weill Music Institute’s school and communityprograms annually serve over 115,000 children, students, teachers, parents,young music professionals, and adults in the New York metropolitan area andacross the US, as well as 65,000 people around the world through its online anddistance learning initiatives.For a complete schedule and details about Carnegie Hall’s Professional TrainingWorkshops throughout the season, please visit carnegiehall.org/workshops.Program InformationWednesday, January 19, 2011 at 5:30 p.m.Weill Recital HallTHE SONG CONTINUES...DUO RECITALJeffrey Hill, TenorSimone Osborne, SopranoWarren Jones, PianoPAULINE VIARDOT-GARCIA “Bonjour mon coeur”PAULINE VIARDOT-GARCIA “Hai luli!”PAULINE VIARDOT-GARCIA “Chanson de la pluie”PAULINE VIARDOT-GARCIA “Grands oiseaux blancs”GABRIEL FAURÉ “Automne,” Op. 18, No. 3GABRIEL FAURÉ “Les roses d’Ispahan,” Op. 39, No. 4GABRIEL FAURÉ “Notre amour,” Op. 23, No. 2GABRIEL FAURÉ “Fleur jetée,” Op. 39, No. 2HUBBARD MILLER “Spinning Song”TOM CIPULLO “Flames”CHARLES IVES “The Greatest Man”JOHN DUKE “Shelling Peas”HUBBARD MILLER “Half and Half”RICHARD STRAUSS “Wiegenlied," Op. 41, No. 1RICHARD STRAUSS “Morgen,” Op. 27, No. 4RICHARD STRAUSS “Amor,” Op. 68, No. 5ROBERT SCHUMANN Vier Duette (Four Duets), Op. 78Tickets: $5______________________________________Wednesday, January 19, 2011 at 7:30 p.m.Zankel HallTHE SONG CONTINUES...KURT MOLL MASTER CLASSTickets: $20______________________________________Thursday, January 20, 2011 at 5:30 PMWeill Recital HallTHE SONG CONTINUES...DUO RECITALJonathan Beyer, BaritoneWendy Bryn Harmer, SopranoKristin Okerlund, PianoNIKOLAI RIMSKY-KORSAKOV “The Wave Breaks Into Spray,” Op. 46, No. 1NIKOLAI RIMSKY-KORSAKOV “When the Ripening Cornfield Gently Sways,” Op.40, No.1NIKOLAI RIMSKY-KORSAKOV “The Prophet,” Op. 49, No. 2CHARLES GRIFFES “Das ist ein Brausen und Heulen,” A. 9CHARLES GRIFFES “Des müden Abendlied,” A. 19CHARLES GRIFFES “The Lament of Ian the Proud,” A. 57CHARLES GRIFFES “An den Wind,” A. 17RICHARD WAGNER Wesendonck-LiederCARL BOHM “Still wie die Nacht,” Op. 326, No. 27Tickets: $5______________________________________Thursday, January 20, 2011 at 7:30 p.m.Weill Recital HallTHE SONG CONTINUES...MARILYN HORNE MASTER CLASSTickets: $20______________________________________Friday, January 21, 2011 at 7:30 PMWeill Recital HallTHE SONG CONTINUES...MALCOLM MARTINEAU MASTER CLASSTickets: $20______________________________________Sunday, January 23, 2011 at 7:30 PMZankel HallTHE SONG CONTINUES... ANNUAL RECITALSusanna Phillips, SopranoMyra Huang, PianoJamie Barton, Mezzo-SopranoCarrie-Ann Matheson, PianoPaul Appleby, TenorBénédicte Jourdois, PianoEugene Chan, BaritoneJohn Churchwell, PianoSpecial Guest ArtistsChristine Brewer, SopranoCraig Rutenberg, PianoGUSTAV MAHLER “Frühlingsmorgen”GUSTAV MAHLER “Nicht wiedersehen!”GUSTAV MAHLER “Wer hat dies Liedlein erdacht?”GUSTAV MAHLER ‘Urlicht”GUSTAV MAHLER “Scheiden und Meiden”LIBBY LARSEN Try Me, Good King: Last Words of the Wives of Henry VIIIBENJAMIN BRITTEN “Dear Harp of My Country”BENJAMIN BRITTEN “Underneath the Abject Willow”FRANCIS POULENC Tel jour telle nuitJEAN SIBELIUS Svarta rosor, Op. 36, No. 1JEAN SIBELIUS Säv, säv, susa, Op. 36, No. 4JEAN SIBELIUS Flickan kon ifrån sin älsklings mote, Op. 37, No. 5JEAN SIBELIUS “Marssnön,” Op. 36, No. 5JEAN SIBELIUS “Var det en dröm?” Op. 37, No. 4SIDNEY HOMER “Sing to Me, Sing”EDWIN MACARTHUR “Night”PAUL SARGENT “Hickory Hill”FRANK BRIDGE “Love Went a'Riding”IDABELLE FIRESTONE “If I Could Tell You”FRANK LAFORGE “Hills”Tickets: $42, $50Professional Training Workshops are made possible, in part, by Mr. and Mrs.Nicola Bulgari and The Gladys Krieble Delmas Foundation.The Weill Music Institute's programs are made available to a nationwideaudience, in part, by the US Department of Education and by an endowment grant fromthe Citi Foundation.This program is part of the Marilyn Horne legacy at Carnegie Hall.Bank of America is the Proud Season Sponsor of Carnegie Hall.
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