Carnegie Hall Presents

Great Singers III: Evenings of Song

Get to know the talents of these vocalists on the brink of major careers in the intimate setting of Weill Recital Hall. This revelatory series features singers who have cut their teeth at opera houses and concert halls throughout the US and Europe, and includes alumni of the Metropolitan Opera's Lindemann Young Artist Development Program and the Lyric Opera of Chicago’s Ryan Opera Center—training grounds that nurture blooming vocal talent and signify their stature as the opera stars of tomorrow.

Jennifer Johnson Cano
Christopher Cano

Amanda Majeski

Lucy Crowe
Anna Tilbrook

Florian Boesch
Malcolm Martineau

Jennifer Johnson Cano
Christopher Cano

Weill Recital Hall
Friday, October 25, 2013 | 7:30 PM

Performers

Jennifer Johnson Cano, Mezzo-Soprano
Christopher Cano, Piano

Program

KORNGOLD "Sterbelied"
KORNGOLD "Mond, so gehst du wieder auf"
KORNGOLD "Das eilende Bächlein"
KORNGOLD "Alt-Spanisch"
POULENC Banalités
·· Chanson d'Orkenise
·· Hôtel
·· Fagnes de Wallonie
·· Voyage à Paris
·· Sanglots
SCHUBERT "Der Tod und das Mädchen" ("Death and the Maiden"), D. 531
SCHUBERT "Der Zwerg"
SCHUBERT "Erlkönig"
GURNEY "Sleep" from Five Elizabethan Songs
BRITTEN Corpus Christi Carol
HOWELLS "King David"
VAUGHAN WILLIAMS "Silent Noon"
GLINKA "The Lark" (arr. Mily Balakirev)
TCHAIKOVSKY "Again, as before, alone"
SVIRIDOV "The Virgin in the City"
RACHMANINOFF "Spring Waters"

Encores:LISZT "Der du von dem Himmel bist"
JOHN JACOB NILES "Go 'Way From My Window"
Winner of the 2008 Metropolitan Opera National Council Auditions and the 2009 Young Concert Artists International Auditions, Jennifer Johnson Cano is recognized for her naturally lustrous sound, as well as a fresh and appealing presence on symphonic, operatic, and recital stages. Don’t miss “a rare opportunity to hear a fine talent with a promising future right at her doorstep” (The Washington Post), when she performs an intimate recital of mixed repertoire in Weill Recital Hall.

This concert is part of Salon Encores.

Listen

Mahler's "Wenn mein Schatz Hochzeit macht"

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Jennifer Johnson Cano, Mezzo-Soprano | Christopher Cano, Piano

Amanda Majeski

Weill Recital Hall
Friday, February 7, 2014 | 7:30 PM

Performers

Amanda Majeski, Soprano
Alan Darling, Piano

Program

HAYDN "Berenice, che fai," Hob. XXIVa: 10
SCHUMANN Frauenliebe und -leben, Op. 42
·· Seit ich ihn gesehen
·· Er, der Herrlichste von allen
·· Ich kann’s nicht fassen, nicht glauben
·· Du Ring an meinem Finger
·· Helft mir, ihr Schwestern
·· Süsser Freund, du blickest
·· An meinem Herzen, an meiner Brust
·· Nun hast du mir den ersten Schmerz getan
BERG Sieben frühe Lieder
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Nacht
·· Schilflied
·· Die Nachtigall
·· Traumgekrönt
·· Im Zimmer
·· Liebesode
·· Sommertage
GRAINGER "Willow Willow"
GRAINGER "Died for Love"
GRAINGER "The Sprig of Thyme"
BRITTEN "Tell Me the Truth About Love"
BRITTEN "Funeral Blues"
BRITTEN "Johnny"
BRITTEN "Calypso"

Encores:R. STRAUSS "Cäcilie," Op. 27, No. 2
DVOŘÁK "Song to the Moon" from Rusalka
American lyric soprano Amanda Majeski is rapidly garnering acclaim from audiences and critics alike for her portrayal of some of opera’s most famous heroines in both the US and Europe. Having participated in Carnegie Hall’s The Song Continues workshop in 2008, the rising singer returns to thrill audiences once again with her consummate artistry that has been called a “genuine tour de force that brought down the house” (Chicago Tribune).

This concert is part of Salon Encores.

Lucy Crowe
Anna Tilbrook

Weill Recital Hall
Wednesday, April 9, 2014 | 7:30 PM

Performers

Lucy Crowe, Soprano
New York Recital Debut
Anna Tilbrook, Piano

Program

SCHUBERT "Der Fluss," D. 693
SCHUBERT "Am See," D. 746
SCHUBERT "Die Sterne," D. 939
SCHUBERT "Auf dem Wasser zu singen," D. 774
SCHUBERT "An den Mond," D. 193
SCHUBERT "Nacht und Träume," D. 827
SIBELIUS Luonnotar, Op. 70
BERG ALBAN BERG Sieben frühe Lieder
·· "Nacht"
·· "Schilflied"
·· "Die Nachtigall"
·· "Traumgekront"
·· "Im Zimmer"
·· "Liebesode"
·· "Sommertage"
VAUGHAN WILLIAMS "Silent Noon" from The House of Life
GURNEY "Sleep" from Five Elizabethan Songs
DUNHILL "The Cloths of Heaven" from The Wind Among the Reeds
BRIDGE "Love went a-Riding"
TRADITIONAL Folk Songs from the British Isles
·· "The Ash Grove" (arr. Britten)
·· "Salley Gardens" (arr. Britten)
·· "The Lark in the Clear Air" (arr. Tate)
·· "She Moved Through the Fair"
·· "She's Like the Swallow"
WALTON WILLIAM WALTON A Song for the Lord Mayor's Table
·· "The Lord Mayor's Table"
·· "Glide Gently"
·· "Wapping Old Stairs"
·· "Holy Thursday"
·· "The Contrast"
·· "Rhyme"

Encore:GERSHWIN "Summertime" from Porgy and Bess
Lucy Crowe dazzles with her every appearance, a young singer blessed with look-at -me-and-listen charisma” (The Sunday Times, London), with a “technique so secure that the most difficult coloratura gymnastics [are] like child’s play” (Chicago Tribune). Having established herself as one of the leading lyric sopranos of her generation, this exciting singer showcases her bell-like clarity and powerful stage presence when she makes her New York recital debut.

This concert is part of Salon Encores.

Listen

Handel's La resurrezione ("Disserratevi, o porte d'Averno")

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The English Concert | Harry Bicket, Conductor | Lucy Crowe, Soprano
Harmonia Mundi

Florian Boesch
Malcolm Martineau

Weill Recital Hall
Friday, May 9, 2014 | 7:30 PM

Performers

Florian Boesch, Baritone
Malcolm Martineau, Piano

Program

SCHUBERT Winterreise
When rising baritone Florian Boesch and gifted pianist Malcolm Martineau last met in recital, “the reception was tremendous, with the audience calling the pair of them back to the platform again and again” (The Guardian). Expect the same when the pair performs Schubert's timeless Winterreise in Weill Recital Hall.

This concert is part of Salon Encores.

Listen

Schubert's Wintereisse ("Der Leiermann")

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Florian Boesch, Baritone | Malcolm Martineau, Piano
Onyx