Carnegie Hall Presents

Great Singers III: Evenings of Song

Hear young singers in the early stages of stardom perform in the intimate setting of Weill Recital Hall. South African dramatic soprano Elza van den Heever won raves for her 2013 Metropolitan Opera debut as Elizabeth I in Donizetti's Maria Stuarda, while another South African soprano, Pretty Yende, dazzled in her 2013 Met debut in Rossini's Le comte Ory. Baritone Nathaniel Olson wins acclaim with each performance; soprano Heidi Stober continues to build her exciting career after her 2010 San Francisco Opera debut; and mezzo-soprano Karen Cargill showcases her sumptuous voice in a program of German lieder. Join us after each of the concerts on this series for Salon Encores, a salon-style reception where you can enjoy drinks and merriment with fellow audience members and occasionally the evening’s artists.

Series Events

Monday, October 13, 2014 | 7:30 PM
Pretty Yende
Weill Recital Hall

Performers

  • Pretty Yende, Soprano
    New York Recital Debut
  • Pianist to be announced
Friday, October 24, 2014 | 7:30 PM
Elza van den Heever
Vlad Iftinca
Weill Recital Hall

Performers

  • Elza van den Heever, Soprano
    New York Recital Debut
  • Vlad Iftinca, Piano

Program

  • HANDEL "Mio caro bene" from Rodelinda
  • HANDEL "Ah! crudel, Il pianto mio" from Rinaldo
  • SCHUMANN Frauenliebe und -leben
  • FAURÉ "Les roses d’Ispahan"
  • FAURÉ "Après un rêve"
  • FAURÉ "Clair de lune"
  • FAURÉ "Fleur jetée"
  • BRAHMS "Wie Melodien zieht es mir"
  • BRAHMS "O Komme, holde Sommernacht"
  • BRAHMS "Die Mainacht"
  • BRAHMS "Von ewiger Liebe"
  • BRAHMS "Botschaft"
  • LE ROUX MARAIS "Heimwee"
  • LE ROUX MARAIS "Geboorte van die Lente"
  • LE ROUX MARAIS "Mali, die Slaaf se Lied"
  • PESCOD "Oktobermaand"
  • LEMMER "My Siel is siek van Heimwee"
Friday, February 13, 2015 | 7:30 PM
Nathaniel Olson
Kevin Murphy
Weill Recital Hall

Performers

  • Nathaniel Olson, Baritone
  • Kevin Murphy, Piano
Friday, March 27, 2015 | 7:30 PM
Heidi Stober
Craig Terry
Weill Recital Hall

Performers

  • Heidi Stober, Soprano
    New York Recital Debut
  • Craig Terry, Piano
Friday, April 10, 2015 | 7:30 PM
Karen Cargill
Simon Lepper
Weill Recital Hall

Performers

  • Karen Cargill, Mezzo-Soprano
    New York Recital Debut
  • Simon Lepper, Piano

Program

  • MAHLER Rückert Lieder
  • GRIEG Six Lieder, Op. 48
  • A. MAHLER "Die stille Stadt"
  • A. MAHLER "In meines Vaters Garten"
  • A. MAHLER "Laue Sommernacht"
  • A. MAHLER "Bei dir ist es traut"
  • A. MAHLER "Ich wandle unter Blumen"
  • WAGNER Wesendonck Lieder

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