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   2016
 
 
 
 
 
 

   2015
January 11, 2015
February 8, 2015
March 8, 2015
April 12, 2015
May 10, 2015
July 7, 2015
0ctober 6, 2015
November 3, 2015

   2014
January 12, 2014
February 9, 2014
March 9, 2014
April 13, 2014
May 11, 2014
June 8, 2014
July 13, 2014
August 10, 2014
September 14, 2014
December 14, 2014

   2013
January 13, 2013
February 10, 2013
March 10, 2013
April 14, 2013
May 12, 2013
June 12, 2013
July 12, 2013
September 8, 2013

   2012
January 8, 2012
March 11, 2012
May 13, 2012
June 10, 2012
July 8, 2012
September 9, 2012
December 9, 2012

   2011
January 9, 2011
February 13, 2011
March 13, 2011
April 10, 2011
May 8, 2011
June 12, 2011
July 10, 2011
August 14, 2011
September 11, 2011
October 9, 2011
November 13, 2011
December 11, 2011

   2010
January 10, 2010
February 14, 2010
March 14, 2010
April 11, 2010
May 9, 2010
June 13, 2010
July 11, 2010
August 8, 2010
September 10, 2010
October 10, 2010
November 14, 2010
December 12, 2010

   2009
January 11, 2009
February 8, 2009
March 8, 2009
April 12, 2009
May 10, 2009
June 14, 2009
July 12, 2009
August 9, 2009
September 13, 2009
October 11, 2009
November 8, 2009
December 13, 2009

   2008
April 13, 2008
May 11, 2008
June 8, 2008
July 13, 2008
August 10, 2008
September 14, 2008
October 12, 2008
November 9, 2008
December 14, 2008


November 3, 2015

Tu il cuor mi strazi (Edgar)
Ronda
Children of the wind (Rags)
Come rain or come shine
Giacomo Puccini (1858-1924)
Federico Longas (1893-1968)
Charles Strouse/Stephen Schwartz
Harold Arlen/Johnny Mercer

Elena Greco, mezzo-soprano; Lucas Barkley, piano

Sein Wir Wieder Gut (Ariadne auf Naxos)
Mon coeur s’ouvre a ta voix (Samson et Dalila)
Je suis gris (Chérubin)
I Wait for You (Romances)
‘Twas in the early spring (Op. 38 No. 2)
Ich bin der Welt abhanden gekommen (Rückert-Lieder)
Richard Strauss (1864-1949)
Camille Saint-Saëns (1835-1921)
Jules Massenet (1842-1912)
Sergei Rachmaninoff (1873-1943)
Peter Tchaikovsky (1840-1893)
Gustav Mahler (1860–1911)

Viktoriya Koreneva, mezzo-soprano; Lucas Barkley, piano

Ach ich liebte (Die Entführung aus dem Serail)
Chi il bel sogno di Doretta (La Rondine)
Miracles (To Whom It May Concern)
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (1756-1791)
Giacomo Puccini (1858-1924)
Carol Hall (1936– )

Beverly Butrie, soprano; Lucas Barkley, piano


October 6, 2015

MEDITATION FOR CREATIVES WORKSHOP
www.elenagreco.com/music/egmp/meditationforcreatives

July 7, 2015

La casada infiel
Children of the wind (Rags)
Come rain or come shine
Stormy weather
Fernando Obradors (1897‑1945)
Stephen Schwartz/Charles Strouse
Harold Arlen/Johnny Mercer
Harold Arlen/Ted Koehler

Elena Greco, mezzo-soprano; Richard Gordon, piano

Una palomita blanca (12 Canciones Populares)
Extase
Tacea la notte placida (Il Trovatore)
Non mi dir (Don Giovanni)
Joaquín Rodrigo (1901-1999)
Henri Duparc (1848-1933)
Giuseppi Verdi (1813-1901)
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (1756-1791)
Celia Castro, soprano; Richard Gordon, piano

February 8, 2015

MEDITATION FOR CREATIVES WORKSHOP
www.elenagreco.com/music/egmp/meditationforcreatives

January 11, 2015

La casada infiel (lyrics by Federico Lorca)
Children of the wind (Rags)
If you feel like singing, sing (Summer Stock)
Defying Gravity (Wicked)
Fernando Obradors (1897-1945)
Stephen Schwartz/Charles Strouse
Mack Gordon/Harry Warren
Stephen Schwartz
Elena Greco, mezzo-soprano; Richard Gordon, piano
Nel giardin del bello saracin ostello (Veil Song) (Don Carlo)
Entweihte Götter! (Lohengrin)
Non piu di fiori (La Clemenza di Tito)
Re dell’abisso affrettati (Un Ballo in Maschera)
Giuseppi Verdi (1813-1901)
Richard Wagner (1813-1833)
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (1756-1791)
Giuseppi Verdi (1813-1901)
Jennifer Johnson Osborne, mezzo-soprano; Richard Gordon, piano

June 8, 2014

Las locas por amor (Poema en forma de canciones)
El majo olvidado (Tonadillas)
La casada infiel (lyrics by Lorca)
Too much for one heart (Miss Saigon)
Joaquin Turina (1882-1949)
Enrique Granados (1867-1916)
Fernando Obradors (1897-1945)
Claude-Michel Schönberg/Alain Boublil
Elena Greco, mezzo-soprano; Richard Gordon, piano
Ballade (for unaccompanied violin)
Sonata
Eugene Ysaye (1858-1931)
Maurice Ravel (1875-1937)
Emily Kalish, violin
Re dell’abisso, affrettati! (Un Ballo in Maschera)
Condotto ell’ era in ceppi (Il Trovatore)
O don fatale (Don Carlo)
Stella del marinar (La Gioconda)
Giuseppi Verdi (1813-1901)

Amilcare Ponchielli (1834-1886)

Caterina Secchi, mezzo-soprano; Richard Gordon, piano

May 11, 2014

Las locas por amor (Poema en forma de canciones)
En el pinar
Noches, noches
Blame it on the summer night (Rags)
Too much for one heart (Miss Saigon)
Come rain or come shine
Joaquin Turina (1882-1949)
Fernando Obradors (1897-1945)
Sephardic traditional, arr. Richard Gordon/Elena Greco
Joseph Stein/Stephen Schwartz /Charles Strouse
Claude-Michel Schönberg/Alain Boublil
Harold Arlen/Johnny Mercer
Elena Greco, mezzo-soprano; Richard Gordon, piano
Sebben crudele
The Lamb
Antonio Caldara (1670-1736)
Theodore Chanler (1902-1961)
Kathy Duncan, mezzo-soprano; Richard Gordon, piano
Voce di donna (La Gioconda)
Mon coeur s’ouvre a ta voix (Samson et Dalila)
Amour, viens aider ma faiblesse (Samson et Dalila)
En vain pour éviter (Carmen)
Acerba voluttà (Adriana Lecouvreur)
Amilcare Ponchielli (1834-1886)
Camille Saint-Saens (1835-1921)Georges Bizet (1838-1875)
Francesco Cilea (1866-1950)
Caterina Secchi, mezzo-soprano; Richard Gordon, piano

September 8, 2013

Tu il cuor mi strazi (Edgar)
The sound of music (Sound of Music)
Blame it on the summer night (Rags)
Too much for one heart (Miss Saigon)
Giacomo Puccini (1858-1924)
Richard Rodgers/Oscar Hammerstein II
Joseph Stein/Stephen Schwartz /Charles Strouse
Claude-Michel Schönberg/Alain Boublil
Elena Greco, mezzo-soprano; Richard Gordon, piano
Du sendest mir einen Liebesblick (Gurrelieder)
Nacht (Sieben frühe Lieder)
Arnold Schoenberg (1874-1951)
Alban Berg (1885-1935)
Andrea Powe, soprano; Richard Gordon, piano
Avant de quitter ces lieux (Faust)
Ya vas lyublu (The Queen of Spades)
O! du mein holder Abendstern (Tannhauser)
Oh! qu’est-ce que c’est? (Pelléas et Mélisande)
Charles-François Gounod (1818-1893)
Peter Illyich Tchaikovsky (1840-1893)
Richard Wagner (1813-1833)
Claude Debussy (1862-1918)
Darren Chase, baritone; Richard Gordon, piano
Spring will come again (The Skin of Our Teeth)
Small umbrella in the rain (Little Women)
Leonard Bernstein (1918-1990)
Rupert Holmes (1947– )
Dennis Blackwell, baritone; Elena Greco, mezzo-soprano; Richard Gordon, piano

May 12, 2013

No lloreis (Canciones amatorias)
El majo olvidado (Tonadillas)
Canticel (Catalan traditional)
Ronda
Unexpected song (Song and Dance)
On my own (Les misérables)
Come rain or come shine
Enrique Granados (1867-1916)
Enrique Granados (1867-1916)
Eduard Toldrà Soler (1895-1962)
Federico Longas (1893-1968)
Andrew Lloyd Webber (1948–&nbsp )
Claude-Michel Schoenberg (1944– )/Boublil et al.
Harold Arlen (1905-1986)/Johnny Mercer (1909-1976)
Elena Greco, mezzo-soprano; Cris Frisco, piano
from La Clemenza di Tito:
Del più sublime soglio
Ah, se fosse intorno al trono
Se all’impero
Il mio tesoro intanto (Don Giovanni)
Ah, la paterna mano (Macbetto)
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (1756-1791)

Giuseppi Verdi (1813-1901)

Gilbert Mendoza, tenor; Cris Frisco, piano
Violon
C
Reine des mouettes
Les chemins de l’amour
L’invitation au voyage
Après un rêve
Francis Poulenc (1899-1963)

Henri Duparc (1848-1933)
Gabriel Fauré (1845-1924)

Kirsten Kane, mezzo-soprano; Cris Frisco, piano
A la una yo naci Sephardic traditional
Kirsten Kane, Gilbert Mendoza, Elena Greco, vocals and percussion; Cris Frisco, piano

April 14, 2013

Allegro vivo (Vocalizaciones)
Les flors i la donzella (Once Lieders)
Mirentxu (Basque traditional)
Canciones Clásicas Españolas
Romance de los pelegrinitos
La moza y los calvos
El tumba y lé
Joaquin Turina (1882-1949)
Federico Longas (1893-1968)
Jesus Guridi Vidaola (1886-1961)
Fernando Jaumandreu Obradors (1897-1945)
Elena Greco, mezzo-soprano; Richard Gordon, piano
Um a Zero
Cuidado, Colega
Gargalhada
Pixinguinha (aka Alfredo da Rocha Viana, Jr.) (1897-1973)
Jessica Valiente, flute; Richard Gordon, piano
The Doubting Muse
A Galaxy in the Fields
Michael Lunapiena (1987– )
Mike Lunapiena, cello
Allegro de concierto Enrique Granados (1867-1916)
Richard Gordon, piano
Morenica
A la una yo nací
Sephardic traditional (Arr. Richard Gordon/Elena Greco)
Elena Greco, mezzo-soprano; Richard Gordon, piano

March 10, 2013

Olas gigantes (Tres Poemas)
Mañanita de San Juan (Seis canciones castellanas)
Como quieres que advine (Seis canciones castellanas)
Look to the rainbow (Finian’s Rainbow)
Joaquin Turina (1882-1949)
Jesús Guridi (1886-1961)
Elena Greco, mezzo-soprano; Dan F. Smith, piano
Als mir dein leid erklang (Brentano Lieder)
Depuis le jour (Louise)
Chi’l bel sogno di Doretta (La Rondine)
Richard Strauss (1864-1949)
Gustave Charpentier (1860-1956)
Giacomo Puccini (1858-1924)
Elizabeth Jenkins, soprano; Dan F. Smith, piano
Cancion y Danza No. 6 Federico Mompou (1893-1987)
Dan F. Smith, piano

February 10, 2013

Olas gigantes (Tres Poemas)
O’cell profeta
Look to the Rainbow (Finian’s Rainbow)
Willow weep for me
Joaquin Turina (1882-1949)
Enrique Granados (1867-1916)
E.Y. Harburg (1896-1981)/Burton Lane (1912-1997)
Ann Ronell (1906-1993)
Elena Greco, mezzo-soprano; Richard Gordon, piano
Si mes vers avaient des ailes
Le Colibri
Chanson triste
Reynaldo Hahn (1874-1947)
Ernest Chausson (1855-1899)
Henri Duparc (1848-1933)
Susan Herrmann, soprano; Richard Gordon, piano
Widmung
Wie bist du meine königin
Robert Schumann (1810-1856)
Johannes Brahms (1833-1897)
Phillip Massengill, tenor; Richard Gordon, piano
Morgen (Op. 27, No. 4)
Allerseelen (Op. 10, No. 8)
Zueignung (Op. 10, No. 1)
Non t’amo piu
L’alba sepàra dalla luce l’ombra
Richard Strauss (1864-1949)

Paolo Tosti (1846-1916)

Gilbert Mendoza, tenor; Richard Gordon, piano

January 13, 2013

Ronda
Tu il cuor mi strazi (Edgar)
Unexpected song (Song and Dance)
Federico Longas (1893-1968)
Giacomo Puccini (1858-1924)
Andrew Lloyd Webber (1948- )
Elena Greco, mezzo-soprano; Lucy Arner, piano
Donde lieta uscì (La Bohème)
Signore ascolta (Turandot)
Mi tradi quell’alma ingrata (Don Giovanni)
Marietta’s Lied (Die tote Stadt)
Snow-maiden’s Aria (The Snow‐maiden)
Giacomo Puccini (1858-1924)

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (1756-1791)
Erich Wolfgang Korngold (1897-1957
Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov (1844-1908)

Elena Mindlina, soprano; Lucy Arner, piano
Pastorale Ernst Dohnanyi
Lucy Arner, piano

December 9, 2012

Gracia mia (Canciones amatorias)
L’ocell profeta
Mananica era (Canciones amatorias)
El majo olvidado (Tonadillas)
No lloreis (Canciones amatorias)
Enrique Granados (1867-1916)
Elena Greco, mezzo-soprano; Richard Gordon, piano
L’amour de moi
Oiseaux si tous les ans
Villanelle
Fifteenth century song
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart 1756-1791)
Eva Dell’Acqua (1856-1930)
Karen Rose Bitzer, soprano; Richard Gordon, piano
La Seranata
L’ultima canzone
Non t’amo più
O del mio amato ben
Paolo Tosti (1846-1916)

Stefano Donaudy (1879-1925)

Gilbert Mendoza, tenor; Richard Gordon, piano
I’m not afraid of anything (Songs for a new world)
Hold down the fort (John & Jen)
Another hundred people (Company)
What more do I need (Marry me a little)
Do I hear a waltz? (Do I hear a waltz?)
Jason Robert Brown (1970– )
Andrew Lippa (1964– )/Tom Greenwald
Stephen Sondheim (1930– )
Stephen Sondheim (1930– )
Stephen Sondheim (1930– )/Richard Rodgers (1902-1979)
Chelsea Wengler, mezzo-soprano; Richard Gordon, piano
Aeolian harp etude (Op. 25, No. 1)
Revolutionary etude (Op. 10, No. 12)
Frederic Chopin (1810-1849)
Richard Gordon, piano

September 9, 2012

O mio Fernando (La Favorita)
Gracia mia (Canciones amatorias)
Ronda
Unexpected song (Song and Dance)
Gaetano Donizetti (1797-1848)
Enrique Granados (1867-1916)
Federico Longas (1893-1968)
Andrew Lloyd Webber (1948- )
Elena Greco, mezzo-soprano; Craig Ketter, piano
Si trai ceppi (Berenice)
Vision fugitive (Herodiade)
Bella siccome un Angelo (Don Pasquale)
Non più andrai (Le Nozze di Figaro)
George Frideric Handel (1685-1759)
Jules Massenet (1842-1912)
Gaetano Donizetti (1797-1848)
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (1756-1791)
John Petrozino, Jr., tenor; Craig Ketter, piano
Prelude in G# minor, Op. 32 No. 12
Intermezzo in E-flat Major, Op. 117 No. 1
Sergei Rachmaninoff (1873-1943)
Johannes Brahms (1833-1897)
Craig Ketter, piano

July 8, 2012

Stella del Marinar (La Gioconda)
Mañanica era (Canciones amatorias)
Las locas por amor (Poema en forma de canciones)
Come rain or come shine
Amilcare Ponchielli (1834-1886)
Enrique Granados (1867-1916)
Joaquin Turina (1882-1949)
Harold Arlen (1905-1986)/Johnny Mercer (1909-1976)
Elena Greco, mezzo-soprano; Richard Gordon, piano
Nocturne in C# minor (Posthumous)
Scherzo (Op. 16 No. 2)
Frederic Chopin (1810-1849)
Felix Mendelssohn (1809-1847)
Richard Gordon, piano
Willow, weep for me Ann Ronell (1906-1993)
Elena Greco, vocalist; Mamiko Watanabe, piano
Amando’s Rumba
Old Folks
Chick Corea (1941 – )
Willard Robison (1894 – 1968)
Mamiko Watanabe, piano

June 10, 2012

Canciones españolas antiguas
Sevillanas del Siglo XVIII
Nana de Sevilla
ZorongoSephardic Songs
Noches, noches
Puncha, puncha
Avrix mi galanica
Federico García Lorca (1898-1936)

Traditional
Arr. Richard Gordon/Elena Greco

Elena Greco, mezzo-soprano; Richard Gordon, piano; Guillermo Cardenas, percussion
Dance of the Bongos Guillermo Cardenas
Guillermo Cardenas, percussion
Una furtiva lagrima (L’elisir d’amore)
Fra poco a me ricovero (Lucia di Lammermoor)
Dies Bildnis ist bezaubernd schön (Die Zauberflöte)

Sei ariette

Ma rendi pur contento
Malinconia, ninfa gentile
Per pietà, bell’ idol mio

Gaetano Donizetti (1797-1848)

Wolfgang A. Mozart (1756-1791)

Vincenzo Bellini (1801-1835)

Gilbert Mendoza, tenor; Richard Gordon, piano
Danzas Gitanas
Generalife (Op.55 No. 4)
Danza Ritual (Op. 55 No.3)
Seguiriya (Op. 84 No. 5)
Joaquin Turina (1882-1949)
Richard Gordon, piano

May 13, 2012

Private concert

March 11, 2012

O pallida, che un giorno mi guardasti (L’Amico Fritz)
Cantares (Poema en forma de las canciones)
Nunca olvida (Poema en forma de las canciones)
Polo (Siete canciones populares españolas)
RondaDesengaño (Romanza)
Pietro Mascagni (1863-1945)
Joaquín Turina (1882-1949)
Joaquín Turina (1882-1949)
Manuel De Falla (1876-1946)
Federico Longas (1893-1968)
Rafael Taboada y Mantilla (1837-1914)
Elena Greco, mezzo-soprano; Richard Gordon, piano
La belle imagini (Paride ed Elena)
Une poupée aux yeux d’émail (Les contes d’Hoffmann)
Se Romeo t’uccise un figlio (I Capuleti e i Montecchi)
Que faites-vous (excerpt) (Dialogues des Carmélites)
Sein wir wieder gut (Ariadne)
Allez laissez-moi seul (Cendrillon)
J’ai verse le poison (Cleopatre)
Parto ma tu ben mio (La clemenza di Tito)
Christoph von Gluck (1714-1787)
Jacques Offenbach (1818-1880)
Vincenzo Bellini (1801-1835)
Francis Poulenc (1899-1963)
Richard Strauss (1864-1949)
Jules Massenet (1842-1912)
Jules Massenet (1842-1912)
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (1756-1791)
Kirsten Kane, mezzo-soprano; Richard Gordon, piano

January 8, 2012

Private Concert

December 11, 2011

Divinités du Styx (Alceste)

Canciones clásicas españolas
Chiquitita
En el pinar
El vito
Christoph Willibald Ritter von Gluck (1714-1787)

Fernando Obradors (1897-1945)
Elena Greco, mezzo-soprano; Geoffrey Duce, piano
Un bel dì vedremo (Madama Butterfly)
Tu, tu, tu, piccolo (Madama Butterfly)
Springwater, Op. 14/11
Giacomo Puccini (1858-1924)

Sergei Rachmaninoff (1873-1943)

Pamela Lloyd, soprano; Geoffrey Duce, piano
Cantata BWV 78, Solo for Bass
Gia mi dicon venal (Tosca)
Nemico della patria (Andrea Chenier)
Die frist ist um (The Flying Dutchman)
Wotan’s farewell (Die Walküre)
J.S. Bach (1685-1750)
Giacomo Puccini (1858-1924)
Umberto Giordano (1867-1948)
Richard Wagner (1813-1883)
Andrew Costello, baritone; Geoffrey Duce, piano
Impromptu in G Flat Franz Schubert (1797-1828)
Geoffrey Duce, piano
Hark! the herald angels sing
O little town of Bethlehem
O come, all ye faithful
I’m dreaming of a white Christmas
Felix Mendelssohn (1809-1847)/Charles Wesley (1707-1788)
Traditional/Phillips Brooks (lyrics) (1835-1893)
Traditional/Frederick Oakeley (lyrics) (1802-1880)
Irving Berlin (1888-1989)
Pamela Lloyd, soprano; Elena Greco, mezzo-soprano; Andrew Costello, baritone; Geoffrey Duce, tenor and piano

November 13, 2011

O pallida, che un giorno mi guardasti (L’Amico Fritz)
Adieu, forêts (Jeanne d’Arc)

On a clear day
Pietro Mascagni (1863-1945)
Peter Tchaikovsky (1840-1893)

Alan Jay Lerner (1918-86)/Burton Lane (1912-1997)
Elena Greco, mezzo-soprano; Craig Ketter, piano
Fra poco a me ricovero (Lucia di Lammermoor)
Ah, la paterno mano (Macbetto)
De’ miei bollenti spiriti (La Traviata)
Im Abendrot
Dein ist mein ganzes Herz (Das Land des Lächelns)
Gaetano Donizetti (1797-1848)
Giuseppe Verdi (1813-1901)
Giuseppe Verdi (1813-1901)
Franz Schubert (1797-1828)
Franz Lehár (1870-1948)
Gilbert Mendoza, tenor; Craig Ketter, piano
Voi lo sapete (Cavalleria Rusticana)
L’Altra notte (Mefistofele)
Santa Lucia luntana (Neapolitan song)
Non ti scordar di me
Our love is here to stay (The Goldwyn Follies)
Pietro Mascagni (1863-1945)
Arrigo Boito (1842-1918)
E.A. Mario (1884-1961)
Ernesto de Curtis (1875-1937)
Ira Gershwin (1896-1983)/George Gershwin (1898-1937)
Maria Ciccaglione, soprano; Craig Ketter, piano

October 9, 2011

Stella del marina (La Gioconda)
Desengaño (Romanza)
Caramba
Unexpected song (Song and Dance)
I still believe (Miss Saigon)
Amilcare Ponchielli (1834-1886)
Rafael Taboada y Mantilla (1837-1914)
Manuel Garcia (1775-1832)
Andrew Lloyd Webber (1948- )
Claude-Michel Schoenberg (1944– )/Boublil et al.
Elena Greco, mezzo-soprano; Richard Gordon, piano
Sonata in C, Wq65/47
I: Allegro
II: Adagio assai
III: Andante
Widmung Transcription
Carl Phillip Emmanuel Bach (1714-1788)

Arr. Franz Liszt (1811-1886)
(orig. Robert Schumann (1810-1856))

Geoffrey Duce, piano
Adelaide
Dalla sua pace (Don Giovanni)
Dovunque al mondo (Madama Butterfly)
Ludwig van Beethoven (1770-1827)
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (1756-1791)
Giacomo Puccini (1858-1924)
Gilbert Mendoza, tenor; Richard Gordon, piano
Morro, ma prima ingrazia (Un ballo in maschera)
Art is calling for me (The Enchantress)
Un bel di vedremo (Madama Butterfly)
Giuseppi Verdi (1813-1901)
Victor Herbert (1859-1924)
Giacamo Puccini (1858-1924)
Pamela Lloyd, dramatic soprano; Richard Gordon, piano
Te Deum (Tosca)
Schweig, schweig (Der Freischuetz)
So in love (Kiss Me, Kate)
Giacomo Puccini (1858-1924)
Carl Maria von Weber (1786-1826)
Cole Porter (1891-1964)
Andrew Costello, dramatic baritone; Richard Gordon, piano

September 11, 2011

Adieu, forêts (Jeanne d’Arc)
Lullaby (Mother’s Aria) (The Consul)
Willow, weep for me
Peter Tchaikovsky (1840-1893)
Gian Carlo Menotti (1911-2007)
Ann Ronell (1906-1993)
Elena Greco, mezzo-soprano; Craig Ketter, piano
Quanto è bella (L’elisir d’amore)
Fra poco a me ricovero (Lucia di Lammermoor)
Parmi veder le lagrime (Rigoletto)
Gaetano Donizetti (1797-1848)
Giuseppe Verdi (1813-1901)
Gilbert Mendoza, tenor; Craig Ketter, piano
In the Silence of the Night
Epithalanium (Nero)
Júrame
O Carlo, ascolta (Don Carlo)
Sergei Rachmaninoff (1873-1943)
Anton Rubinstein (1829-1894)
María Grever (1885-1951)
Giuseppe Verdi (1813-1901)
Francisco Pérez-Abreu, baritone; Craig Ketter, piano
E luce van le stelle (Tosca)
Amor ti Vieta (Fedora)
Because
Vesti la giubba (Pagliacci)
Giacomo Puccini (1858-1924)
Umberto Giordano (1867-1948)
Guy d’Hardelot
Ruggero Leoncavallo (1857-1919)
Joseph Ponte, tenor; Craig Ketter, piano
Vissi d’arte (Tosca)
Song to the moon (Rusalka)
I wait for thee (12 Songs, Op. 14, No. 1)
Chanson triste (Op. 2, No. 4)
Giacomo Puccini (1858-1924)
Antonin Dvorak (1841-1904)
Sergei Vasilievich Rachmaninoff (1873-1943)
Henri Duparc (1848-1933)
Barbara Allentuch, soprano; Craig Ketter, piano
Dio, mi Otello (Otello)
Forse la soglia attinse (Ballo in Maschera)
La fleur que tu m’avais jetée (Carmen)
Recitar … vesti la giubba (Pagliacci)
Gern hab ich die Frau’n geküsst (Paganini)
Giuseppe Verdi (1813-1901)

Georges Bizet (1838-1875)
Giacomo Puccini (1858-1924)
Franz Lehar (1870-1948)

Joseph Venezia, tenor; Craig Ketter, piano

August 14, 2011

Ronda
Stormy weather
Lullaby of the leaves
Come rain or come shine
Federico Longas (1893-1968)
Harold Arlen (1905-1986)/Ted Koehler (1894-1973)
Bernice Petkere (1901-2000)/Joe Young (1889-1939)
Harold Arlen (1905-1986)/Johnny Mercer (1909-1976)
Elena Greco, mezzo-soprano; Richard Gordon, piano
Damisela encantadora
Il balen del suo sorriso (Il trovatore)
La danza
Softly, As In a Morning Sunrise (The New Moon)
The Whiffenpoof Song
Ernesto Lecuona (1895-1963)
Giuseppe Verdi (1813-1901)
Gioachino Rossini (1792-1868)
Sigmund Romberg (1887-1951)
Tod Galloway (1863-1935)/George S. Pomeroy (1888-1964)/
Meade Minnigerode (1887-1967)
Francisco Perez-Abreu, baritone; Richard Gordon, piano
Forse la soglia attinse (Un Ballo in Maschera)
Ella mi fu rapita…Parmi veder le lagrime (Rigoletto)
Bring him home (Les Misérables)
Giuseppe Verdi (1813-1901)

Claude-Michel Schoenberg (1944– )/Boublil et al.

Maurizio Casa, tenor; Richard Gordon, piano
Duet, Act 3 (Tosca) Giacomo Puccini (1858-1924)
Cheryl Warfield, soprano; Maurizio Casa, tenor; Richard Gordon, piano
Vissi d’arte (Tosca)
Pace, pace, mio Dio (La Forza del Destino)
D’amor sull’ali rosee (Il Trovatore)
Climb every mountain (The Sound of Music)
Giacomo Puccini (1858-1924)
Giuseppe Verdi (1813-1901)Richard Rodgers (1902-79)/Oscar Hammerstein II (1895-1960)
Cheryl Warfield, soprano; Richard Gordon, piano

July 10, 2011

Ah! que j’aime le militaire (La Grande-Duchesse de Gerolstein)

Cry me a river
Jacques Offenbach (1819-1880)
Arthur Hamilton (1926– )
Elena Greco, mezzo-soprano; Richard Gordon, piano
Già il sole dal Gange
Traum durch die Dämmerung
Cäcilie
Zueignung
Celeste Aida (Aida)
Alessandro Scarlatti (1660-1725)
Richard Strauss (1864-1949)Giuseppe Verdi (1813-1901)
Maurizio Casa, tenor; Richard Gordon, piano
Duet of Amanasro/Aida (Aida) Giuseppe Verdi (1813-1901)
Pamela Lloyd, dramatic soprano; Andrew Costello, dramatic baritone; Richard Gordon, piano
Vissi d’arte (Tosca)
Ebben? Ne andrò lontana (La Wally)
Vissi, d’arte (Tosca)
Giacomo Puccini (1858-1924)
Alfredo Catalani (1854-1893)
Giacomo Puccini (1858-1924)
Pamela Lloyd, dramatic soprano; Richard Gordon, piano
Abendlich strahlt der Sonne Auge (Das Rheingold)
Nemico della Patria (Andrea Chenier)
Coronation aria (Boris Gudunov)
Richard Wagner (1813-1883)
Umberto Giordano (1867-1948)
Modest Mussorgsky (1831-1889)
Andrew Costello, dramatic baritone; Richard Gordon, piano
Salida de Juan (Los gavilanes)
Don Quijote

Les feuilles mortes
Jacinto Guerrero (1895-1951)
Augusto Algueró (1934-2011)

Jacques Prévert/Joseph Kosma
Francisco Perez-Abreu, baritone; Richard Gordon, piano
Je dis que rien ne m’épouvante (Carmen)
Embroidery Aria (Peter Grimes)
Georges Bizet (1838-1875)
Benjamin Britten (1913-1976)
Zhanna Alkhazova, soprano; Richard Gordon, piano

June 12, 2011

Dopo l’oscuro nembo (Adelson e Salvini) Vincenzo Bellini (1801-1835)
Elena Greco, mezzo-soprano; Richard Gordon, piano
O del mio amato ben
Recondita armonia (Tosca)
Bring him home (Les Misérables)
Ah, la paterna mano (Macbeth)
Stephano Donaudy (1879-1925)
Giacomo Puccini (1858-1924)
Claude-Michel Schoenberg (1944– )/Boublil et al.
Giuseppe Verdi (1813-1901)
Gilbert Mendoza, tenor; Richard Gordon, piano
María la O (from the zarzuela María la O)
Habañera (Tú)
Dime que si
Credo in un Dio crudel (Otello)
Ernesto Lecuona
Eduardo Sánchez de Fuentes
Alfonso Esparza Oteo
Giuseppe Verdi (1813-1901)
Francisco Pérez-Abreu, baritone; Richard Gordon, piano
Sephardic songs
Noches, noches
Puncha, puncha
Avrix mi galanika
Traditional
Arr. Richard Gordon/Elena Greco
Elena Greco, mezzo-soprano; Richard Gordon, piano

May 8, 2011

Ronda
Lo que está de Dios
Desengaño (Romanza)
Caramba
Federico Longas (1893-1968)
Francisco Barbieri (1823-1894)
Rafael Taboada y Mantilla (1837-1914)
Manuel Garcia (1775-1832)
Elena Greco, mezzo-soprano; Richard Gordon, piano
Va! Laisse couler mes larmes (Werther)
Voce di donna (La Gioconda)
Card Scene (Carmen)
Jules Massenet (1842-1912)
Amilcare Ponchielli (1834-1886)
Georges Bizet (1838-1875)
Caterina Secchi, dramatic mezzo-soprano; Richard Gordon, piano
Daybreak in Alabama
Black Gold
Pablo Neruda Presente
We Poor Are Strong
Mike Glick/Langston Hughes
Mike Glick
Mike Glick
Mike Glick/Don West
Mike Glick, vocals/guitar

April 10, 2011

Poema en forma de las canciones
Cantares
Nunca
Las locas por amor
Unexpected song (Song and Dance)
Joaquĺn Turina (1882-1949)

Andrew Lloyd Webber (1948- )

Elena Greco, mezzo-soprano; Craig Ketter, piano
Ebben ne’andro (La Wally)
Lover, Come Back to Me (New Moon)
Senta’s ballad (Der fliegende Hollaender)
Alfredo Catalani (1854-1893)
Sigmund Romberg (1887-1951)
Richard Wagner (1813-1883)
Pamela Llloyd, dramatic soprano; Craig Ketter, piano
The water is wide
Come rain or come shine (St. Louis Woman)
Traditional
Harold Arlen (1905-1986)/Johnny Mercer (1909-1976)
Elena Greco, vocals; Guillermo Cardenas, percussion; Craig Ketter, piano

March 13, 2011

Sola perduta abbandonata (Manon Lescaut)
Stornello
Munasterio ‘e Santa Chiara
Reginella
If Love were all (Bitter Sweet)
Non ti scordar di me
Giacomo Puccini (1858-1924)
Giuseppe Verdi (1813-1901)
Alberto Barberis (19?-19?)
Gaetano Lama (1886-1950)
Noel Coward (1899-1973)
Ernesto di Curtis (1875-1937)
Maria Ciccaglione, lirico spinto soprano; Earl Buys, piano
Va! Laisse couler mes larmes (Werther)
Voce di donna (La Gioconda)
Acerba voluttà (Adriana Lecouvreur)
Jules Massenet (1842-1912)
Amilcare Ponchielli (1834-1886)
Francesco Cilea (1866-1950)
Caterina Secchi, dramatic mezzo-soprano; Earl Buys, piano
Pace, pace (La forza del destino)
Vissi d’arte (Tosca)
Giuseppe Verdi (1813-1901)
Giacomo Puccini (1858-1924)
Isabella Dupree, lirico spinto soprano; Earl Buys, piano
Fu la sorte dell’ armi (Aida) Giuseppe Verdi (1813-1901)
Isabella Dupree, soprano; Caterina Secchi, dramatic mezzo-soprano; Earl Buys, piano
New World Symphony Theme
Drink with me (Les Misérables)
Antonin Dvorak (1841-1904)
Claude-Michel Schoenberg (1944– )/Boublil et al.
Guillermo Cardenas, trumpet; Earl Buys, piano
Come rain or come shine (St. Louis Woman) Harold Arlen (1905-1986)/Johnny Mercer (1909-1976)
Elena Greco, vocals; Earl Buys, piano; Guillermo Cardenas, percussion
Cello Concert, First Movement J.S. Bach (1685-1750)
Earl Buys, piano

February 13, 2011

Las locas por amor (Poema en forma de las canciones)
Un adiós
Jota (Siete canciones populares españolas)
Lo que está de Dios
Caramba
Come rain or come shine (St. Louis Woman)
Joaquíí Turina (1882-1949)
Sebastián de Iradier (1809-1865)
Manuel De Falla (1876-1946)
Francisco Barbieri (1823-1894)
Manuel Garcia (1775-1832)
Harold Arlen (1905-1986)/Johnny Mercer (1909-1976)
Elena Greco, mezzo-soprano; Eric Sedgwick, piano
La Bonne Chanson
1. Une sainte en son auréole
2. Puisque l’aube grandit
3. La lune blanche luit dans les bois
4. J’allais par des chemins perfides
5. J’ai presque peur, en vérité
6. Avant que tu ne t’en ailles
7. Donc, ce sera par un clair jour d’été
8. N’est-ce pas?
9. L’hiver a cessé
Gabriel Fauré (1845-1924)/Paul Verlaine (1844-1896)
Gilbert Mendoza, tenor; Eric Sedgwick, piano
Printemps qui commence (Samson et Dalila)
Stella del Marinar (La Gioconda)
Condotta ell’ era in ceppi (Il Trovatore)
Amour, viens aider ma faiblesse (Samson et Dalila)
Camille Saint-Saëns (1835-1921)
Amilcare Ponchielli (1834-1886)
Giuseppe Verdi (1813-1901)
Camille Saint-Saëns (1835-1921)
Caterina Secchi, mezzo-soprano; Eric Sedgwick, piano
Eight days a week
Julia
John Lennon (1940-1980)/Paul McCartney (1942– )
Guillermo Cardenas, trumpet; Eric Sedgwick, piano

January 9, 2011

Adieu, forêts (Jeanne d’Arc)
Puncha, puncha
Noches, noches
Ronda
Come rain or come shine (St. Louis Woman)
Peter Tchaikovsky (1840-1893)
Traditional Sephardic (arr. Richard Gordon)
Traditional Sephardic (arr. Elena Greco/Richard Gordon)
Federico Longas (1893-1968)
Harold Arlen (1905-1986)/Johnny Mercer (1909-1976)
Elena Greco, mezzo-soprano; Richard Gordon, piano
Toreador song (Carmen)
So In Love (Kiss Me, Kate)
With A Song In My Heart (Spring Is Here)
Ich grolle nicht (Dichterliebe)
Georges Bizet (1838-1875)
Cole Porter (1891-1964)
Richard Rodgers (1902-79)/Lorenz Hart (1895-1943)
Robert Schumann (1810-1856)
Andrew Costello, dramatic baritone; Richard Gordon, piano
Jacinto Chiclana
La Última Curda
Kommt dir manchmal in den Sinn (Zigeunerlieder, Op. 103/7)
Cancion de cuna para dormir a un negrito (Cinco canciones negras)
He, Zigeuner (Zigeunerlieder, Op. 103/1)
Ástor Pantaleón Piazzolla (1921-1992)/Jorge Luis Borges (1899-1986)
Aníbal Troilo (1914-1975)/Cátulo Castillo (1906-1975)
Johannes Brahms (1833-1897)
Xavier Montsalvatge (1912-1902)
Johannes Brahms (1833-1897)
Rebecca Salazar, mezzo-soprano; Richard Gordon, piano

December 12, 2010

Adieu, forêts (Jeanne d’Arc) Peter Tchaikovsky (1840-1893)
Elena Greco, mezzo-soprano; Richard Gordon, piano
È serbata a questo acciaro (I Capuleti ed i Montecchi)
Lamento di Federico (L’Arlesiana)
Vincenzo Bellini (1801-1835)
Francisco Cilea (1866-1950)
Gilbert Mendoza, tenor; Richard Gordon, piano
Card scene (Carmen)
Amour, viens aider ma faiblesse (Samson et Dalila)
Georges Bizet (1838-1875)
Camille Saint-Saëns (1835-1921)
Caterina Secchi, dramatic mezzo-soprano; Richard Gordon, piano
Parmi veder le lagrime (Rigoletto) Giuseppe Verdi (1813-1901)
Gilbert Mendoza, tenor; Richard Gordon, piano
Desengaño (Romanza)
Sevillanas del Siglo XVIII
Nana de Sevilla
Rafael Taboada y Mantilla (1837-1914)
Federico García Lorca (1898-1936)
Elena Greco, mezzo-soprano; Richard Gordon, piano
Giorni poveri vivea….Deh, rallentate o barbari (Il Trovatore)
O mio Fernando (La Favorita)
Giuseppe Verdi (1813-1901)
Gaetano Donizetti (1797-1848)
Caterina Secchi, dramatic mezzo-soprano; Richard Gordon, piano
Los peces en el rio Traditional South American
Elena Greco, vocalist (and group); Richard Gordon, piano

November 14, 2010

Fior di giaggiolo (Cavalleria Rusticana)
Jota (Siete canciones populares españolas)
Pietro Mascagni (1863-1945)
Manuel De Falla (1876-1946)
Elena Greco, mezzo-soprano; Eric Sedgwick, piano
Comme autre fois (Les Pêcheurs de Perles)
Aria (L’elisir d’amore)
Georges Bizet (1838-1875)
Gaetano Donizetti (1797-1848)
Susan Herrmann, lyric soprano; Eric Sedgwick, piano
Woodstock Joni Mitchell (1943– )
Elena Greco, mezzo-soprano; Eric Sedgwick, piano
Aria (Idomeneo)
Song to the Moon (Rusalka)
Wolfgang A. Mozart (1756-1791)
Antonin Dvorak (1841-1904)
Susan Herrmann, lyric soprano; Eric Sedgwick, piano
Nana de Sevillas
Sevillanas del siglo XVIII
Federico García Lorca (1898-1936)
Elena Greco, mezzo-soprano; Nilko Andreas, guitar
Prelude No. 1
Recuerdos de la Alhambra
Tango
Heitor Villa-Lobos (1887-1959)
Francisco Tárrega (1852-1909)
TBD
Nilko Andreas, guitar

October 10, 2010

Ronda
Nunca olvida (Poema en forma de las canciones)
Las locas por amor (Poema en forma de las canciones)
Federico Longas (1893-1968)
Joaquĺn Turina (1882-1949)
Elena Greco, mezzo-soprano; Richard Gordon, piano
Pace pace (La forza del destino)
Dich teure Halle (Tannhaeuser)
Voi lo sapete (Cavalleria Rusticana)
Giuseppe Verdi (1813-1901)
Richard Wagner (1813-1883)
Pietro Mascagni (1863-1945)
Pamela Lloyd, dramatic soprano; Richard Gordon, piano
Una furtive lagrima (L’elisir d’amore)
La fleur que tu m’avais jetée (Carmen)Ah, se fosse intorno al trono (La Clemenza di Tito)
Gaetano Donizetti (1797-1848)
Georges Bizet (1838-1875)
Wolfgang A. Mozart (1756-1791)
Gilbert Mendoza, tenor; Richard Gordon, piano
TBA TBA
Guillermo Cardenas, percussion/trumpet; Richard Gordon, piano
For John Lennon’s 70th Birthday:
Imagine
Michelle
With a little help from my friends
John Lennon (1940-1980)
John Lennon (1940-1980)/Paul McCartney (1942– )
John Lennon (1940-1980)/Paul McCartney (1942– )
Elena Greco, vocals; Richard Gordon, piano; Guillermo Cardenas, percussion

September 10, 2010

Tu il cuor (Edgar)
Cantares (Poema en forma de canciones)
Unexpected song (Song and Dance)
Giacomo Puccini (1858-1924)
Joaquĺn Turina (1882-1949)
Andrew Lloyd Webber (1948- )
Elena Greco, mezzo-soprano; Richard Gordon, piano
Rhapsody (Dies Natalis) Gerald Finzi (1901-1956)
Gabriél Gargarí, character tenor; Richard Gordon, piano
Sily Potaynyye (Khovashchina)
Acerba Voluttà (Adriana Lecouvreur)
Modest Petrovich Mussorgsky (1839-1881)
Francesco Cilea (1866-1950)
Caterina Secchi, dramatic mezzo-soprano; Richard Gordon, piano
Vien Leonora a piedi tuoi (La Favorita)
Skorbit Dusha (Coronation Scene) (Boris Godunov )
Gaetano Donizetti (1797-1848)
Modest Petrovich Mussorgsky (1839-1881)
Andrew Costello, dramatic baritone; Richard Gordon, piano
Wie aus der Ferne… (duet from The Flying Dutchman) Richard Wagner (1813-1883)
Pamela Lloyd, dramatic soprano; Andrew Costello, dramatic baritone; Richard Gordon, piano
Tu, tu, tu piccolo iddio (Madama Butterfly)
O patria mia (Aida)
Giacomo Puccini (1858-1924)
Giuseppe Verdi (1813-1901)
Pamela Lloyd, dramatic soprano; Richard Gordon, piano
Cry me a river
TBA
TBA
Arthur Hamilton
Ástor Pantaleón Piazzolla (1921-1992)
Guillermo Cardenas, trumpet; Richard Gordon, piano
Grácias a la vida
Zorongo
Violetta Parra (1917-1967)
Federico García Lorca (1898-1936)
Elena Greco, vocals; Nilko Andreas, guitar; Guillermo Cardenas, percussion
Astúrias
Tango
Albéniz (1860-1909)
Roland Dyens (1955- )
Nilko Andreas, guitar

August 8, 2010

O mio Fernando (La Favorita) Gaetano Donizetti (1797-1848)
Elena Greco, mezzo-soprano; Richard Gordon, piano
Panis angelicus César Franck (1822-1890)
Sarah Dyson, soprano; Richard Gordon, piano
O suave fanciulla (La Boheme) Giacomo Puccini (1858-1924)
Gilbert Mendoza, tenor; Sarah Dyson, soprano; Richard Gordon, piano
Core ‘ngrato
De miei bollenti spiriti (La traviata)
Salvatore Cardillo (1874-1947)
Giuseppe Verdi (1831-1901)
Gilbert Mendoza, tenor; Richard Gordon, piano
Non so se sia la speme (Serse)
La rondinella amante (Griselda)
George Frideric Handel (1685-1759)
Antonio Vivaldi (1678-1741)
April Lynn James, mezzo-soprano; Richard Gordon, piano
Tacea la notte (Il Trovatore)
Vissi d’arte (Tosca)
Giuseppe Verdi (1813-1901)
Giacomo Puccini (1858-1924)
Pamela Lloyd, dramatic soprano; Richard Gordon, piano
Black Orpheus
Vuelvo al Sur
Luiz Floriano Bonfá (1922-2001)
Ástor Pantaleón Piazzolla (1921-1992)
Guillermo Cardenas, trumpet; Richard Gordon, piano
The water is wide
Dos gardenias
Luna guajira
Traditional (arr. Cassidy)
Isolina Carrillo (1907-1996)
Sarah Plant/Bernardo Palombo
Elena Greco, vocals; Richard Gordon, keyboard; Joaquĺn Maria, guitar; Guillermo Cardenas, percussion
Somewhere (West Side Story)
TBA
Leonard Bernstein (1918-1990)
TBA
Joaquĺn Maria, vocals; Richard Gordon, keyboard
Malagueña Ernesto Lecuona y Casado (1895-1963)
Joaquĺn Maria, vocals and guitar

July 11, 2010

Tu il cuor mi strazi (Edgar)
Come rain or come shine (St. Louis Woman)
Giacomo Puccini (1858-1924)
Harold Arlen (1905-1986)/Johnny Mercer (1909-1976)
Elena Greco, mezzo-soprano; Eric Sedgwick, piano
Someone to Watch Over Me (Oh, Kay!)
Summertime (Porgy and Bess)
Ira Gershwin (1896-1983)/George Gershwin (1898-1937)
DuBose Heyward (1885-1940)/George Gershwin (1898-1937)
Mary Langston, soprano; Eric Sedgwick, piano
Zigeunerlieder, Op. 103
No. 2 Hochgetürmte Rimaflut
No. 7 Kommt dir manchmal in den Sinn
O never sing to me again (Nye poi krazavitza) Op. 4 No. 4
Johannes Brahms (1833-1897)

Sergei Vasilievich Rachmaninoff (1873-1943)

Pamela Lloyd, dramatic soprano; Eric Sedgwick, piano
Prendi per me sei libero (L’elisir d’amore)
Kiss Me Not Goodbye (The Mighty Casey)
Gaetano Donizetti (1797-1848)
William Schuman (1910-1992)
Susan Herrmann, lyric soprano; Eric Sedgwick, piano
En fermant les yeux (La Reve) (Manon)
La fleur que tu m’avais jetée (Carmen)
Jules Massenet (1842-1912)
Georges Bizet (1838-1875)
Gilbert Mendoza, tenor; Eric Sedgwick, piano
Euch Luften, die mein Klagen (Lohengrin)
Einsam in truben Tagen (Lohengrin)
Richard Wagner (1813-1883)
Anna Gravina, soprano; Eric Sedgwick, piano
Cry me a river
Come Sunday
I’ve grown accustomed to her face (My Fair Lady)
Arthur Hamilton
Duke Ellington (1899-1974)
Alan Jay Lerner (1918-86)/Frederick Lowe (1901-88)
Guillermo Cardenas, trumpet; Eric Sedgwick, piano
Zorongo Federico García Lorca (1898-1936)
Elena Greco, vocals; Anthony Purdy, guitar; Guillermo Cardenas, percussion
August in New York
The saints are melting
Bathtime
Bedtime
Anthony Purdy (1955– )
Anthony Purdy, poet
Lágrima
Adelita
Serenata Española
Little Martha
Francisco Tárrega (1852-1909)

Joaquĺn Malats (1872-1912)
Duane Allman (1946-1971)

Anthony Purdy, guitar

June 13, 2010

Stella del marinar (La Gioconda)
Noches, noches
Amilcare Ponchielli (1834-1886)
Traditional Sephardic
Elena Greco, mezzo-soprano; Richard Gordon, piano
Die Frist ist um (Der fliegende Hollaender)
Credo in un Dio crudel (Otello)
Te Deum (Va, Tosca) (Tosca)
Richard Wagner (1813-1883)
Giuseppe Verdi (1813-1901)
Giacomo Puccini (1858-1924)
Andrew Costello, dramatic baritone; Richard Gordon, piano
Song to the Moon (Rusalka)
Padre Germani (Idomeneo)
Antonin Dvorak (1841-1904)
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (1756-1791)
Susan Herrmann, soprano; Richard Gordon, piano
La mamma morta (Andrea Chenier)
Patria mia (Aida)
Dich, teure Halle (Tannhaueser)
Umberto Giordano (1867-1948)
Giuseppe Verdi (1813-1901)
Richard Wagner (1813-1883)
Pamela Lloyd, soprano; Richard Gordon, piano
Musica proibita
Una furtive lagrima (L’elisir d’amore)
Dies Bildnis (Magic Flute)
Stanislao Gastaldon (1861-1939)
Gaetano Donizetti (1797-1848)
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (1756-1791)
Gilbert Mendoza, tenor; Richard Gordon, piano
Milonga para tres
Empty chairs at empty tables (Les Misérables)
My funny valentine (Babes in Arms)
Ástor Pantaleón Piazzolla (1921-1992)
Claude-Michel Schoenberg (1944– ) / Boublil et al.
Richard Rodgers (1902-79) / Lorenz Hart (1895-1943)
Guillermo Cardenas, trumpet; Richard Gordon, piano
Dos gardenias
Luna guajira
Isolina Carrillo (1907-1996)
Sarah Plant / Bernardo Palombo
Elena Greco, vocals; Richard Gordon, piano; Anthony Purdy, guitar; Guillermo Cardenas, percussion
TBA
TBA
José Feliciano (1945– )
Heitor Villa-Lobos (1887-1959)
Anthony Purdy, guitar

May 9, 2010

Adieu, forêts (Jeanne d’Arc) Peter Tchaikovsky (1840-1893)
Elena Greco, mezzo-soprano; Richard Gordon, piano
Adieu, notre petite table (Manon)
The Silver Aria (Ballad of Baby Doe)
Jules Massenet (1842-1912)
Douglas Moore (1893-1969)
Jacquelyn Familant, soprano; Richard Gordon, piano
Dalla sua pace (Don Giovanni)
De miei bollenti spiriti (La Traviata)
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (1756-1791)
Giuseppe Verdi (1813-1901)
Gilbert Mendoza, tenor; Richard Gordon, piano
Vilja (Die Lustige Witwe) Franz Lehar (1870-1948)
Jacquelyn Familant, soprano; Richard Gordon, piano
Vuelvo al Sur
Sin rumbo
Milonga for three
Ástor Pantaleón Piazzolla (1921-1992)
Guillermo Cardenas, trumpet; Richard Gordon, piano
I never dreamed you’d leave in summer
Luna guajira
Overjoyed
Stevie Wonder (1950– )
Sarah Plant/Bernardo Palombo
Stevie Wonder (1950– )
Elena Greco, vocals; Richard Gordon, piano; Guillermo Cardenas, percussion
Concerto in Re, Part I
Bachata Rosa
Dancing
Morena
Antonio Vivaldi (1678-1741)
Juan Luis Guerra (1957– )
Joaquĺn Maria del Rosario
Nicolás Casimiro
Joaquĺn Maria del Rosario, guitar/vocals

April 11, 2010

Lullaby (Mother’s Aria) (The Consul)
Unexpected song (Song and Dance)
Come rain or come shine (St. Louis Woman)
Gian Carlo Menotti (1911-2007)
Andrew Lloyd Webber (1948– )
Harold Arlen (1905-1986)/Johnny Mercer (1909-1976)
Elena Greco, mezzo-soprano; Eric Sedgwick, piano
Domine deus
Let your tender lyre’s sweet endeavor (Orfeo et Euridice)
Antonio Vivaldi (1678-1741)
Christoph Willibald Ritter von Gluck (1714-1787)
Gail Bedi, soprano; Eric Sedgwick, piano
Sola, perduta, abbandonata (Manon Lescaut)
Du bist der Lenz (Die Walküre)
Giacomo Puccini (1858-1924)
Richard Wagner (1813-1883)
Anna Gravina, soprano; Eric Sedgwick, piano
A la paterno mano (Macbeth)
Aria TBA (Don Giovanni)
Giuseppe Verdi (1813-1901)
Wolfgang Mozart (1756-1791)
Gilbert Mendoza, tenor; Eric Sedgwick, piano
Agua de beber
Fields of gold (arr. Eva Cassidy)
I can see clearly now
Antonio Carlos Jobim (1927-1994)
Sting (Gordon Matthew Sumner) (1951– )
Johnny Nash (1940– )
Lizanne Lachat, vocals; Anthony Purdy, guitar
Morning has broken Cat Stevens (1948– )
Elena Greco, flute; Anthony Purdy, guitar
Meditation
Antonio Carlos Jobim (1927-1994)
Elena Greco, vocals; Anthony Purdy, guitar
Selected poems Anthony Purdy (1955– )
Anthony Purdy, poet
Prelude for Lute in D minor (BWV 999)
Prelude for Cello in D major (BWV 1007)
Prelude No. 5
J.S. Bach

Heitor Villa-Lobos (1887-1959)

Anthony Purdy, guitar

March 14, 2010

O ma lyre (Sappho)
On my own (Les misérables)
Charles Gounod (1818-1883)
Claude-Michel Schoenberg (1944– )/Boublil et al.
Elena Greco, mezzo-soprano; Alexander Rovang, piano
Condotta ell’ era in ceppi (Il Trovatore)
Re dell’ abisso, affrettati! (Un Ballo in Maschera)
Giuseppe Verdi (1813-1901)
Caterina Secchi, dramatic mezzo-soprano; Alexander Rovang, piano
Me voilà seule dans la nuit … comme autrefois
(Les Pêcheurs de Perles)
Un bel dì vedremo (Madame Butterfly)
Smoke gets in your eyes
Georges Bizet (1838-1875)

Giacomo Puccini (1858-1924)
Jerome Kern (1885-1945)

Bao-Guo Wang, soprano; Alexander Rovang, piano
Black Orpheus
Once I loved
Louis Bonfá (1922-2001)
Antonio Carlos Jobim (1927-1994)
Guillermo Cardenas, trumpet; Alexander Rovang, piano
Insensatez
Corcovado
Antonio Carlos Jobim (1927-1994)
Guillermo Cardenas, trumpet; Anthony Purdy, guitar
The first time ever I saw your face Ewan MacColl (1915-1989), arr. Robert Flack (1937– )
Marie Story, vocals and piano
Bergamasca
Fantasia
Piva
Anonymous (16th century)
Francisco da Milano (1538-1607)
Joan Ambrosio Dalza (1508)
Frank Galante, lute
Agua de beber
Fields of gold (arr. Eva Cassidy)
Blackbird (arr. Anthony Purdy)
Antonio Carlos Jobim (1927-1994)
Sting (Gordon Matthew Sumner) (1951– )
Paul McCartney (1942– )/John Lennon (1940-80)
Lizanne Lachat, vocals; Anthony Purdy, guitar
Who I was born to be
Let me fall (Cirque du Soleil’s Delirium)
Luna guajira
Audra Mae et al.
Benoit Jutras/Jim Corcoran
Sarah Plant/Bernardo Palombo
Elena Greco, vocals; Anthony Purdy, guitar; Guillermo Cardenas, percussion
Dreamer’s psalm
Kisses from apples
It became about my wife
Bath Time
Sharly
Still unattended
My skin has eyes
Shards
Indian Moon
Anthony Purdy (1955– )
Anthony Purdy, poet
Saltarello
My Lady Hunsdon’s Puffe
Canarios
Vincenzo Gallilei (1520-1591)
John Dowland (1563-1626)
Gaspar Sanz (1640-1710)
Anthony Purdy, guitar

February 14, 2010

Amour, viens aider (Samson et Dalila)
I still believe (Miss Saigon)
Camille Saint-Saëns (1835-1921)
Schoenberg (1944– )/Boublil (1941– )/Maltby (1937– )
Elena Greco, mezzo-soprano; Richard Gordon, piano
Un moto di gioia (Le Nozze di Figaro)
Vaga luna che inargenti
Wolfgang Mozart (1756-1791)
Vincenzo Bellini (1801-1835)
Gail Bedi, soprano; Richard Gordon, piano
Embroidery Aria (Peter Grimes)
Du bist wie eine Blume
Benjamin Britten (1913-1976)
Robert Schumann (1810-1856)
Lisa Bryce, soprano; Richard Gordon, piano
Iolanta’s arioso (Otchego eto prezhde ne znala) (Iolanta)
Quando m’en vo (La Boheme)
Peter Tchaikovsky (1840-1893)
Giacomo Puccini (1858-1924)
Zhanna Alkhazova, soprano; Richard Gordon, piano
Dos gardenias Isolina Carrillo (1907-1996)
Elena Greco, vocals; Richard Gordon, piano; Guillermo Cardenas, percussion
Black Orpheus
Corcovado
Insensatez
Louis Bonfá (1922-2001)
Antonio Carlos Jobim (1927-1994)
Guillermo Cardenas, trumpet; Richard Gordon, piano
Yo se que te amo
Como fue
Quien eres tu
Armando Manzanero (1935– )
Ernesto Duarte
Nelson Ned (1947–
Hector Lopez, vocals and guitar
Cancion de cuna
Prelude No. 1
Diddy wa Diddy
Leo Brouwer (1939- )
Heitor Villa-Lobos (1887-1959)
Blind Blake (Arthur Blake) (c.1893-c.1933)
Anthony Purdy, guitar

January 10, 2010

Tu il cuor mi strazi (Edgar)
Ronda

Look to the Rainbow (Finian’s Rainbow)
Giacomo Puccini (1858-1924)
Federico Longas (1893-1968)

E.Y. Harburg (1896-1981)/Burton Lane (1912-1997)
Elena Greco, mezzo-soprano; Richard Gordon, piano
Sempre libera (La Traviata)
Der Hoelle Rache (The Magic Flute)
Giuseppe Verdi (1813-1901)
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (1756-91)
Alyssa Bowlby, lyric coloratura soprano; Richard Gordon, piano
Hai gia vinta la causa…Vedro mentr’io sospiro
(Le Nozze di Figaro)
Bella siccome un angelo (Don Pasquale)
Some Enchanted Evening (South Pacific)
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (1756-91)

Gaetano Donizetti (1797-1848)
Oscar Hammerstein II (1895-1960)/Richard Rodgers (1902-79)

Stefanos Koroneos, baritone; Richard Gordon, piano
Der Maenner Sippe sass hier im Saal (Die Walküre)
Du bist der Lenz (Die Walküre)
Richard Wagner (1813-83)
Rosa D’Imperio, dramatic soprano; Richard Gordon, piano
Love is here to stay (The Goldwyn Follies)
Where or when (Babes in Arms)
When I fall in love (One Minute to Zero)
Ira Gershwin (1896-1983)/George Gershwin (1898-1937)
Richard Rodgers (1902-79)/Lorenz Hart (1895-1943)
Edward Heyman (1907-81)/Victor Young (1900-56)
Guillermo Cardenas, trumpet; Richard Gordon, piano
Dos Gardenias
Come rain or come shine (St. Louis Woman)
Isolina Carrillo (1907-1996)
Harold Arlen (1905-1986)/Johnny Mercer (1909-1976)
Elena Greco, vocals; Richard Gordon, piano; Guillermo Cardenas, percussion
Aria con Variazioni
Fantasia
Girolamo Frescobaldi (1583-1644)
Luis Milan (1536)
Frank Galante, guitar
Five Simple Studies

Four Breathy Shorts
1. Short Happy Life
2. Short Shift
3. Film Short
4. Short Breath

Leo Brouwer (1939- )

Anthony Purdy (1955– )

Anthony Purdy, guitar

December 13, 2009

Canciones clásicas españolas
Chiquitita
En el pinar
El vito
Fernando Obradors (1897-1945)
Elena Greco, mezzo-soprano; Richard Gordon, piano
My funny valentine (Babes in Arms)
And I love her
How high the moon
Richard Rodgers (1902-79)/Lorenz Hart (1895-1943)
Paul McCartney (1942– )/John Lennon (1940-80)
Morgan Lewis (1906-?)/Nancy Hamilton
Guillermo Cardenas, trumpet; Richard Gordon, piano
Dos Gardenias
Come rain or come shine (St. Louis Woman)
Isolina Carrillo (1907-1996)
Harold Arlen (1905-1986)/Johnny Mercer (1909-1976)
Elena Greco, vocals; Richard Gordon, piano; Guillermo Cardenas, percussion
Selected poems Anthony Purdy (1955– )
Anthony Purdy, poet
Five Preludes for Guitar Heitor Villa-Lobos (1887-1959)
Anthony Purdy, guitar

November 8, 2009

Woodstock
Gracias a la vida
You take my breath away
Luna guajira
Angústia
Joni Mitchell (1943– ) (arr. Cassidy)
Violetta Parra (1917-1967)
Claire Hamill (1954– ) (arr. Cassidy)
Sarah Plant/Bernardo Palombo
Orlando Brito (1930s)
Elena Greco, vocals; Anthony Purdy, guitar
Study No. 11
Prelude No. 5Prelude to a False God
Trembling Leaves of Lorien
Heitor Villa-Lobos (1887-1959)

Anthony Purdy (1955– )

Anthony Purdy, guitar

October 11, 2009

Study No. 11
Prelude No. 5Prelude to a False God
Trembling Leaves of Lorien
Heitor Villa-Lobos (1887-1959)

Anthony Purdy (1955– )

Anthony Purdy, guitar
Gracias a la vida
You take my breath away
Violetta Parra (1917-1967)
Claire Hamill (1954– ) (arr. Cassidy)
Elena Greco, vocals; Anthony Purdy, guitar
Skylark
Hoagy Carmichael (1899-1981)/Johnny Mercer (1909-1976)
Ilana Kochinska, soprano; Elena Greco, piano

September 13, 2009

Lieder eines fahrenden Gesellen
Wenn mein Schatz Hochzeit macht
Ging heut’ Morgen über’s Feld
Ich hab’ ein glühend Messer
Die zwei blauen Augen
Gustav Mahler (1860-1911)
Hayden DeWitt, mezzo-soprano; Douglas Martin, piano
Tu il cuor mi strazi (Edgar)
Lullaby (Mother’s Aria) (The Consul)
El pan de Ronda (Canción Andaluza)
On my own (Les Misérables)

Come rain or come shine (St. Louis Woman)
Giacomo Puccini (1858-1924)
Gian Carlo Menotti (1911-2007)
Manuel De Falla (1876-1946)
Claude-Michel Schoenberg (1944– )/Boublil et al.

Harold Arlen (1905-1986)/Johnny Mercer (1909-1976)
Elena Greco, mezzo-soprano; Douglas Martin, piano
Cry me a river
How high the moon
Arthur Hamilton (192?-?)
Morgan Lewis (1906-?)/Nancy Hamilton
Guillermo Cardenas, muted trumpet; Douglas Martin, piano
Woodstock
Luna guajira
Joni Mitchell (1943– ) (arr. Cassidy)
Sarah Plant/Bernardo Palombo
Elena Greco, vocals; Anthony Purdy, guitar; Guillermo Cardenas, percussion
Etude No. 11
Prelude No. 2
Heitor Villa-Lobos (1887-1959)
Anthony Purdy, guitar

August 9, 2009

Nana Manuel De Falla (1876-1946)
Elena Greco, mezzo-soprano; Anthony Purdy, guitar
Luna guajira Sarah Plant/Bernardo Palombo
Elena Greco, vocals; Anthony Purdy, guitar
Sonata in A Minor
Suite
Two Suite (Daisy’s Song)
Dominico Scarlatti (1685-1757)
Francesco Corbetta (1615-1681)
Frank Galante
Frank Galante, guitar
Selected readings Anthony Purdy (1955– )
Anthony Purdy, poet
TBA
Prelude for Cello
Gaspar Sanz (1640-1710)
J.S. Bach (1685-1750)
Anthony Purdy, guitar

July 12, 2009

O del mio dolce ardor (Paride ed Elena)
O del mio dolce ardor
Caro mio ben
Caro mio ben
Christoph Willibald Ritter von Gluck (1714-1787)
Anonymous (19?– )
Giuseppi Giordani (1751-17898)
Anonymous (19?– )
Hayden DeWitt, mezzo-soprano; Eric Sedgwick, piano
On My Own (Les Misérables)
¿Corazón, porqué pasáis?
El vito
Never Dreamed You’d Leave in Summer
Claude-Michel Schoenberg (1944– )/Boublil et al.
Fernando Obradors (1897-1945)Stevie Wonder (1950– )/Syreeta Wright (1946-2004)
Elena Greco, mezzo-soprano; Eric Sedgwick, piano
I’ll Be There Berry Gordy, Hal Davis, Willie Hutch and Bob West
Elena Greco, flute; Eric Sedgwick, piano
Blue Monk
Moonglow
Satin Doll
Thelonious Monk (1917-1982)
Eddie Delange (1904-1949)/Hudson/Mills
Duke Ellington (1899-1974)/Billy Strayhorn (1915-1967)
Guillermo Cardenas, muted trumpet; Eric Sedgwick, piano
Angústia
True Colors
Orlando Brito (1930s)
Cyndi Lauper (1953– )
Elena Greco, vocals; Anthony Purdy, guitar; Guillermo Cardenas, percussion
Lagrima
Adelita
Berceuse
Prelude No. 1
Francisco Tárrega (1852-1909)

Leo Brouwer (1939- )
Heitor Villa-Lobos (1887-1959)

Anthony Purdy, guitar

June 14, 2009

Tu il cuor (Edgar)
Quand la femme a vingt ans (Don Quichotte)
Ronda
El paño moruno
Giacomo Puccini (1858-1924)
Jules Massenet (1842-1912)
Federico Longas (1893-1968)
Manuel De Falla (1876-1946)
Elena Greco, mezzo-soprano; Eric Sedgwick, piano
Abendempfindung
Meine Liebe ist gruen
Von ewiger Liebe
Wolfgang Mozart (1756-1791)
Johannes Brahms (1833-1897)
Hayden DeWitt, mezzo-soprano; Eric Sedgwick, piano
Vado, ma dove? Oh, Dei!
Dolente immagine
Wolfgang Mozart (1756-1791)
Vincenzo Bellini (1801-1835)
Gail Bedi, soprano; Eric Sedgwick, piano
Bedeckt mich mit Blumen
Mögen alle bösen Zungen (Spanisches Liederbuch)
Nimmersatte Liebe (Mörike Lieder)
Barbara-Song (Threepenny Opera)
Hugo Wolf (1860-1903)

Kurt Weill (1900-1950)

Ilana Kochinska, soprano; Eric Sedgwick, piano
Solamente una vez
Piel Canela
Quiet Nights
Agustín Lara (1897-1970)
Bobby Capó (1922-1989)
Antonio Carlos Jobim (1927-1994)
Guillermo Cardenas, muted trumpet; Eric Sedgwick, piano
Come rain or come shine (St. Louis Woman)
Angústia
Harold Arlen (1905-1986)/Johnny Mercer (1909-1976)
Orlando Brito (1930s)
Elena Greco, vocals; Anthony Purdy, guitar; Guillermo Cardenas, percussion
Selected readings Anthony Purdy (1955– )
Anthony Purdy, poet
Profoundly grounded
Prelude from the Cello Suite No. 1
Capricho arabe
Anthony Purdy (1955– )
J.S. Bach (1685-1750)
Francisco Tárrega (1852-1909)
Anthony Purdy, guitar

May 10, 2009

Study No. 5
Sonatina
Study No. 6
Andantino
Fernando Sor (1778-1839)
Nicolo Paganini (1782-1840)
Fernando Sor (1778-1839)
Ferdinando Carulli (1770-1841)
Frank Galante, guitar
Ne pensons qu’au plaisir d’amour (Don Quichotte)
Lullaby (Mother’s Aria) (The Consul)
Ronda
Jules Massenet (1842-1912)
Gian Carlo Menotti (1911-2007)
Federico Longas (1893-1968)
Elena Greco, mezzo-soprano; Eric Sedgwick, piano
Angústia Orlando Brito (written in 1930s)
Elena Greco, vocals; Eric Sedgwick, piano; Guillermo Cardenas, percussion
Summertime
Black Orpheus
Insensatez
George Gershwin (1898-1937)
Louis Bonfá (1922-2001)
Antonio Carlos Jobim (1927-1994)
Guillermo Cardenas, muted trumpet; Eric Sedgwick, piano
Erbarme dich (St. Matthew Passion)
Ombra fedele anch’io (Idaspe)
J.S. Bach (1685-1750)
Riccardo Broschi (1698-1756)
Hayden DeWitt, mezzo-soprano; Eric Sedgwick, piano
Lágrima
Angelita
Berceuse
Waltz
Francisco Tárrega (1852-1909)

Leo Brouwer (1939- )
Ferrnando Sor (1778-1839)

Anthony Purdy, guitar
Sonata for two guitars Antonio Soler (1729-1783)
Anthony Purdy and Frank Galante, guitars

April 12, 2009

Ronda
Amour, viens aider (Samson et Dalila)
Federico Longas (1893-1968)
Camille Saint-Saëns (1835-1921)
Elena Greco, mezzo-soprano; Eric Sedgwick, piano
Son nata a lagrimar (Giulio Cesare) George Frideric Handel (1685-1759)
Hayden DeWitt and Elena Greco, mezzo-sopranos; Eric Sedgwick, piano
Traumgekrönt (lyrics by Rilke)
Und gestern hat er mir Rosen gebracht (lyrics by Lingen)
Nachtgebet (lyrics by Hess)
Hat Dich die Liebe berührt (lyrics by Heyse)
Joseph Marx (1882-1964)
Hayden DeWitt, mezzo-soprano; Eric Sedgwick, piano
I Want Magic! (A Streetcar Named Desire)
Gde-zhe ty moy zhelannyi? (Where are you,
my beloved?) (The Enchantress)
So lasst mich scheinen, bis ich werde (Mignon III)
(No. 7, Goethe Lieder)
Surabaya Johnny (Happy End)
André Previn (1925-1993)/Philip Littell (1868-1943)
Peter Tchaikovsky (1840-1893)Hugo Wolf (1860-1903)Kurt Weill (1900-1950)/Hauptmann and Brecht
Ilana Kochinska, lyric soprano; Eric Sedgwick, piano
Autumn Leaves
Theme from New World Symphony
Joseph Kosma (1905-1969)
Antonin Dvorak (1841-1904)
Guillermo Cardenas, muted trumpet; Eric Sedgwick, piano
Selected Poems Anthony Purdy (1955– )
Anthony Purdy, poet
Prelude No. 4
Serenata Española
Heitor Villa-Lobos (1887-1959)
Joaquĺn Malats (1872-1912)
Anthony Purdy, guitar
The Girl from Ipanema
The Water Is Wide (bolero style)
Antonio Carlos Jobim (1927-1994)
Traditional (originated in Scotland in the 1600s)
Elena Greco, vocals and flute; Anthony Purdy, guitar; Guillermo Cardenas, percussion

March 8, 2009

Adieu, forêts (Jeanne d’Arc)
The Impossible Dream (Man of La Mancha)
Lo que está de Dios
Peter Tchaikovsky (1840-1893)
Mitch Leigh (1928– )/Joe Darion (1917-2001)
Francisco Barbieri (1823-1894)
Elena Greco, mezzo-soprano; Kelly Horsted, piano
Vado, ma dove? Oh, Dei! Wolfgang Mozart (1756-1791)
Gail Bedi, soprano; Kelly Horsted, piano
The White Swan
Frustration
The Message
Ernest Charles (1895-1984)
Serate Musicali
L’Invito
La Pastorella dell’Alpi
Gioachino Rossini (1792-1868)
Eileen Mackintosh, soprano; Kelly Horsted, piano
Del salón en el ángulo oscuro
Il en n’est de l’amour
Paradise regained
Gift of the Gods
Isaac Albéniz (1860-1909)
Anna Tonna, mezzo-soprano; Alexander Wu, piano
Cantos de España
Bajo la Palmera
Seguidilla
Isaac Albéniz (1860-1909)
Alexander Wu, piano
Five Simple Studies

Four Breathy Shorts
1. Short Happy Life
2. Short Shift
3. Film Short
4. Short Breath

Leo Brouwer Mezquida (1939– )

Anthony Purdy (1955– )

Anthony Purdy, guitar
Selected Poems Anthony Purdy (1955– )
Anthony Purdy, poet

February 8, 2009

Tu il cuor mi strazi (Edgar)
O ma lyre (Sappho)
Stella del marinar (La Gioconda)
Amour, viens aider (Samson et Dalila)
Giacomo Puccini (1858-1924)
Charles Gounod (1818-1883)
Amilcare Ponchielli (1834-1886)
Camille Saint-Saëns (1835-1921)
Elena Greco, mezzo-soprano; Kelly Horsted, piano
Son nata a lagrimar (Giulio Cesare)
Never-Land (Peter Pan)
George Frideric Handel (1685-1759)
Leonard Bernstein (1918-1990)
Hayden DeWitt and Elena Greco, mezzo-sopranos; Kelly Horsted, piano
Bring Him Home (Les Misérables) Claude-Michel Schoenberg (1944– )/
Alain Boublil (1941– )
Guillermo Cardenas, muted trumpet; Kelly Horsted, piano
Quiet Nights Antonio Carlos Jobim (1927-1994)
Guillermo Cardenas, muted trumpet; Anthony Purdy, guitar
Diddy wa Diddy
Surrealistic Pillow
Ballad of a Tangerine Puppet
Little Martha
Malaika
Blind Blake (Arthur Blake) (c.1893-c.1933)
Jorma Kaukonen, Jr. (1940- )
Donovan (1946- )
Duane Allman (1946-1971)
Fadhili William (1938-2001) (Swahili song
in Calypso style)
Anthony Purdy, guitar
Selected Poems Anthony Purdy (1955– )
Anthony Purdy, poet
Fantasia No. 10
Pavana: Trés diferencias
Diferencias sobre Conde Claros
Fantasia No. 10
Luys de Narváez (c.1505-c.1555)
Enrique Valderrábano (c.1500-c.1557)
Alonso Mudarra (c.1510-1580)
Alonso Mudarra (c.1510-1580)
Frank Galante, vihuela

January 11, 2009

Tu il cuor mi strazi (Edgar)
Stella del marinar (La Gioconda)
Desengaño
Don’t Cry for Me Argentina (Evita)
Look to the Rainbow (Finian’s Rainbow)
Giacomo Puccini (1858-1924)
Amilcare Ponchielli (1834-1886)
Rafael Taboada y Mantilla (1838-1914)
Andrew Lloyd Webber (1948- )
Burton Lane (1912-1996)/E.Y. Harburg (1896-1981)
Elena Greco, mezzo-soprano; Kelly Horsted, piano
Sakura Variations
Profoundly Grounded
Prelude No. 4
Yuquijiro Yucoh (1925&8211; )
Anthony Purdy (1955– )
Heitor Villa-Lobos (1887-1959)
Anthony Purdy, guitar
Suite in D for Baroque guitar
1. Corrente
2. Sarabanda
3. Balletto
“Pinceladas Nocturnas”
Domenico Pellegrini (1759-1840)

Ernesto Cordero (1946- )

Frank Gallante, guitar
Guitar duo transcription of
Duet for Two Ten-Course Lutes
by William Lawes (1602-1645)
1. Corant I
2. Alman
3. Corant II
Julian Bream (1933- )
Anthony Purdy and Frank Gallante, guitars
Dance of the Bongoes Guillermo Cardenas (19?- )
Guillermo Cardenas, percussion
The Water Is Wide (bolero style) Traditional (originated in Scotland in the 1600s)
Elena Greco, vocals; Anthony Purdy, guitar; Guillermo Cardenas, percussion

December 14, 2008

Ronda
Stella del marinar (La Gioconda)
Unexpected Song (Song and Dance)
Federico Longas (1893-1968)
Amilcare Ponchielli (1834-1886)
Andrew Lloyd Webber (1948- )
Elena Greco, mezzo-soprano; Eric Sedgwick, piano
Addio, addio miei sospiri (originally from
Berton’s Tancredi, interpolated into
Gluck’s Orfeo e Euridice)
Lieder, Op. 91
No. 1, Gestillte Sehnsucht
No. 2, Geistliches Wiegenlied
Christoph Willibald Gluck (1714-1787)

Johannes Brahms (1833-1897)

Hayden DeWitt, mezzo-soprano; Eric Sedgwick, piano
Allegro de Concerti
Excursions
Enrique Granados (1867-1916)
Richard Rodney Bennett (1936– )
Erika Dohi, piano
A New Hiding Place (arr. of “My Lord What a Morning”)
Three Preludes
1. Allegro ben ritmato e deciso (in Bb)
2. Andante con moto e poco rubato (“Blues Lullaby”)
3. Allegro ben ritmato e deciso (“Spanish Prelude”)
Romantico
Vals Criollo
Harry T. Burleigh (1866-1949)
George Gershwin (1898-1937)Rafael Landestoy (1953– )
(Dominican Republic)
Alexander Wu, piano
Anji
Prelude No. 1
Davey Graham (1940-2008)
Heitor Villa-Lobos (1887-1959)
Anthony Purdy, guitar
The Water Is Wide Traditional (originated in Scotland in the 1600s)
Elena Greco, vocals; Anthony Purdy, guitar

November 9, 2008

Tu il cuor mi strazi (Edgar)
Stella del marinar (La Gioconda)
Dido’s Lament (Dido and Aeneas)
Giacomo Puccini (1858-1924)
Amilcare Ponchielli (1834-1886)
Henry Purcell (1659-1695)
Elena Greco, mezzo-soprano; Eric Sedgwick, piano
Preludes No. 1 and No. 5 Heitor Villa-Lobos (1887-1959)
Anthony Purdy, guitar
The Water Is Wide
Hanukía (Sephardic Hanukkah song)
Los peces en el río (South American Christmas song)
Traditional (originated in Scotland in the 1600s)
Traditional
Traditional
Elena Greco, vocals; Anthony Purdy, guitar

October 12, 2008

Tu il cuor mi strazi (Edgar)
The Impossible Dream (Man of La Mancha)
Giacomo Puccini (1858-1924)
Mitch Leigh (1928- )/Joe Darion (1917-2001)
Elena Greco, mezzo-soprano; Eric Sedgwick, piano
“Pauline Viardot” (animated slideshow) Elena Greco (19?- )
Elena Greco, presentation/graphic artist
Habañera (duet)
Never-Land (Peter Pan) (duet)
Pauline Viardot-García (1821-1910)
Leonard Bernstein (1918-1990)
Hayden DeWitt and Elena Greco, mezzo-sopranos; Eric Sedgwick, piano
Chacun à son goût (Die Fledermaus) Johann Strauss (1825-1899)
Hayden DeWitt, mezzo-soprano; Eric Sedgwick, piano
Befreit
La maja dolorosa I
Richard Strauss (1864-1949)
Enrique Granados (1867-1916)
Youtha Franklin, soprano; Eric Sedgwick, piano
Mein Herr Marquis (Die Fledermaus)
The Willow Song (The Ballad of Baby Doe)
O luce di quest’ anima (Linda di Chamounix)
Johann Strauss (1825-1899)
Douglas Moore (1893-1969)
Gaetano Donizetti (1797-1848)
Evelyn Thatcher, soprano; Eric Sedgwick, piano
The Water Is Wide (bolero style) Traditional (originated in Scotland in the 1600s)
Elena Greco, vocals; Anthony Purdy, guitar; Guillermo Cardenas, percussion
Suite in D Minor Robert deVisee (1650-1725)
Anthony Purdy, guitarist
Various Poems Anthony Purdy (1955– )
Anthony Purdy, poet
Pandeiro Deluxe Guillermo Cardenas (19?- )
Guillermo Cardenas, percussion

September 14, 2008

Ronda
Adieu, forêts (Jeanne d’Arc)
Don’t Cry for Me, Argentina (Evita)
Federico Longas (1893-1968)
Peter Tchaikovsky (1840-1893)
Andrew Lloyd Webber (1948- )
Elena Greco, mezzo-soprano; Ishmael Wallace, piano
Never-Land (Peter Pan) (duet) Leonard Bernstein (1918-1990)
Hayden DeWitt and Elena Greco, mezzo-sopranos; Ishmael Wallace, piano
Selections from The Realm of You (song cycle)
The Kiss (lyrics by Sara Teasdale)
A Quoi Bon Dire (lyrics by Charlotte Mew)
Our Share (lyrics by Emily Dickinson)
Ishmael Wallace (1971- )
Hayden DeWitt, mezzo-soprano; Ishmael Wallace, piano
Tatyana’s Letter Scene (Eugene Onegin) Peter Tchaikovsky (1840-1893)
Michelle Trovato, lyric coloratura soprano; Ishmael Wallace, piano
Dich, teure Halle (Tannhäuser)
Io son l’umile ancella (Adriana Lecouvreur)
Richard Wagner (1813-1883)
Francesco Cilea (1866-1950)
Kathy Geary, soprano; Ishmael Wallace, piano
Selections from Equator Poems Anthony Purdy (1955– )
Anthony Purdy, poet
Serenata Española Joaquĺn Malats (1872-1912)
Anthony Purdy, guitar
Unusual Way (Nine)
So In Love
Maury Yeston (1945- )
Cole Porter (1891-1964)
Courtney Graves, vocalist; Ishmael Wallace, piano
Tamora Suite Guillermo Cardenas (19?- )
Guillermo Cardenas, percussion
The Water Is Wide (bolero style)
Luna Guajira
Traditional (originated in Scotland in the 1600s)
Sarah Plant/Bernardo Palombo
Elena Greco, vocals; Ishmael Wallace, piano; Guillermo Cardenas, percussion

August 10, 2008

O ma lyre (Sapho)
Serenata
Unexpected Song (Song and Dance)
Charles Gounod (1818-1883)
Antonio de la Cruz (1825-1889)
Andrew Lloyd Webber (1948- )
Elena Greco, mezzo-soprano; Ishmael Wallace, piano
“Mozart’s Aria” (from Mozart)
“Violin Aria” (Les Contes d’Hoffmann)
Reynaldo Hahn (1875-1947)
Jacques Offenbach (1818-1880)
Hayden DeWitt, mezzo-soprano; Ishmael Wallace, piano
Io son l’umile ancella (Adriana Lecouvreur)
Ebben, n’andro lontana (La Wally)
This River
Francesco Cilea (1866-1950)
Alfredo Catalani (1854-1893)
Uzee Brown, Jr. (1950- )
Youtha Franklin, soprano; Ishmael Wallace, piano
Clairières dans le ciel (lyrics Francis Jammes)
No. 1 “Elle etait descendue au bas de la prairie”
No. 7 “Nous nous aimerons tant”
Lili Boulanger (1893-1918)
Kristi Kelly, soprano; Ishmael Wallace, piano
La Vie en Rose
Stridono Lassu (I Pagliacci)
Louis Gugliemi (1916-1991)/Edit Piaf (1915-1963)
Ruggero Leoncavallo (1857-1919)
Evelyn Thatcher, soprano; Ishmael Wallace, piano
Barcarolle (“Belle nuit”) (Les Contes d’Hoffmann) Jacques Offenbach (1818-1880)
Evelyn Thatcher, soprano; Hayden DeWitt, mezzo-soprano; Ishmael Wallace, piano
Berceuse
Prelude No. 5
Leo Brouwer (1939- )
Heitor Villa-Lobos (1887-1959)
Anthony Purdy, guitar
Pegao José Feliciano (1945- )
Anthony Purdy, guitar; Guillermo Cardenas, percussion
Angústia
Dos Gardenias
Orlando Brito
Isolina Carrillo (1907-1996)
Elena Greco, vocals; Ishmael Wallace, piano; Guillermo Cardenas, percussion
Dance of the Bongoes Guillermo Cardenas (19?- )
Guillermo Cardenas, percussion

July 13, 2008

O ma lyre (Sapho)
Ronda
Dido’s Lament (Dido and Aeneas)
I Don’t Know How to Love Him
(Jesus Christ Superstar)
Charles Gounod (1818-1883)
Federico Longas (1893-1968)
Henry Purcell (1659-1695)
Andrew Lloyd Webber (1948- )
Elena Greco, mezzo-soprano; Eric Sedgwick, piano
Over the Rainbow
I Could Have Danced All Night (My Fair Lady)
O mio babbino (Gianni Schicchi)
Quando m’en vo (La Bohème)
Porgi, amor (Don Giovanni)
Ach, ich fühl’s (Die Zauberflöte)
Tu che di gel sei cinta (Turandot)
Vilja (The Merry Widow)
Harold Arlen (1905-1986)/E.Y. Harburg (1896-1981)
Alan Jay Lerner (1918-86)/Frederick Lowe (1901-88)
Giacomo Puccini (1858-1924)
Giacomo Puccini (1858-1924)
Wolfgang Mozart (1756-1791)
Wolfgang Mozart (1756-1791)
Giacomo Puccini (1858-1924)
Franz Lehar (1870-1948)
Evelyn Thatcher, soprano; Eric Sedgwick, piano

June 8, 2008

Wondrous Love
Desengaño
Lo que está de Dios
Dos Gardenias
Traditional Appalachian
Rafael Taboada y Mantilla (1838-1914)
Francisco Barbieri (1823-1894)
Isolina Carrillo (1907-1996)
Elena Greco, mezzo-soprano; Ishmael Wallace, piano
Variations per Pianoforte avec accompagnato
d’un Czakan
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&nbsp a combination recorder and walking stick.)
Erzherzog Rudolph von Österreich (1788-1831)
Orfeo Duo: Vita Wallace, violin; Ishmael Wallace, piano
From the Rubaiyat
(text by Omar Khayyam, transl. by Edward Fitzgerald)
Ishmael Wallace (1971- )
Hayden DeWitt, mezzo-soprano; Vita Wallace, violin; Ishmael Wallace, piano
Mi chiamano Mimì (La Bohème)
Donde lieta (La Bohème)
Over the Rainbow
Porgi, amor (Don Giovanni)
Giacomo Puccini (1858-1924)
Giacomo Puccini (1858-1924)
Harold Arlen (1905-1986)/E.Y. Harburg (1896-1981)
Wolfgang Mozart (1756-1791)
Evelyn Thatcher, soprano; Ishmael Wallace, piano
It Would Have Been Wonderful (Annie Warbucks)
Night Song (Golden Boy)
Charles Strouse (1928- )
Charles Strouse (1928- )
Courtney Graves, vocalist; Ishmael Wallace, piano

May 11, 2008

Criolla en La
Pueblerino
Prelude No. 2
Sencillo
Ritmo Brasilero
Fantasía
Rafael Landestoy (1953- )
(Dominican Republic)
Francisco Roldán, guitar
Mi chiamano Mimì (La Bohème)
Donde lieta (La Bohème)
Ach, ich fühl’s (Die Zauberflöte)
Mon manège à moi
Giacomo Puccini (1858-1924)
Giacomo Puccini (1858-1924)
Wolfgang Mozart (1756-1791)
Norbert Glanzberg (1910-2001)
Evelyn Thatcher, soprano; Ishmael Wallace, piano
Sommi Dei (Radamisto)
Il capro e la capretta (Marcellina’s aria)
(Marriage of Figaro)
George Frideric Handel (1685-1759)
Wolfgang Mozart (1756-1791)
Youtha Franklin, soprano; Ishmael Wallace, piano
Ich und du (song cycle)
Liebeslied (Rilke)
Du schlank und rein wie eine flamme (George)
Opfer (Rilke)
Auch noch das Entzuecken (Rilke)
Die Beiden (Hofmannsthal)
Ich sehe dich in tausend Bildern, Maria (Novalis)
Widmung
Ishmael Wallace (1971- )

Robert Schumann (1810-1856)

Hayden DeWitt, mezzo-soprano; Ishmael Wallace, piano
Jos voisin laulaa (If I Could Sing )
(based on a Finnish folk song)
Bulerias: El alma de los vientos (The Soul of the Winds)
(based on Flamenco traditions)
Traditional

Traditional

Ulla Suokko, flute, voice; Carlos Revollar, guitar

April 13, 2008

Ronda
Dido’s Lament (Dido and Aeneas)
Amour, Viens Aider (Samson et Dalila)
The Water Is Wide
Federico Longas (1893-1968)
Henry Purcell (1659-1695)
Camille Saint-Saëns (1835-1921)
Traditional (originated in Scotland in the 1600s)
Elena Greco, mezzo-soprano; Ishmael Wallace, piano
Hymns to the Eternal Feminine (lyrics by Goethe)
Songs for mezzo, violin and piano
1 Allgegenwaertige (Her Omnipresence)
2 Dem Aufgehenden Vollmonde
(To the Rising Full Moon)
3 Bin so in Lieb zu ihr versunken
(Plunged so deep in Love)
4 Chorus Mysticus (Mystic Chorus; the last verses
of Faust, Part Two)
Ishmael Wallace (1971- )
Hayden DeWitt, mezzo-soprano; Vita Wallace, violin; Ishmael Wallace, piano
“Mozart’s Aria” (from the operetta Mozart)
Reynaldo Hahn (1875-1947)
Hayden DeWitt, mezzo-soprano; Ishmael Wallace, piano
Sonata in C Major, Op. 16
1 Allegro
2 Andantino
3 Rondo, Allegro
Ferdinand Ries (1784-1838)
Orfeo Duo: Vita Wallace, violin; Ishmael Wallace, piano

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