FUR BALL

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February 12, 2007          

 

PROGRAM

Lenny the Leopard    Irving Fine (1914-1962)
from Childhood Fables for Grown Ups
Michael Lottes, tenor
Patrick Fanning, piano

Of Gods and Cats    Jake Heggie (b. 1961)
from In the Beginning
Courtney Piercey, soprano
Ann Nagell, piano

Cat Duet    Maurice Ravel (1875-1937)
from L'Enfant et les Sortileges
Anne-Kathryn Olsen, soprano
Erik Gustafson, tenor
Jeremy Peterman, piano

Matron Cat's Song    Michael Head (1900-1976)
from Songs for Male Voices
Patrick Kuzara, baritone
Sunny Kuo, piano

The Cage     Charles Ives (1874-1954)
from Collected Songs
Promiscuity    Samuel Barber (1910-1981)
from Hermit Songs
Jee Hyun Kim, soprano
Chia-I Chen Piano

Tigeroo    Irving Fine
from Childhood Fables for Grown Ups
Chelsea Jenkins, mezzo soprano
Jennifer Garrett, piano

A Monk & His Cat    Samuel Barber
from Hermit Songs
Paul Betz, tenor
Jennifer Garrett, piano

                                                   Lions      Richard Hundley (b. 1931)                                                     
from Ten Songs
Lyndsey Dawson Miller, soprano
Sara Stapley, piano

Momma Called    Gary Schocker (b. 1959)
Rachel Policar, soprano
Mauricio Arias, piano

Lion Tamer     Stephen Schwartz (b. 1948)
from The Magic Show
Jennifer Goma, mezzo soprano
Jennifer Garrett, piano

Animal Passion    Jake Heggie
from Natural Selection
Anne-Kathryn Olsen, soprano
Jeremy Peterman, piano

Duet for two Cats    attributed to Gioacchino Rossini (1792-1868)  
Jee Hyun Kim, soprano
Kenny Miller, tenor
Chia-I Chen, piano

INTERMISSION

                               Little Horses    Aaron Copland (1900-1990)                                    
  from American Folk Songs 

     JustinCarpenter,tenor 

Shin Young Drake-Perry, piano

Hunting Song    Tom Lehrer (b. 1928)
from Too Many Songs
Greg Amerind, tenor
Emily Helvey, piano

Home on the Range     American Cowboy Song
Kenny Miller, tenor
Emily Helvey, piano

Rabbit at Top Speed     Leonard Bernstein (1918-1990)
from Four Recipes
Erik Gustafson, tenor
Jeremy Peterman, piano

Golden Ram     Richard Rodgers (1902-1979)
from Two by Two
Christanna Rowader, soprano
Yali Luo, piano

Polaroli the Polar Bear     Irving Fine
from Childhood Fables
Yevgeniy Chainikov, bass baritone
Chia-I Chen, piano

Old Mother Hubbard    Victor Hely Hutchinson (1901-1947)
Yayu Yuen, soprano
Yali Luo, piano

Hello, Little Girl (The Wolf's Song)     Stephen Sondhiem (b. 1930)    
from Into the Woods
Colte Julian, baritone Jennifer Goma, mezzo soprano
Amanda May, piano

Times Like This     Stephen Flaherty (b. 1960)
from Scared Stiff
Judith Pannell, soprano
Patrick Fanning, piano

Supper Time (Snoopy's Song)    Clark Gesner (1938-2002)       
from You're a Good Man, Charlie Brown
Aaron VanderYacht, baritone
assisted by: Patrick Kuzara, Anne-Kathryn Olsen, Jennifer Goma,
Michael Lottes and Colte Julian
Aiko Yamada, piano

I Bought Me a Cat   Aaron Copland
from American Folk Songs
Studio 303 Ensemble
Ann Nagell, piano


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