Wednesday, October 14, 2009

Tonight: Christine Brewer at Zankel Hall

Tonight, I finally hear powerhouse soprano Christine Brewer live. The program is to die for:

Program Details

Christine Brewer, Soprano Craig Rutenberg, Piano
GLUCK "Divinités du Styx" from Alceste
WAGNER Wesendonck Lieder, Op. 91·· Der Engel·· Stehe still! ·· Im Treibhaus·· Schmerzen·· Träume
R. STRAUSS "Ich liebe dich," Op. 37, No. 2
R. STRAUSS "Breit über mein Haupt dein schwarzes Haar," Op. 19, No. 3
R. STRAUSS "Befreit," Op. 39, No. 4
MARX "Selige Nacht"
MARX "Hat Dich die Liebe berührt"
BRITTEN "Calypso"
BRITTEN "Tell Me the Truth About Love"
BRITTEN "Johnny"
BRITTEN "Funeral Blues"
J. CARTER Cantata
S. HOMER "Sing to Me, Sing"
SARGENT "Hickory Hill"
BRIDGE "Love Went a'Riding"
FIRESTONE "If I Could Tell You"


Bill said...

Ms. Brewer performed the same program in Atlanta this past Saturday and was even more fantastic than I had hoped for. She said she was suffering from allergies since arriving in town, but I couldn't detect the slightest deficiency. Her voice and skill are truly awesome. Enjoy!

Sarah B. Roberts said...

Thanks William! The recital was indeed wonderful. What a voice!

Anonymous said...

Sounds wonderful! Glad you got to visit with her.