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an evening of french art song

may 3, 2010 yale opera Doris Yarick Cross, Artistic Director timothy shaindlin kyle swann Musical Preparation and Accompaniment

Robert Blocker, Dean

may 3, 2010 · 8 pm Morse Recital Hall in Sprague Memorial Hall


an evening of french art song

georges bizet 1838-1875

Ouvre ton coeur Gala El Hadidi, mezzo-soprano

henri duparc 1848-1933

Chanson triste Lóránt Najbauer, baritone Le manoir de Rosemonde Stephanie Jeanne Gilbert, soprano

claude debussy 1862-1918

Regret Mireille Asselin, soprano Coquetterie posthume Mireille Asselin, soprano C’est l’extase Amanda Hall, soprano

charles-camille saint-saëns 1835-1921

Le pas d’armes du Roi Jean David Pershall, baritone

hector berlioz 1803-1869

L’Absence (from Les nuits d’été) Chrystal E. Williams, mezzo-soprano Intermission

As a courtesy to the performers and audience members, turn off cell phones and pagers. Please do not leave the theater during selections. Photography or recording of any kind is not permitted.

reynaldo hahn 1874-1947

À Chloris Jennifer Feinstein, mezzo-soprano

jacques ibert 1890-1962

Selections from Chansons de Don Quichotte Chanson du départ Tyler Simpson, bass-baritone Chanson de la mort Andrew Craig Brown, bass-baritone

francis poulenc 1899-1963

Priez pour paix Vince Vincent, baritone Violon Jihee Kim, soprano

erik satie 1866-1925

Elégie Jeremy Bowes, bass-baritone

gabriel fauré 1845-1924

Nell Jihee Kim, soprano Fleur jetée Eric Barry, tenor

special thanks

Jill Brunelle Richard Cross John Roach The Estate of Anna Moffo-Sarnoff Lucas Wong

upcoming events

yale school of music Robert Blocker, Dean

May 4 chamber music competition winners

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Sprague Hall | Tue | 8 pm Tickets $10-$15, Students $5 Winners of the 2010 Chamber Music Competition. Elliott Carter: Wind Quintet; Brahms: Clarinet Quintet; Mauricio Kagel: Dressur.

yale opera Doris Yarick Cross Artistic Director Grant Meachum Managing Director Theresa Stark Production Coordinator Mireille Asselin Vince Vincent Student Assistants concerts & media Vincent Oneppo Director Dana Astmann Assistant Director Monica Ong Design Manager Danielle Heller Box Office Coordinator Elizabeth Fleming Martignetti Production Assistant operations

May 5 lunchtime chamber music Sprague Hall | Wed | 12:30 pm | Free Selections from chamber works by Beethoven, Debussy, Reinecke, and John Cage.

guitar chamber music Sprague Hall | Wed | 8 pm | Free Benjamin Verdery, director. Featuring the U.S. premiere of Verdery’s Give for eight guitars, Castelnuovo-Tedesco’s Quintet for guitar and string quartet, and music by Giuliani and Goss.

May 6 baroque concertos & sinfonias Sprague Hall | Thu | 8 pm | Free Robert Mealy, director. Students in Mealy’s class in baroque instrumental performance practice perform concertos and sinfonias from Italy and Germany.

Tara Deming Manager Christopher Melillo Assistant Manager

May 23 commencement concert

Brian Daley William Harold Piano Curators

Sprague Hall | Sun | 4 pm | Free Featuring outstanding performers from the Yale School of Music class of 2010.

recording studio Eugene Kimball Director / Recording Engineer Jason Robins Assistant Recording Engineer

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Liederabend: French Song  
Liederabend: French Song  

May 3, 2010. An evening of French song featuring the singers of the Yale Opera, with musical preparation and accompaniment by Timothy Shain...