Ben Lowe, baritone and Madeline Slettedahl, piano

March 14, 2017, 1:00 pm

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(Photo: Carlos Eric Lopez)

Baritone Ben Lowe and pianist Madeline Slettedahl, laureates of the prestigious Music Academy of the West’s Marilyn Horne Song Competition, make their Chicago recital debut with this performance on Impromptu.

  • “Varuna II (The Waters)” from Vedic Hymns, by Gustav Holst

  • “Rain Has Fallen”, “Sleep Now”, and ‘”I Hear An Army,” by Samuel Barber, text by James Joyce

  • Minicabs, by William Bolcom, text by Arnold Weinstein

  • “Three Whitman Songs,” by Matthew Aucoin, text Walt Whitman

  • “Deep River” traditional American spiritual

  • “Give me Jesus” traditional American spiritual

  • “He’s Got the Whole World in His Hands” traditional American spiritual