Waltzes

February 4, 2018, 7:00 pm

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P. Schick Deutsch: Verlagsanstalt für Kunst und Wissenschaft in München, vormals Friedrich Bruckmann [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons

The Ryan Opera Center presents a collection of old and new waltzes in an ensemble program. Classic waltzes of Franz Lehár and Frédéric Chopin are paired with country music legend Pee Wee King and movie and television composer Henry Mancini. The program will also feature Brahms’ Liebeslieder Waltzes, a collection of songs featuring a vocal quartet and piano for four hands.

Playlist

“Minute Walz” Op. 64 No. 1, by Frédéric Chopin
Madeline Slettedahl (piano)

Liebeslieder Walzer, by Johannes Brahms
Ann Toomey (soprano), Lindsay Metzger (mezzo-soprano), Josh Lovell (tenor), Alan Higgs (bass-baritone), Madeline Slettedahl (piano), Craig Terry (piano)

“Lippen schweigen” from Die lustige Witwe, by Franz Lehár
Ann Toomey (soprano), Josh Lovell (tenor), Craig Terry (piano)

Moon River, by Henry Mancini
Lindsay Metzger (mezzo-soprano), Madeline Slettedahl (piano)

Tennessee Waltz, by Pee Wee King
Alan Higgs (bass-baritone), Madeline Slettedahl (piano)

The Anniversary Waltz, by Dave Franklin
Ann Toomey (soprano), Madeline Slettedahl (piano)