Duo Recital: Lauren Decker and David Weigel

November 4, 2018, 7:00 pm

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Music of Schubert, Mahler, and Ibert are performed by contralto Lauren Decker, bass-baritone David Weigel, and pianist Madeline Slettedahl on this Ryan Opera Center Recital.  They also perform a the duet “A Little Priest”,  Steven Sondheim’s Sweeney Todd. Host Colin Ure, sits down with Lauren and David to speak about what put them on their path to become a opera singer.

Music

Der Zwerg, by Franz Schubert
David Weigel, bass‐baritone; Madeline Slettedahl, piano

Rückert‐Lieder, by Gustav Mahler

1) Ich atmet’ einen linden Duft
2) Liebst du um Schönheit
3) Blicke mir nicht in die Lieder!
4) Ich bin der Welt abhanden gekommen
5) Um Mitternacht
Lauren Decker, contralto; Madeline Slettedahl, piano

Chansons de Don Quichotte, by Jacques Ibert

1) Chanson du depart
2) Chanson a Dulcinée
3) Chanson du Duc
4) Chanson de la mort de Don Quichotte
David Weigel, bass‐baritone; Madeline Slettedahl, piano

“Epiphany” from Sweeney Todd, by Stephen Sondheim
David Weigel, bass‐baritone; Madeline Slettedahl, piano

“A Little Priest” from Sweeney Todd, by Stephen Sondheim
Lauren Decker, contralto; David Weigel, bass‐baritone; Madeline Slettedahl, piano