A Valentine’s Day Program for Lovers

February 16, 2019, 4:30 pm

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Romance in in the air with duets from Show Boat and West Side Story, plus other love songs. Artists include Celine Dion, Jerry Hadley, Frederica von Stade, Eileen Farrell, Jimmy Durante, George Thill, and more.

Music

“J’ai tant d’amour” from Chansons de Paris by Maurice Yvain
George Thill, tenor, with Orchestra
(Paris 1934. EMI 7 67510 2)

“Make Believe” from Show Boat by Jerome Kern
Frederica von Stade, mezzo-soprano; Jerry Hadley, tenor; London Sinfonietta; John McGlinn, conductor
(London 1987. EMI 6 98336 2)

“Some Enchanted Evening” from South Pacific by Richard Rodgers & Oscar Hammerstein
Paulo Szot, baritone; Orchestra; Ted Sperling, conductor
(New York 2008. MASTERWORKS BROADWAY 88697-30457-2)

“One Hand, One Heart” from West Side Story by Leonard Bernstein
Carol Lawrence, singer; Larry Kert, singer; Orchestra; Max Goberman, conductor
(New York 1957. SONY SK 60724)

“You’re Nearer” from Too Many Girls by Richard Rodgers & Lorenz Hart
Eileen Farrell, soprano, with Ensemble
(North Carolina 1988. Reference Recordings RR-60CD)

“As Time Goes By” from Casablanca by Herman Hupfeld
Jimmy Durante, singer, with Orchestra
(EPIC SOUNDTRAX EK 53764)

“When I Fall in Love” by Victor Young & Edward Heyman
Celine Dion, singer; Clive Griffin, singer; Orchestra
(EPIC SOUNDTRAX EK 53764)