Duo Recital: Ann Toomey and Christopher Kenney

March 3, 2019, 7:00 pm

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Soprano, Ann Toomey and baritone, Christopher Kenney are featured in a program featuring a wide variety of composers and sounds. From the jazz moods of Robert MacGimsey’s “Jonah an the Whale”, and the poetic and beautiful songs of Schubert’s Schwanengesang, to Broadway classics from George Gershwin, Irving Berlin, and Harry Warren.  Ms. Toomey and Mr. Kenney will be joined on the piano by Ryan Opera Center pianist, Madeline Slettedahl,

Music

“Jonah and the Whale”, by Robert MacGimsey

“Liebestbotschaft” and “Ständchen” from, Schwanengesang, by Franz Schubert
Christopher Kenney, baritone; Madeline Slettedahl, piano

Three Lieder, Op. 22, by E.W. Korngold
1. “Was Due mir bist?”
2. “Mit Dur zu Schweigen”
3. “Welt ist stille eingeschlafen”
Ann Toomey, soprano; Madeline Slettedahl, piano

Five Songs of Laurence Hope, by H.T. Burleigh
1. Worth While 
2. Jungle Flower 
4. Among the Fuchsias 
5. Till I Wake
Christopher Kenney, baritone; Madeline Slettedahl, piano

“Embraceable You”, by George Gershwin

“They Say It’s Wonderful” from Annie Get Your Gun, by Irving Berlin

“Lullaby of Broadway” from 42nd Street, by Harry Warren
Ann Toomey, soprano; Madeline Slettedahl, piano