Duo Recital: Eric Ferring and Alan Higgs

April 7, 2019, 7:00 pm

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Ryan Opera Center artists tenor, Eric Ferring, bass-baritone Alan Higgs, and pianist, Madeline Slettedahl are joined by Craig Terry, the Ryan Opera Center’s music director on piano for a powerful set of music. They will be performing love songs by Faure, Saint‐Saens, and Liszt as well as songs from Copland’s Old American Folk Songs and songs from British composer Gerald Finzi’s Till Earth Outwears.

Music

“L’orgia”, by Gioachino Rossini
Alan Higgs, bass-baritone; Craig Terry, piano

Poème d’un jour, by Gabriel Fauré
1. “Rencontre” 
2. “Toujours” 
3. “Adieu”
Eric Ferring, tenor; Madeline Slettedahl, piano

“Danse Macabre” and “Extase”, by Camille Saint‐Saëns
Alan Higgs, bass-baritone; Craig Terry, piano

“Enfant, si j’étais roi!” and “Oh! quand je dors”, by Franz Liszt
Eric Ferring, tenor; Madeline Slettedahl, piano

Three Songs from Old American Folk Songs by, Aaron Copland
1. The Dodger 
2. At the river 
3. I bought me a cat
Alan Higgs, bass-baritone; Craig Terry, piano

Three Songs from Till Earth Outwears by, Gerald Finzi
1. Let me enjoy the earth 
2. In years defaced 
3. Life Laughs Onward
Eric Ferring, tenor; Madeline Slettedahl, piano

“Lily’s Eyes” from The Secret Garden, by Lucy Simon
Eric Ferring, tenor; Alan Higgs, bass-baritone; Craig Terry, piano