Duo Recital: Kayleigh Decker and Joshua Lovell

May 5, 2019, 7:00 pm

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Classic songs of Bizet, Poulenc, Sibelius, and Liszt are featured in a program with performances by mezzo-soprano Kayleigh Decker, tenor Joshua Lovell, and pianist Madeline Slettedhal.  Mr. Lovell will also be singing the  Joaquín Turina’s Tres Poemas, a romantic and rhythmic Spanish set of songs.  Ms. Decker will be singing modern composer Nico Muhly’s Strange Productions, an enchanting and challenging lyrical work.

Music

“Adieux de l’hôtesse arabe”, by Georges Bizet

“Il vole”, by Francis Poulenc

“Var de ten dröm”, by Jean Sibelius
Kayleigh Decker, mezzo-soprano; Madeline Slettedahl, piano

Tres Poemas, by Joaquín Turina
1. “Olas gigantes” 
2. “Tu pupila es azul”
3. “Besa el aura”
Joshua Lovell, tenor; Madeline Slettedahl, piano

Strange Productions, by Nico Muhly
Kayleigh Decker, mezzo-soprano; Madeline Slettedahl, piano

Tre sonetti di Petrarca, by Franz Liszt
1. “Pace non trovo”
2. “Benedetto sia ‘I giorno’” 
3. “I vidi in terra angelico costumi”
Joshua Lovell, tenor; Madeline Slettedahl, piano

“Boum”, by Charles Trenet
Kayleigh Decker, mezzo-soprano; Madeline Slettedahl, piano