A Program for Valentine’s Day

February 15, 2020, 4:30 pm

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It’s all love songs for this special day. Featured artists include Franco Corelli, Anna Moffo, Jussi Björling, Joan Sutherland, Thomas Hampson, and Dorothy Kirsten.


“Serenade” by Franz Schubert
Jussi Björling, tenor; Frederick Schauwecker, piano
(Carnegie Hall 1958 RCA VICTOR 60520‐2‐RG)

“Love will Find a Way” from Maid of the Mountains by Harold Fraser‐Simon
Joan Sutherland, soprano; New Philharmonia Orchestra; Richard Bonynge, conductor
(London 1967. LONDON 425 048‐2)

“Will You Remember?” from Maytime by Sigmund Romberg
Thomas Hampson, baritone; Armen Guzelimian, piano
(London 1989. EMI CDC 7 54051 2)

“Strange Music” from The Song of Norway by Robert Wright and George Forrest
Anna Moffo, soprano; RCA VICTOR Orchestra; Skitch Henderson, conductor
(New York 1964. RCA 88875032232‐07)

“I Love Thee” by Edvard Grieg
Franco Corelli, tenor; with Orchestra; Raffaele Mingardo, conductor
(Milan 1965. EMI 5 69531 2)

“Love Is Here to Stay” by George and Ira Gershwin
Dorothy Kirsten, soprano; Percy Faith and his Orchestra
(New York 1950. SONY A 28794)

“Be My Love” by Nicholas Brodszky
Ben Heppner, tenor; London Philharmonic Orchestra; Jonathan Tunick, conductor
(London 1999. RCA VICTOR 09026‐63508‐2)