Baritone Leroy Davis and Pianist Donald Lee III

January 2, 2022, 7:00 pm

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Our Ryan Opera Center Recital features baritone Leroy Davis with pianist Donald Lee III performing some inspiring spirituals. As well as song cycles by Brahms, Poulenc, and by 20th- and 21st-century African American composer Robert Owens. We will also hear a selection from the contemporary opera As One.


“He’s got the whole world in His hands”, by Jacqueline Hairston

Vier ernste Gesänge, by Johannes Brahms

“Le Bestiaire”, by Francis Poulenc

“Entire of Itself,” from As One, by Laura Kaminsky

Tearless Op. 9 Song Cycle, by Robert Owens

“Ride On, King Jesus”, by Hall Johnson
Leroy Davis, baritone; Donald Lee III, piano