Ravinia’s Steans Music Institute: Program for Singers

$10 BGH Classics series

Bennett Gordon Hall
Monday, August 15, 2016
5:00 PM
Gates Open
6:00 PM
Concert Starts

Tickets: $10
No lawn sales

Program

Program to include world premiere by David Ludwig on texts by Ray Owen.

 

Busch
(1891-1952)
  Drei Lieder, Op. 3a

Kevin Ray, tenor
Peter Walsh, piano
Wei-Ting Kuo, viola (RSMI '09)


Kevin Ray’s participation in Ravinia’s Steans Music Institute is made possible by the Lois M. Steans Fellowship from the Morrison Family Foundation and the John N. Stern Fellowship.
 
 
Barber
(1910-1981)
  Selections from Hermit Songs

Monk and His Cat
Crucifixion
Heavenly Banquet
Desire for Hermitage

Maya Yahav Gour, mezzo-soprano
Kevin Ray, tenor
Peter Walsh, piano

Maya Yahav Gour’s participation in Ravinia’s Steans Music Institute is made possible by the Marilyn Heath Fellowship.

Kevin Ray’s participation in Ravinia’s Steans Music Institute is made possible by the Lois M. Steans Fellowship from the Morrison Family Foundation and the John N. Stern Fellowship.
 
David Ludwig
(b. 1974)
 
  Our Long War

Felicia Moore, soprano
Javier Arrebola, piano
Bella Hristova, violin (RSMI '07, '08)

Felicia Moore’s participation in Ravinia’s Steans Music Institute is made possible by the Benjamin F. Hirsch Memorial Fellowship from Mr. and Mrs. Denis J. Healy, the Frances L. Osgood Fellowship from Mrs. Gilbert H. Osgood, and the Soretta and Henry I. Shapiro Fellowship.
 
 
Ned Rorem
(b. 1923)
  Selections from 5 Songs to Poems of Walt Whitman

O You whom I Often and Silently Come
Look Down Fair Moon

Dorothy Gal, soprano
Peter Walsh, piano

Dorothy Gal’s participation in Ravinia’s Steans Music Institute is made possible by the Ravinia Associates Board Fellowship.
 
Somers
(1925-1999)
  Three Songs to Words by Walt Whitman

Look Down Fair Moon
After the Dazzle of Day
A Clear Midnight

Emily D’Angelo, mezzo-soprano
Brent Funderburk, piano


Emily D’Angelo’s participation in Ravinia’s Steans Music Institute is made possible by the Fanny R. Simmonds Memorial Fellowship from Mr. and Mrs. Murray J. Vale and from Mr. and Mrs. Edwin E. Hokin, the Dan Saslow Fellowship from Fay Saslow Stern, and the James Sassower Memorial Fellowship from Mr. and Mrs. Joram Sassower.
 
 
Ludwig   Whitman Songs

I. A Clear Midnight
II. Aboard at a Ship’s Helm
III. As if a Phantom Caress’d Me
IV. A Noiseless Patient Spider
V. The Last Invocation

Timothy Renner, baritone
Nikolay Verevkin, piano


Timothy Renner’s participation in Ravinia’s Steans Music Institute is made possible by the Howard A. Stotler Fellowship.
 
INTERMISSION
 
Ludwig

 
  Songs from the Bleeding Pines (World Premiere)

I. The Shore of an Ancient Sea
II. The Whisper of God
III. Peace be Still Burning World

Magali Simard-Galdès, soprano
Bretton Brown, piano

Magali Simard-Galdès’ participation in Ravinia’s Steans Music Institute is made possible by the S.J. Ipsen Fellowship and the Morris and Evelyn Muskal Fellowship.
 
 
Stucky
(1949-2016)
  The Stars and the Roses

Richard Smagur, tenor
Bretton Brown, piano


Richard Smagur’s participation in Ravinia’s Steans Music Institute is made possible by the Arthur J. and Glenna B. Collins Memorial Fellowship.
 
Ludwig   Still Life (Commissioned by Ravinia’s Steans
Music Institute in 2013)


Dorothy Gal, soprano
Peter Walsh, piano

Dorothy Gal’s participation in Ravinia’s Steans Music Institute is made possible by the Ravinia Associates Board Fellowship.
 
John Corigliano
(b. 1938)
  Liebeslied

Felicia Moore, soprano
Emily D’Angelo, mezzo-soprano
Richard Smagur, tenor
Timothy Renner, baritone
Javier Arrebola, piano
Brent Funderburk, piano

Felicia Moore’s participation in Ravinia’s Steans Music Institute is made possible by the Benjamin F. Hirsch Memorial Fellowship from Mr. and Mrs. Denis J. Healy, the Frances L. Osgood Fellowship from Mrs. Gilbert H. Osgood, and the Soretta and Henry I. Shapiro Fellowship.

Emily D’Angelo’s participation in Ravinia’s Steans Music Institute is made possible by the Fanny R. Simmonds Memorial Fellowship from Mr. and Mrs. Murray J. Vale and from Mr. and Mrs. Edwin E. Hokin, the Dan Saslow Fellowship from Fay Saslow Stern, and the James Sassower Memorial Fellowship from Mr. and Mrs. Joram Sassower.

Richard Smagur’s participation in Ravinia’s Steans Music Institute is made possible by the Arthur J. and Glenna B. Collins Memorial Fellowship.

Timothy Renner’s participation in Ravinia’s Steans Music Institute is made possible by the Howard A. Stotler Fellowship.