Songs of America

24.04.2021

19:00

Turku Concert Hall

Aninkaistenkatu 9

Turku

60 | 55 | 40 €

The recital by American baritone Thomas Hampson, ‘Songs of America’ (original date 15 August 2020) will be postponed to 2021 with an amended programme (and without the participation of soprano Nadine Sierra). The recital will be given at Turku Concert Hall on Saturday 24 April 2021 at 19.00. Tickets already purchased for Hampson’s recital will be honoured as is, but customers may also return them for a refund by 31 May 2020 if the new date is not convenient. For instructions on reimbursement, please visit: https://www.turunmusiikkijuhlat.fi/2020/05/musiikkijuhlat-perutaan-elokuulta-2020 

 

Thomas Hampson baritone
Vlad Iftinca piano

– Special guest –

Nadine Sierra soprano

 

I “SONG OF AMERICA” – A PANORAMA

FRANCIS HOPKINSON
My Days Have Been So Wondrous Free

STEPHEN C. FOSTER
Ah! May the Red Rose Live Alway!

HENRY T. BURLEIGH
Ethiopia Saluting the Colors

CHARLES IVES
In Flanders Fields

ARTHUR FARWELL
Song of the Deathless Voice

MICHAEL DAUGHERTY
Letter to Mrs. Bixby

MARGARET BONDS
3 Dream Portraits: The Negro Speaks of Rivers
Hampson, Iftinca

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II

PAUL BOWLES
Blue Mountain Ballads
Hampson, Iftinca

III

CHARLES GRIFFES
In a Myrtle Shade

NED ROREM
The Silver Swan

RICKY IAN GORDON
Afternoon on a Hill
Will There Really Be a Morning?
Sierra, Iftinca

IV AMERICAN SONG IN A LIGHTER MOOD

GEORGE FORREST & ROBERT WRIGHT
Baubles, Bangles, and Beads
Sierra, Iftinca

Stranger in Paradise
Sierra, Hampson, Iftinca
(Kismet)

COLE PORTER
Where is the Life That Late I Led
Hampson, Iftinca
(Kiss Me, Kate)

LEONARD BERNSTEIN
I Feel Pretty
Sierra, Iftinca

Tonight
Sierra, Hampson, Iftinca
(West Side Story)

2 h, 1 interval