Recital

The Morgan Library

New York, NY

Sunday April 1, 2012 - 5:00 PM

Soloists

Piano  Ken Noda
Soprano  Lisette Oropesa
Baritone  Brian Mulligan

About

“Die Vätergruft”
“Es muss ein Wunderbares sein”
“Die Loreley”
- Franz Liszt (1811–1886)
Brian Mulligan and Ken Noda
 
“Chanson d’avril”
“Adieux de l’hôtesse arabe”
“Chant d’amour!”
“Ouvre ton Coeur”
- Georges Bizet (1838–1875)
Lisette Oropesa and Ken Noda
 
“Pieta, rispetto, amore”
Macbeth - Giuseppe Verdi (1813–1901)
Brian Mulligan and Ken Noda
 
“Oh, se una volta sola...ah! non credea...ah! non guinge”
- La sonnambula - Vincenzo Bellini (1801–1835)
Lisette Oropesa and Ken Noda
 
Pause (10 minutes)
 
Aspasia’s aria “Al destin che la minaccia” 
Mitridate - Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (1756–1791)
Lisette Oropesa and Ken Noda
 
“The Balloon Rises”
“Dinner Aloft”
“Mishap with a Sledge”
“Anna’s Birthday”
- Four Songs from The Andrée Expedition -  Dominick Argento (b. 1927)
Brian Mulligan and Ken Noda
 
Lucia and Enrico duet “Il pallor funesto, orrendo” 
Lucia di Lammermoor - Gaetano Donizetti (1797–1848)
Lisette Oropesa, Brian Mulligan and Ken Noda

Reviews

Lisette Oropesa, Brian Mulligan & Ken Noda

"She has a real feeling for the French language and style" and "A light lyric soprano with a full arsenal of bel canto effects at her disposal, she wields a distinctive, bell-like timbre that is instantly appealing"

—  Eric Myers  •  Opera News