ON THE WINGS OF WINTER – WORD AND MELODY

Friday, December 9, 2016

8:00 PM – 10:00 PM EST

Carnegie Hall

881 7th Ave,

New York, NY 10019

Soprano Yulia Petrachuk performs an evening of spellbinding art songs by Rachmaninoff, Debussy and Duparc; WORLD PREMIERE of Russian song cycle “Russian Winter” for soprano and virtuoso harp by American composer Emmanuel M. Dubois.

Operatic arias by Cilea, Bellini, Donizetti, Flotow, Gounod, Mozart, Lehar, Rachmaninoff and breathtaking duets from operas Romeo et Juliette by Charles Gounod and Aleko by Sergey Rachmaninoff.

Piano works by Bach-Busoni and Scriabin performed by renown Italian virtuoso pianist Carlo Pari


CONCERT PROGRAM

CLAUDE DEBUSSY

  • Romance, L.79
  • Apparition, L.53 (from Quatre chansons de jeunesse, n.4)

HENRI DUPARC Phidylé

BACH-BUSONI Chaconne in D minor, BWV 1004

EMMANUEL M. DUBOIS Song cycle for soprano and harp “Russian Winter”, op.49 (World premiere)

ALEXANDER SCRIABIN Sonata №2, Op.19S

ERGEY RACHMANINOFF:

  • Christ is risen (Христос воскрес), Op.26, №6
  • How Fair this Spot (Здесь хорошо), Op. 21, №7
  • In the Silence of the Secret Night (В молчаньи ночи тайной), Op. 4, №3
  • The Sleep (Сон), Op. 38, №5Spring Waters (Весенние воды), Op.14, №11

PYOTR TCHAIKOVSKY Does the Day Reign? (День ли царит), Op.47, №6

FRANCESCO CILEA “Io son l’umile ancella”, Adriana’s aria from the opera Adriana Lecouvreur

VINCENZO BELLINI “Il mulino… Vi ravviso, o luoghi”, Rodolfo’s aria from the opera “La Sonnambula”

GAETANO DONIZETTI “Spirito gentil…”, Fernando’s aria from the opera La Favorita

CHARLES GOUNOD“Jewelry Song” from the opera Faust“Va! Je t’ai pardonne!”, Duet of Romeo et Juliette from the opera Romeo et Juliette

WOLFGANG MOZART “Madamina, il catalogo e’ questo”, Leporello’s aria from the opera Don Giovanni

FRIDERICH VON FLOTOW “Ach so fromm”, Lyonel’s aria from the opera Martha

SERGEY RACHMANINOFF Scene of Aleko and Zemphira and Aleko’s cavatina “All the gipsy camp is sleeping” from the opera Aleko

FRANZ LEHAR “Meine Lippen, sie kussen so heiss” from the operetta Giuditta


ARTISTS

YULIA PETRACHUK

Soprano

GRIGORY SOLOLOV

Bass

AARON BLANKFIELD

Tenor

MICHAEL FENNELLY

Piano

CARLO PARI

Piano

JACQUELINE POLLAUF

Harp