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Whitney Sloan, soprano

with Cheryl Emery, piano

Nov. 1 at 8 p.m.

Tickets: $25 Adults - $18 Students/Seniors

Whitney L. Sloan is a two-time recipient of the Ben Heppner Music scholarship. Most recently she was a participant of the prestigious Franz Schubert Institute in Baden bei Wien, Austria. Whitney is a faculty member of the Alberta College Conservatory.

http://www.whitneysloan.com

Canadian pianist, Cheryl Emery, completed a BMus, with Marilyn Engle, at the University of Calgary in Alberta before working as an accompanist in the Voice Department of Mount Royal University and with the Calgary Philharmonic Chorus. 

PROGRAMME -

Sergei RACHMANINOFF (1873-1943)

Op. 38 (No. 1-6)
1. Ночью в саду у меня (Noch′yu v sadu u menya) / In My Garden at Night
Lento, Aleksandr Blok (1880–1921), after Avetik Isaakian (1875–1957)
2. К ней (K ney) / To Her
Andante, Boris Bugayev (1880–1934)
3. Маргаритки (Margaritki) / Daisies
Lento, Igor Severyanin (1887–1941)
4. Крысолов (Krysolov) / The Rat-Catcher
Non Allegro, Scherzando, Valery Bryusov (1873–1924)
5. Сон (Son) / The Dream
Lento, Fyodor Sologub (1863–1927)
6. А-у! (A-u!) / A-oo
Andante, Konstantin Balmont (1867–1942), after Edgar Allan Poe (1809–1849)

Op. 21 (No. 1-12)
7. How Fair this Spot / Здесь хорошо (Zdes′ khorosho)
Moderato, Glafira Eynerling (1873–1942)
9. Melody / Мелодия (Melodiya)
Non Allegro, Semyon Nadson (1862–1887)

Total: 21 minutes

INTERMISSION

Henri DUPARC (1848-1933)

1. L'invitation au voyage
Charles Baudelaire (1821-1867)
2. Sérénade Florentine
Henri Cazalis, pseud. Jean Lahor (1840-1909)
3. Chanson triste
Henri Cazalis, pseud. Jean Lahor (1840-1909)

4. Le gallop
Sully Prudhomme (1839–1907)
5. Sérénade
Gabriel Marc (1840-1874)
6. Phidylé
Leconte de Lisle (1818-1894)
7. Elégie
Thomas Moore (1779-1852)
8. Au pays où se fait la guerre
Théophile Gautier (1811-1872)
9. Soupir
Sully Prudhomme (1839–1907)
10. La vie antérieure
Charles Baudelaire (1821-1867)

Total: 32 minutes