Divafest: Afternoon at the Opera – Winter 2012

February 19, 2012

Georges Bizet – Carmen Suite No. 1

Les Toréadors

A selection of Mozart arias featuring soloists from the UNC Vocal Division

"Fra gli Amplessi" from Cosi Fan Tutte — Noelle Harb, soprano and Chris Nickell, tenor
"Soave Sia il Vento" from Cosi Fan Tutte — Joanna Burke & Pam Revak, sopranos and Ben Boecker, baritone
"Der Hölle Rache" from Die Zauberflöte – Jessica Hiltabidle, soprano
"La Ci Darem la Mano" from Don Giovanni — Kristen Barney, soprano and Ben Boecker, baritone
"O Statua Gentilissa" from Don Giovanni — Dan Silva and Taylor Weddle, baritones
"Sull'aria" from Le Nozze di Figaro — Emily Siar and Kayla Hill, sopranos

Georges Bizet – Carmen Suite No. 1

Intermezzo

A selection of arias by Offenbach, Delibes, Puccini, and Verdi featuring soloists from the UNC Vocal Division

Offenbach's "Les Oiseaux dans la Charmille" from Les Contes d’Hoffmann — Caroline Mason, soprano
Delibes's "Vien Mallika…Dome epais" from Lakmé — Sarah Humphrey, soprano and Laura Buff, mezzo-soprano
Puccini's "O Mio Babbino Caro" from Gianni Schicchi — Maria Palombo, soprano
Puccini's "O Soave Fanciulla" from La Bohème — Lydia Rusche, soprano and Ryan Griffin, tenor
Verdi's "Brindisi" from La Traviata — Ryan Griffin, tenor and Caroline Mason, soprano

Richard Wagner – Overture to Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg

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Conductor's baton on sheet music