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Discovery Series – November 2, 2010 | Walter Hall, Toronto
Solos and duets for two female voices

date: November 2, 2010

This recital in our Discovery Series began and ended with groups of duets.  Between them came various cycles by Debussy, Poulenc and Debussy, preceded by a group of settings of poetry by women.

SONG ARTIST COMPOSER POET
Schön Blümelein, Op.43/3 Strong, Jessica, soprano; Herman, Marta, mezzo; Ubukata, Bruce, piano Schumann, Robert Reinick, Robert
Herbstlied, Op.43/2 Strong, Jessica, soprano; Herman, Marta, mezzo; Ubukata, Bruce, piano Schumann, Robert Mahlmann, Siegfried August
Frühlingslied, Op.79/19 Strong, Jessica, soprano; Herman, Marta, mezzo; Ubukata, Bruce, piano Schumann, Robert Fallersleben, Hoffmann von
Als Luïse die Briefe ihres ungetreuen Liebhabers verbrannte, K520 Strong, Jessica, soprano; Ubukata, Bruce, piano Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus Baumberg, Gabriele von
Heimliches Lieben, D922 Strong, Jessica, soprano; Ubukata, Bruce, piano Schubert, Franz Klenke, Karoline Louise von
Reine des mouettes (Métamorphoses) Strong, Jessica, soprano; Ubukata, Bruce, piano Poulenc, Francis Vilmorin, Louise de
C’est ainsi que tu es (Métamorphoses) Strong, Jessica, soprano; Ubukata, Bruce, piano Poulenc, Francis Vilmorin, Louise de
Paganini (Métamorphoses) Strong, Jessica, soprano; Ubukata, Bruce, piano Poulenc, Francis Vilmorin, Louise de
Cradle Song, Op.41/1 (A Charm of Lullabies) Herman, Marta, mezzo; Ubukata, Bruce, piano Britten, Benjamin Blake, William
The Highland Balou, Op.41/2 (A Charm of Lullabies) Herman, Marta, mezzo; Ubukata, Bruce, piano Britten, Benjamin Burns, Robert
Sephestia’s Lullaby, Op.41/3 (A Charm of Lullabies) Herman, Marta, mezzo; Ubukata, Bruce, piano Britten, Benjamin Greene, Robert
A Charm, Op.41/4 (A Charm of Lullabies) Herman, Marta, mezzo; Ubukata, Bruce, piano Britten, Benjamin Randolph, Thomas
The Nurse’s Song, Op.41/5 (A Charm of Lullabies) Herman, Marta, mezzo; Ubukata, Bruce, piano Britten, Benjamin Philip, John
C’est l’extase (Ariettes oubliées) Strong, Jessica, soprano; Ubukata, Bruce, piano Debussy, Claude Verlaine, Paul
Il pleure dans mon coeur (Ariettes oubliées) Strong, Jessica, soprano; Ubukata, Bruce, piano Debussy, Claude Verlaine, Paul
L’ombre des arbres (Ariettes oubliées) Strong, Jessica, soprano; Ubukata, Bruce, piano Debussy, Claude Verlaine, Paul
Chevaux de bois (Ariettes oubliées) Strong, Jessica, soprano; Ubukata, Bruce, piano Debussy, Claude Verlaine, Paul
Green (Ariettes oubliées) Strong, Jessica, soprano; Ubukata, Bruce, piano Debussy, Claude Verlaine, Paul
Spleen (Ariettes oubliées) Strong, Jessica, soprano; Ubukata, Bruce, piano Debussy, Claude Verlaine, Paul
INTERMISSION
Wianek (Huit chansons polonaises) Herman, Marta, mezzo; Ubukata, Bruce, piano Poulenc, Francis anon.
Odjazd (Huit chansons polonaises) Herman, Marta, mezzo; Ubukata, Bruce, piano Poulenc, Francis anon.
Polska młodzież (Huit chansons polonaises) Herman, Marta, mezzo; Ubukata, Bruce, piano Poulenc, Francis anon.
Ostatni mazur (Huit chansons polonaises) Herman, Marta, mezzo; Ubukata, Bruce, piano Poulenc, Francis anon.
Pożegnanie (Huit chansons polonaises) Herman, Marta, mezzo; Ubukata, Bruce, piano Poulenc, Francis anon.
Biała choiragiewka (Huit chansons polonaises) Herman, Marta, mezzo; Ubukata, Bruce, piano Poulenc, Francis anon.
Wisła (Huit chansons polonaises) Herman, Marta, mezzo; Ubukata, Bruce, piano Poulenc, Francis anon.
Jezioro (Huit chansons polonaises) Herman, Marta, mezzo; Ubukata, Bruce, piano Poulenc, Francis anon.
The Lark in the Clear Air Strong, Jessica, soprano; Herman, Marta, mezzo; Ubukata, Bruce, piano Irish folksong, arr. Fleming, Robert Ferguson, Samuel
The Night Strong, Jessica, soprano; Herman, Marta, mezzo; Ubukata, Bruce, piano Fleming, Robert Belloc, Hilaire
A great big sea Strong, Jessica, soprano; Herman, Marta, mezzo; Ubukata, Bruce, piano Newfoundland folksong, arr. Fleming, Robert anon.
Sisters (White Christmas) – ENCORE Strong, Jessica, soprano; Herman, Marta, mezzo; Ubukata, Bruce, piano Berlin, Irving Berlin, Irving