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Wish you were here . . . | Town Hall, Bayfield, ON
A collection of musical picture-postcards from around the world

Date: June 9, 2012

Billed as a “Coffee Concert”, this morning event presented a range of songs of different nationalities, framed by five piano duets of similarly varied styles  –  as if encountered on a touristic trip around the world.

SONG ARTIST COMPOSER POET
Von fremden Ländern und Menschen, Op.15/1 (Kinderszenen) Ubukata, Bruce, piano Schumann, Robert n/a
La passeggiata (Péchés de viellesse) Cerswell, Andrea, soprano; Beley, Alexandra, mezzo; Haji, Andrew, tenor; Roth, David, baritone; Ralls, Stephen / Ubukata, Bruce, piano Rossini, Gioachino anon.
Overture: Meerestille und glückliche Fahrt, Op.27 Ralls, Stephen / Ubukata, Bruce, piano Mendelssohn-Bartholdy, Felix n/a
The Nightingale and the Rose, Op.2/2 Cerswell, Andrea, soprano; Ubukata, Bruce, piano Rimsky-Korsakov, Nikolai Koltsov, Alexey
Spanish Dance, Op.12/3 Ralls, Stephen / Ubukata, Bruce, piano Moszkowski, Moritz n/a
En svane, Op.25/2 Beley, Alexandra, mezzo; Ubukata, Bruce, piano Greig, Edvard Ibsen, Henrik
Jamaican Rumba Ralls, Stephen / Ubukata, Bruce, piano Benjamin, Arthur n/a
La barcheta (Venezia) Haji, Andrew, tenor; Ralls, Stephen, piano Hahn, Reynaldo Buratti, Pietro
Palm Court Waltz Ralls, Stephen / Ubukata, Bruce, piano Berkeley, Lennox n/a
The Plough Boy Roth, David, baritone; Ralls, Stephen, piano Shield, William, arr. Britten, Benjamin anon.
Marche écossaise Ralls, Stephen / Ubukata, Bruce, piano Debussy, Claude n/a
La primavera (Venezia) – ENCORE Cerswell, Andrea, soprano; Beley, Alexandra, mezzo; Haji, Andrew, tenor; Roth, David, baritone; Ralls, Stephen, piano Hahn, Reynaldo Buratti, Pietro