Sunday, January 8, 2012

A Little Bit of Broadway

Sunday, January 8, 2012
4:39 - 6:00 pm

A Grand Night for Singing
Met Stars Sing the Great American Songbook

Sometimes I think that every opera star has a secret longing to sing on the Broadway stage. What else explains the numerous recordings of opera singers singing from the Great American Songbook? The Met Opera Guild several years ago put together a collection of Met Stars singing those wonderful songs. So, this afternoon, we are listing to A Grand Night for Singing – Met Stars Sing the Great American Songbook.

Eileen Farrell - Fly Me to the Moon
Thomas Hampson – The Last Time I Saw Paris
Ruth Ann Swenson, Jerry Hadley – Strangers in Paradise (Kismet)

Fredericka Von Stade – Bewitched, Bothered And Bewildered (Pal Joey)
Dorothy Kirsten – Embraceable You (Girl Crazy)
Placido Domingo – Dulcinea (Man of La Mancha)

Helen Traubel – It’s a Grand Night for Singing (State Fair)
Rise Stevens – The Touch of Your Hand (Roberta)
John Reardon – Lonely Town (On the Town)

Eleanor Steber – You and the Night and the Music (Revenge with Music)
Richard Tucker – Sunrise, Sunset (Fiddler on the Roof)
Lily Pons – I’ll See You Again (Bitter-Sweet)

James Melton – Make Believe
Teresa Stratus – Bill
Giorgio Tozzi – Some Enchanted Evening

Bruce Hubbard – For You, For Me, For Evermore (The Shocking Miss Pilgrim)
Peter Hoffman – Simple Song (Mass)
Enzio Pinza – Bali Ha’I (South Pacific)

Kiri Te Kanawa – Meadow Serenade (Strike Up the Band)
Renata Scotto – Send in the Clowns (A little Night Music)

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