Voice of America

  • Lincoln Center - Rose Studio, Rose Building 10 Lincoln Center Plaza New York, NY, 10023 United States

Program
Ain’t It a Pretty Night? (Susannah, 1955) Carlisle Floyd (b.1926) Leah Edwards, soprano
I’m A Lonely Man (SusannahCarlisle Floyd Robert Gardner, baritone
Be not afeard (The Tempest, 1996) Lee Hoiby (b.1926) Oliver Mercer, tenor
Nina’s Aria (The Seagull, 1974) Thomas Pasatieri (b.1945) Ariana Chris, mezzo-soprano
Sea Air (A Streetcar Named Desire, 1995) Andre Previn (b.1929) Leah Edwards, soprano
Baritone Aria (Three Decembers, 2008) Jake Heggie (b.1961) Robert Gardner, baritone
Lonely House (Street Scene, 1947) Kurt Weill (1900-1950) Oliver Mercer, tenor
Je ne t’aime pas (Marie Galante, 1934) Kurt Weill Ariana Chris, mezzo-soprano
Steal Me (The Old Maid and the Thief, 1939) Gian Carlo Menotti (1911-2007) Leah Edwards, soprano
It Must Be Me (Candide, 1956) Leonard Bernstein (1918-1990) Oliver Mercer, tenor
They’re Green (Fade, 2008) Stefan Weisman (b.1970) Batter My Heart (Doctor Atomic, 2005) John Adams (b.1947) Robert Gardner, baritone 2
Myrtle’s Second Aria: John Harbison (b.1938) Waiting (The Great Gatsby, 2007Ariana Chris, mezzo-soprano
Only Me (Ice Road Trucker, 2011) Robert Paterson (b.1970) Leah Edwards, soprano
Steven’s Aria (Ice Road Trucker) Robert Paterson - Robert Gardner, baritone
Prologue (The Construction of Boston, 1989) Scott Wheeler (b.1952) Oliver Mercer, tenor
What This Town Needs Is Beauty Scott Wheeler (The Construction of Boston) / How Many Miles to Babylon Scott Wheeler - Leah Edwards, soprano (Democracy, 2005)
Warm as the Autumn Night Douglas Moore (1893-1969) Leah Edwards, soprano
(Ballad of Baby Doe, 1956Tina’s Aria (The Aspern Papers, 1987) Dominick Argento (b.1927) Robert Gardner, baritone Ariana Chris, mezzo-soprano
O Happy We (Candide, 1956) Leonard Bernstein (1918-1990) Leah Edwards, soprano & Oliver Mercer, tenor 

Artists
Leah Edwards, soprano
Ariana Chris, mezzo-soprano
Oliver Mercer, tenor
Robert Gardner, baritone
Blair McMillen, piano

On-stage discussion with selected composers

May 1
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