LMC Opera: Russian Opera of the 19th Century

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Thursday, November 9, 2017 @ 1:00 pm
Crossroads Community Center
16000 NE 10th St
Bellevue, WA 98008

Antonida’s Romance from A life for the Tsar by by Mikhail Glinka (1804-1857)

Meg Daly, soprano as Antonida

Ruslan and Lyudmila Illustrated by Leonid Vladimirsky

“Dream divine, enchanting sight!” from Ruslan and Lyudmila by Mikhail Glinka

Janene Nelson, mezzo soprano as Ratmir

“Days of love and fond affection” from Rusalka by Alexander Sergeyevich Dargomyzhsky (1813-1869)

Dawn Padula, mezzo soprano as the Princess

Tamara’s Romance from The Demon by Anton Rubinstein (1829-1894)

Regina Thomas, soprano as Tamara

“Forces of prophecy” from Khovanschina by Modest Musorgsky (1839-1889)

Dawn Padula, mezzo soprano as Marfa

“Ah! I weep, I weep bitterly” (Yaroslavna’s Lament) from Prince Igor by Alexander Borodin (1833-1887)

Regina Thomas, soprano as Yaroslavna

“Says the Rain Cloud to the the thunder one day” from The Snow Maiden by Nicolay Rimsky-Korsakov (1844-1908)

Janene Nelson, mezzo soprano as Lel

Hymn to the Sun from The Golden Cockerel by Nikolay Rimsky-Korsakov

Meg Daly, soprano as the Queen of Shemakha

“Ah, I am worn out with grief” from The Queen of Spades by Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky (1840-1893)

Regina Thomas, soprano as Lisa

“Have you not heard?” (Act I, Scene I quartet) from Eugene Onegin by Pyotr Ilyich Tchoikovsky

Piano, Maria Khavin