Streaming and discussion begin at 1:00 PM.

The Program

“Ritorna vincitor!”
From Verdi’s Aida

“Tacea la notte placida … Di tale amor”
From Verdi’s Il Trovatore

“Donde lieta uscì”
From Puccini’s La Bohème

Song to the Moon
From Dvo?ák’s Rusalka

“Se come voi piccina io fossi”
From Puccini’s Le Villi

“Thy hand, Belinda … When I am laid in earth” (Dido’s Lament)
From Purcell’s Dido and Aeneas

“Lascia ch’io pianga”
From Handel’s Rinaldo

“Un bel dì”
From Puccini’s Madama Butterfly

“Ah! je suis seule … Dis-moi que je suis belle”
From Massenet’s Thaïs

“Adieu, notre petite table”
From Massenet’s Manon

“L’amour est un oiseau rebelle” (Habanera)
From Bizet’s Carmen

“Hymne à l’amour”
By Marguerite Monnot and Édith Piaf