Marietta Simpson, mezzo-soprano
Performing as part of Joyful Sounds: Gospel Across America, mezzo-soprano Marietta Simpson "endows everything she sings with uncommon intelligence" (San Francisco Chronicle).
- Wed., Apr. 21, 2010, 7:30 PM
- Terrace Theater
- Approx. 100 minutes
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I -- BACH Bist du bei mir, BWV 508
SCHUBERT Im Abendrot, D. 799
Die Allmacht, Op. 79 no. 2, D. 852
II -- SCHUMANN Auf den hebräischen, Op. 25, no. 15
DAVID DIAMOND David mourns for Absalom
HERBERT HOWELLS King David
III -- BRITTEN Canticle II "Abraham and Isaac," Op. 51 (with John Aler, tenor)
IV -- BACH Jesus, Lover of my soul (arr. Pearl Williams Jones / Evelyn Curenton)
Just when I need Him most (arr. Curenton)
His Eye is on the sparrow (arr. Simpson / Curenton)
V -- RICHARD SMALLWOOD / CURENTON "Total Praise"
CHARLES MILES / CURENTON "Dwelling in Beulah land"
FRANCIS ALLITSEN / CURENTON "The Lord is my Light"
- Bernard McDonald, piano
- Evelyn Curenton, piano
- John Aler, tenor
The Fortas Chamber Music Concerts are supported by generous contributors to the Abe Fortas Memorial Fund, and by a major gift to the fund from the late Carolyn E. Agger, widow of Abe Fortas.
This project is supported in part by an award from the National Endowment for the Arts.