Verlaine, Le Voyage Humain – French Recital

Music Director and Pianist: Audrey Saint-Gil

Welcome spring with a French recital exploring the work of poet Paul Verlaine (1844–1896), which will feature music by Caplet, Chausson, Dupont, and more. Additional streaming details will be announced at a later time.

This is a free virtual recital, donations are encouraged. 

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The Program

  • Soleils couchants | Nadia Boulanger (1887-1979)
    • Benjamin Dickerson (baritone)
  • Cauchemar | Marcel Noël (1857-1935)
    • Benjamin Dickerson
  • Mandoline | Gabriel Dupont (1878-1914)
    • Aubry Ballarò (soprano)
  • Clair de lune | Josef Szulc (1875-1956)
    • Aubry Ballarò
  • L’heure exquise | Reynaldo Hahn (1874-1947)
    • Aubry Ballarò
  • À vous ces vers | Louis Vierne (1870-1937)
    • Aubry Ballarò
  • Sensations | Eugène Guillaume (1822-1905)
    • Peter Barber (bass)
  • Marine | Louis Vierne (1870-1937)
    • Peter Barber
  • Le chevalier malheur | Ernest Chausson (1855-1899)
    • Benjamin Dickerson
  • Spleen – Poldowski (1879-1932)
    • Peter Barber
  • Il pleure dans mon cœur | Frederick Délius (1862-1934)
    • Benjamin Dickerson
  • La chanson bien douce | Ernest Chausson (1855-1899)
    • Monique Galvão (mezzo soprano)
  • Le ciel est par dessus les toits | Déodat de Séverac (1872-1921)
    • Monique Galvão
  • Crépuscule mystique | Poldowski (1879-1932)
    • Monique Galvão
  • O mes morts | Charles Bordes (1863-1909)
    • Benjamin Dickerson