Lawrence Brownlee, tenor and Myra Huang, piano

Wednesday, March 4, 2020, 7:30 pm
Gates Hall, Newman Center for the Performing Arts
Tickets:  $40; $10 for patrons 30 years old and younger

FCM is pleased to welcome tenor Lawrence Brownlee in his FCM debut performance.  Named 2017 “Male Singer of the Year” by both the International Opera Awards and Bachtrack, American-born tenor Lawrence Brownlee has been praised by NPR as “an instrument of great beauty and expression.”  Concert will feature the Colorado premiere of Tyshawn Sorey's "Cycles of My Being."

"An Opera Star's Song Cycle Conjures a Black Man's Life in America," Seth Colter Walls, The New York Times

NPR Music Field Recordings: There's A Man Going 'Round Taking Names' (African-American Spiritual)

Program

  • Gioachino Rossini: "Ecco, ridente in cielo" from The Barber of Seville
  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: "Un' aura amorosa" from Cosi fan tutte
  • Georges Bizet: "Je crois entendre encore" from The Pearl Fishers
  • Gaetano Donizetti: "Una furtiva lagrima" from L'elisir d'amore
  • Gaetano Donizetti: "Ah! mes amis" from La Fille du regiment
  • Damien Sneed, arr.: Selections from Spiritual Sketches
  • Tyshawn Sorey: Cycles of My Being (Colorado premiere)

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