Useless Tenors: Devon Carter’s Senior Voice Recital

Sunday, May 12, 2019

8:00pm - 9:00pm

Grant Recital Hall

Devon Carter ’19 performs a Senior Voice Recital at Grant Recital Hall. Seamus Hubbard Flynn ’21 accompanies on piano. Admission is free and open to the public.

Program details

THREE HANDEL ARIAS
“Venti, turbini” from “Rinaldo”
“Allor che sorge” from “Rodrigo”
“La ti sfido a fiera battaglia” from “Rodrigo”

FOUR USELESS TENORS (*rules for inclusion in this set below)
“Westwaerts schweift der Blick” from “Tristan und Isolde” – Richard Wagner
“Mit Gewitter und Sturm” from “Der Fliegender Hollaender” – Richard Wagner
“Jour et nuit je me mets en quatre” from “Les Contes d’Hoffmann” – Jacques Offenbach
“O Mary I try to forget you” from “The Boatswain’s Mate” – Ethyl Smythe

ONE SONG THAT DOESN’T FIT IN ANY SET BUT IT’S REALLY PRETTY
“O Salutaris” – Reynaldo Hahn

POULENC – AIRS CHANTES
1. Air Romantique
2. Air Champestre
3. Air Grave
4. Air Vif

*Rules for inclusion in the “Useless Tenors” set: A song must
a) be from a larger work
b) be sung by a tenor
c) be the only thing of any importance this tenor does in the story
d) have no direct relevance to the broader plot whatsoever)

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