Erika Baikoff, <em>soprano</em>; Wu Han, <em>piano</em>

Carte Blanche Concert III

Erika Baikoff, soprano; Wu Han, piano

Exciting young Metropolitan Opera soprano Erika Baikoff returns to Music@Menlo to explore the broad, colorful art of French songs. Presented in partnership with Co-Artistic Director, the music of eleven different composers creates an entrancing immersion into some of chamber music’s most exquisite repertoire.

PROGRAM

Henri Duparc(1848–1933)
“L’invitation au voyage” (1870)
Claude Debussy(1862–1918)
“La Romance d’Ariel”, L.54 (1884); “Pierrot”, L. 30 (1882); “Apparition” L.57 (1884); “L’Air de Lia” from L’Enfant Prodigue L. 57 (1884)
Georges Bizet(1838–1875)
“Adieux de l’hôtesse arabe” (1867)
Camille Saint-Saës(1835–1921)
“La mort d’Ophélie” (ca. 1857)
Hector Berlioz(1803–1869)
“La mort d’Ophélie” (1842)
Cécile Chaminade(1857–1944)
“Attente: Au pays de Provence (Je ne sais à quoi je rêve)” (1914); “Je voudrais être une fleur” (1912); “L’été (Ah, chantez, chantez)” (1894)
Francis Poulenc(1988–1963)
Trois poèmes de Louise de Vilmorin, FP 91 (1937)
Maurice Ravel(1875–1937)
“Manteau de fleurs” (1903); “Ballade de la reine morte d’aimer” (1893); Vocalise-étude en forme de Habanera (1907)
Kurt Weill(1900–1950)
“Youkali (Tango-Habanera)” (1934); “Je ne t’aime pas” (1934)
Erik Satie(1866–1925)
“Je te veux” (1903); “La diva de l’empire” (1904)

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PIANO
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Sunday 4Aug 2024
  • Carte Blanche Concert III

    Erika Baikoff, soprano; Wu Han, piano

    Tickets: $85 full-price | $25 under age thirty

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  • Prelude Performance X*

    1:00 PM
    Spieker Center for the Arts

    Tickets: Free

  • *Prelude Performances and Koret Young Performers Concerts feature young artists from the Chamber Music Institute. Admission is free. read more