Arias and Barcarolles

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Polenzani and Drake

Tenor Matthew Polenzani and pianist Julius Drake perform in Classical New England's Fraser Performance Studio.

On the program:

Delius - Twilight Fancies
Sarah Walker, mezzo-soprano; Royal Philharmonic; Eric Fenby

Delius - Let Springtime Come
Felicity Lott, soprano; Royal Philharmonic; Eric Fenby

Schubert - From Die Schone Mullerin: Pause and Die Liebe Farbe
Matthew Polenzani, tenor; Julius Drake, piano

Rossini - From Soirees Musicales: La Danza
Lawrence Brownlee, tenor; Martin Katz, piano
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ABOUT ARIAS AND BARCAROLLES

“You know, I liked that last piece you played; it's got a theme. I like music with a theme, not all them arias and barcarolles.”
- Dwight D. Eisenhower, speaking to Leonard Bernstein after a White House concert in 1960



Leonard Bernstein was so taken by President Eisenhower’s remark that 30 years later, he produced a song-cycle called "Arias and Barcarolles," with a theme Bernstein described as “The politics of love.”

Similarly inspired, Cathy Fuller lends her voice to the weekend with a program devoted to an exploration of song - and the art of the vocal recital. Perhaps with a Barcarolle or two!

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