BOONE—The Hayes School of Music faculty vocal quintet APPropos! will present a recital Feb. 17 at 8 p.m. in Broyhill Music Center’s Rosen Concert Hall at Appalachian State University. Admission is free and the public is invited.
The ensemble is composed of Julia Pedigo, soprano, Priscilla Porterfield, mezzo-soprano, Mary Gayle Greene, mezzo-soprano, John Fowler, tenor and Joseph Amaya, baritone. Rodney Reynerson will provide piano accompaniment.
The program opens with “Sigh No More, Ladies” from “Sir John in Love” by Ralph Vaughan Williams. Selections from Francis Poulenc’s “Banalités” will follow. They are “Chanson d’Orkenise,” “Hôtel Voyage à Paris” and “Sanglots.”
The quintet also will perform “The Daisies, Op. 2, No. 1,” “With rue my heart is laden, Op. 2, No.2” and “St. Ita’s Vision from Hermit Songs, Op. 29” by Samuel Barber.
Also on the program are selections from “Chansons de Bilitis” by Claude Debussy. They are “La Flûte de Pan,” “La Chevelure” and “Le Tombeau des Naïades.”
The singers will perform works by Eric H. Thiman, Johannes Brahms and Frédérick Chopin before concluding the program with William G. Harbinson’s “Songs of Matrimony” and selections from Georges Bizet’s “Carmen.”
About Appalachian State University
As the premier public undergraduate institution in the state of North Carolina, Appalachian State University prepares students to lead purposeful lives as global citizens who understand and engage their responsibilities in creating a sustainable future for all. The Appalachian Experience promotes a spirit of inclusion that brings people together in inspiring ways to acquire and create knowledge, to grow holistically, to act with passion and determination, and to embrace diversity and difference. Located in the Blue Ridge Mountains, Appalachian is one of 17 campuses in the University of North Carolina System. Appalachian enrolls more than 19,000 students, has a low student-to-faculty ratio and offers more than 150 undergraduate and graduate majors.
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