Artist Recital Series

John Relyea, bass-baritone
Warren Jones, piano

Thursday, April 2, 2015, 8 p.m.

John Relyea has regrettably canceled his appearance due to illness. Mezzo-soprano Stephanie Blythe has agreed to step in to replace him.

Tickets: $30 public, $25 seniors, OC staff, faculty, and alumni, $10 students (purchase tickets)
Location: Finney Chapel (reserved seating, directions)

John Relyea has appeared in many of the world’s esteemed opera houses including the Metropolitan Opera, San Francisco Opera, Lyric Opera of Chicago, Seattle Opera, Canadian Opera Company, Royal Opera House Covent Garden, Paris Opera, Bayerische Staatsoper, Vienna State Opera, Theater an der Wien, and the Mariinksy Theater. He appears regularly with such orchestras as the Chicago Symphony Orchestra, Cleveland Orchestra, Philadelphia Orchestra, Boston Symphony Orchestra, and the New York Philharmonic.

Called “flawless” and “utterly ravishing” by the Boston Globe, Warren Jones was named 2010 Collaborative Pianist of the Year by Musical America. He performs with many of today’s best-known vocalists, including Stephanie Blythe, Denyce Graves, Dame Kiri Te Kanawa, Anthony Dean Griffey, and Ruth Ann Swenson.

Program

Richard Strauss
Heimliche Aufforderung, Op. 27, No. 3
Traum Durch die Dammerung, Op. 29, No. 1
Ich Trage meine Minne, Op. 32, No. 1
Nichts, Op. 10, No. 2
Morgen!, Op. 27, No. 4
Zueignung, Op. 10, No. 1
Jacques Ibert
Chansons de Don Quichotte
Samuel Barber
Rain Has Fallen, Op. 10, No. 1
Sleep Now, Op. 10, No. 2
I Hear An Army, Op. 10, No. 3
Modest Mussorgsky
Songs and Dances of Death
Peter Warlock
Yarmouth Fair
The Bayly Berith the Bell Away
Fair and True
Captain Stratton’s Fancy
John Relyea & Warren Jones

Left: John Relyea, Photo by Shirley Suarez
Right: Warren Jones