Composing Queer Music: Samuel Barber’s Despite and Still

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Wednesday, February 6, 2019

7:30 p.m.

Krannert Fine Arts Building, Wheeler Concert Hall, University of Evansville Campus, 1800 Lincoln Ave, Evansville, IN

The Andiron lecture for Composing Queer Music: Samuel Barber’s Despite and Still precedes this event at 4:00 p.m.

Dr. Matthew Valverde, tenor
Dr. Allan Armstrong, piano

from Winterreise, D911 (1827)
Franz Schubert (1797-1828)
XX. Der Wegweiser
XXIII. Die Nebensonnen

from We’ll to the Woods No More, (1928)
John Ireland (1879-1962)
3. Spring Will Not Wait

Canticle II: Abraham and Isaac, Op. 51 (1952)
Benjamin Britten (1913-1976)
Dr. Alanna Keenan, mezzo-soprano

Pause

from Cuatro poemas de Octavio Paz (2011-2012)
Mari Ésabel Valverde (b. 1987)
I. Árbol adentro
II. Las armas del verano

Two Poems by Gertrude Stein
Virgil Thomson (1896-1989)
Susie Asado (1926)
Preciosilla (1926)

Despite and Still, Op. 41 (1968)
Samuel Barber (1910-1981)
1. A Last Song
2. My Lizard
3. In the Wilderness
4. Solitary Hotel
5. Despite and Still

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