Nov. 4, 2013
BLOOMINGTON, Ill.— The Illinois Wesleyan School of Music will host a concert for two junior sopranos, theatre arts major Chloe Bluml and vocal performance major Ainsley Klug, on Saturday, November 9 at 5 p.m. in Westbrook Auditorium, located in Presser Hall (1210 Park St., Bloomington). The event, which will be presented as a part of the Student Concert Series, is free and open to the public.
Bluml and Klug will present selections from their operatic repertoires they have accumulated as students at IWU. Piano accompaniment for the vocalists will be provided by Lu Witzig and Gretchen Church, respectively.
Bluml will perform “O komme, hold Sommernact” by Johannes Brahms; “Mondnacht” by Robert Schumann; “Orpheus with his Lute” by William Schumann; “Monica’s Waltz” from The Medium by Gian Carlo Menotti; “Selve amiche, ombrose piante” by Antonio Caldara; “Batti, batti o bel Masetto” from Don Giovanni; “Art is Calling for Me” from The Enchantress by Victor Hector and “Wishing You Were Somehow Here Again” from The Phantom of the Opera by Andrew Lloyd- Weber.
Klug’s performance will feature “Die Lotosblume” by Robert Schumann; “Mein gläubiges Herze” by Johann Sebastian Bach; “Il mio bel foco” by Benedetto Marcello; “La Zingara” by Gaetano Donizetti; “Le Secret” and “Les Berceaux” by Gabriel Fauré; “Take, O Take These Lips Away” by Amy Marcy Cheney Beach and “Love’s Philosophy” by Roger Quilter.
For additional information regarding the concert, contact the School of Music at (309)-556-3061.
Contact: Hannah Dhue, ’15, (309) 556-3181, email@example.com