Junior Soprano Recital

Nov. 21, 2013             

BLOOMINGTON, Ill.— The Illinois Wesleyan School of Music will host a concert for two junior sopranos, vocal performance majors Natalie Howard and Jacklyn Klimczack, on Saturday, November 23 at 3 p.m. in Evelyn Chapel (1301 N. Park St.). The event, which will be presented as a part of the Student Concert Series, is free and open to the public.

Howard and Klimczack will present selections from their operatic repertoires they have accumulated as students at IWU. Gretchen Church will provide piano accompaniment for the vocalists. 

Howard will perform “L’heure Exquise” by Raynaldo Hahn; “Au bord de l’eau” by Gabriel Fauré; “Seligkeit” by Franz Schubert; “Allerseelen” by Richard Strauss; “Non ti fidar” from Muzio Scevola by George Frideric Handel; “La Vezzosa Pastorella” by Antonio Bartolomeo Bruni; “O Do not love too long” by Ned Rorem and “Amor” from Cabaret Songs by William Bolcom.

Klimczack’s performance will feature “Romance” and “Beau Soir” by Claude Debussy; “Lachen und Weinen” by Franz Schubert; “Die Mainacht” from 4 Songs, Op. 43 by Johannes Brahms; “V’adoro, pupille” from Giulio Cesare by George Frideric Handel; “The Last Rose of Summer” from Martha by Friedrich von Flotow and “Joy” from Bright Eyed Joy: The Songs of Ricky Ian Gordon by Ricky Ian Gordon.

To close the concert, Howard and Klimczack will perform together “The Flower Duet” from Lakmé by Léo Delibes.

For additional information regarding the concert, contact the School of Music at (309)-556-3061.

Contact: Hannah Dhue, ’15, (309) 556-3181, univcomm@iwu.edu