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Christopher James, Second Year Master's Voice Recital


Caroline H. Hume Concert Hall
50 Oak Street, San Francisco, CA 94102
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Margaret Halbig, harpsichord


Antonio Vivaldi (1678–1741)
Anastasio’s aria - “Vedrò con mio diletto”
     from Giustino, RV 717

Christoph Willibald Gluck (1714–1787)
Achille’s aria - “Cruelle, non jamais”
     from Iphigénie en Aulide

John Dowland (1563–1626)
“Sorrow, sorrow stay”
     from The Second Booke of Songes or Ayres
“Can she excuse my wrongs”
“All ye, wh0m Love or Fortune hath betray’d”
     from The First Booke of Songes or Ayres

Henry Purcell (1659–1695)
Cold Genius’ aria - “What Power art thou...”
     from King Arthur, or The British Worthy, Z. 628

George Frideric Handel (1685–1759)
Dardano’s aria - “Pena tiranna”
     from Amadigi di Gaula, HWV 11


arr. Arne Dørumsgaard (1921–2006)
Selections from Ten Early Spanish Songs
     “De Antequera sale el moro”
          Cristóbal de Morales (1500–1553)
     “A la caza, sus, a caza”
          Gabriel Mena (1470–1528)
     “De la vida de este mundo”

G. F. Handel
Cesare’s arias from Giulio Cesare in Egitto, HWV 17
     “Non è sì vago e bello”
     “Va tacito e nascosto”
     “Se in fiorito ameno prato”
     “Al lampo dell’armi”
     “Dall’ondoso periglio - Aure, deh, per pietà”


Find your voice—and your community. A tight-knit group, voice students work closely with all-star faculty who have performed at the Metropolitan Opera, San Francisco Opera, Houston Grand Opera, Paris Opera, Milan’s La Scala, and many others. As a student at SFCM, you'll have the opportunity to regularly attend dress rehearsals at the San Francisco Opera and take advantage of performance opportunities around the Bay Area.


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