Love Songs Through the Centuries
Sat, February 13, 2021 7:30 PM, EST
From La Traviata's Violetta to Marvin Gaye, love and all its forms, tribulations, and celebrations have been, perhaps, the most prevalent subject of sung music through the centuries. Join Trio212 in celebrating Valentine's Day weekend and Black History Month as we explore similarities between the love arias from beloved opera repertoire and the love songs championed by black artists such as Whitney Houston and Stevie Wonder.
From Mozart's "Le Nozze di Figaro"- "Sull'aria," "Deh vieni non tardar"
From Mozart's "Don Giovanni"- "Ah taci ingiusto core"
From Mozart's "Cosi Fan Tutte"- "Fra gli amplessi"
From Verdi's "La Traviata"- "Un di, felice, eterea,""Ah! fors e lui che l'anima"
From Verdi's "Il Trovatore"- "Tacea la notte placida”
From Puccini's "Madame Butterfly"- "Un bel di"
Medleys (arr. Mark Sophia) of songs by: