Department of Music

Opera Workshop Presents Evening of Music By Mozart

Opera Workshop Presents Evening of Music By Mozart

The AU Opera Workshop will present a concert on Thursday, November 14, at 7:30pm in Goodwin Recital Hall. The evening of music by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart will be directed by music faculty Matthew Hoch and Anne Duraski, and performers will be accompanied by Laurelie Gheesling. In addition to scenes from his operas Le nozze di Figaro, Così fan tutte, and Die Zauberflöte, the concert will also feature a complete performance of Mozart's Singspiel Bastien und Bastienne. Tickets are $10 for general admission, $5 for students with an ID and children, and will be sold at the door.


Works by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (1756–1791)

Excerpts from Le nozze di Figaro (1786)
5. Duettino: Via resti servita
16. Deutto: Crudel! Perchè finora
27. Recitative and Aria: Giunse alfin… Deh vieni non tardar

Susanna: Kristen Portner
Marcillina: Terri Sollie

Excerpts the Act II Finale of Die Zauberflöte (1791)

Papgena: Amanda Anderson
Papageno: Chris Schiller

Excerpts from Così fan tutte (1790)
10. Trio: Soave sia il vento
15. Aria: Non siate ritrosi
16. Terzetto: E voi ridete
23. Duetto: Il core vi dono, bell’ idolo mio

Fiordiligi: Sara Shearer
Dorabella: Emily Moore and Terri Sollie
Ferrando: Dusty Sanders
Guglielmo: Seth McCullough
Don Alfonso: Paxton Brittle and Earvin Comer


Bastienne und Bastienne (1768)
1. Aria (Bastienne): My Dearest Friend Has Gone Forever
2. Aria (Bastienne): I’ll Go and Roam the Meadow
3. Interlude
4. Aria (Colas): Now If I Meet a Tender Maid
5. Aria (Bastienne): My Dear Bastien, Once in Jesting
6. Were I, Too, Like Many Other Maidens
7. Duet (Bastienne, Colas): This Advice, That I’m Confiding
8. Aria (Bastien): Grateful Thanks I Came to Offer
9. Aria (Bastien): No! Your Tale Is Just a Fable
10. Aria (Colas): Diggi, Daggi, Schurry, Murry
11. Aria (Bastien): To My Sweetheart I’m Returning
12. Aria (Bastienne): Bastien Was Not False and Unfaithful
13. Aria (Bastien and Bastienne): Then Go! Then Go!
14. Recitative and Aria (Bastien and Bastienne): Your Scorn Increases
15. Duet (Bastien and Bastienne): Go, Go, Go, False and Heartless
16. Trio (All): Children, Children, See, From Storm and Raining

Amanda Anderson (Bastienne)
Dusty Sanders (Bastien)
Tyler Pilz (Colas)

Last Updated: November 12, 2013