“Noel went more for a sense of lyricism, making points with delicacy and paying attention to details”
Channing Gray
Providence Journal
17 December 2017
(Handel Messiah)



 






The Evening’s Sponsors



The Providence Singers
Christine Noel, Artistic Director

Carley DeFranco, Soprano
Heather Gallagher, Mezzo soprano
Stefan Barner, Tenor

7:30 p.m. Saturday, May 19, 2018
The Biltmore Hotel, Providence

 

Gaetano Donizetti
(1797–1848)

“Chorus of the Wedding Guests”
from Lucia di Lammermoor  (1835)
Chorus and Tenor Solo
Notes and text

Ruggero Leoncavallo
(1857–1919)

“Bell Chorus” from Pagliacci  (1892)
Chorus
Notes and text

George Frideric Handel
(1685–1759)

“Tornami a Vagheggiar” from Alcina  (1735)
Soprano Solo
Notes and text

Giacomo Puccini
(1858–1924)

“Musetta’s Waltz” from La Bohème  (1896)
Soprano Solo
Notes and text

Georges Bizet
(1838–1875)

“Habañera” from Carmen  (1875)
Notes and text

Léo Delibes
(1836–1891)

“Sous le Dôme Épais” from Lakmé  (1883)
Soprano and Alto Duet
Notes and text

Bizet

“Seguidilla” from Carmen  (1875)
Mezzo-soprano Solo
Notes and text

Giuseppe Verdi
(1813–1901)

“Brindisi” from La Traviata  (1853)
Chorus and Tenor
Notes and text

“Triumphal Scene” from Aida  (1871)
Chorus
Notes and text

 

I N T E R M I S S I O N

Puccini

“Humming Chorus” from Madama Butterfly  (1904)
Chorus
Notes and text

Pietro Mascagni
(1888–1945)

“Easter Hymn” from Cavalleria Rusticana  (1890)
Chorus and Soprano Solo
Notes and text

Verdi

“Anvil Chorus” from Il Trovatore  (1853)
Chorus
Notes and text

Puccini

“O Mio Babbino Caro” from Gianni Schicchi  (1918)
Soprano Solo
Notes and text

Verdi

“La Donna è Mobile” from Rigoletto  (1851)
Tenor Solo
Notes and text

“Va Pensiero” from Nabucco  (1841)
Chorus
Notes and text

Bizet

“March of the Toreadors” from Carmen  (1875)
Chorus
Notes and text

Scott Joplin
1868-1917

“Aunt Dinah Has Blowed de Horn”
from Treemonisha  (1911/1972)
Chorus
Notes and text