Gillian Keith, Charles Sy, Rachel Andrist, and Michèle Bogdanowicz

This recital took place on Sunday, March 8, 2015 and featured early songs of Debussy, a song cycle from Norbert Palej, a world premiere of a song cycle by Elizabeth Raum and favorite serenades and duets by Gounod, Viardot, Schubert, Strauss, Brahms and Rossini. With Gillian Keith, soprano; Michele Bogdanowicz, mezzo; Charles Sy, tenor; and Rachel Andrist, piano, it was the third of the 2014/15 Recitals at Rosedale season.

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Ständchen, Op. 17 No.2
Composer: Richard Strauss
Lyrics: von Schack
Vocalist: Charles Sy: Tenor
Piano: Rachel Andrist







Fleur de Blés
Composer: Claude Debussy
Lyrics: Girod
Vocalist: Gillian Keith: Soprano
Piano: Rachel Andrist







Les Papillions
Composer: Claude Debussy
Lyrics: Gautier
Vocalist: Gillian Keith: Soprano
Piano: Rachel Andrist







Les Roses
Composer: Claude Debussy
Lyrics: de Banville
Vocalist: Gillian Keith: Soprano
Piano: Rachel Andrist







La Fille aux Cheveux de Lin
Composer: Claude Debussy
Lyrics: de Lisle
Vocalist: Gillian Keith: Soprano
Piano: Rachel Andrist







Les Elfes
Composer: Claude Debussy
Lyrics: de Lisle
Vocalist: Gillian Keith: Soprano
Piano: Rachel Andrist







Ständchen
Composer: Franz Schubert
Lyrics: Rellstab
Vocalist: Charles Sy: Tenor
Piano: Rachel Andrist







Four Lyrical Movements
Composer: Norbert Palej
Lyrics: Based on poems by Halina Poswiatowska
Vocalist: Michèle Bogdanowicz: Mezzo-soprano
Piano: Rachel Andrist







Widmung (Mytren, Op. 25)
Composer: Robert Schumann
Lyrics: Rickert
Vocalist: Charles Sy: Tenor
Piano: Rachel Andrist







Yaya (The Nanny)
Words and Music by Elizabeth Raum
Vocalist: Michèle Bogdanowicz: Mezzo-soprano
Piano: Rachel Andrist

1. Introduction







2. Sparkling Eyes







3. The Story







4. Nap Time







5. Lullaby







6. Yaya







Habanera
Composer: Pauline Viardot
Lyrics: Anon.
Vocalists: Gillian Keith: Soprano and Michèle Bogdanowicz: Mezzo-soprano
Piano: Rachel Andrist







Séguidille
Composer: Claude Debussy
Lyrics: Gauthier
Vocalist: Gillian Keith: Soprano
Piano: Rachel Andrist







La Siesta
Composer: Charles Gounod
Lyrics: Anon.
Vocalists: Gillian Keith: Soprano, Michèle Bogdanowicz: Mezzo-soprano
Piano: Rachel Andrist







Les Amants de Seville
Composer: Gioacchino Rossini
Lyrics: Pacini
Vocalists: Gillian Keith: Soprano, Charles Sy: Tenor
Piano: Rachel Andrist







This concert was made possible by the assistance of
THE ONTARIO ARTS COUNCIL

Special thanks to Elizabeth Raum, Gianmarco Segato and Kelsey Vicary