Faculty artist series to present The Three Baritones

UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. -- The Faculty Recital Series at Penn State will feature The Three Baritones at 5 p.m. Friday, Sept. 27, in the intimate setting of Esber Recital Hall. In the tradition of The Three Tenors, three faculty members of the School of Music will present a a free program brimming with good-hearted fun and beautiful singing. Baritones Ted Christopher, Raymond Sage and Norman Spivey will be assisted by faculty colleague Anthony Leach (piano). 

Program

Ted Christopher, Raymond Sage and Norman Spivey

    Three Baritones From School (from "The Mikado") -- W.S. Gilbert and Arthur Sullivan -- with apologies

Norman Spivey

    "Le papillon et la fleur" -- Gabriel Faure      
    Romance -- Claude Debussy
    Chanson romanesque (from "Don Quichotte à Dulcinée") -- Maurice Ravel

Norman Spivey and Ted Christopher

    It Would Have Been Wonderful (from "A Little Night Music") -- Stephen Sondheim

Ted Christopher

    Come Paride vezzoso (from "L’Elisir d’Amore") -- Gaetano Donizetti
    The Hour Soon Will Strike; Give Me War (from "The Grand Duchess of Gerolstein") -- Jaques Offenbach
    I am the Very Model of a Modern Major General (from "The Pirates of Penzance") -- W.S. Gilbert and Arthur Sullivan

Ted Christopher and Raymond Sage

    Pretty Women (from "Sweeney Todd") -- Stephen Sondheim

Raymond Sage

      from "Songs from an Unmade Bed" -- Mark Campbell, lyrics

    Here in My Bed --  Jenny Gerring
    Florence -- Kim D. Sherman
    Exit Right -- Steven Lutvik
    The Night You Decided to Stay -- Steve Marzullo

Raymond Sage and Norman Spivey

    Agony (from "Into The Woods") -- Stephen Sondheim

Ted Christopher, Raymond Sage, and Norman Spivey

    Medley from "Man of La Mancha" -- Mitch Leigh

Last Updated September 23, 2013