Penn State voice faculty to perform annual recital Aug. 28

August 18, 2016

UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. — Join Penn State voice faculty members Jennifer Trost, Richard Kennedy, Norman Spivey, Ted Christopher, Beverly A. Patton and Mary Saunders-Barton for their annual fall favorites recital at 7:30 p.m. on Sunday, Aug. 28, in the Downtown Theatre Center in State College. Titled "Reinvention," the repertoire includes favorite compositions of the faculty as well as a few surprises. Sue Haug, director of the School of Music; Beth Burrier, School of Theatre music director; and Kathy Gattuso Cinatl will also perform. Admission is free.


Jennifer Trost

  • Morgen! Op. 27, No. 4 - Richard Strauss
  • A Simple Song (from Mass) - Leonard Bernstein

Richard Kennedy

  • It Must Make the Good Lord Sad (from Susannah) - Carlisle Floyd
  • Nancy Hanks - Katherine K. Davis

Norman Spivey

  • Where’er You Walk (from Semele, HWV 58) - George Frideric Handel
  • The Road You Didn’t Take (from Follies) - Stephen Sondheim

Ted Christopher

  • Hai già vinta la causa!...Vedrò mentr'io sospiro (from Le Nozze di Figaro, K.492) - Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
  • Where is the Life That Late I Led? (from Kiss Me, Kate) - Cole Porter

Beverly A. Patton, piano

  • Sigh No More, Ladies - Beverly A. Patton (performed with students Grace Kiver, Katie Carpenter, Timmi Williams, and Marcelyn Lebovitz)
  • Dinner at Eight: Ludwig meets Cole - Beverly A. Patton

Mary Saunders-Barton

  • Still (from Titanic) - Maury Yeston (performed with Bob Barton)
  • Grateful - John Bucchino
  • Fran and Janie (from Is there life after high school?) - Craig Cornelia


Last Updated August 24, 2016