Grant Park Music Festival

Project Inclusion Vocal Fellows

Evangeline Ng, soprano

Nicole Rivera, mezzo-soprano

Matthew Perez, tenor

Dario Amador-Lage, baritone

Gabriel Garcia, bass

Dana Brown, piano

June 22, 2022

Dame Myra Hess Concerts

Dave Schwan, host


The Best of All Possible Worlds from Candide (1956) (4’) – Leonard Bernstein (1918 – 1990)

Vocal Ensemble

Juliette’s Waltz from Roméo et Juliette (1867) (3’) – Charles Gounod (1818 – 1893)

Evangeline Ng, soprano

I Want To Die While You Love Me (1975) (3’) – Undine Smith Moore (1904 – 1989)         

Matthew Perez, tenor

Pierrot’s Tanzlied from Die tote Stadt (The Dead City) (1919) (4’) – Erich Korngold (1897 – 1957)

Dario Amado-Lage, baritone

Almost Like Being in Love from Brigadoon (1947) (3’) – Alan Jay Lerner/Frederick Loewe

Vocal Ensemble

Vida criolla from Décimas (2013) (2’) – Roberto Sierra (b. 1953)

En mi Viejo San Juan (1942) (4’) – Noel Estrada (1918 – 1979)

Nicole Rivera, mezzo-soprano

The Flower (2009) (5’) – Libby Larsen (b. 1950)

Gabriel Garcia, bass

Haï luli (1880) (2’30) – Pauline Viardot (1821-1910)

Evangeline Ng, soprano

Va pensiero from Nabucco (1842) (5’) – Giusseppe Verdi (1813-1901)

Libiamo ne’ lieti calici from La Traviata (1853) (3’) – Giusseppe Verdi

Vocal Ensemble

Read program notes here

Dame Myra Hess Memorial Concerts are presented in partnership with 98.7 WFMT.
Dame Myra Hess Memorial Concerts are made possible through the generosity of the Paul M. Angell Family Foundation, the National Endowment for the Arts and the Illinois Arts Council.
Dame Myra Hess Memorial Concerts are presented in association with the Seventeenth Church of Christ, Scientist, Chicago.

Don’t miss the AYA Piano Trio

next week on the

Dame Myra Hess Memorial Concerts!

Wednesday June 28, 12:15pm

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