Frostburg State University student Stephanie Laut will perform her senior mezzo-soprano recital on Saturday, March 12, at 8 p.m. in the Pealer Recital Hall of FSU’s Performing Arts Center. This performance is free and open to the public.
Laut will begin the recital with Leonard Bernstein’s “I Hate Music: A Cycle of Five Kid Songs.” She will continue with two arias from “Magnificat” by Johann Sebastian Bach as well as “Bist du Bei Mir,” also by Bach, and “Nana,” “Cancion” and “Polo” by Manuel de Falla. For the second half of the recital, Laut will present “Connais-tu les pays” from Charles Thomas’ “Mignon,” “Ach Ichs Fuhl’s” from Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart’s “The Magic Flute,” “Steal Me Sweet Thief” from Gean-Carlo Menotti’s “The Old Maid and the Thief” and “When I Am Laid in Earth” from Henry Purcell’s “Dido and Aeneas.” Laut will conclude her recital with “When Autumn Comes” by F. Wildhorn and J. Murphy, “Wishing You Were Somehow Here Again” from “The Phantom of the Opera” by Andrew Lloyd Webber and “Show Off” from “The Drowsy Chaperone” by Lisa Lambert. She will be accompanied by pianist Judith Brown.
Laut was named to the dean’s list for six semesters and plans to graduate in May 2011 with a bachelor’s degree in vocal performance with a minor in Spanish. She is a member of the FSU Opera Theatre, FSU Theatre Department, FSU Department of Music stage crew and Delta Omicron Music Fraternity. She hopes to attend graduate school. Laut is the daughter of Debbie Imes of Chopticon, Md., and is a 2007 graduate of Chopticon High School.
For more information, contact the FSU Department of Music at 301-687-4109.
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