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Faculty Artist Series presents Randolph Lacy, Voice and Lynne Davis, Organ
School of Music
THIS EVENT HAS ALREADY PASSED
Tuesday, April 01, 2014
7:30 PM - 9:00 PM
Location: Wiedemann Recital Hall
Doors open a half hour before show time. Wiedemann Box Office window opens an hour before show time. (Please plan to arrive early to avoid lines.)
The WSU College of Fine Arts will provide a parking lot shuttle service for patrons with mobility difficulties for this event. The pick-up point is in the northwest corner of the faculty parking lot directly west of Duerksen Fine Arts Center. The service will run 45 minutes before the performance to 30 minutes after the end of the event. Rides are available on a first-come, first-served basis.
"An Evening In Paris"
With Randolph Lacy, tenor & Lynne Davis, organ/piano
Approx 90 minutes, including intermission
Songs by Debussy, Fauré, Hahn, Langlais, & Bachelet
Plus solo organ works by Duruflé & Langlais
Tenor Randolph Lacy is noted for the lyrical beauty of his voice and his ability to interpret musical texts with intelligence and sensitivity. His repertoire is large and diverse, ranging from the seventeenth century to the present. Recently, he has sung with the Lone Star Lyric Theatre Festival in the world-premiere of the Simply Grimm Prologue; with Ars Lyrica, Houston in "Heaven and Hell," a concert of Monteverdi's Madrigali Guerrieri et Amorosi (in combination with the New York Baroque Dance Company), and in Bach's Johannespassion; with the Bayou City Performing Arts company in the Saint-Saens Oratorio de Noel; with the Bach Society, Houston in Bach's cantata # 201, Der Streit zwischen Phoebus und Pan; with the Houston Chamber Choir as tenor soloist in Handel's Messiah; and with the Hope Stone Dance Company in Village of Waltz.
Lynne Davis performs extensively and always to enthusiastic critical acclaim both in Europe and North America. Her recordings include discs, radio broadcasts and live performances particularly on the famed organ at Chartres Cathedral in France where her disc "Musique pour Cathedrales" won the coveted French 5 Diapasons award. After Ms. Davis' recording, "Lynne Davis en Concert" on the world-renowned Cavaille-Coll organ at the church of St. Etienne in Caen in Normandy, her most recent CD is "Lynne Davis at the Marcussen organ in Wiedemann Hall".
Tickets for this event are $7 (discounts available). For more information, call the WSU Fine Arts Box Office at (316) 978-3233 Mon-Fri 12:00pm-5:00pm.
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