At the Santa Monica College Performing Arts Center
1310 11th St, Santa Monica, CA 90401 | Box Office: 310 434 3200
Ana María Martínez & Ramón Vargas

Ana María Martínez & Ramón Vargas

Soprano & Tenor

World-class tenor Ramón Vargas teams up with the charismatic Ana María Martínez for the recital of a lifetime. Vargas' unforgettable performances have graced some of the biggest opera houses around the world. From Martinez's signature roles in La Boheme and Madame Butterfly, the dramatic range of this Grammy-winner distinguishes her as one of today's most sophisticated lyric sopranos.

PART ONE                                                         Run Time 48’25

L'elisir d'amore                                     Gaetano Donizetti (1797-1848)
   “Una Parola, O Adina”
   “Una furtiva lagrima”

Il barbiere di Siviglia                        Gioachino Rossini (1792-1868)
   “Una Voce poco fa”

Italian Songs
   “Ah!Rammenta,o bella Irene”      
Gaetano Donizetti(1797-1848)
Paolo Tosti (1846-1916)
Ernesto Tagliaferri (1889-1937)

French Songs
   “C'est L'Extase”                              
Claude Debussy (1862-1918)
   “Chanson Triste”                               
Henri Duparc (1848-1933)
   “Notre Amour”                                 
Gabriel Fauré (1845-1924)

Luisa Miller                                         Giuseppe Verdi (1813-1901)
   “Piangi, piangi il tuo dolore”

There will be one 15 minute intermission.

 PART TWO                                                        Run Time 43’35

L'amico Fritz                                      Pietro Mascagni (1863-1945)
   “Cherry Duet”

Mexican Songs
   “La borrachita”                             
Manuel M. Ponce (1882-1948)
   “Muñequita Linda”                           
María Greever (1894-1951)

Songs in Spanish
   “Maria La O”                                      
Ernesto Lecuona (1895-1963)
   “Capullito de Aleli”                        
Rafael Hernández (1892-1965)

El niño judío                                           Pablo Luna (1879-1942)
      “De España vengo”

Roméo et Juliette                            Charles Gounod (1818-1893)
   “Va, je t'ai pardon”


Classical and Opera Series at The Broad Stage are made possible by a generous gift from Lloyd E. Rigler - Lawrence E. Deutsch Foundation.

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