Baritone Dominic Guastaferro, who lost his wife to multiple myeloma in October 2001, will give a three vocal recitals to benefit efforts to find a cure.
The program, entitled "From Mozart to Musicals...and More," will include the aria "O Lord On High," from "The Magic Flute;" selections from Schumann's "Dichterliebe," (from "A Poet's Love") "Siete Canciones Populares" ("Seven Popular Songs") by Manuel de Falla; "Don Quichotte a Dulcinee" ("Don Quixote to Dulcinea") by Ravel, "The Most Happy Fella" (theme song) by Loesser, "Some Enchanted Evening" (from "South Pacific") by Rogers and Hammerstein who also wrote "Edelweiss" from "The Sound of Music." "Juttalein," which was composed at his wife's bedside, will also be sung.
Dr. Guastaferro, who is a student of Jerome Hines, the former Metropolitan Opera bass soloist, will be accompanied by Mr. David Jutt, who will also perform a solo selection. The two most recent concerts will be as follows:
|Sunday, October 20, 2002
|Sunday, November 10, 2002
|Saturday, November 30, 2002
|L'eglise Francaise du Ste. Esprit
111 E. 60th St.
New York, NY 10022
Duke Ellington Room
400 West 43rd St. (9th Ave.)
New York, NY 10036
|Presbyterian Church of New Rochelle
50 Pintard Ave.*
New Rochelle, NY 10805
* (1 block from where Main and Huguenot divide)
Suggested donation of $10 or more. All proceeds go to the International Myeloma Foundation. There are no reserved seats. Limited seating will be on a first come basis.