An Evening of

Aria and Song

Program

 

Pergolesi aus Stabat Mater

             Quae morebat

             Fac ut portem

 

Meyerbeer aus Le Prophète

             Ah, mon fils!

 

Bizet, aus Carmen

             Près de ramparts de Seville

 

                                   Catrina Poor, mezzo-soprano

                                   Elizabeth Eschwe, piano

 

 

Brahms       Dein blaues Auge

                   Sonntag

Schumann   Mondnacht

Mozart       Alma grande e nobil core

 

                                            Eliza Mandzik, soprano

                                   Elizabeth Eschwe, piano

 

 

Monteverdi, aus L'incoronazione di Poppea

                Pur ti miro, pur ti godo

 

Humperdink, aus Hänsel und Gretel

                Abends will ich schlafen gehen

 

                                   Eliza Mandzik, soprano

                                            Catrina Poor, mezo-soprano

                                            Elizabeth Eschwe, piano

 

 

Catrina Poor is an American mezzo-soprano based in Vienna, Austria.

She holds a degree in Vocal Performance from Lawrence Conservatory in Wisconsin

and an Artist’s Certificate in

Oratorio and Lieder from

Prayner Konservatorium

für Musik und Dramatische Kunst. 

 

She is currently to be seen playing the role of Hänsel in the Passion Artist’s production of Hänsel und Gretel in Vienna, and will be making her international debut with a series of concerts in Indonesia this September.

Soprano Eliza Mandzik has delighted audiences in a number of solo recitals and operatic performances in both the United States and Austria in recent years.

Past highlights include opera scene programs at the Boston Conservatory and Providence College, master classes with singers including the Metropolitan Opera’s Angela Meade, and twice being named the top prize recipient in her category in the Chaminade Club Scholarship Festival.

Upcoming performances include selections from Fidelio in the role of Marzelline and selections from Le Nozze di Figaro in the role of Susanna at the Ehrbarsaal in Vienna. A student of Paulette Vineyard-Herbich, Eliza holds a Bachelor’s in Voice Performance from Providence College and is currently studying at the Prayner Conservatory with Margarita Kyriaki-Wagner and Maksimilijan Cenčić.