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Fall Vocal Recital

FallVoiceRecital2015

Join students of Sally Porter Munro in a concert program of opera, Broadway, and art songs. The students will be accompanied by pianist Dwight Okamura. A reception follows the concert. To register for the event on Facebook click here.

Date & Time: Sun. November 8, 2015 7:30 p.m.
Venue: Episcopal Church of the Incarnation, 1750 29th Avenue, San Francisco, CA 94122
Tickets: Free

Program

O cessate di piagarmi                    Alessandro Scarlatti
In my own little corner                   Rodgers and Hammerstein
 from Cinderella
Belle nuit, ô nuit d’amour                Jacques Offenbach
from The Tales of Hoffman
O Divine Redeemer                       Charles Gounod
La Mama Morta                             Umberto Giordano
from Andrea Chenier
Già il sole dal Gange                      Alessandro Scarlatti
So Suddenly                                  David Love
I can’t get you out of my mind       David Love
Parto, ma tu ben mio                    W.A. Mozart
from La Clemenza di Tito
I remember it well                          Lerner and Loewe
from Gigi
Hark! Hark the echoing air            Henry Purcell
Mignon’s Song                                Franz Schubert
Abbrucio, avvampo e fremo         G. F. Handel
from Rinaldo
Hands, Eyes and Heart                  Ralph Vaughan Williams
Les Berceaux                                 Gabriel Fauré
Nell                                                Gabriel Fauré
Don Quichotte à Dulcinée             Maurice Ravel
i) Chanson Romanesque
ii) Chanson épique
iii) Chanson à boire
Will you remember                      Sigmund Romberg
from Maytime
If I loved you                                Rodgers and Hammerstein
from Carousel
Some Enchanted Evening          Rodgers and Hammerstein
from South Pacific

A free reception follows the concert.

About

SallyPorterMunro_photo_jpegSally Porter Munro is a native of London, England, and a graduate of the Royal Northern College of Music, Manchester, England. While living in England she sang with the English National Opera, Royal Opera de la Monnaie in Brussels, and as an oratorio soloist in Europe. She also performed with the BBC Singers on radio and television. She relocated to New York City to continue her studies.

Since moving to San Francisco, Ms. Munro has sung as a soloist with Pocket Opera, Berkeley Opera, North Bay Opera, San Francisco Lyric Opera, and Lake Tahoe Festival. Her roles include Dorabella (Cosi Fan Tutte), Cherubino (Marriage of Figaro), Siebel (Faust), Tisbe (Cenerentola), Beppe (L’Amico Fritz), Rosina (Barber of Seville), Adalgisa (Norma), and Charlotte (Werther).

Ms. Munro has performed as a soloist with the Oakland East Bay Symphony Orchestra, the Berkeley Symphony Orchestra, the San Francisco Russian Chamber Orchestra, Master Works Chorale, the Palo Alto Chamber Orchestra, and the San Francisco Chamber Orchestra. She is a full-time member of The San Francisco Opera Chorus and has covered and sung a number of small roles.

She enjoys collaborating with contemporary composers and has performed premiers by Thomas Ades, Ian Venables, Allen Shearer, David Irving, Marge Wheeler, and Peter Dyson. Ms. Munro teaches singing and the Alexander Technique and was a faculty member of the San Francisco Girls’ Chorus for twenty years. Since two years, she has been a faculty member of The Young Women’s Choral Project.

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