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
O cessate di piagarmi Alessandro Scarlatti
In my own little corner Rodgers and Hammerstein
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
Hark! Hark the echoing air Henry Purcell
Mignon’s Song Franz Schubert
Abbrucio, avvampo e fremo G. F. Handel
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
If I loved you Rodgers and Hammerstein
Some Enchanted Evening Rodgers and Hammerstein
from South Pacific
A free reception follows the concert.
Sally 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.