An Evening of American Art Song

Wednesday, February 14, 2018 at 5:30 pm
Princeton University Art Museum

Described as “gripping” by the New York Times and singing with “calm fluidity” by The Washington Post, Thomas McCargar performs a program of art song by iconic American composers including Aaron Copland, Charles Ives, Stephen Foster, and Jerome Kern.

 

THOMAS MCCARGAR, baritone

JAMES BASSI, piano

 

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Aaron Copland
Selections from Old American Songs

 

Charles Ives
Selections from 114 Songs

 

Stephen Foster
Hard Times Come Again No More
Ah! May the Red Rose Live Always!
Beautiful Dreamer

 

Samuel Barber
3 Songs, Op. 10 (Texts by James Joyce)

 

Marc Blitzstein
The New Suit (“Zipperfly”)
Stay in My Arms

 

Jerome Kern
The Song is You (From Music in the Air)
Smoke Gets in Your Eyes (from Roberta)
All the Things You Are (from Very Warm for May)