Video Published: 13 Feb 2020

Emerging Artist Recital: Minnesota Opera Resident Artists

Discover up-and-coming talent in this recital featuring four artists from the Minnesota Opera Resident Artist Program: soprano Danielle Beckvermit, baritone Nicholas Davis, soprano Lisa Marie Rogali, tenor Christian Sanders, pianist Allen Perriello, and director Adam Da Ros.

Originally recorded on February 13, 2020, at 7:00 p.m. at OPERA America's National Opera Center in New York City as part of OPERA America Onstage.

Performers

Danielle Beckvermit, soprano
Lisa Marie Rogali, soprano
Christian Sanders, tenor
Nicholas Davis, baritone
Allen Perriello, pianist
Adam Da Ros, director

Program

Video timestamps provided in parentheses.

“The Zephyr/One Star” from The Grapes of Wrath (03:32)
Music: Ricky Ian Gordon
Text: Michael Korie
Connie Rivers: Nicholas Davis
Rosasharn: Lisa Marie Rogali

Balcony Scene from Silent Night (10:28)
Music: Kevin Puts
Text: Mark Campbell
Anna Sørensen: Danielle Beckvermit
Nikolaus Sprink: Christian Sanders

French Bunker Scene from Silent Night (17:55)
Music: Kevin Puts
Text: Mark Campbell
Anna Sørensen: Danielle Beckvermit
Nikolaus Sprink: Christian Sanders
Audebert: Nicholas Davis

“Lobster in aspic” from Dinner at Eight (21:11)
Music: William Bolcom
Text: Mark Campbell
Millicent: Lisa Marie Rogali

“Back on top” from Dinner at Eight (26:27)
Music: William Bolcom
Text: Mark Campbell
Larry Renault: Christian Sanders

Confrontation Scene from Doubt (29:04)
Music: Douglas J. Cuomo
Text: John Patrick Shanley
Father Flynn: Nicholas Davis
Sister Aloysius: Danielle Beckvermit

“Once when I was a young man” from Postcard from Morocco (42:13)
Music: Dominick Argento
Text: John Donahue
Mr. Owen: Christian Sanders

“It’s the girl” from The Manchurian Candidate (51:45)
Music: Kevin Puts
Text: Mark Campbell
Eleanor Iselin: Danielle Beckvermit

“Macho, Macho” from The Abduction of Figaro (55:10)
Music and text: P.D.Q. Bach (Peter Schickele)
Donna Donna: Danielle Beckvermit
Blondie: Lisa Marie Rogali

“You have already heard one sermon tonight” from Casanova’s Homecoming (01:02:07)
Music and text: Dominick Argento
Casanova: Nicholas Davis
Gabrielle: Christian Sanders

OPERA America Onstage is supported in part by public funds from the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs in partnership with the City Council, and by grants from the Amphion Foundation, Aaron Copland Fund for Music, the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, and NYC & Company Foundation.