Monday, April 30, 2012

Benefit Concert Program Details

CJC Benefit Concert
Wednesday, May 9, 2012
Calvin Christian Reformed Church
Grand Rapids, MI
7:00 PM
Summertime from Porgy and Bess - G. Gershwin

Senza mamma from Suor Angelica - G. Puccini
Cigánské melodie, Op. 55 Antonin Dvořak
     Má písen zas mi láskou zní
     Aj! Kterak trojhranec můj přerozkošně zvoní
     A les je tichý kolem kol
     Struna naladěna, hochu, toč se v kole
     Široké rukávy a široké gatě
     Když mne stará matka zpívat učívala
     Dejte klec jestřábu ze zlata ryzého
Sì. Mi chiamano Mimì from La Bohème - G. Puccini
La Maja dolorosa - E. Granados
Nadie puede ser dichoso - E. Toldrá
Cancion al Arbol del Olvido - A. Ginastera
Deep River
Ev’ry time I feel de Spirit 
Sometimes I feel like a Motherless Child
Wade in de water
Theodore Ndawallie II, piano 
                Andrew Possehl, double bass

Thursday, April 19, 2012

Tune in WGVU 9:30 a.m. - May 3 - Live Interview

Live interview with Shelly Irwin on WGVU - 88.5 FM, Grand Rapids, Michigan on May 3 at 9:30 a.m. 

Friday, April 13, 2012

Don Giovanni

I will be performing as Donna Elvira in Mozart's Don Giovanni with the University of Michigan Opera, November 8-11, 2012, Directed by Robert Swedberg and conducted by Christopher Lees. 

Saturday, April 7, 2012

Note Upcoming Performances

Performing Senza Mamma from Suor Angelica by G. Puccini
Studio recital of Stephen West
Wednesday, April 11, 5pm, Stamps Auditorium  - Walgreen Drama Center, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI

Performing the Final Scene (Trio & Duet) from Der Rosenkavalier by R. Strauss, Antonina as Marschallin, Amy Petrongelli as Sophie, and Heidi Madagame as Octavian
Heidi Madagame's Recital, mezzo-soprano, Elena Lacheva, piano
Saturday, April 14, 2 pm, Britton Recital Hall, Moore Music Building, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI

Moravian Master Class

In August, I will join the Moravian Master Class, an intensive 10-day program in Moravia, Czech Republic. The program will focus on Czech and German opera and vocal chamber music in the homeland of Janáček and Martinů, who spoke Czech, as well as native German speakers such as Mahler and Korngold.

My debut conducting an opera - Gianni Schicchi

Instead of singing as La Ciesca, I will now be conducting Puccini's Gianni Schicchi for the UM undergraduate Opera Workshop, staged by Robert Swedberg, with Kathryn Goodson at the piano. Thursday, April 12, 7:30 pm, and Friday, April 13, 8:00 pm, at the Stamps Auditorium, Walgreen Drama Center, Ann Arbor, MI. 

Scott's recital = Success

Scott's recital was great in every way! We had so much fun performing Dvorak's Gypsy songs! If you weren't there, you missed out! We were real gypsies :), colorful and bare footed.