Faculty Recital Oct. 6 to Present Russian Music

Oct. 1, 1997

by Richard Veit

Two members of the Baylor University voice faculty-assistant professor Robin Fisher and associate professor Daniel Scott-will present a Russian song recital at 8 p.m. Monday, Oct. 6, in Roxy Grove Hall. They will be assisted by John Cozza, assistant professor of piano and coordinator of accompanying.

Scott will open the program with "Susanin's Aria" from Mikhail Glinka's opera A Life for the Tsar. He will also sing Modest Mussorgsky's cycle "Songs and Dances of Death," which is comprised of four songs: "Lullaby," "Serenade," "Trepak" and "Commander-in-Chief."

During the second half of the recital, he will present "Aleko's Cavatina" from Sergei Rachmaninov's early opera Aleko and then a set of three songs by Tchaikovsky-"None But the Lonely Heart," "At the Ball" and "Don Juan's Serenade."

Fisher will open her portion of the program with four songs by Rachmaninov-"Twilight," "They Replied," "This Day I Remember" and "How Painful to Me." Following intermission, she will sing "The Tsarina's Aria" from Rimsky-Korsakov's opera The Golden Cockerel.

The program will conclude with a duet sung by Robin Fisher and Daniel Scott, a musical dialogue by Rachmaninov titled "Two Farewells."

Scott has been teaching at Baylor University since 1973. Fisher joined the Baylor music faculty in 1995.

The joint recital is free and open to the public. For more information, call the Baylor School of Music at 710-3991.

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