Baritone Samuel Schultz and pianist Joseph Fuller will present a guest recital at Baylor University on Saturday, October 4, beginning at 4:30 p.m. in Roxy Grove Hall.
Samuel Schultz maintains a flourishing career of operatic and concert performances. He has appeared in productions with Houston Grand Opera, the Houston Symphony Orchestra, Baltimore Concert Opera, the Aspen Music Festival, and Opera Theatre of Saint Louis. He received Bachelor of Music and Master of Music degrees in Voice from The Shepherd School of Music at Rice University.
Joseph Fuller is a sought-after pianist for concert engagements across the United States. He has worked with some of the world’s finest opera houses, children’s choruses, and universities, under conductors from the Metropolitan Opera, Houston Grand Opera, Indianapolis Opera, Berkshire Opera, and the Indianapolis Children’s Chorus. He holds advanced degrees in piano, including a Master of Music degree in Collaborative Piano from Baylor University.
Their Baylor recital will open with seven selections from Robert Schumann’s song cycle, Dichterliebe, and then Maurice Ravel’s Don Quichotte à Dulcinée.
Then they will perform three ariettas by Vincenzo Bellini: “Vaga luna, che inargenti,” “Dolente immagine di Fille mia,” and “Torna, vezzosa Fillide.”
Also to be heard are two selections from Hanns Eisler’s Hollywood Songbook and the song “Tomorrow (When You Are Gone)” by Erich Wolfgang Korngold.
Closing the program will be three of the four songs from David Conte’s Everyone Sang.
This recital is free of charge and open to the public. For more information, call the Baylor University School of Music at 254-710-3991.