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Living Room Recital: Frederick Ballentine

Posted on: October 23, 2020

Friday, October 30th at 4:00 PM PDT: Tenor Frederick Ballentine returns to the virtual stage for a Halloween-themed recital that is sure to get you into the spooky spirit. He partners with mezzo-soprano Fleur Barron and pianist Kunal Lahiry to perform some of opera's most mysterious and scariest songs-- including the final hair-raising scene from Carmen.

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View his program below:

Frederick Ballentine, tenor

Fleur Barron, mezzo-soprano

Kunal Lahiry, piano

Program subject to change

"Erlkönig" (duet) by Carl Loewe

Lensky's aria from Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky's Eugene Onegin 
(Frederick Ballentine)

"Dance of the Moon in Santiago" by George Crumb
(Fleur Barron)

"Doundou Tchil" from Olivier Messiaen's Harawi
(Fleur Barron)

"Smut" by Tom Lehrer
(Frederick Ballentine)

"Hexenlied" by Felix Mendelssohn
(Frederick Ballentine)

"Totengräbers Heimweh" by Franz Schubert
(Fleur Barron)

"Poisoning Pigeons in the Park" by Tom Lehrer
(Frederick Ballentine)

"C'est toi! C'est moi" (duet) from Georges Bizet's Carmen