Wed, Feb 09


St. Louis

In recital with pianist Peter Henderson

Program includes songs by RICHARD STRAUSS, JOSEPH MARX, HAROLD ARLEN, CELIUS DOUGHERTY, FRANK BRIDGE, ERNEST CHARLES. Free admission • Donations gratefully accepted • Campus guests must follow health guidelines - RSVP to see details.

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In recital with pianist Peter Henderson

Time & Location

Feb 09, 7:30 PM CST

St. Louis, 650 Maryville University Dr, St. Louis, MO 63141, USA

About the Event

Christine Brewer, soprano with Peter Henderson, piano Wednesday, February 9, 2022 • 7:30 p.m. Maryville University Auditorium Free admission • Donations gratefully accepted Campus guests must:
  • Complete Maryville’s online health screening on the day of your campus visit.
  • Wear a mask at all times, while indoors on campus.
  • Sign in on paper when entering the Maryville University Auditorium, providing your name, phone number, and email address.
Click here to register for the realtime-only livestream of this concert PROGRAM English translations of the German texts RICHARD STRAUSS (1864 – 1949)
  • Ich liebe dich (I Love You) (text: Detlev von Liliencron)
  • Breit’ über mein Haupt dein schwarzes Haar (Unbind Your Black Hair), op. 19 no. 2 (text: Adolf Friedrich, Graf von Schack)
  • Wiegenlied (Lullaby), op. 41 no. 1 (text: Richard Dehmel)
  • Allerseelen (All Souls’ Day), op. 10 no. 8 (text: Hermann von Gilm)
  • Zueignung (Dedication), op. 10 no. 1 (text: Hermann von Gilm)
JOSEPH MARX (1882 – 1964)
  • Selige Nacht (Blissful Night!) (text: Otto Erich Hartleben)
  • Marienlied (Song to Mary) (text: Novalis)
  • Hat dich die Liebe berührt (If Love Has Touched You) (text: Paul Heyse)
INTERMISSION (ca. 10 minutes) HAROLD ARLEN (1905 – 1986)
  • Come Rain or Come Shine (from the musical production St. Louis Woman; lyrics: Johnny Mercer)
  • I Had Myself a True Love (from St. Louis Woman; lyrics: Johnny Mercer)
  • Happiness is Just a Thing Called Joe (from the motion picture Cabin in the Sky; lyrics: Yip Harburg)
  • Somewhere Over the Rainbow (from the motion picture The Wizard of Oz; lyrics: Yip Harburg; arr. Randy Kerber)
CELIUS DOUGHERTY (1902 – 1986)
  • Review (The words of this song were excerpted, adapted, and paraphrased from published reviews of concert performances.)
FRANK BRIDGE (1879 – 1941)
  • Love went A-Riding (text: Mary E. Coleridge)
ERNEST CHARLES (1895 – 1984)
  • When I Have Sung My Songs (text: Ernest Charles)

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