Green Center for the Performing Arts, Thompson Recital Hall Greencastle, IN
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Thomas King, tenor, and Vicki King, piano
FACULTY SELECT SERIES Monday, February 1, 2016 7:30 p.m. Green Center, Thompson Recital Hall
Thomas and Vicki King will perform a DePauw University premier of Libby Larsen's "I cried unto God with my voice" (written especially for Thomas), songs by Indiana composers David Baker and Ned Rorem, premier performances of Al Benner's "Through a Baby's Eyes" and "In My Father's Arms," and songs by Nadia Boulanger, Samuel Barber, Leonard Bernstein and Richard Strauss. Featured on the program will be a replica 16th-century ottavino harpsichord to accompany a Henry Lawes song from the same era.
The Kings have performed together as tenor and piano duo for over 45 years. Thomas, currently a member of the DePauw University School of Music faculty, taught at the American Institute of Musical Studies in Graz, Austria, for 25 years and was its Artistic Director for seven years. He has sung more than 400 performances in various opera houses in Germany. Since the spring of 2015, he has been a Visiting Professor of Voice at the Indiana University Jacobs School of Music and in fall 2015 began teaching German Diction and Vocal Literature for the School of Music at DePauw.
General admission: $5 Tickets for seniors, youth and all students are free.
Green Center for the Performing Arts, Thompson Recital Hall (View)
605 S. College Ave.
Greencastle, IN 46135