SET LIST: Soprano Diana Damrau Will Sing Opera, Operetta and Popular Songs at (Le) Poisson Rouge on March 27
Taking a one-night-only breather from her run as Amina in the Metropolitan Opera's production of Bellini's La Sonnambula (March 14-April 1), Bavarian soprano Diana Damrau will perform selections from her forthcoming Erato album Forever--available Tuesday, March 11--at (Le) Poisson Rouge on Thursday, March 27.
Forever features a curiously catholic mix of legit opera, lighter operetta and even tunes from the Great American Songbook.
In fact, the singer refers to this album as the, quote, "soundtrack to her life."
But what, precisely, do Damrau's life sounds sound like?
We're so glad you asked, Classicalites.
Here's the set list (subject to change, notes LPR management) from which she'll sing at the West Village's newest spot for operatic stars:
"Heia, heia, in den Bergen ist mein Heimatland" (E. Kálmán, Die Csárdásfürstin)
"Strahlender Mond" (E. Künnnecke, Der Vetter aus Dingsda)
"Meine Lippen, sie küssen so heiß" (F. Lehár, Giuditta)
"Les filles de Cadix" (Delibes)
"Vocalise" (from The Ninth Gate)
"Someday My Prince Will Come" (from Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs)
"In the Golden Afternoon" (from Alice in Wonderland)
"I Feel Pretty" (from My Fair Lady)
"Feed the Birds" (from Mary Poppins)
"Summertime" (Gershwin, Porgy and Bess)
"Papa Can You Hear Me?" (from Yentl)
"Over the Rainbow" (from The Wizard of Oz)
"I Could Have Danced All Night" (from My Fair Lady)
"Mein Herr Marquis, ein Mann wie Sie" (J. Strauss, Die Fledermaus)
And as a preview, check out this video from 2008 of Damrau performing that great melody by Léo Delibes.© 2016 The Classical Art, All rights reserved. Do not reproduce without permission.