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Junior Recital: Abigail Rockhill, voice, and Elective Recital: Anna Nordhagen, voice

Junior Recital: Abigail Rockhill, voice, and Elective Recital: Anna Nordhagen, voice
Date Sunday, May 16, 2021
3 p.m.
Location Benson Great Hall - View maps and directions
Bethel University
3900 Bethel Dr St Paul MN 55112
Instructions for GuestsEnter campus from the West off Old State Hwy 10 (Old Snelling). You will be greeted by a security officer at the check point and be asked two health screening questions. Park in the West Lot and enter the building from the South door. A greeter will be there to open the door for you. Please arrive no earlier than 30 minutes in advance.
CostFree, no tickets required
SponsorsDepartment of Music and Theatre

Event Description

The Department of Music and Theatre presents Abigail Rockhill, student of Marcus Simmons, in a Junior Recital and Anna Nordhagen, student of Merrin Guice Gill, in an Elective Recital. Accompanied by Emily Urban, Abigail will sing the following program:

Samuel Barber: Hermit Songs
          I. At Saint Patrick's Purgatory
          II. Church Bell at Night
          III. St. Ita's Vision
          V. The Crucifixion
          VIII. The Monk and His Cat

Vincenzo Bellini:
          Vaga luna, che inargenti
          Per pieta, bell'idol mio
          Ma rendi pur contento
Francis Poulenc:
          Paul et Virginie
          Les Chemins de l'amour
Franz Schubert:
          Im Fruhling
          Lied der Mignon (from "Gesange asu 'Wilhelm Meister'")
          An die Musik

Accompanied by Emily Urban, Anna will sing the following program:

Amilcare Ponchielli: L'Eco
Gaetano Donizetti: Oh! vieni al mare
Franz Schubert: Gretchen am Spinnrade
Hugo Wolf: Lebe wohl
Giacomo Puccini: Senza mamma (from "Suor Angelica")
Ernest Chausson: Hebe (No. 6 from "Sept Melodies, Op. 2")
Reynaldo Hahn: Si mes vers avaient des ailes
Betty Jackson King: Compensation (No. 3 from "A Set of Three Dunbar Poems")
Lee Hoiby: Lady of the Harbor (No. 2 from "Three Women")

Abigail's recital is presented in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the Bachelor of Music degree in Applied Performance with a vocal emphasis.

An in-house audience will be allowed. COVID protocols will be observed.


Contact the Department of Music and Theatre at 651.638.6380 or music@bethel.edu.