As promised here are some excerpts from Connais-tu le pays which was performed at the Meeting House Theatre as part of "An Evening of Duets" in Philadelphia. The song of the same name is an aria from the Opera Mignon, and is being performed with me by opera singer Katie Stevenson. In the song, the main character is singing about her homeland in which she has been taken away from. She sings about the clear lake, the birds, the changing of the seasons. It feels very appropriate to be sharing this with spring right around the corner! Enjoy!
There have been some requests to see video footage from "An Evening of Duets". In case you missed the show, here are some excerpts of my duet Unveiled performed with Julia Kelly. Stay tuned for excerpts from Connais-tu le pays!
With some people you just have a special chemistry onstage. For me, Melissa Chisena is one of those people, and that's why I love performing with Chisena Danza! We never quite know exactly what will happen when we step on stage together. Check out these photos by Alan DiBerio and see if you can sense the fire that occurred during this performance!
JENNIFER D. YACKEL