Annual Members Reception and Tea

October 3, 2015

3-5 PM

Smith House, Princeton Landing

3:00 pm Gathering

3:15 pm Members' Greeting followed by a presentation, Richard Wagner's Tannhäuser in French Art from Delacroix to Cezanne, by Marion Burleigh-Motley

A well-know art historian and long-time PFO member, Marion has lectured for the Metropolitan Museum, the Metropolitan Opera Guild and for the Wagner Society of New York, where she will speak on Tannhäuser at their annual symposium on October 25, 2015. The premier of this production is October 8 and will continue through October 31. It will be life in the theaters on Saturday, October 31 at 12:00 pm.

3:45 pm Reception

4:15 pm Vocal Program:

Azhaneet Blackwell (2015 Trenton Children's Chorus Scholar) and Jessica Arnold, piano

W. A. Mozart, "L'ho perduta" from The Marriage of Figaro

Hall Johnson, "At the Feet of Jesus"

Thomas Carle, tenor (2015 PFO CoOPERAtive Scholar) and James Sparks, piano

W. A. Mozart, "O wie ängstlich" from Die Entführung aus dem Serail

Gioachino Rossini, "Ecco, ridente in cielo" from Il Barbiere di Siviglia

Igor Stravinski, "Here I stand" from The Rake's Progress