April 22, 2017 @ 7:30 pm
Unitarian Church of Montpelier

Pianist Jeffrey Chappell is joined by soprano Mary Bonhag, bassist Evan Premo, and flutist Karen Kevra in a program that celebrates poetry set to music. In addition to poetry-inspired works by Debussy, Liszt, and Handel, this concert will mark the world-premiere of a song cycle by Evan Premo set to poems by the beloved Vermont poet David Budbill, who died in 2016. 

  • Frank Martin, Ballade for flute and piano
  • George Frideric Handel, Harmonious Blacksmith Variations for solo piano
  • Franz Liszt, Concert Paraphrase of the Waltz from Gounod’s “Faust” for solo piano
  • Claude Debussy, Fêtes galantes for soprano and piano
  • Gabriel Fauré, Élégie for bass and piano
  • Evan Premo, poetry song cycle of poems by David Budbill, used with the permission by Copper Canyon Press. All rights reserved worldwide.