Ouachita Baptist University’s Division of Music will host senior choral music education majors Amanda Bryson and C.J. Rice in their senior voice recital Friday, March 19, at 11 a.m. in Mabee Fine Arts Center’s McBeth Recital Hall.
Bryson, a Hot Springs, Ark., native, will begin her portion of the recital with Pergolesi’s “Stizzoso, mio stizzoso,” followed by Mozart’s “Appena mi vedon” and Debussy’s “Nuit d’étoiles” and “Clair de lune.” She will then perform Brahms’ “Vergebliches Stänchen” and Granados’ “El majo tímido” and “El majo discreto.” Bryson will conclude her solo performances with the Swedish folksong “When I Was Seventeen.” She will be accompanied by Susan Monroe on the piano.
Rice, an Arlington, Texas, native, will begin her portion of the recital with two Vivaldi selections, “Stabat Mater” and “Amen,” followed by Handel’s “Va godendo” and Bellini’s “Almen se non possio.” She will then perform Brahms’ “Geistliches Wiegenlied,” Paladilhe’s “Psyche” and Duke’s “The last word of a bluebird.” Rice will conclude her solo performances with Rodgers’ “Bewitched.” She will be accompanied by Linda Thompson on the piano.
Bryson and Rice will collaborate on Schwartz’ “For Good” from Wicked to conclude the recital.
The recital is free and open to the public. For more information, contact the School of Fine Arts at (870) 245-5129.
By Brooke Zimny