Summer Concert Series: Lock Me in Delight: Songs of Sleep and Waking

Tuesday, July 19, 2016 | 6:30pm

As part of the Summer Evening Hours program, the Cathedral’s music department presents hour-long recitals starting at 6:30 pm Tuesdays and Thursdays during July. Admission to the Cathedral for Summer Evening Hours is a reduced flat rate of $5.


Lock Me in Delight: Songs of Sleep and Waking 

Laura Stuart (Soprano) and Chuyoung Suter (Piano)

This evening of art song and solo piano works explores the mysterious, wonderful world of sleep and dreaming. Program includes serenades, fantasias, nocturnes, and lullabies by Gurney, Rachmaninov, Falla, Handel, Vierne, and Strauss.


SleepLaura Choi Stuart
Ivor Gurney (1890-1937)

Un Grand Sommeil Noir / A Great Black Sleep
Louis Vierne (1870-1937)

Manuel deFalla (1876-1946)Chuyoung Suter

Nocturne Op. 15, No. 1 in F major
Frédéric Chopin (1810-1849)

Son (Op. 38, No. 5) / Sleep
Sergei Rachmaninov (1873-1943)

Staendchen /Serenade
Richard Strauss (1864-1949)

Wachet auf, ruft uns die Stimme / Awake, a Voice commands
J. S. Bach, transcr. Busoni (1685-1750)

O Sleep, Why Dost Thou Leave Me? From Semele
G. F. Handel (1685-1759)

Das Rosenband / The Pink Ribbon
Franz Schubert (1797-1828)

Var det en dröm? /Was it a dream?
Jean Sibelius (1865-1957)

Hide Me From Day’s Garish Eye from L’Allegro, Il Penseroso ed il Moderato
G. F. Handel




  • Dates Offered
    • July 19, 2016 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm