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Friday, December 11, 2009, 8pm

From Our Lips to GodíŽs Ear

Members of the Los Angeles Metropolitan Opera
Linda Jackson (CEO), Diana Briscoe, Miguel Vargas, Gabriel Manro
Piano accompaniment: Alan Chan


Los Angeles Metropolitan Opera presents selections from Tosca, Carmen, La Forza del Destino, and West Side Story, featuring arias wherein the characters sing prayers to God. Other popular musical numbers from the operas are also included. In celebration of the Christmas season, scenes from La Boheme will be presented along with MozartíŽs Alleluia from his Exsultate Jubilate and a rousing Hallelujah Chorus sing-a-long from HandelíŽs Messiah.

- Program -

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Leonard Bernstein
Giuseppe Verdi
Georges Bizet

Giacomo Puccini

George Handel
Allelujah (from Exsultate, jubilate)
One Hand, One Heart (from West Side Story)
Pace pace (from La forza del destino)
Toreador Song (from Carmen)
Je dis (from Carmen)
Te Deum (from Tosca)
Vissi d'arte (from Tosca)
Musetta's Waltz (from La boheme)
O soave fanciulla (from La boheme)
Hallelujah Chorus (from Messiah)

Program notes
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