In Concert: An Evening of Wagner and Schumann, With Debra Gilroy & Eric McEnaney
NOTE: There are two ways to attend this concert: "At Home" (livestreamed via Zoom) and in-person at Lake of the Isles Lutheran Church. Registration for this event is for the in-person experience at the Church. If you wish to attend the concert virtually via Zoom, register here.
In partnership with the St. Croix Valley Opera, the Richard Wagner Society of the Upper Midwest presents DEBRA GILROY (Soprano) and ERIC MCENANEY (Piano) LIVE from Lake of the Isles Lutheran Church, Minneapolis, MN. We’re pleased to bring you this concert both in-person at Lake of the Isles Lutheran (social distancing and masks required) and online via Zoom, "At Home."
Purchase your tickets now! Seating at Lake of the Isles Lutheran is limited, so if you’re planning to come in-person don’t wait. SCVO At Home season ticket holders can reserve up to two tickets for in-person attendance by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org or will be able to watch the concert on Zoom as usual.
NO PAPER TICKET REQUIRED! There will be someone at the church to check you in. You will just need to provide your name, or the name of the person who purchased your ticket.
This lovely, lyrical program will feature an all-Wagner first half. The second half will consist of art songs by Brahms, Schumann & Strauss. The expected duration of the concert is approximately 75 minutes, including a 15-minute intermission.
Debra Gilroy is a local soprano who has appeared with most of our local opera companies, the Minnesota Orchestra, the Minnesota Chorale, the Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra, and other performing arts organizations. Her full bio and repertoire can be found on her website.
Pianist Eric McEnaney is a frequently featured keyboard soloist, collaborator, and vocal coach in the Twin Cities. Dr. McEnaney's biography details his extensive experience, which includes assisting many of the most renowned classical vocal artists of our time, including Christine Brewer, Anna Christy, Elizabeth Futral, Denyce Graves, Marilyn Horne, Thomas Hampson, Frank Lopardo, Susanne Mentzer, Susanna Phillips, Patricia Racette, John Relyea, and Carol Vaness.
Part I (All by Richard Wagner):
Du bist der Lenz (Die Walküre)
Dors mon enfant
< 15-Minute Intermission >
Von ewiger Liebe, Johannes Brahms
Die Lotosblume (Myrthen)
Schneeglöckchen (Liederalbum für die Jugend)
Der Nussbaum from (Myrthen)
Im Abendrot (Vier letzte Lieder), Richard Strauss