Final Music Monday of the year

Grammy-nominated mezzo-soprano D’Anna Fortunato will perform at the final Music Monday of the year on Feb. 21, 2011 in King Chapel on Cornell College’s campus.

D'’Anna Fortunato

The concert begins at 7:30 p.m. General admission for is $10 ($5 for students) at the door. No advance ticket sales, no reserved seating. Admission is free to Cornell students, faculty, staff, emeriti faculty, and retired staff, and to Purple Pass holders.

Fortunato will perform a gala vocal chamber concert with flutist Peter H. Bloom and pianist Mary Jane Rupert.

In this vivid program of fascinating contrasts, the ensemble will perform selections from Handel’s exquisite German arias; “Una voce poco fa” (Rosina’s famous aria from Rossini’s “Barber of Seville”); songs for voice, flute and piano by Ravel and Saint-Saëns; English folk song settings by Benjamin Britten; “Vowels” (1993) by Daniel Pinkham; and Schubert’s masterpiece “Shepherd on the Rock.”

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