Gale Fuller, mezzo-soprano
November 18, 2009
Hailed by audiences and critics alike for the sumptuousness of her singing, mezzo-soprano Gale Fuller has been described as "the sultriest voice in town" by the Boston Globe. Her career is rich in concert, opera and oratorio performance; recent engagements include concerts with the Cabrillo Festival under the baton of Marin Alsop, Marcellina, in Boston Lyric Opera s production of Le Nozze di Figaro, premiere performances of contemporary operatic works by Thomas Oboe Lee and Charles Shadle, and recital tours in China. Ms Fuller will be joined by fellow Performing Faculty members David Russell, cello; Suzanne Stumpf, flute; and Jenny Tang, piano, for her midday recital The program will include Pizzeti’s I Pastori, Ravel’s Chanson Madecasses, songs by three American women composers, including our new faculty composer Jenny Johnson, and Poulenc’s Le Travail du Pientre. Maggie Devries of the Art Department, inspired by Poulenc’s conception of the working artist, has paired paintings with his music for a special interdisciplinary presentation.