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Libretto by Royce Vavrek

Gertrude: Stephanie Blythe
Alice: Elizabeth Futral,
Picasso: Theo Lebow

Conductor: Michael Christie
Director: James Robinson

Morning Star

Libretto by William Hoffman

Fannie: Jennifer Zetlan
Irving: Theo Lebow

Pianist: Marcus Kuchle
Conductor: Christopher Allen

A Coffin in Egypt

Libretto by Leonard Foglia

Frederica von Stade
Houston Grand Opera

All I Ever Known

from Rappahannock County
A Theatrical Song Cycle about the Civil War
Libretto by Mark Campbell

Aundi Marie Moore, soprano
Rob Fischer, conductor
Kevin Newbury, director

Hallie Ann

from Rappahannock County
A Theatrical Song Cycle about the Civil War
Libretto by Mark Campbell

Aundi Marie Moore, soprano
Rob Fischer, conductor
Kevin Newbury, director

Kid in the Park

Nicole Cabell & Ricky Ian Gordon

Video by Sergei Kvitko

Love Song for Lucinda

Sean Curran Company
Music by Ricky Ian Gordon

A Lullaby

Audra McDonald (soprano)
Keith Lockhart (conductor)

Moon River

Eve Gordon
December 27, 1920-June 27, 2012
mother of Ricky (playing piano)

My People

Text by Langston Hughes

Harolyn Blackwell, soprano
Craig Ruttenberg, piano

for Thomas Hampson’s “I Hear America Singing.”

Projections by Wendall Harrington

Once I Was

Stacey Tappan
Ricky Ian Gordon

Ring a Ding Ding

John Nauman & Sergei Kvitko, piano
Ricky Ian Gordon, page turner

Daybreak in Alabama

poem by Langston Hughes

Audra McDonald, soprano
Ricky Ian Gordon, piano
David Cerutti, viola
Dorothy Lawson, cello
Kenny Dybisz, reeds

Jeffrey’s Birthday: a concert to benefit Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS
10 March 1997
Symphony Space, NYC

Dream Variations

poem by Langston Hughes

Audra McDonald, soprano
Ricky Ian Gordon, piano
David Cerutti, viola
Dorothy Lawson, cello
Kenny Dybisz, reeds

Jeffrey’s Birthday: a concert to benefit Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS
10 March 1997
Symphony Space, NYC

Song for a Dark Girl

from Only Heaven
poem by Langston Hughes

Audra McDonald, soprano
Ricky Ian Gordon, piano
David Cerutti, viola
Dorothy Lawson, cello
Kenny Dybisz, reeds

Jeffrey’s Birthday: a concert to benefit Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS
10 March 1997
Symphony Space, NYC

Sycamore Trees

Original Signature Theatre Cast
Directed by Tina Landau
Conducted by Fred Lassen

Too Few The Mornings Be

complete song cycle
poems by Emily Dickinson

Elizabeth Zharoff, soprano
Don St. Pierre, piano
Chautauqua, Summer 2009

Waltz

John Nauman, piano

Video by Sergei Kvitko

Will There Really Be a Morning?

poem by Emily Dickinson

Nothing Like a Dame 1999

Zoe Caldwell, narrator
Lauren Flanagan, soprano
Ricky Ian Gordon, piano

Bric-A-Brac

Ricky Ian Gordon, voice & piano

Video by Sergei Kvitko

Cradle and All

Audra McDonald
Ted Sperling

Desire Rag

John Nauman, piano

Video by Sergei Kvitko

Green Sneakers

Jesse Blumberg
Miami String Quartet

A Horse with Wings

Ricky Ian Gordon, voice & piano

Video by Sergei Kvitko
Blue Griffin’s Studio
The Ballroom
August 2010

I Am Part of Something Now

from Orpheus & Euridice

Elizabeth Futral
Todd Palmer

Directed by Andreas Mitisek for Long Beach Opera

I Never Knew

from The AIDS Quilt Songbook

Kurt Ollman
Ricky Ian Gordon, pianist

Jeffrey’s Birthday: a concert to benefit Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS
10 March 1997
Symphony Space, NYC

Joy

poem by Langson Hughes

Harolyn Blackwell, soprano
Ricky Ian Gordon, piano
David Cerutti, viola
Dorothy Lawson, cello
Kenny Dybisz, reeds

Jeffrey’s Birthday: a concert to benefit Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS
10 March 1997
Symphony Space, NYC