Katie Procell and Valerie Hsu

**This is access to a recording of their live performance on our stage on June 20, 2020.**

Our Favorite Things: Songs & Arias with Katie & Valerie

Henry Purcell (1659-1695):
Celia has a thousand charms
Love arms himself in Celia's eyes
I lov'd fair Celia

Gaetano Donizetti (1797-1848):
“Quel guardo il cavaliere” from Don Pasquale 

Felix Mendelssohn (1809-1847):
Hexenlied, Op. 8 No. 8

Robert Schumann (1810-1856):
Widmung from Myrthen, Op. 25

Richard Strauss (1864-1949):
An Die Nacht from Sechs Lieder, Op. 68

Amy Marcy Beach (1867-1944):
Empress of Night, Op. 2 No. 3
Thy Beauty, Op. 41 No. 2

Ralph Vaughan Williams (1872-1958):
Let Beauty Awake from Songs of Travel

Peter Dayton (1990-):
If They Delight
Text from Stanzas in Meditation by Gertrude Stein
1. Brightly “Should they may be…”
2. Spacious “In one direction there is the sun…”
3. Playfully “Now only think three times roses
green and blue”

W.S. Gilbert (1836-1911) and Arthur Sullivan (1842-1900):
“The hours creep on apace” from HMS Pinafore
“The sun whose rays” from The Mikado
“Poor wand’ring one” from Pirates of Penzance

Leonard Bernstein (1918-1990):
Glitter and Be Gay from Candide


Soprano Katie Procell has been praised throughout the Baltimore area for her "golden tone and arresting stage presence" (Peter Dayton). Procell is currently represented by Spotlight Artists Management. As a lover of new music, she works closely with composer Peter Dayton and has premiered several of his works. She will appear on an upcoming album of Peter Dayton’s vocal music and on an upcoming album of Garth Baxter’s.

Valerie Hsu is a collaborative pianist, community organizer, and religious professional based in Baltimore. A semifinalist in the Fischoff National Chamber Music Competition, Valerie studied at Vanderbilt University with Craig Nies and Melissa Rose, where she was recipient of the inaugural Gall/Martin Collaborative Arts Award. 

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