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​Copyright 2012 Julie Lyn Barber

Julie Lyn Barber, Coloratura Soprano

Opera and Operetta



Roles Performed:

Leonard Bernstein

--- West Side Story (Maria)

 

Charles Gounod

--- Roméo et Juliette (Juliette)​

 

Gilbert and Sullivan

--- The Mikado (Yum Yum)

--- Patience (Patience)

 

Massenet

---Werther (Sophie)

 

​W.A. Mozart

--- Die Zauberflöte (Queen of the Night)​

 

Henry Purcell 

--- The Fairy Queen (Titania) 

Sondheim

---Sweeney Todd (Johanna)

 

 

Scenes Performed From:

Belini

--- I Puritani (Elvira)

Leonard Bernstein

--- Candide (Cunegonde)

Bizet 

---Carmen (Micaela)

Donizetti

--- Lucia di Lammermoor (Lucia) 

Carlisle Floyd

--- Susannah (Susannah) 

 

Humperdinck 

--- Hansel und Gretel (Gretel) 

Mozart 

--- Magic Flute (First Woman)

Puccini

--- La Boheme (Mimi)

Henry Purcell

--- Dido and Aeneas (Dido)

Johann Strauss

--- Die Fledermaus (Adele) 

Ambroise Thomas

--- Hamlet (Ophelie)

Verdi 

--- Rigoletto (Gilda)
 

 

Individual Arias:

From The Ballad of Baby Doe by Floyd

--- Always through the changing

--- Dearest Mama

--- The Silver Aria

From I Puritani by Bellini​

--- Qui la voce...Vien diletto

 

From Giulio Cesare by Handel

--- V'adoro, pupille

--- Da Tempeste

--- Piangero

 

From Les Contes d'Hoffman by Offenbach

--- Les oiseaux dans la charmille

 

From Hamlet by Thomas

--- A vos jeux, mes amis

 

From Candide by Bernstein

--- Glitter and be gay

 

Concert Aria by Mozart

--- Vorrei spiegarvi, o Dio!

 

From Die Entfuhrung aus dem Serail by Mozart

--- Durch Zaertlichkeit

 

From Cosi fan Tutte by Mozart

--- In uomini

 

From Don Giovanni by Mozart

-- Batti, batti

-- Vedrai carino

 

From Don Pasquale by Donizetti

-- So anch'io la virtu magica

 

From Linda di Chamounix by Donizetti

-- O Luce di quest' anima

 

From Lucia di Lammermoor by Donizetti

-- O dolce suono (mad scene)

 

From Un Ballo in Maschera, by Verdi

-- Sapper vorreste

-- Volta la terrea

 

 

Orchestral Solo and Chamber



Orchestral / Chamber Solo Work:

J. S. Bach

 --- Magnifcat

 

Beethoven

--- Choral Fantasy

 

Britten 

--- Rejoice in the Lamb

 

Carissimi

--- Jephte

 

Andrew Carter 

--- Musick's Jubilee

 

Handel

--- Gloria

--- Israel in Egypt

--- Messiah (selections)

 

Schubert

--- Mass in G

 

Vivaldi

---Gloria

 

Individual songs

J.S. Bach

--- B Minor Mass (Laudamus Te)

--- Cantata BWV 84 (Ich esse mit Freuden)

--- Cantata BWV 21 (Seufzer, Traenen) 

--- Cantata BWV 51 (Jauchzett Gott)   

--- St. John Passion (Ich folge dire gleichfalls)  

--- St. Matthew Passion (Ich will dir mein Herze)

G. F. Handel

--- Acis and Galatea (As when the dove)

--- Joshua (O had I Jubal's lyre)

--- Samson (Let the bright seraphim)

Haydn 

---The Creation (With verdure clad)

W.A. Mozart 

---Davidde Penitente (Fra l'oscure)

--- Exsultate jubilate (Alleluja)

 

Vivaldi

--- Sorge vermiglia in ciel RV. 667 (Sorge vermiglia...Nasce il sol)

Duets with Mezzo-Soprano:

J.S. Bach

--- Christ lag in Todesbanden BWV. 4 (Den Tod Niemand zwingen kunnt)

Monteverdi

--- Vespers of 1615 (Pulchra es)

--- L'incoronazione di Poppea (Pur ti miro)

Henry Purcell

--- King Arthur (Two daughters of this aged stream) 

--- The Maid's Last Prayer (No, resistance is but vain)

Barbara Strozzi

 --- Begli occhi Op. 3, No. 9

Recital Repertoire



French

Ernest Chausson

- Cantique de l'epouse

- Le charme

- Les heures

Claude Debussey

- C'est l'extase

 

Henri Duparc

- La vie anterieure

- Extase

- Soupir

 

W.A. Mozart

- Dans un bois

 

Sebastien Le Camus

- Que la voix divine me touche

Francis Poulenc

La Courte Paille

Kurt Weill

- Youkali

- Je ne t'aime pas

- Complainte de la Seine

 

German

Franz Schubert

- Gretchen am Spinnrade

- Heidenroeslein

- Auf dem Wasser zu singen

- Du bis die Ruh

- Dass sie hier gewesen

- An die Nachtigall

- Die Forelle

- Du holde Kunst

Richard Strauss

- Mein vater hat gesagt

 

Hugo Wolf

- Das verlassene Maegdelein

- Ich hab' in Penna

- Ach des Knaben Augen

- Storchenbotschaft

- Nun wandre Maria

- Schlafendes Jesuskind

- In dem Schatten meiner Locken

Hungarian

 

Zoltan Kodaly

- A Csitari

- Dus

- Huszarnota

- Siralmas

 

English

 

Samual Barber

- Sure on this shining night

 

Benjamin Britten

- 'Tis the last rose of summer

- Avenging and bright

- The shooting of his dear

- Bonny at morn

- The Soldier and the Sailor

- Songs from the Chinese

 

Ernest Charles

- Message

 

Aaron Copland

- Old American Songs (voice and guitar)

- Night​

- Alone

- Going to heaven

- Why do they shut me out of heaven?

John Dowland

- Fine knacks for ladies

- In darkness let me dwell

- Sorrow, stay

- Time's eldest son

- Then sit thee down

- When others say venite

- Come again, sweet love doth now invite

- Say love, if ever thou didst find

- If my complaints

- Flow my tears

- Weep you no more, sad fountains

 

Purcell

- What Can We Poor Females Do?

- Cupid, the Slyest Rogue

- The Fatal Hour

- We Sing to Him

- Thrice Happy Lovers

- Since from my dear

- Man is for the woman made

- Evening Hymn

- Music for a while

- Sweeter than roses​

- If music be the food of love

- I attempt from love's sickness to fly

- When I have often heard