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NOW THAT'S ITALIAN

Everyone’s favorite arias and songs with soprano Sarah Jane McMahon and tenor Ryan McPherson.

This program is a unique blend of beloved arias and popular songs. Internationally renowned vocalists Sarah Jane McMahon and Ryan McPherson complete this program. Maestro Topilow's virtuoso clarinet playing is an additional highlight. This complete package includes the music for all selections.

  • Verdi – Triumphal Scene from Aida

  • Verdi – Libiamo (Drinking Song) from La Traviata

  • Puccini – O mio babbino caro from Gianni Schicchi

  • Leoncavallo – Vesti la giubba from I Pagliacci

  • Mascagni – Intermezzo from Cavalleria Rusticana

  • Verdi – Va pensiero from Nabucco

  • Verdi – La donna e' mobile from Rigoletto

  • Rossini – La Danza

  • Verdi – Anvil Chorus from Il Trovatore

  • Puccini – Un bel di from Madama Butterfly

  • Puccini – Humming Chorus from Madama Butterfly

INTERMISSION

  • Ponchielli – Dance of the Hours from La Gioconda: finale

  • A Medley of Italian Movie Themes Bacalov – Il Postino Morricone – Cinema Paradiso

  • Morricone – Your Love from Once Upon a Time in the West

  • Ernesto de Curtis – Torna a Sorrento

  • Cicognini, Allocchio, Perotti, arr. Ployhar – Summertime in Venice

  • arr. Herman – A Medley of Neapolitan Songs Santa Lucia, Tarantella, Oi Marie, Funiculi, Funicula
    Carl Topilow, clarinet

  • Yeston – Be Italian from Nine

  • Capua – O Sole Mio

  • Carlo Donida – Al di la

  • Warren – That's Amore

  • Puccini – Musetta's Waltz from La Boheme

  • Puccini – Nessun dorma from Turandot

ENCORE

  • Sartori – Time to Say Goodbye


For more information and to book this exceptionally entertaining show, contact Shirley Morgenstern at shirleymorgenstern@clevelandpops.com / 216-965-1619.