They will offer a varied selection of works by American and French composers beginning with two witty cabaret songs by John Corigliano with texts by composer-librettist Mark Adamo. This will be followed by Francis Poulenc’s “Metamorphoses,” a quick and breezy song cycle, and “Trois poemes de Mallarme” written by Maurice Ravel in 1913. The program concludes with Jake Heggie’s “The Breaking Waves” set to poems by Sister Helen Prejean.
Mezzo-soprano Moeller is an active performer in a variety of mediums and venues, with a recent appearance at the Vancouver International Song Institute in June. She has many stage and oratorio credits including soloist for Handel’s “Messiah” with the American Chamber Orchestra, as Flora in “La Traviata” with the University of Arizona Opera Theater, and as Dinah in “Trouble in Tahiti” with Penn State Opera.
Moeller is a multiple winner of the National Association of Teachers of Singing competitions. She is currently pursuing a doctorate in voice performance at the University of Arizona. She received a professional performance certificate in voice performance from Penn State University, a master’s in voice performance from Monclair State University and a bachelors degree in vocal music education from Houghton College.
Pianist Woan Ching Lim collaborates in classical performances, instrumental repertoire, musical theatre and ballet. She serves as the accompanist for the University of Arizona Community Chorus, UA trumpet studio and UA opera productions. Recent performances include an appearance in the Vancouver International Song Institute as a duo with Moeller. Lim has also performed in “Marriage of Figaro” with the Opera Guild of Southern Arizona, “You’re a Good Man Charlie Brown” with Rose Theater Company and the Guest Artist Series at Northern Arizona University.
Lim is studying at UA under the tutelage of Paula Fan. She will be completing her master’s in collaborative piano in December. She has a bachelor’s degree in piano accompanying and chamber music from Northern Arizona University.
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