Sunday, March 10, 2pm

One of the most beloved and celebrated singers of our time, soprano Renée Fleming captivates audiences with her sumptuous voice, consummate artistry, and compelling stage presence. With a repertoire spanning opera and the classical tradition to jazz and Broadway, Fleming has graced the stages of the greatest opera houses, theaters, and concert halls of the world. A five-time Grammy Award winner, the “People’s Diva” has also performed the national anthem at the 2014 Super Bowl and received the National Medal of Arts from President Obama. Musicfest is honored to present this legendary singer in concert with the Festival Orchestra.

Enhance your experience by attending the Pre-Concert Talk by Joshua Condon, Director of Community Music Programs / Resident Artist from 12:45-1:15pm in the Sanctuary, where the concert will be performed.

PUCCINI: Introduction for Act III from Madama Butterfly  [Festival Orchestra]

Voice of Nature: the Anthropocene

DICKENS: “Pretty Bird”
HANDEL: “Care Selve” from Atalanta
MUHLY: “Endless Space”
CANTELOUBE: “Bailero” from Songs of the Auvergne
SCHNEIDER: “Our Finch Feeder” from Winter Morning Walks
BJORK: “All is Full of Love”
VILLA-LOBOS: “Finale” from Floresta do Amazonas
SHORE: “Twilight and Shadow” from Lord of the Rings
PUTS: “Evening”
GREEN: “Red Mountains Sometimes Cry”
BACHARACH / DAVID: “What the World Needs Now is Love”


LEONCAVALLO: “Musetta svaria sulla bocca viva: from La Boheme
PUCCINI: “O bio babbino caro” from Gianni Schicchi
Ms. Fleming

GOULD: American Salute  [Festival Orchestra]

KANDER: A Letter from Sullivan Ballou
Ms. Fleming

MORRICONE: “Love Theme” from Cinema Paradiso  [Festival Orchestra – Jun Iwasaki, solo]

MORRICONE: “Your Love” from Once Upon a Time in the West
RODGERS / HAMMERSTEIN II: “You’ll Never Walk Alone” from Carousel
Ms. Fleming

*This concert is not eligible for discounts.