St. Denys’ Church

7:30 PM

Francesca Placanica, Voice
Doug Gould, Piano

Part I: Venus as a Boy

C. Gounod, ‘Que fais-tu, blanche tourterelle’

Stephano’s aria from Roméo et Juliette, libretto by J. Barbier (Act III, Scene 2).

W. A. Mozart, ‘Voi che sapete’

Cherubino’s canzona from Le nozze di Figaro, libretto by L. Da Ponte (Act II, Scene 3)

C. Gounod, ‘Faites- lui mes aveux’

Siebel’s aria from Faust, libretto by J. Barbier (Act III, Scene 1).

G. Donizetti, ‘È sgombro il loco… Un bacio, un bacio ancora’

Smeton’s aria from Anna Bolena, libretto by F. Romani (Act I, Scene 9).

C. Saint-Saëns, ‘Mon coeur s’ouvre à ta voix’

Dalila’s aria from Samson et Dalila, libretto by F. Lemaire (Act II)

S. Barber, ‘Must the Winter Come So Soon’

Erika’s aria from Vanessa, libretto by G. C. Menotti (Act I, Scene 1)

K. Weill, ‘I’m a stranger here myself’

Venus’s aria from One Touch of Venus, libretto by O. Nash (Act I)

Part II: Pardon My English

Feeling Sentimental (from Show Girl)
But not for me (from Girl Crazy)

The Man I Love
George Gershwin

In the still of the night (from Rosalie)
Begin the Beguine

So in Love (from Kiss me, Kate)
Cole Porter

Je ne t’aime pas
Kurt Weill

Let’s call the whole thing off (from Shall we Dance)
George Gershwin


Francesca Placanica, Soprano

Douglas Gould, Piano

Venue Details

Dundee Rd
Southampton SO17 2ND
+44 23 8067 1757