A Musical Love Affair: A Faculty Recital

Wednesday, February 12, 2020
7:30 PM (CT)
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Edith Ortega
Department of Music

The Department of Music invites you to attend a faculty recital featuring Alicia Cordoba Tait, D.M.A., Director of the St. Mary's University Center of Catholic Studies, in collaboration with the Department of Music.

A Musical Love Affair: The Catholic Imagination and a Few of My Favorite Things

Featuring Alicia Cordoba Tait on oboe, oboe d’amore and English horn 
Accompanied by Manahara Virasinha on piano

Guest Performers

  • James Garcia, Adjunct Professor of Voice and Director of Opera Workshop, tenor
  • Eva Alpar, senior Music major, soprano
  • Jose Ruben DeLeon, Minister of Liturgy, dramatist
  • Matthew Mireles, D.M.A., (B.A. '07), Chair of the Department of Music, Associate Professor of Music and Director of Bands, Euphonium


Meditation at Corinth for English horn, Ed Nowak, composer; performed by Alicia Cordoba Tait, English horn

Fantaisie Italienne for oboe and piano; Eugene Bozza, composer

Tranquillo from Phoenix Concerto for oboe and piano; Paul Patterson, composer

Quia respexit humilitatem from Magnificat in D major, BWV 243; Johann Sebastian Bach, composer; performed by Eva Alpar, soprano, and Alicia Cordoba Tait, oboe d’amore

Dialogues for oboe and piano; Michael Twomey, composer
Maestoso – Allegro – Allegro

Duo des fleurs (The Flower Duet) from Lakme; Leo Delibes, composer; performed by Alicia Cordoba Tait, oboe, and Matthew Mireles, euphonium

Ave Maria for oboe, baritone and piano; Nancy Galbraithcomposer; performed by James Garcia, tenor, and Alicia Cordoba Tait, oboe

Aquel Sombrero de Monte from Canciones Clasicas Espanolas; Fernando Obradors, composer

Gabriel’s Oboe from The Mission; Ennio Morricone, composer

For more information, contact Suzanne Elias at 210-436-3856 or selias@stmarytx.edu.

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