UCR Music Wednesday@Noon Virtual Recital - Amore e Gioia: Music of the Golden Age of Bel canto. Camelia Voin, soprano and Jonathan Keplinger, piano

UCR Department of Music
Wednesday@Noon Virtual Recital

Amore e Gioia
Music of the Golden Age of Bel canto 

Camelia Voin, soprano
Jonathan Keplinger, piano

A performance of music by Bellini, Donizetti, and Rossini in a virtual recital.

Dana Kaufman, coordinator       

October 28, 2020
Wednesday, 12:00-12:50 P.M. Pacific Daylight Time
• Zoom

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Vincenzo Bellini (1801-1835)
   Tre Ariette
      Il fervido desiderio
      Dolente imagine di Fille mia
      Vaga luna, che inargenti
      Tre canzone
      La farfalletta
      Per pieta, bell’idol mio
      Vanne, o rosa fortunate

Gaetano Donizetti (1797-1848)
   Tre canzone
      Il sospiro del gondoliero
      La gondola

Aria  -  Al dolce guidami from “Anna Bolena”
            Viorel Gheorghe, English Horn

Gioachino Rossini (1792-1862)
    Tre canzone from “Soirées Musicales”
     La promessa
      La pastorella delle Alpi
      La danza

Camelia Voin is an acclaimed lyric coloratura soprano who performed throughout the United States and abroad as an operatic, oratorio and recital soloist. She appeared in recitals and opera productions on some of the world’s most important stages, including Carnegie Hall in New York, Teatro la Fenice in Venice, Teatro Gayarre in Pamplona, the West Palm Beach Opera in Florida, Dorothy Chandler Pavilion in Los Angeles, Romanian National Opera in Bucharest, Nevada State Opera in Las Vegas, Riverside Lyric Opera and others.

She performed in concert with Pablo Sarasate Orchestra - Spain, Stuttgart Philharmonic, Bucharest Philharmonic, Pacifica Chamber Orchestra, Kammerochester Pro Musica in Darmstadt, Los Angeles Performing Arts Orchestra, Redlands Symphony, Inland Empire Lyric Symphony, San Bernardino Symphony, and she continues to dazzle audiences throughout the world with her command of the repertoire for lyric coloratura soprano. 

Camelia Voin completed her Doctorate of Musical Arts in Vocal Performance at Claremont Graduate University. She is a native of Romania and her doctoral dissertation, “A Guide to Understanding and Performing Romanian Vocal music,” is a comprehensive study on the performance practice of Romanian vocal music. She continues her research and collecting of musical scores that she performs in recitals series in such diverse locales as the continental United States and Europe. Currently, she is working on a modern performance edition of Romanian art songs as well as on the release of a CD of Romanian Art Songs and the Four Transylvanian Songs composed by Dr. Viorel Gheorghe. In 2013 Camelia Voin released an album of duets with mezzo- soprano Ann Cravero and pianist Nicholas Roth recorded at Endless Noise Studio in Santa Monica, California.

Dr. Voin is currently on the voice faculties of the University of California, Riverside, Claremont Graduate University and California Baptist University and her students are thriving in the world as singers and educators. She has been teaching master classes in Italy for the Academia Filarmonica in Padova, and at The Barry Alexander Festival of Music in Abano. Dr. Voin is a member of the National Association of Teachers of Singing, Music Teachers National Association, and Music Teachers' Association of California. 

Jonathan Keplinger, accomplished collaborative pianist is a multifaceted performer and talented vocal coach who serves as full-time staff collaborative pianist, coach, and recital coordinator for the Department of Music at UC Riverside. A graduate of the University of New Mexico (M.M. - Collaborative Piano) and Washington Adventist University (B.M. - Piano), he studied with renowned chamber musicians Pamela Viktoria Pyle at the graduate level and Dr. Daniel Lau as an undergraduate; he also studied graduate singer's diction with Dr. Michael Hix. As a devotee of opera and vocal literature, Jonathan has also been pianist for full productions of Die FledermausAïdaLa cenerentolaGianni SchicchiSuor AngelicaViva la mamma!Into the WoodsL’elisir d’amoreHänsel und GretelDie ZauberflöteA Grand Night for Singing, and Les contes d'Hoffmann, among others. He also served as music director for Everyday Opera’s premier performance of Glenn Winters’ Katie Luther: The Opera in 2014. 

Jonathan performs regularly with both students and professionals, singers and instrumentalists, keeping a lively schedule of recitals and concerts. As a chamber musician, Jonathan won first prize in the 2013 Maryland State Music Teachers Association Chamber Music Competition as part of a tenor/piano duo, and twice was selected to participate in the New Mexico Chamber Music Festival. 

Jonathan also collaborates regularly with Repertory Opera Company in Pomona, plays and coaches for the opera studio at La Sierra University, and is in his third season as pianist for the Moreno Valley Master Chorale. He is thrilled to perform virtually with his colleague and friend Dr. Camelia Voin for you today!

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• The Wednesday @ Noon Series offers concerts, lectures, and presentations of academic research by Department of Music faculty, postdoctoral researchers, students, and international guest artists and scholars. Dana Kaufman, coordinator.


Wednesday, October 28, 2020 at 12:00pm to 12:50pm

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Faculty & Staff, Graduate Students, Undergraduate Students, Transfer Students



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