Concert suite from Street Scene devised by Lys Symonette and Kim Kowalke for lyric soprano, dramatic soprano, lyric tenor, Broadway baritone, bass-baritone, (optional mixed chorus), and orchestra.
I. A summer evening
Blues ("Marble and a Star")
Scene and Aria ("Somehow I Never Could Believe")
Arioso ("Lonely House")
Scene and Song ("Wouldn't You Like to Be on Broadway?")
Cavatina and Scene ("What Good Would the Moon Be?")
Aria ("Let Things Be Like They Always Was")
Duet ("Remember that I Care")
II. The next day
Trio ("There'll Be Trouble")
Lament ("Now Love and Death")
Finale ("I Loved Her, Too")
Orchestra: 1 (picc).1.3 (bcl).1; 188.8.131.52; harp, piano (celesta), timpani & percussion, strings.
Duration: 65 minutes
Performance Materials: EAMC
First performances: March 9, 2000, New York Philharmonic, Leonard Slatkin, cond.
March 12, 2000, Berlin, Rundfunk-Sinfonieorchester Berlin, Lawrence Foster, cond.
Guide to orchestration, territory abbreviations, and publishers' symbols.