POSTPONED: Kate Tombaugh in concert
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POSTPONED: Kate Tombaugh in concert

September 1

IWU Alumna Kate Tombaugh in concert
Free event!

Mahler’s “Lieder eines fahrenden Gesellen” (Songs of a Wayfarer)

Performed by Kate Tombaugh and
Jennifer McGuire (sung in German).

I. Wenn mein Schatz Hochzeit macht
(When my Sweetheart has her Wedding Day)
II. Ging heut’ Morgen über’s Feld
(I walked this Morning over the Field)
III. Ich hab’ ein glühend Messer
(I have a gleaming Knife)
V. Die zwei blauen Augen von meinem Schatz
(The two blue Eyes of my Beloved)

Rachel J. Peters’ American Cabarets

Illinois premiere
Performed by Kate Tombaugh and Jennifer McGuire.

Moon and Planet
Sigh no More
I have Songs
Spam I Am
Mediocre Man

Composer/librettist Rachel J. Peters (b. 1977) writes all manner of works for the stage. She holds a double B.A. summa cum laude from Brandeis University and an MFA from New York University’s Graduate Musical Theatre Writing Program. Rachel originally hails from St. Louis and currently lives in Brooklyn.

World premiere: Drew Dolan’s Echoes of the Hatchet

I. Touch not, Taste Not, Handle Not
II. All Nations Welcome Except Carrie
III. The Hatchet Crusade
IV. The Smashing
V. Spiritual Authority

Mezzo-soprano voice, self-accompanied with toy piano, desk bells, graduated metal bowls, large drum, and
cymbals, semi-staged with a movement played offstage

Brahms Zwei Gesänge

Opus 91

Sung in German
Composed in 1884

1) Gestillte Sehnsucht (Satisfied
2) Geistliches Wiegenlied (A sacred
cradle song)

Performed with:
Sharon Chung (IWU ‘00), violist
Jennifer McGuire, piano


Presser Hall, Illinois Wesleyan University
1210 N. Park St.
Bloomington, IL United States


September 1