Duke Symphony Orchestra with Caroline Bergan, soprano & David Heid, pianist
Lili Boulanger: D'un Matin de Printemps,
Hendrick Andriessen: "Miroir du Peine" & Mozart: "Ch'io mi scordi di te?" with Bergen and Heid,
Tchaikovsky: Romeo and Juliet Fantasy Overture.
View the program online: https://music.duke.edu/sites/music.duke.edu/files/documents/DSO%203.08.23%20program_ET.pdf.
Harry Davidson is the music director of the Duke Symphony Orchestra. Admission is free.
If you are unable to attend this concert in person, livestream it at https://youtube.com/live/jOkAfbVaGWY.
Caroline Bergan earned her master's degree and Artist Diploma at the Cleveland Institute of Music. Born in Florida of a French mother and Norwegian father, she has had the great fortune of being raised with three native languages. Ms. Bergan made her debut with the Cleveland Orchestra in their centennial season opening production of "The Cunning Little Vixen." Ms. Bergan's international credits include Suor Genovieffa (Suor Angelica) in Arezzo, Susanna (Le nozze di Figaro) and Miss Jessel (The Turn of the Screw) for the Music Academy International festival in Mezzano and Siena. She performed for the CIM Opera Theater as Amelia (Amelia al ballo), Susanna (Le nozze di Figaro), Morgana (Alcina), Belinda (Dido and Aeneas) and Pamina (Die Zauberflöte). Ms. Bergan sang Drusilla (L'Incoronazione di Poppea) with the Young Artist program at Pensacola Opera, Florida, and recently performed the role of Countess (Le nozze di Figaro) with The Ohio State University Lyric Opera Theatre.
Ms. Bergan has performed Poulenc's Gloria with the Firelands Symphony Orchestra, Berlioz selections from Beatrice et Benedict with the Duke Symphony Orchestra, and Rossini's Petite messe solennelle with Opera Project Columbus. Ms. Bergan holds a Doctor of Musical Arts degree and a Singing Health Specialization from The Ohio State University.
David Heid comes to North Carolina after a successful career in New York City as a vocal
coach/accompanist. Among the many well-known singers he has performed with are Karen Beardsley,
Mario Chang, Susan Dunn, Adria Firestone, Carolyn James and Christine Weidinger. Also an arranger and
conductor, he made his Lincoln Center debut in Alice Tully Hall in 1994. David is currently on the faculty at Duke University where he is the Director of Duke Opera Theater as well as teaching piano and working with singers.