Mr. Jones is a frequent guest artist at Carnegie Hall and in Lincoln Center's "Great Performers Series," as well as the festivals of Tanglewood, Ravinia, and Caramoor. On three occasions, Mr. Jones has been invited to the White House by American presidents to perform in concerts honoring foreign leaders, including the President of Russia and Prime Ministers of Italy and Canada, and he has appeared three times at the U.S. Supreme Court as a specially invited performer for the Justices and their guests. As a guest at the Library of Congress, Mr. Jones has appeared with the Juilliard Quartet in performances of the Schumann Piano Quintet. Born in Washington, D.C., Mr. Jones grew up in North Carolina and graduated with honors from the New England Conservatory of Music in Boston, Massachusetts. He has been honored with the Conservatory's Outstanding Alumni Award and currently serves on the Board of Overseers of that institution.
Monday, March 11, 2013 at 8:00 p.m.
Stern Auditorium / Perelman Stage
Stephanie Blythe, Mezzo-Soprano
Warren Jones, Piano
JAMES LEGG Twelve Poems of Emily Dickinson
Samuel Barber Three Songs, Op. 10
Ray Henderson "Button Up Your Overcoat"
Ray Henderson "The Thrill is Gone"
Ray Henderson "You're the Cream in My Coffee"
Ray Henderson "The Best Things in Life Are Free"
Ray Henderson "Keep Your Sunny Side Up"
Cole Porter "Night and Day"
Cole Porter "The Tale of the Oyster"
Cole Porter "You Do Something to Me"
EDWARD CONFREY "Kitten on the Keys"
Irving Berlin "If You Don't Want My Peaches"
Irving Berlin "What'll I Do?"
Irving Berlin "I Love a Piano"