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Va! laisse couler mes larmes* (accompanied by Ms. Gayle Bizzell) (DEBUT)
from Act III of the French opera, Werther by Jules Massenet      Libretto: Edouard Blau and Paul Milliet and Georges Hartmann

  • Role: Charlotte, daughter of the Magistrate
  • Voice Part: mezzo-soprano   Fach: lyric mezzo
  • Setting: the Magistrate’s house at Christmas, Frankfurt, Germany, 1780
  • Synopsis: Charlotte lets free her sadness that she is not married to Werther and breaks down in tears, saying that her heart is too empty for anything to fill when he is away, knowing that he may do himself harm, since he cannot have her.
 (The translations/lyrics of this song have been provided in the PROGRAM in .pdf format)

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