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Kirkland Choral Society - Three Bs and One E

Benaroya Hall, Seattle
27 April 2024 @ 3:00 PM

Join Cary for his Benaroya Hall debut! Cary will be performing in the soli sextet for Beethoven’s Choral Fantasy and in a small ensemble for Bach’s Cantata “Nach dir, Herr, verlanget mich” (BWV 150). The program also includes Brahms’ Nänie and the Seattle premiere of Reena Esmail’s voting rights cantata “Say Your Name.”

Sweets by Kate - Lowbrow Opera Collective

Theater off Jackson, Seattle
7 June 2024 @ 7:30 PM
Theater off Jackson, Seattle
8 June 2024 @ 9:30 PM
Theater off Jackson, Seattle
13 June 2024 @ 9:30 PM
Theater off Jackson, Seattle
14 June 2024 @ 7:30 PM
Theater off Jackson, Seattle
15 June 2024 @ 7:30 PM

Cary will perform the role of Carl on the June 14th production of Lowbrow Opera Collective’s Sweets by Kate, so make sure to come that night to see him in a leading role!

Cary will cover the role of Carl and perform in the chorus of the Lowbrow Opera Collective’s production of Sweets by Kate by composer Griffin Candey and librettist Thom Miller. Performances will be at Theater off Jackson in Seattle this June.


Mirabella Recital

Mirabella Seattle
7 March 2024 @ 3:30 PM

Cary Lee in Concert #

Tenor: Cary Lee #

Piano: Andrew Brandon-Rumman #

Date: March 7, 2024 #

Program #

Dichterliebe Op. 48 - Robert Schumann (1810-1856) #

Text by Heinrich Heine (1797-1856)

Translations available at Oxford Lieder

  1. Im wunderschönen Monat Mai — In the Wondrous month of May
  2. Aus meinen Tränen sprießen — From my tears there will spring
  3. Die Rose, die Lilie, die Taube, die Sonne — Rose, lily, dove, sun
  4. Wenn ich in deine Augen seh’ — When I look into your eyes
  5. Ich will meine Seele tauchen — Let me bathe my soul
  6. Im Rhein, im heiligen Strome — In the Rhine, in the holy river
  7. Ich grolle nicht — I bear no grudge though my heart is breaking
  8. Und wüßten’s die Blumen, die kleinen — If the little flowers knew
  9. Das ist ein Flöten und Geigen — What a fluting, what a scraping
  10. Hör’ ich das Liedchen klingen — When I hear the little song
  11. Ein Jüngling liebt ein Mädchen — A boy loves a girl
  12. Am leuchtenden Sommermorgen — One bright summer morning
  13. Ich hab’ im Traum geweinet — I wept in my dreams
  14. Allnächtlich im Traume — Nightly in my dreams
  15. Aus alten Märchen winkt es — A white hand beckons
  16. Die alten bösen Lieder — The bad old songs


Additional Selections #

  • Love’s Philosophy - Stafford Miller & Percy Bysshe Shelley (1792-1822)
  • A Bit of Earth - Lucy Simon (1943-2022) & Marsha Norman (b. 1947)
  • If I Loved You - Richard Rodgers (1902-1979) & Oscar Hammerstein II (1895–1960)
  • The Impossible Dream - Mitch Leigh (1928-2014) & Joe Darion (1917-2001)
  • On the Street Where You Live - Frederick Loewe (1901-1988) & Alan Jay Lerner (1918-1986)
  • No One Is Alone / Children Will Listen - Stephen Sondheim (1930-2021)
  • Being Alive - Stephen Sondheim (1930-2021)

Black History Month Cabaret at Footprint Wine Tap

Footprint Wine Tap
23 February 2024 @ 7:30 PM

Cary and other singers will perform songs composed by or famously performed by Black folx at Footprint Wine Tap in Capitol Hill, accompanied by Dr. William Bryant. Space is limited, so RSVP in advance!

Cary will be performing:

  • “Lonely House” from Street Scene by Kurt Weill (lyrics by Langston Hughes)
  • Selections from Five Art Songs by Jeraldine Herbison
  • “Home” from The Wiz by Charlie Smalls
  • “I Dream of a World” by Mark Miller