Aria: You Will Have the Moon

Aria for alto vocalist (“The Stepmother”) and orchestra (2 flutes [+ piccolo], 2 oboes, 2 clarinets, 2 bassoons, 3 French horns, tenor trombone, bass trombone, timpani, celesta, harp, and string orchestra) by composer Mary Bichner and librettist Maureen FitzGerald, from their one-act opera The Almond Tree.

VOCAL RANGE: F3-Eb5, with optional “show-stopping” high note of Bb5 at end [The Stepmother (Alto)]

( Album cover art by: Molly Zenobia )