Music & Theatre

Dduje paravise

I’m so grateful for the experience of living in Napoli for almost 3 years and the wonderful friends I made there ??? This piece is one of my absolute favorites of all the Neapolitan songs I was introduced to; I have such fond memories singing it with my Neapolitan choir!

“Dduje paravise” has music by E. A. Mario and lyrics by Ciro Parente, and is the third of four Neapolitan songs I included in my NYU Master’s Recital.

Dduje Paravise – Two Heavens (1928)

Translation: Berny Devlin, Luca Schiano di Cola, and Ashley Wagner

Special thanks to Luca Schiano di Cola for language help brushing up my Neapolitan!! Also to Hamlet’s Vintage for my beautiful dress ☺️

My full recital including ‘My Fair Lady’ character study is available here!

My phenomenal accompanist is Rachel Dean ? my wonderful vocal instructor throughout my time at NYU is Matthew Shepard Smith (if you’re looking for a teacher, contact him!!) and my fantastic vocal coach is Christine Reimer. It really has been such a privilege and joy to work with and create this with you!!

Thank you, as always, for watching – for encouraging me and supporting my work! That means so much to me ?

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