While at Boston Conservatory of Music, Ms. Smith sang in the premier performance of The Yardumian Mass, sung in Boston’s Symphony Hall with soloist, Lili Chookasian” (now an opera voice teacher at the Yale School of Music).
—Hilmar Grondahl
Music Critic

“Dick’s daughter, Linda Lane, sang The Lord’s Prayer and Eternal Life with a tremendous amount of emotion and strength which she may have inherited from her father.”
—Juanita Gilson
The Woodland View

A Voice in the Forest

Act One

  • Under the Greenwood Tree... Quilter
  • Come Away Death... Quilter
  • O kühler Wald... Brahms
  • Auf ein altes Bild... Wolf
  • Der Lindenbaum... Schubert
  • Selva Opaca... Rossini

Act Two

  • Willow, Willow, Willow... Wright & Forrest
  • The Trees on the Mountain... Floyd
  • Canzone Del Salice – Otello... Verdi
  • Loveliest of Trees... Duke
  • The Tree... Friedman
  • Under the Tree.... Jones & Schmidt
  • Climb Every Mountain... Rodgers & Hammerstein
  • L’Ombre des Arbres... Debussy
  • Bois Épais... Lully
  • Adieu Forêt... Tchaikovsky

This program is available for benefit concerts around the world.

“And this our life, exempt from
Public haunt, finds tongues in trees, books in
The running brooks,
Sermons in stones, and good in everything.”
—William Shakespeare