Far Cry From Bliss (1994)

Dagmar Onassis, Greek American Contralto, will give her only New York recital this season in
Far Cry From Bliss, at St. Marks Church on the Bouwerie, on June 28th, 1994, at 8:30 pm.  Mme. Onassis will sing and physically inhabit a selection of arias and songs by Bizet, Boito, Mahler, Gounod and Joni Mitchell.
Piano accompaniment by Zecca Esquibel
Lighting design by Emily Stork
Hair by Bobby Miller

“Her mouth opens…it is a far cry from bliss. Could it be the sound of contentment ringing
through the forest? Or a sober recognition of a less than graceful lot? One vacillates, not
knowing whether to laugh or to cry.”
Mona Lisa


Ave Maria…C.Gounod after J.S.Bach
My Father…Judy Collins
Blue…Joni Mitchell
Ging Heut Morgen Ubers Felt…Gustav Mahler
Suite from Carmen…George Bizet
Themes From Stonewall…Dame Wheila Bree
L’Altra Notte In Fondo Al Mare…Arrigo Boito

Photo by Paula Court