By Richard Knox The Summer of ’17 finds Paul Polivnick well into his second act as music director of the New Hampshire Music Festival. … Read More about Interview with Paul Polivnick
Wagner - Prelude to Die Meistersinger Mozart - Violin Concerto #5 Chee Yun - Violin Hindemith - Symphonic Metamorphoses on themes of Weber Tchaikovsky - Capriccio Italien Our season begins with three familiar composers. The
Wagner – Prelude to Die Meistersinger
Mozart – Violin Concerto #5
Chee Yun – Violin
Hindemith – Symphonic Metamorphoses on themes of Weber
Tchaikovsky – Capriccio Italien
Our season begins with three familiar composers. The Wagner is festive and establishes the beautiful sonority of the orchestra. Mozart’s 5th Violin Concerto is his greatest and is a perfect contrast to the bombast of the Wagner Prelude. The Hindemith is jovial, colorful, energetic and exciting, and the brilliant Tchaikovsky races to a breathless conclusion.
Join us on opening night in PLYMOUTH for a CHAMPAGNE RECEPTION before the performance hosted by Plymouth State University.
Recognized as "the world's reigning male chorus" by the New Yorker, this San Francisco-based, GRAMMY award-winning ensemble is known around the world as an "orchestra of voices" for its seamless
Recognized as “the world’s reigning male chorus” by the New Yorker, this San Francisco-based, GRAMMY award-winning ensemble is known around the world as an “orchestra of voices” for its seamless blend of twelve male voices ranging from soprano to bass.
Presented in partnership with Great Waters Music Festival.
(Monday) 8:30 am EST
Plymouth Congregational Church
4 Office Square
Bernstein - Prelude, Fugue, and Riffs Arranged by Lukas Foss Bernstein - On the Waterfront Suite Bernstein - Candide Overture Bernstein - Mass Matthew Anderson, tenor Janet Poisson, soprano Kaitlin Donovan, soprano Celebrate the genius of Bernstein with
Bernstein – Prelude, Fugue, and Riffs
Arranged by Lukas Foss
Bernstein – On the Waterfront Suite
Bernstein – Candide Overture
Bernstein – Mass
Matthew Anderson, tenor
Janet Poisson, soprano
Kaitlin Donovan, soprano
Celebrate the genius of Bernstein with Lukas Foss’ sophisticated hot jazz arrangements, the powerful and romantic On the Waterfront Suite, the delightful Candide Overture and the perennially popular Mass featuring the Festival choir and tenor Matthew Anderson.
Art brings us together as a family because it is an individual expression of universal human experience. It comes from that part of us that is without fear, prejudice, malice, or any of the other things that we create in order to separate ourselves one from the other. Art makes each of us whole by insisting that we use all of our senses, our heads and our hearts, that we express with our bodies, our voices, our hands, as well as with our minds.
Jessye Norman: Strive to Live Artfully, commencement speech at Oberlin College & Conservatory, May 2016