DAWN POSEY, VIOLIN
Powerful: Shu-Ling Zhao is a force to be reckoned with, as an actor, founder of the Sylvia Center for the Arts, and a community leader in social justice issues.
Beautiful: Our fabulous graphic designer, Audrey Negro, has created a delightful and evocative visual presentation to accompany “The Lark Ascending.”
Inspiring: Saint-Georges’ unusual rise to prominence in French society as the son of a multi-racial marriage was fueled by his extraordinary talents in virtually everything he set his mind to.
Chevalier de Saint Georges | Symphony No. 2
Vaughan Williams | The Lark Ascending
W.A. Mozart | Symphony No. 29
ALEX KLEIN, OBOE
YANIV ATTAR, GUITAR
MICHAEL PARTINGTON, GUITAR
Powerful: “thoughtful, nuanced phrasing”
Beautiful: “moody intensity”
Inspiring: Alex Klein’s struggle with overcoming vocal dystonia is widely documented, and an inspiration to all of us to never give up.
JS Bach | Contrapunctus #1 and #4 “The Art of the Fugue”
Roberto Sierra | Fantas a Corelliana
Vivaldi | Concerto for Four Strings
JS Bach | E major Violin Concerto arr. for Oboe in F major
JS Bach | Brandenburg Concerto No. 3
RAMONA ABBOTT, NARRATION
Powerful: Diverse traditions make us all richer.
Beautiful: Most of us grew up with some form of A Christmas Carol, and this orchestral version with narration is a very special one.
Inspiring: Joining together with loved ones over music, meals, and traditions bring us all treasured memories. We’d love to be part of yours.
It's the Most Wonderful Time of the Year
Have Yourself A Merry Little Christmas
A Dickens Christmas Carol Suite
A Christmas Medley
Chanukah Festival Overture
Auld Lang Syne
Winter Wonderland /Let It Snow!
INNA FALIKS, PIANO
Powerful: “expressive intensity and technical perfection”
Beautiful: “concert pianist of the highest order”
Inspiring: “as dramatic … as subtle as a great stage actor”
Chopin | Piano Solo Chopin Piece?
Schumann | Piano Concerto
Brahms | Symphony No. 4
BELLA HRISTOVA, VIOLIN
DEMARRE MCGILL, FLUTE
JESSICA CHOE, PIANO
Powerful: Fanfare for an Uncommon Woman is dedicated to “women who take risks and are adventurous.”
Beautiful: The notes and voices of those traditionally left out of the repertory echo through time, and reverberate today in the voices of our soloists and their work.
Inspiring: Harmony from Discord has become an audience favorite, and nothing could please us more. We love bringing these musical voices to life and sharing their stories, and we are very grateful that our musical community is so supportive.
Leshnoff | [Title]
Schulhoff | Double Concerto for Flute and Piano
Joan Towers | Fanfare for the Uncommon Woman No. 1
Beethoven | Violin Concerto
John Williams | Theme from Schindler’s List
DANIEL BOLSHOY, GUITAR
Powerful: Beethoven. Symphony No. 5. Need we say more?
Beautiful: “Sustained expressive notes”
Inspiring: Multicultural & multilingual
Mario Castelnuovo-Tedesco | Capriccio Diabolico "Omaggioa Paganini," Op. 85
Mario Castelnuovo-Tedesco | Guitar Concerto
Beethoven | Symphony No. 5featuring