2010-2011 Season

A Night at the Opera

October 23, 2010 - Lenape Middle School, Doylestown
        Cristina Nassif, soprano
        Olivia Vote, mezzo soprano
        John Viscardi, tenor
        Scott Conner, bass-baritone

33rd Annual Festival of Christmas Music

December 10, 11 & 12 2010 - St. Paul's Lutheran, Doylestown
        Ruotao Mao, violin
        David Tsai, violin
        Clifford Young, viola
        Elizabeth Loughran, cello
        Nancy Merriam, bass
        Elizabeth Manus, organ accompanist

        pre-concert carols with autoharp prelude, featuring John Hook, autoharp
                O Little Town of Bethlehem
                Here we come a wassailing
                The Virgin Mary had a-one Son
                What Child is This?
                Cherry Tree Carol
        arr. T. Lloyd - O Come, O Come Emmanuel - processional
        George Frideric Handel's Messiah, Part I
        C. Hubert H. Parry (Chamber Choir)
                Welcome, Yule!
                I sing the birth
                When Christ was born of Mary free
        Processional Carol with Audience - Joy to the World
        George Frideric Handel - "Hallelujah Chorus" from Messiah
        William Walton - What Cheer?
        John Rutter - Dormi Jesu/Sleep sweet baby!
        Elizabeth Poston - Jesus Christ the Apple Tree
        arr. T. Lloyd - Silent Night

J.S. Bach - St. Matthew Passion

April 3, 2011 - Our Lady of Mt. Carmel, Doylestown
        Robert Petillo
        Dashon Burton
        Laura Heimes, soprano
        Suzanne DuPlantis, mezzo soprano
        Joseph Mikolaj, tenor
        Kevin Deas, bass-baritone
        Riverside Symphonia, Mairusz Smolij, director

        J.S. Bach - St. Matthew Passion

American Masters - Past & Present

Copland, Bernstein, Sondheim/Gordon, Guettel, and Brown
June 4, 2011 - New Hope - Solebury High School, New Hope
        Leslie Johnson, soprano

        Leonard Bernstein - Hashkiveinu (with Leslie Johnson)
        Aaron Copland - In the Beginning (with Leslie Johnson)
        Ricky Ian Gordon - Down the Road, Four Settings of Langston Hughes (commissioned) (premiere) (with Leslie Johnson)
                Bound No'th Blues
        Jason Robert Brown - Parade
                Funeral scene
                "You don't know this man"
                "Where will you stand when the flood comes?"
        Adam Guettel - The Light in the Piazza
                Statues and Stories
                The Light in the Piazza
        Stephen Sondheim
                "The Ballad of Sweeney Todd" from Sweeney Todd
                "Take Me to the World" from Evening Primrose
                "Sunday" -- Finale from Sunday in the Park with George
        Bernstein - from Candide
                "Life is Happiness Indeed"
                "This World (Candide's Lament)"
                "The Best of All Possible Worlds"

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