SCHOLA SINGS SOLO presents a concert of all-American music in Manhattan Feb 6th
Event Date: February 6, 2010
Posted: January 6, 2010
Location: New York, USA
Choir type: Professional Choirs
Soloists from the innovative choral ensemble Schola Cantorum on Hudson (SCH) present an evening of American music in the third installment of the 2009-2010 season's Schola Sings Solo recital series. The program explores operatic, art song, folksong and musical theatre repertoire. The roster of all-American composers includes Leonard Bernstein, John Bucchino, Aaron Copland, George Gershwin, Libby Larsen, Stephen Sondheim, Kurt Weill and others, with selections that include "One Hand, One Heart" and "Tonight" from West Side Story, "It Ain't Necessarily So" from Porgy and Bess, and "Willow Song" from The Ballad of Baby Doe. Dorian Lake, a composer and singing member of SCH, will perform his composition "If I Give Up My Wants." Schola Cantorum on Hudson's Artistic Director and Founder Dr. Deborah Simpkin King is one of the featured soloists. Dramatic Coach Chuck Hudson stage directs this presentation; Music Director Stephen Rapp provides accompaniment.
The concert will be presented on Saturday evening, February 6, 2010, at 8:00 p.m. at St. John's in the Village, 218 West 11 th Street, New York City. All tickets are priced at $15 in honor of the group's 15 th Anniversary Season. Advance tickets may be purchased online at ScholaOnHudson.org, by phone at (201) 918-3011, or by email at BoxOffice@ScholaOnHudson.org. Groups interested in purchasing a block of ten or more tickets may email GroupSales@ScholaOnHudson.org for more information on special rates.
Additional information about this concert or the ensemble's activities can be obtained online at ScholaOnHudson.org or by calling (201) 918-3009.