2014 Programs

Elise Quagliata “Opera & Ella: duets, arias, and song”

with Mike Fennelly, piano & Megan Weston, soprano

Saturday, July 26, 4:00 pm  

Les tringles des sistres taintaient, Carmen 

Ist ein Traum, Der Rosenkavalier (duet) 

Letter aria, Werther 

Belle nuit, Les contes d’Hoffmann (duet) 

Hansel and Gretel’s prayer, Hansel and Gretel (duet)  

Be careful…This journey to Christ, Dead Man Walking 

Sous le dome épais, Lakmé (duet)    

Ella Fitzgerald classics:   

Midnight Sun 

Night and Day 

How High the Moon 

Love is here to stay 


Miss Otis Regrets 

Something’s Gotta Give 

Lullaby of Birdland 

Love for sale 



Saturday, August 21, 4:00 p.m. Geoffrey Williams, countertenor; Geoffrey Silver, tenor; Christopher Dylan Herbert, baritone; Craig Phillips, bass-baritone; With Eric Brenner, countertenor PROGRAM Absalon fili mi – Josquin Desprez Nymphes des bois – Josquin Lamentations of Jeremiah for Maundy Thursday, Aleph-Mem-Zain – Thomas Crecquillon  (ca. 1501-1557) Music in Canon Ma fin est mon commencement – Guillaume de Machaut (c. 1300-1399) Ma fin est mon commencement – Jackson Hill (b. 1941) Sancta Maria (si descendereo…) – Crecquillon Sanctus – Jacob Clemens “non Papa” When Jesus wept – William Billings INTERVAL Three Part-Songs, Opus 18 – Sir Edward Elgar 1. O Happy Eyes 2. Love Liebe Op. 17 No. 4 – Franz Schubert (1797-1828) Abschied vom Leser – Gregory Brown (b. 1974)   Nachtlied (Op. 138, No. 3) – Max Reger (1873-1916) Die Nacht Op. 17 No. 4 – Franz Schubert (1797-1828) La nuict froide et sombre – Orlandus Lassus (c.1532-1594) The Long Day Closes – Sir Arthur Sullivan (1842-1900) Lord, I don’t feel noways tired – Spiritual, arr. Jester Hairston

Christopher Lee (violin)/Elisabeth Turchi (soprano)/Rebecca Butler (piano)

Saturday, August 28, 4:00 p.m.

Tomaso Antonio Vitali, Chaconne in G minor

Josef Suk, Poem of Ecstasy

Frank Bridge, “Meditation,” “Moto Perpetuo,” “Romance”

George Gershwin, Prelude No. 1 for piano (transcribed by Jascha Heifetz)

Gershwin, “Bess, You is My Woman Now,” Porgy and Bess (transcribed by Jascha Heifetz)

John Williams, “Schindler’s List”

Johann Sebastian Bach, “Jauchzet Gott in Allen Landen” from Cantata 51

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, “L’amero saro costante” Il Re Pastore

Benjamin Godard, Berceuse, Jocelyn

Franz Lehar, Vilja, The Merry Widow

Johann Strauss, Mein Herr Marquis, Die Fledermaus

Angelo Mascheroni, Eternamente

Balm in Gilead, Traditional

Popular Songs from musicals & film by Sondheim, Nacio Herb Brown, and Jerry Bock

Chiara String Quartet

Sunday, July 18, 5:00 p.m. Jefferson Friedman, String Quartet No. 2, I. (1999) * Beethoven, String Quartet Op. 130 in B-flat Major, IV. Alla danza tedesca Matthew Ricketts, “Suggestum” (2009)*  (selection) Robert Sirota, “Triptych” (2001)* III. Prayer Gabriela Lena Frank, “Leyendas: An Andean Walkabout for String Quartet” (2000)* VI. Coqueteos INTERMISSION Beethoven, String Quartet Op. 18, No. 5 in A Major, I. Allegro II. Menuetto, III. Andante cantabile, IV. Allegro Prince, “Let’s Go Crazy” (*written for the Chiara Quartet)


Saturday, July 10, 2010 4:00 p.m. Tenet Jolle Greenleaf & Molly Quinn, sopranos Hai-Ting Chinn, mezzo-soprano Ryland Angel & Philip Anderson, tenors Christopher Herbert, bass Jolle Greenleaf, artistic director THE ROYAL FLOWER Flos regalis – Anonymous, 13th Century Veni Mater gracie – Anonymous, 13th Century Candida virginitas – Cristóbal de Morales (c.1500-1533) Regina caeli laetare – de Morales I was glad – Henry Purcell (1659-1695) Here is the little door – Herbert Howells (1892-1983) Thou knowest Lord – Purcell Il bianco e dolce cigno – Jacques Arcadelt (1507-1568) Quel augellin che canta – Claudio Monteverdi (1567-1643) El grillo – Josquin de Prez (1450-1521) The bluebird – Charles Villiers Stanford (1852-1924) Beati quorum via – Stanford INTERMISSION Jesu, meine Freude – Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750) O quam gloriosum – William Byrd (1540-1623) Sicut cervus – Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina (1525-1594) O sacrum convivium – Thomas Tallis (c.1505-1585) Sing joyfully – Byrd Ca’ the yowes – Ralph Vaughan Williams (1872-1958) Hark I hear the harps eternal – arr. Alice Parker (b. 1925) My Lord what a morning – Traditional Spiritual