The GMChorale's Alchemy Chamber Ensemble Presents “Soirées Musicales”

GMChorale
First Congregational Church
Concert
Location: 
111 Church Drive, Cheshire, CT 06410
Event date: 
19 Oct 2019
Start Time: 
7:00pm
Conductor / Keynote Speaker: 
Artistic Director Joseph D’Eugenio

Alchemy, the vocal chamber ensemble of the GMChorale, will offer “Soirées Musicales,” a concert that showcases the versatility of this ensemble in performances of accompanied and a capellachoral music, and recalls the elegance of musical gatherings in earlier days. The featured work on these programs is the Neue Liebeslieder waltzes by Johannes Brahms, virtuosic settings of love poems for solo voices, chorus, and piano four hands (that is, two pianists playing one piano). The GMChorale’s long-time pianist Allan Conway will be joined at the keyboard by Artistic Director Joseph D’Eugenio, and members of Alchemy will perform the vocal solos. The program also includes choral music by Giacchino Rossini, Randall Thompson, Edward Elgar, and others.

 

This program is 90 minutes, with no intermission. Admission is free. 

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