The Advent Project with Lori Piitz, piano

The Advent Project
The Lyceum
201 South Washington Street Alexandria, VA 22314
Event date: 
19 Sep 2015
Start Time: 
8 pm
Conductor / Keynote Speaker: 
Richard Allen Roe, conductor

The professional choral ensemble, The Advent Project, with pianist Lori Piitz, presents a concert of a cappella and piano accompanied Lieder on Saturday, September 19, 2015, at 8:00 pm at The Lyceum, 201 South Washington Street, Alexandria, VA 22314.

This intimate venue will help recreate the atmosphere of the original performances of some of this program's repertoire, songs which were written for social gatherings in the salons of dedicated Viennese friends and patrons of Brahms, and the piano room of Rossini's own Paris apartment. Tickets are $20 General Admission, $10 Seniors/Students/Military. For more information please visit


The program: 
Johannes Brahms: Zigeunerlieder, Op 103 (Gypsy Songs)
Franz Schubert: Des Tages Weihe, D 763 (Consecration of the Day)
Robert Schumann: Zigeunerleben, Op 29, No 3 (Gypsy Life)
Johannes Brahms: Sechs Lieder und Romanzen, Op 93a (Six Songs and Romances)
     1. Der bucklichte Fiedler (The Hunchbacked Fiddler)
     2. Das Mädchen (The Maiden)
     3. O süßer Mai (O Sweetest May)
     4. Fahr wohl (Fare The Well)
     5. Der Falke  (The Falcon)
     6. Beherzigung (Encouragement)

Gioachino Rossini: Four Quartets
    1. I Gondolieri (The Gondoliers) (Péchés de Viellesse, Album Italiano, No 1)
    2. Il Carnevale di Venezia ( Carnival of Venice) (Quartetto da camera)
    3. Toast pour le nouvel an (Toast to the New Year)(Péchés de Viellesse, Album Français, No 1)
    4. La Passeggiata (The Excursion) (Péchés de Viellesse, Album Italiano, No 2)

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