Friday, October 14, 2016
7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Borzova-Tonna Vocal Duo (Alla Borzova, soprano and composer, and Anna Tonna, mezzo-soprano), accompanied by pianist Olga Gurevich, will present an evening of songs, vocal duets and opera that highlights music by contemporary women composers. Music by Beth Anderson, Alla Borzova, Juliana Hall, Patricia Leonard, Binnette Lipper, Julia Mandel, Nataliya Medvedovskaya, Melanie Mitrano, Anne Phillips, Hilary Tann, Tawnie Olson, and Joelle Wallach. The scene from Alla Borzova’s chamber comic opera The Wedding Gift of Pirate Granny will be presented as well. The themes range from mysticism, immigration & resistance, communion with nature and domestic bliss to the bawdy world of carnivals and piracy!
Tickets: $20/15 in advance and $25/20 at the door
The Borzova-Tonna Vocal Duo was formed in 2014 and is two-time recipient of the New York Women Composers Association award. The duo brings together a unique range of both national and international experiences stretching from art song and duet to opera. Award winning artists in their respective careers, the duo is joined by pianist Olga Gurevich, who enjoys a vibrant international career. In addition to classical and contemporary duet and solo repertory, the duo presents recitals featuring music by historical and contemporary women composers. Among notable recent recitals dedicated to women composers was “There Is a Magic Made by Melody” in December of 2014 at historic St. Joseph of Arimathea Episcopal Church in White Plains, Westchester, followed by operatic performance at the National Opera Center in Manhattan. Now the duo brings the extended program to historic The Church of St. Mary the Virgin in Chappaqua, followed by the performance at the National Opera Center on October 21,2016.
Event Location and Ticket Information
The Church of St. Mary the Virgin (Episcopal)
191 S. Greeley Ave.
Chappaqua, NY 10514
Handicap Accessible? Yes
Date: Friday, October 14, 2016
Times: 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
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Presenter: Euterpe Press
Presenter Phone: 914-441-5152
Presenter Website: https://www.facebook.com/Borzova-Tonna-Vocal-Duo-394272737393495/?fref=ts