Sunday, May 4, 2014
3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Join Benjamin Niemczyk and Westchester Oratorio Society on Sunday afternoon May 4, 3 PM, in the historic hamlet of South Salem for a special concert entitled, “To the Glory of Spring,” accompanied by the acclaimed REBEL Baroque Ensemble on period instruments. The performance features three choral works: Vivaldi, “Gloria,” Haydn “Kleine Orgelmesse” and Bach “Hallelujah BWV 143.” Soloist will be rising stars Miriam Chaudoir soprano and Corrine Byrne, soprano and the acclaimed countertenor Biraj Barkakaty.
REBEL Baroque Ensemble and its members are established recording artists, popular throughout Westchester, the United States and internationally. The group can often be heard on public radio and for years on WQXR simulcasting annually with Owen Burdick. REBEL will also perform three instrumental pieces, Vivaldi “Concerto per archi in G minor RV 156,” Bach, “Concerto for Oboe d’amore after BWV 1055” and Hasse “Fuga & Grave in G minor.” Don’t miss this special event which has been selected by WQXR radio for a media partnership and received an ArtsAlive grant made possible with funds from the Decentralization Program, a re-grant program of the New York State Council on the Arts (NYSCA) with the support of Governor Andrew Cuomo and the New York State Legislature and administered by ArtsWestchester.
A pre-concert talk will be given by John Moran, musicologist (Ph.D., King’s College, London) and REBEL baroque cellist and viola da gamba. player, from 2 pm to 2:30 pm, free to ticket holders. Mr. Moran specializes in the historically informed performance of music and teaches at the Peabody Conservatory in Baltimore.
Event Location and Ticket Information
South Salem Presbyterian Church
111 Spring Street
South Salem, NY 10590
Handicap Accessible? Yes
Date: Sunday, May 4, 2014
Times: 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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$20 - General in advance
$40 - Preferred in advance
$25 - General at the door
$50 - Preferred at the door
Presenter: WESTCHESTER ORATORIO SOCIETY
Presenter Phone: 914 763 9389
Presenter Website: www.westchesteroratorio.org
WQXR MEDIA PARTNERSHIP