spring 2011

Next up for operamission

RECITAL & LIVE RECORDING SESSION –

SOPRANO MARCY RICHARDSON sings ‘Seconda Donna’ Arias from Handel’s Italian Operas

presented by operamission and Neke Carson at the Gershwin Hotel

Showpieces rarely heard and recorded from:

Almira, Ariodante, Deidamia, Orlando, Il Pastor Fido, Serse, and Teseo

with countertenor Bryan DeSilva and the operamission HANDEL BAND on original instruments

JENNIFER PETERSON, leading from the harpsichord
JOAN PLANA and TATIANA DAUBEK, baroque violins
AUDREY SELPH, baroque viola
BEILIANG ZHU, baroque cello
 

Friday, April 29, 8:00 PM

Gershwin Hotel, the Living Room

7 East 27th Street, just east of 5th Avenue

$10 cover, pay at the door, general admission

wine will be served, courtesy of Vina Robles

click to view the program

Then, in May:

The CONCORDIUM HARMONIE ENSEMBLE

in their Manhattan Debut, Inaugural All-Mozart Program

ALEX MEYER, KANG DONG – oboes
MOLLY WYRICK-FLAX, BALAZS ERDELYI – clarinets
FERENC FARKAS, JIMMY HABER – horns
DAVID A. NAGY, JOSH HODGE – bassoons

presented by operamission and Neke Carson at the Gershwin Hotel

Monday, May 16, 8:00 PM

Gershwin Hotel

7 East 27th Street, just east of 5th Avenue

$10 cover, general admission

And then, in JUNE:

SCHOENBERG and STRAVINSKY

Defining classics.

Pierrot Lunaire, 1912

L’Histoire du Soldat – The Soldier’s Tale, 1918

also at the Gershwin Hotel

Friday & Saturday, June 3 & 4, 2011.

The luminous mezzo-soprano JENNIFER BERKEBILE will be featured in the Schoenberg.

Stay tuned for our fundraising drive, or drop by operamission’s support page, as well as the impending announcement of the much-demanded August 2011 ‘Assembly Required’ adventure…. if you’re up for holding the dates, we’re looking at sometime around August 15-21.

Dozens of videos of past events are posted on operamission’s YouTube channel — ENJOY, and let us know what you love from our broad range of programming – Handel, Mozart, Schubert, Weill, Borzoni and much more to come….

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conductor, vocal coach, pianist, harpsichordist
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