by Daniel Hathaway
IN THIS EDITION:
. City Music & No Exit along with a load of holiday-themed concerts
. Remembering Franck and Messiaen (pictured) on their birth anniversaries
On Friday the 9th at 7:30 at Lakewood Congregational Church, CityMusic Orchestra, led by guest conductor Stefan Willich, and featuring trumpeter Jack Sutte and soprano Chabrelle Williams, will perform Mozart’s Overture and “Deh vieni non tardar” from The Marriage of Figaro and Symphony No. 40 along wit Neruda’s Trumpet Concerto in E-flat, Verdi’s “Caro nome” from Rigoletto, and Puccini’s “O Mio Babbino Caro” from Gianni Schicchi. The program will be repeated on Saturday the 10th at 7:30 at the Shrine Church of St. Stanislaus, and Sunday the 11th at 3 at Federated Church. All performances are free.
Also on Friday. No Exit New Music will present a 7:30 concert at Kent State University’s Ludwig Recital Hall that includes three world premieres: David Glaser’s Aurora II, Max Friedman’s Butter-Iider, and Frank Wiley’s The Dream of Sisyphus, along with Henry Cowell’s The Banshee and Tiger, and Ladislav Kubik’a Nocturnes. Read a preview article here. The concert is free. [Read more…]