Faculty members of Mansfield University will perform a varied program of classical music on the final Simply Grand Concert of the season – Public Invited
PITTSTON, Pa. – Faculty members of Mansfield University will perform a varied program of classical music on the final Simply Grand Concert of the season Sunday March 24, at 3:00pm in the Sordoni Theater of the VIA Public Media Studios. Music for woodwinds and vocal music of J.S. Bach are featured.
The program consists of:
Three Bach arias
Zerfleisse, Mein Herze from the St. John Passion
Hört Doch! der sanften Flöten Chor from Cantata No. 206
Ei! wie schmeckt der Kaffee süsse from Cantata No. 211 (The “Coffee” Cantata)
Two Woodwind trios (fl, ob, cl)
Walter Gieseking - Flute Sonata
Malcolm Arnold - Fantasy for solo flute
Walter Piston - Flute Sonata
Performers include flutist Christine Fish Moulton, oboist Susan Laib, soprano Alissa Rose, clarinetist Richard Macdowell and pianist Gary Boerckel. Also featured are flutists Ellie Motichka and Maddie Anthony, undergraduate students in the music education program at Mansfield University.
The "Simply Grand" series allows musicians originally from or currently residing in Pennsylvania to display their talents to a large "hometown" audience. In turn, residents of northeastern and northcentral Pennsylvania are given the opportunity to experience the quantity and quality of talent available in their "backyards".
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