Classical 91.5 is pleased to present an encore broadcast of this concert, which was taped before a live audience in New York City last May.
The Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra, singers from the Eastman School of Music Opera Department, and the Eastman-Rochester Chorus performed a concert version of Howard Hansonâ€™s Merry Mount at Carnegie Hall. The opera, in three acts, was written by American composer, conductor and music educator Howard Hanson, who led the Eastman School of Music from 1924-1964.
After the live broadcast aired in May, WXXI received numerous calls about reairing the program. After securing the right to rebroadcast, Classical 91.5 is pleased to present an encore of Carnegie Hall Spring For Music with the Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra on ï»¿Monday, July 21 at 8 p.m. on Classical 91.5ï»¿ï»¿.
This opera in three acts was written by American composer, conductor and music educator Howard Hanson, who led the Eastman School of Music from 1924-1964.
Performers include: Richard Zeller, baritone; Sara Jakubiak, soprano; Charles Austin, bass; Christopher Pfund, tenor; Keith Brown, baritone; Ashley Hibbard, mezzo-soprano; Samuel Krall, baritone; Anthony Web, tenor; Matthew Valverde, tenor; Joshua Ooms, baritone; Nicholas Kilkenny, bass; Migle Zaliukaite, mezzo-sopranoï»¿; Trevor Cook, baritone;David Gleichman, var; Anna Bekker, mezzo-sopranoï»¿; Adam Daughton, boy soprano; Caitlin Glastonbury, child soprano; Bach Childrenâ€™s Chorus of Nazareth College; Eastman-Rochester Chorus; Michael Christie, conductor.