Sunday, November 21, 2010

Ensemble du Monde in 'American Dreamers' Feb. 12: Gershwin, Barber, Copland, Still & Onovwerosuoke

[Marlon Daniel, conductor and piano; Chapman Roberts, host; Fred Onovwerosuoke, composer; Alison Buchanan, soprano]

Ensemble du Monde presents ‘American Dreamers‘
concert in Black History Month features renowned director and producer Chapman Roberts (host) with special guest composer Fred Onovwerosuoke and
dynamic British soprano Alison Buchanan

On February 12, 2011 at 8pm at Merkin Concert Hall, Ensemble du Monde explore the diversity of American composers in Black History Month with a spectacular concert featuring iconic works of George Gershwin, Samuel Barber, Aaron Copland, William Grant Still and a world premiere by Fred Onovwerosuoke.

Music Director Marlon Daniel leads the orchestra and is the piano soloist in the Gershwin’s Rhapsody in Blue. Also featured are critically acclaimed British soprano Alison Buchanan performing Barber’s Knoxville and guest host renowned director and producer Chapman Roberts and composer Fred Onovwerosuoke.

Marlon Daniel, conductor & piano
Alison Buchanan, soprano
Chapman Roberts, host

ONOVWEROSUOKE New Work TBA (world premiere)
STILL Mother and Child
BARBER Knoxville: Summer of 1915
COPLAND Appalachian Spring*
GERSHWIN Rhapsody in Blue

*soloists: Crystal Zagarello - flute, Liz Player - clarinet, Susanne Chen - bassoon

Tickets are $50 (priority), $40 and $20 (seniors and students)
MERKIN CONCERT HALL | 129 West 67th Street NYC | (212) 501-3330
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