Saturday, May 12, 2012 Maria Newman & Wendy Prober in William Grant Still's 'Suite for Violin and Piano' 7 PM May 12 & 5 PM May 13

[William Grant Still (Photo is the sole property of William Grant Still Music, and is used with permission.)]

Malibu Friends of Music
"Tales of the Opera, Theatre, Silent Film and the Ballet"
A Festival of Music, Song, Film and Dance

Saturday, May 12th, 2012 at 7:00 pm
Sunday, May 13th, 2012 at 5:00 pm
Featuring Esteemed Soloists:
Kris Wildman, soprano
Diana Tash, mezzo-soprano
Christopher M. Allport, tenor
and Members of the
Malibu Coast Chamber Ballet
in association with the Karz Ballet
Romy Karz, Director
Joined by Resident Artists:
Wendy Prober, pianist
Scott Hosfeld, violist
Maria Newman violinist
Elaina Archer, Film Historian
Giacomo Puccini
"O Mio Babbino Caro"
from the Opera, "Gianni Schicchi"
Ms. Wildman, Soprano

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
"Papageno and Papagena,"
from the Opera, "The Magic Flute"
Martha Jeannette Thatcher as "Papagena"
Mr. Allport as "Papageno"

Johann Sebastian Bach
"Prelude in G Major"
For Viola Solo
Mr. Hosfeld, Viola
Selected Repertoire from
American Musical Theatre
Ms. Wildman, Soprano
Isabella Thatcher and Sofia Cohen, Soloists

Maria Newman
"Songs on Motherhood"
for Mezzo-Soprano, Violin,
Viola, Piano and Dancer
Ms. Tash, Mezzo Soprano
Natasha Rothenbucher, Prima Ballerina

William Grant Still
for Violin and Piano
Ms. Newman, Violin
Ms. Prober, Piano

[WilliamGrant Still (1895-1978) is profiled at, which features a comprehensive Works List by Prof. Dominique-René de Lerma, The composer's recordings, sheet music and books are available from William Grant Still Music, operated by his daughter Judith Anne Still, at]

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