Music on the Hill: ¡Cello!
As a part of the Music on the Hill Festival Series, musicians will performs works showcasing the cello at the Ocean State Theatre. Following the concert you can meet and greet the performing musicians.
Tickets are $25 in advance and $30 at the door. Advanced ticket sales end June 1st.
David Popper (1843-1913) Requiem for Three Cellos, Op. 66
Michelle Djokic, Keith Robinson, Elisa Kohanski, cellos
Sir Arthur Drummond Bliss (1891-1975) Oboe Quintet, Op. 44
1. Andante Con Moto
Margaret Butler, oboe; Anton Miller, Kristen Pellegrino, violins; Rita Porfiris, viola; Elisa Kohanski, cello
Nick Didkovsky (b. 1958) “Caught by the Sky with Wire”
Peter Ferry, percussion; Michelle Djokic, cello
Jean Françaix (1912-1997) Divertissement for Bassoon & String Quintet
3. Vivo assai
Steve Vacchi, bassoon; Anton Miller & Kristen Pellegrino, violins; Rita Porfiris, viola; Elisa Kohanski, cello; John M Pellegrino, bass
Franz Schubert (1797-1828) String Quintet in C, D. 956, Op. posth. 163
1. Allegro ma non troppo
3. Scherzo: Presto—Trio: Andante sostenuto
4. Finale: Allegretto
Miami String Quartet & Michelle Djokic, cello
For a more detailed look at the program, see the 2014 Music on the Hill Magazine.
About Music on the Hill: Music on the Hill hosts an annual Festival Series of featuring prominent musicians who have come from, or currently live in Rhode Island during two weeks in June. Music on the Hill offers concerts at venues throughout the state. The Festival offers an enriched musical experience by incorporating “culinary concerts” that include a wine tasting, tantalizing appetizers and an assortment of desserts. Performers enhance the audience experience by sharing some history of the music and composers.