Music on the Hill 2014

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Music on the Hill: Richard Strauss’ 150th Birthday

music on the hillIn celebration of composer Richard Strauss’ 150th birthday, musicians from Rhode Island will be performing at St. Gregory the Great Catholic Church in Warwick, RI as a part of the Music on the Hill Festival Series.

Tickets are $20 in advance or $25 at the door. Advanced ticket sales end June 1st. Students with ID receive free admission.

Order your tickets via Paypal here. You can also purchase tickets by mailing in the ticket form found here with your payment or you can request tickets by emailing 1MOTHri@gmail.com.

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.

Program:

String Sextet (from the opera Capriccio), Op. 85, TrV 279a
Anton Miller, Evan Price, violins; Elisa Kohanski, cello; Rita Porfiris, Judith Ablon, violas; John M Pellegrino, bass

Andante in C for Horn and Piano (from unfinished sonata), WoO 86a, TrV 155
Michelle Baker, French horn; Donna Lee, piano

“Befreit” (Freed), Op. 39, No. 4
Diane Alexander, soprano; Donna Lee, piano

Daphne for Solo Violin, Op. 82, AV 141 & Allegretto in E, for Violin and Piano, TrV 295
Kristen Pellegrino, violin; Christina Breindel, piano

Ständchen in G, for Piano Quartet, TrV 114
Kristen Pellegrino, violin; Judith Ablon, viola; Elisa Kohanski, cello; Christina Breindel, piano

“Alphorn,” a song for Voice, Horn and Piano, WoO29, TrV 64
Diane Alexander, soprano; Leslie Norton, French horn; Donna Lee, piano

“Morgen!” (Tomorrow!),Op. 27, No. 4
Diane Alexander, soprano; Deborah Tien Price, Evan Price, violins; Judith Ablon, viola; Elisa Kohanski, cello

Franz Strauss (1822-1905): Introduction, Theme, and Variations in E flat for Horn and Piano, WoO 52, TrV 70
Leslie Norton, French horn; Donna Lee, piano

Till Eulenspiegel – Einmal Anders! (Another Way!), Op. 28
Deborah Tien Price, violin; John M Pellegrino, bass; Daniel Gilbert, clarinet; Ellen Connors, bassoon; Michelle Baker, French horn

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.

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