Thursday, June 5, 2008

Letter to the World CONCERT

Ross Care, composer/pianist, Dianna Burdick, soprano, Molly Kohler Pei, soprano, Steven Perren, baritone.

"He who hears music, feels his solitude peopled at once." - Robert Browning"

LETTER TO THE WORLD – POETS TO SONG
Original Songs and Theater Music of Ross CARE


Sunday, June 8, 2008, 2.00 PM,
First United Methodist Church,
1338 E. Santa Clara St.
Ventura, California

Singers: Dianna Burdick, Molly Khler Pei, Steve Perren, Linda Ottsen
Philip Vaiman, Violin, Maksim Velichkin, Cello,
and Ross Care, Piano

I. POETS/ART SONGS

Letter to the World (Emily Dickinson)

Song: When I Am Dead, My Dearest (Christina Rossetti)

Oh See How Thick the Goldcup Flowers (A. E. Housman)

White in the Moon (A. E. Housman)

The Owl and the Pussycat (Edward Lear)

Tarquin (Frank O’Hara)

4 Songs from CHAMBER MUSIC to Poems of James Joyce for Voice, Violin and Cello with Piano Obligato

Strings in the Earth and Air
The Twilight Turns from Amethyst
Winds of May
Rain Has Fallen

2 Songs to Poems of William Blake for High Soprano Solo, Violin, Cello, Piano, and 2 Backup Voices

The Lamb
Ah, Sunflower

II. THEATER MUSIC

The GLASS MENAGERIE

Suite from the incidental music

for the play by Tennessee Williams
for Solo Violin, Cello, and Piano

Laura’s Theme
Paradise Ballroom
Wish on the Moon

BEAUTY AND THE BEAST
I’ve Never Felt This Way Before
(Lyrics: Cheryl Clemson/Ross Care)

THROUGH THE LOOKING GLASS
Poems by Lewis Carroll
Soloists & Ensemble, Piano, Violin & Cello
Prologue: Child of the Pure, Unclouded Brow
Jabberwocky
Tweedle Dum & Tweedle Dee
The Lion and the Unicorn
Royal Lullaby
The Feast
Epilogue: Come, Harken Then

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