Yellow Barn Concert

Saturday, July 20 | 8:00pm
Works by Birtwistle, Schoenberg, Haydn, Galuppi, Crumb, and Coxe
$30 ($25 seniors, $15 students)
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50 years ago this night, the first Yellow Barn musicians watched the first moon landing together.
 
Harrison Birtwistle (b.1934) Crescent Moon over the Irrational (2010) | Program Note
Rosie Gallagher, flute; Yasmina Spiegelberg, clarinet; Noël Wan, harp; Anthony Marwood, SoYoung Choi, violins; Maria Lambros, viola; John Myerscough, cello
 
Arnold Schoenberg (1874-1951) Dreimal sieben Gedichte aus Albert Giraud's “Pierrot Lunaire," Op.21 (Three Times Seven Poems from Albert Giraud’s “Pierrot Lunaire”) (1912)
Lucy Shelton, voice; Rosie Gallagher, flute/piccolo; Yasmina Spiegelberg, clarinet/bass clarinet; Mélanie Clapiès, violin/viola; Jean-Michel Fonteneau, cello; Seth Knopp, piano
 
Intermission
 
IL MONDO DELLA LUNA | Program Note
Libretto by Carlo Goldoni
Franz Joseph Haydn (1732-1809) Act II: Ecco qui buonafede nel mondo della luna (Here is Buonafede in the world of the moon) (1777)
Lucy Shelton, soprano; Benjamin Butterfield, tenor; William Sharp, baritone; Jean-Michel Fonteneau, Stephen Coxe, continuo
Baldassare Galuppi (1706-1785) Act II: A quelle luci amate (To those beloved lights) (1750)
Benjamin Butterfield, tenor; Magdalena Filipczak, Claire Bourg, violins; Roger Tapping, viola; Jean-Michel Fonteneau, Stephen Coxe, continuo
 
George Crumb (b.1929) Makrokosmos II (1973) | Program Note
Sophiko Simsive, Pedro Borges, Alice Chenyang Xu, Emely Phelps, Marisa Gupta, Seth Knopp, piano
 
The Beatles/Stephen Coxe (b.1966)  Across the Universe (2013, rev.2019) | Program Note
William Sharp, baritone; Alice Chenyang Xu, piano