Over the next few weeks we will be catching up with some of these artists in a new series, WHAT ARE THEY UP TO NOW?
October 15, 2013 – All’Italiana Songs by Mozart, Beethoven, Schubert, Bellini, and Donizetti. With Molly Hanes, soprano; Valerie Pool, piano; Sofia Selowsky, mezzo-soprano and William Willits, guitar.
December 15, 2013 – Happy Holidays with Kimberly Daniel and Friends American and International songs and poetry of the season. With Aubrey Berg, speaker; Steve Goers, piano; Karen Lykes, mezzo-soprano; Pamela Myers, vocalist; Stephanie Jae Park, vocalist; Noah J. Ricketts, vocalist; Kenneth Shaw, bass-baritone; Kimber Elayne Sprawl, vocalist; Frank Weinstock, piano; Jacob Yates, cello.
April 20, 2014 – The Voice of Spain Songs and airs by Fuenllana, Encina, Obradors, Campos, de Falla, Literes, Montsalvatge, Guerrero, Serrano, Luna, Barbieri, Moreno-Torroba and Llorens-Torres. Poetry by Quevedo, Guillen and Neruda. With Pedro Arroyo, tenor; Cindy Candelaria, soprano; Sakinah Davis, soprano; Rafael de Acha, speaker; Valerie Pool, piano; Sofia Selowsky, mezzo-soprano; William Willits, guitar.
June 1, 2014 – I Hear America Singing
Songs by George Gershwin, Stephen Foster, Aaron Copland, and Leonard Bernstein. With Simon Barrad, baritone; Alan Palacios Chan, tenor; Kimberly Daniel, vocalist; Fotina Naumenko, soprano; Noah J. Ricketts, vocalist; Ryan Sigurdson, piano; Kimber Elayne Sprawl, vocalist; and Paulina Villareal, mezzo-soprano.
October 12, 2014 – Songs from Austria and Germany Mozart – Arias and Songs; Schubert – Der Hirt auf dem Felsen; Brahms – Two Songs for Alto, Viola and Piano, op. 91; Duets by Schumann and Mendelssohn; Strauss – Four Songs, opus 27; Flotow – Arias from Martha. With Pedro Arroyo, tenor; Cindy Candelaria, soprano; Anneliese Dzwonczyk, soprano; Jeff O’Flynn, clarinet; Althea Kearney, viola; Carmine Miranda, cello; Paulina Villareal, mezzo-soprano; Frank Weinstock, piano; Rachel Kay Zapata, piano.
December 7, 2014 – Happy Holidays with Kimberly Daniel and Friends American and International songs and poetry of the season. With Pedro Arroyo, tenor; Tomas Baresel, tenor; Ben Biggers, vocalist; Vince Degeorge, speaker; R. Terrell Finney, speaker; Kenneth Griffiths, piano; Carmine Miranda, cello; Jeff O’Flynn, clarinet; D.J. Plunkett, vocalist; Kenneth Shaw, baritone; Paulina Villareal, mezzo-soprano; Danny White, piano; Lawson Young, vocalist.
February 15, 2015 – Bewitched… Songs by Gershwin, Kern, Rodgers and Hart. With Ben Biggers, Eric William Geil, Tyler Huckstepp, Gina Santare and Lawson Young, vocalists. Danny White, music director.
April 12, 2015 – Songs from the British Isles – Dowland, Morley – Songs; When I am laid in earth…(Dido and Aeneas) – Purcell; Handel – Arias from Joshua and Solomon; Lo! Hear the Gentle Lark – Bishop; Beethoven – Irish and Scottish Songs for voices and piano trio; Britten – Songs for tenor and guitar; Ganon – Shakespeare Songs for voices, flute, cello and violin; Coward – Operetta Songs. With Suzanne Bona, flute; Paola Ines Gonzalez, soprano; Ryu Kyung Kim, mezzo-soprano; Sarah Kim, cello; Shawn Mlynek, tenor; Danny White, piano; Manami White, violin
October 4, 2015 – Mozart for the Voice Mozart – Six Notturni for voices with piano, K. 346, 436, 437, 438, 439, 549; Rivolgete a lui lo sguardo, concert aria for bass, K. 584; Ch’io mi scordi di te, concert aria for soprano, K. 505; Per pieta, non ricercate, concert aria for tenor, K. 420; Vorrei spiegarti, o Dio, concert aria for soprano, K. 418; Der Schauspieldirektor (The Opera Impresario), a Singspiel in one act, K. 486. With Andrew Manea, baritone; Heidi Middendorf, soprano; Fotina Naumenko, soprano; Allan Palacios Chan, tenor; and Danny White, piano.
December 6, 2015 – Kimberly Daniel and Friends Celebrate the Holidays American and International songs and poetry of the season. With Pedro Arroyo, tenor; Aubrey Berg, speaker; Ben Biggers, vocalist; Allan Palacios Chan, tenor; Michelle Coben, vocalist; Eric Hernandez, vocalist; Vernon Hartman, baritone; Amy Johnson, soprano; Tyler Johnson-Campion, vocalist; Nick Pelaccio, vocalist; Kimberly Pine, vocalist; Nathaniel Riccio, vocalist; Jennifer Roig-Francoli, violin; Gabriella Sam, soprano; Paul Schwensen, vocalist; Tyler Sodoma, vocalist; Danny White, piano; Adam Zeph, vocalist.
February 14, 2016 – Speak Love Schubert – Auf der Strom, D943; Brahms – Liebeslieder (Love Songs), op. 52 ; Kurt Weill – Songs from Love Life, The Firebrand of Florence, Knickerbocker Holiday, Street Scene, One Touch of Venus and Lady in the Dark. With Pedro Arroyo, tenor; Caitlin Gotimer, soprano; Kayleigh Decker, mezzo-soprano; Christopher Morales, bass-baritone; Frank Weinstock. piano; Danny White, piano
April 17, 2016 – Paris, City of Light Saint-Saens – The Carnival of the Animals; Ravel – Cinq Melodies Grecques (Five Greek Folk Songs); Debussy – Three Songs; Duets by Paladilhe, Berlioz, Faure and Saint Saens; Opera excerpts from Mignon, Manon, Les Contes d’Hoffmann and Lakme. With Anneliese Dzwonczyk, soprano; Kimberly Daniel, narrato; Ryu Kyung Kim, mezzo-soprano; Samuel Martin, piano; Elizabeth Motter, harp.
October 2, 2016 –Sins of Old Age –Vocal and Instrumental music by Rossini and his contemporaries. With Suzanne Bona, flute; Ashley Fabian, soprano; Allan Palacios Chan, tenor; Kayleigh Decker, mezzo-soprano; Sarak Kim, cello; Jesse Leong, piano; Jennifer Roig , violin
December 4, 2016 – Happy Holidays with Kimberly Daniel and Friends
February 12, 2017 – Wagner – Wesendonk Songs; Strauss – Last Four Songs; Schoenberg – Brettl Songs; Haydn – Emperor Quartet With Shareese Arnold, soprano; 4-Way String Quartet; Chistina Lalog Seal, piano.
April 23, 2017 – Happy Birthday, Mr. Shakespeare! – Music and poetry by Shakespeare, Morley, Dowland, Cole Porter, Bernstein, Rodgers and Hart, Gounod, Rossini and Verdi. With Pedro Arroyo, tenor; Kimberly Daniel, speaker; Claire Lopatka, soprano; Samuel Martin, piano; Annelise Dzwonczyk, mezzo-soprano; William Willits, guitar and lute.
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What a great accomplishment! The musical life of the Queen City and it’s artists is richer and nourished through you continued efforts. God bless all of you hard work on our behalf.
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