SCHEDULE OF EVENTS​​   ​​


Friday, June 5

1:00 pm

Palace Theater

Symposium I


 Redacted Splendor:  
  An Introduction to the Festival
   
       Ellsworth Peterson    
     
“I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings”: 
  Coming to Terms with the Legacies of
             Florence Beatrice Price
         
        Michael Cooper
 
    
6:30 pm

Parish Hall
Grace Episcopal Church


       Reception for Donors

8:00 pm

Grace Episcopal Church

 Opening Concert:
 Women Composers in America


 Hai Zheng, cello
 Kiyoshi Tamagawa, piano
 Virginia Dupuy, mezzo-soprano
 Catherine Lysinger, piano
 Lara Downes, piano
 Lynn Parr Mock, soprano
 Bruce Cain, baritone
​ Invoke String Quartet

 Women Composers in America

Secret and Glass Gardens   Jennifer Higdon
 
 Dreaming                         Amy Cheney Beach
 
 Four Songs                             Florence Price

           Song to the Dark Virgin
           Night 
           Sympathy
           Peter, Go Ring dem Bells
 
 Fantasie nègre                Florence Price
 Sueño Recurrente       Angélica Negrón 


 Strum                   Jessica Montgomery

 Music of Samuel Barber  
 
 Four Songs                       Samuel Barber 
          A Nun Takes the Veil
          The Secrets of the Old

          Sure on this Shining Night
          Nocturne
 
 Dover Beach

 String Quartet in B Minor, Op. 11
           
           Molto Allegro e appassionato
           Molto adagio
           Molto allegro
     
         

     
   
Saturday, June 6

10:00 am

 Caldwell-Carvey Foyer
 Southwestern University
    
 Symposium II / Recital
         
   A Morning with Lara Downs
       
2:00 pm

 Caldwell-Carvey Foyer
 Southwestern University


 Chamber Concert

Music of Immigrant Composers

 Hai Zheng, cello
 Ian Davidson, oboe
 Lara Downes, piano
 Megan Meisenbach, flute
 Hai Zheng, cello
 Toby Blumenthal, piano
 Kevin Bryant, tenor
 Pamela Rossman, piano
 
Music of Immigrant Composers 

  Seven Tunes Heard          
      in China:          Bright Sheng
        
Seasons                  
          The Little Cabbage
          Tibetan Dance

 Upingos                           Carlos Chávez
 Mektá in the Art of Kitá  Halim El-Dabh
 At Dusk, in Shadows      José Serebrier 
 Méditation Hébraïque       Ernest Bloch
 
     Three American Songs
    
Early in the Morning              Ned Rorem
The Lamb                                 Lee Hoiby
 The Lament of 
 Ian the Proud 
                        Charles Tomlinson Griffes

     Music by William Grant Still

 Summerland
 Incantation and Dance
 Five Miniatures:
    I Ride an Old Paint
    Adolorido (from Mexico)
    Jesus is a Rock in the Weary Land
    Yaravi (from Peru)
     A Frog Went A-Courtin'
 

 


   
   
     
Sunday, June 7

3:15 pm

Lois Perkins Chapel
Southwestern University

Pre-concert Lecture

     Ellsworth Peterson    

4:00 pm

Chorale Concert

Lois Perkins Chapel
Southwestern University
 
  San Gabriel Chorale
  David Polley, Organ
  Kenny Sheppard, conductor
 
 O magnum mysterium Jennifer Higdon
   
    Variations on                  Samuel Barber
       a Shape-Note Hymn:

       "Wondrous Love"       

  Three Choruses:            Samuel Barber
       Let Down the Bars,
               O Death
       Heaven-Haven

       Easter Chorale 
 
  African American                 Traditional,
         Spritituals    Arr. William L. Dawson
 
  Swanee River      Steven Collins Foster
                               Arr. William Grant Still
 
   Variations on a                Florence Price
            Folksong:   
      "Peter, Go Ring dem Bells"

  Chichester Psalms,  Leonard Bernstein
    (with organ, harp and
      percussion)


      Maestoso ma energico --
           Allegro  molto
      
     Andante con moto,
         ma tranquillo -Allegro feroce

     Prelude --Sostenuto molto--
            Peacefully  flowing

  Almighty Father        Leonard Bernstein
      (from MASS)

    
   
Tuesday, June 2

2:00 pm

Caldwell-Carvey Foyer
Southwestern University 

Symposium III
 
     Musical Instruments
          in Beethoven’s Time
        
            Lana Neal
  
      Beethoven’s Folksong
           Settings
      
            Kirsten Peterson
   
   
7:00 pm

Hewlett Room
Georgetown Public Library

Mid-week Concert
 
  Elizabeth Pitcairn, violin
  Hai Zheng, cello
  Toby Blumenthal, piano
  Bruce Cain, baritone
  
    Violin Sonata in F Major, Op. 24 
           (“Spring”)
    Three Irish Folksongs
    Piano Trio in B-flat Major, Op. 97
            (“Archduke”)
        
     (This event is free of charge)
 

   
Thursday, May 30

2:00 pm

Caldwell-Carvey Foyer
Southwestern University

Lecture and Master Class


An Introduction to Fidelio
        William Nicholas

A Master Class on Fidelio:
     First Act Quartet
        Bruce Cain and students

            (This event is free of charge)


   
Friday, May 31

1:30 pm

City Lights Theater

Film Showing

Beethoven’s Opera Fidelio        

          (This event is free of charge.)

7:00 pm

Caldwell-Carvey Foyer

Chamber Concert

Hai Zheng, cello
Kiyoshi Tamagawa, piano
Steven Brennfleck, tenor
Thalea String Quartet

    Variations on
        “Bei Männern, welche Liebe fühlen
    Piano Sonata (“The Tempest”)
         in D Minor, Op. 31, No. 2 
    Große Fuge, Op. 133


   
    
Saturday, June 1

2:00 pm

Caldwell-Carvey Foyer
 Southwestern University


Salon Concert

Jessica Mathaes, violin
Toby Blumenthal, piano
Bruce Cain, baritone
Thalea String Quartet

    Violin Sonata in D Major, Op. 12, No. 1
    Adelaide
    32 Variations in C Minor
    String Quartet in E Minor, Op. 59, No. 2


   
Sunday, June 2

3:15 pm

Alma Thomas Theatre
Southwestern University

Pre-concert Lecture
    
    Ellsworth Peterson


4:00 pm

Alma Thomas Theatre
Southwestern University

A Choral Finale

Julia Taylor, soprano,
 
Liz Cass, mezzosoprano 

Scot Cameron, tenor  

Bruce Cain, bass

The San Gabriel Chorale
The Missa Solemnis Orchestra

Kenneth Sheppard, Conductor

​Missa Solemnis