Brass Roots Trio
Saturday, October 25, 2014,
A new sound in chamber music. Three world-class musicians redefine the chamber music genre with the fusion of classical, jazz, Americana and Latin styles. With trumpet, French horn and piano, plus the bonus of a brilliant operatic tenor, BRASS ROOTS TRIO wraps the audience in exquisite sounds. They have dazzled audiences and critics alike with their breathtaking virtuosity, artistic passion and adventurous programming. Rosetta Senkus Bacon (piano), Travis Heath (trumpet and flugelhorn) and Douglas Lundeen (French horn and vocalist) infuse their music with passion and exuberant energy.
Judith Lynn Stillman with Diana McVey
Saturday, March 7, 2015, 8:00 pm
A “Wow” combination if ever there was one. Judith Lynn Stillman, the “poetess” of the piano, performing with the acclaimed soprano, Diana McVey. Judith Lynn Stillman is an internationally renowned pianist, choral conductor, composer and professor, described by Wynton Marsalis as “a rare find, a remarkable virtuoso, a consummate artist.” She has performed in celebrated venues all over the world.
Diana McVey's sweet and pliant voice has been heard in opera and oratorio, and as soloist with orchestra,in her native Rhode Island, nationally, and in the Middle East. She is a riveting and moving actress, bringing her range of talent to roles from Violetta to Lucia. This is a rare opportunity to see this remarkable collaboration in varied repertoire, including art song, musical theatre selections and Stillman's Phoenix from the Ashes.
The Rhode Island Children's Chorus
Sunday, April 12, 2015, 3:00 pm
What is more beautiful than the clear, sweet sounds of children singing! The Rhode Island Children's Chorus delights its audiences with its varied repertoire, which includes classical, contemporary, multicultural and patriotic music, and the infectious joy of its members. These children are inspired by their vocal training in a non-competitive atmosphere. Strong bonds of friendship become a part of the child’s choral experience as they participate in this rewarding artistic activity. Their amazing natural talent and confidence will be evident during this concert. Christine Noel, who is also artistic director of the Providence Singers, is the director of this chorus.