Harmonies of Hope – Concert Series 2017
Our second concert in the 2017 season will feature the Presentation Brass Quintet. This concert honors Rev. Becky Pratt in her continued battle with colon cancer, and all proceeds will support the Stanton Cancer Care Fund. Please join us on Wednesday, February 22nd at 7:30pm.
The Repertoire will include:
El Relicario – Jose Padilla, arr. Gary Cattley
March from the Second Folk Song Suite – Gustav Holst
Sea Sketches – Ian MacDonald
Brass Quintet No. 1 Op. 5 – Victor Ewald
Four Hits for Five – George Gershwin
A Nightingale Sang in Berkeley Square – Eric Maschwitz
That’s a Plenty – Lew Pollack
Joy to the World – G.F. Handel/Lowell Mason, arr. Lawrence Kursar
Now Thank We All Our God – Johann Cruger/Felix Mendelssohn, arr. Lawrence Kursar
A Mighty Fortress is Our God – Martin Luther, arr. Lawrence Kursar
The Presentation Brass Quintet has performed throughout New York, New Jersey and Pennsylvania including venues such as Radio City Hall and the Academy of Music in Philadelphia. The credits of the members include the nationally known jazz ensemble the “Midiri Brothers,” and the internationally known chamber music ensemble “Crosswinds Trio.” This diverse background of the artists has produced an exciting and fervent music ensemble. Their repertoire includes a wide range of musical styles, encompassing music from the Renaissance to that of contemporary composers.
A night of organ music – Monday, March 20th at 7:30pm, featuring Peter Stevenson, Philip Stevenson, and other local organists. Check back for more details!
Ilya Yakushev, Mr. Ed and the Revs, and a gathering of other Stanton friends – Monday, April 24th at 7:30pm.