Greensboro Symphony Orchestra & Choral Society of Greensboro: Beethoven’s 9th

cl-ollarsabaThis concert from May of 2012 by the Greensboro Symphony Orchestra begins with a brief program of music for a combination rarely heard in concerts: bass vocalist and orchestra. Rising young singer Richard Ollarsaba presents selections by Mozart, Rachmaninoff and Verdi. Then the Choral Society of Greensboro and soloists join the orchestra and conductor Dmitri Sitkovetsky for a complete performance of Beethoven’s crowning achievement.

 

Listen to the entire program: Greensboro Symphony Orchestra & Choral Society of Greensboro: Beethoven’s 9th





Billboard and Introduction to Beethoven’s Symphony No. 9 in d minor – Mike McKay





LUDWIG VAN BEETHOVEN: Symphony No. 9 in d Minor

Greensboro Symphony Orchestra

Choral Society of Greensboro

Dmitry Sitkovetsky, conductor

Meredith Hansen, soprano

Cheryse McLeod Lewis, alto

Daniel Stein, tenor

Richard Ollarsaba, bass-baritone





Break and Introduction to Mozart’s “Catalog” from Don Giovanni – Mike McKay





WOLFGANG AMADEUS MOZART: Madamina! Il catalogo from Don Giovanni

Greensboro Symphony Orchestra

Dmitry Sitkovetsky, conductor

Richard Ollarsaba, bass-baritone





Introduction to Rachmaninoff’s Cavatina from Aleko – Mike McKay





SERGEI RACHMANINOFF: Cavatina from Aleko

Greensboro Symphony Orchestra

Dmitry Sitkovetsky, conductor

Richard Ollarsaba, bass-baritone





Introduction to Verdi’s Come del ciel precipita from Macbeth – Mike McKay





GUISEPPE VERDI: Come del ciel precipita from Macbeth

Greensboro Symphony Orchestra

Dmitry Sitkovetsky, conductor

Richard Ollarsaba, bass-baritone





Introduction to Nolck’s Spanische Serenade and Legende – Mike McKay





AUGUST NOLCK: Spanische Serenade and Legende

Greensboro Symphony Orchestra

Dmitry Sitkovetsky, conductor

Beth Vanderborgh, cello

Theresa Bogard, piano





Introduction to Nolck’s Mazurka brilliante and Souvenir lyrique – Mike McKay





AUGUST NOLCK: Mazurka brilliante and Souvenir lyrique

Greensboro Symphony Orchestra

Dmitry Sitkovetsky, conductor

Beth Vanderborgh, cello

Theresa Bogard, piano





Introduction to Mendelssohn’s Songs Without Words – Mike McKay





FELIX MENDELSSOHN: Songs Without Words

Greensboro Symphony Orchestra

Dmitry Sitkovetsky, conductor

Beth Vanderborgh, cello

Theresa Bogard, piano





End of the show – Mike McKay