Wednesday, August 07, 2013

Music, Gettysburg! Announces 34th Exciting Season

MG2013-2014.jpgMUSIC, GETTYSBURG! ANNOUNCES new season of exciting music with favorites and new voices

Music, Gettysburg! will present a new season of inspired and inspiring performances in its 2013-2014 season, beginning with the Gettysburg Chamber Orchestra September 8th.
The new season will bring first time performances, including organist Bruce Neswick, soprano Stacey Mastrian, Ensemble Companio, and new guest performers with the Chamber Orchestra. The roster of performers in the 34th season also includes an all-star list of many of Gettysburg’s most-loved performers: Wayne Hill, Felix Hell, the Schola Cantorum, the Sunderman’s Metta Ensemble, Cormorants Fancy and others. 
Music, Gettysburg! concerts free and open to the public, thanks to the support of community and corporate generosity and especially by the Lutheran Theological Seminary at Gettysburg, which provides the acoustically magnificent Seminary Chapel, 147 Seminary Ridge.

Sunderman Conservatory faculty member Alexander Kahn said “What brings me the most joy about Music, Gettysburg! is that it adds such a rich and diverse array of performers and performances to our town. I’ve enjoyed every note I’ve heard, from the transcendent sounds of Tuvan throat singing to the heavenly voices of the Schola Cantorum to the triumphant peals of brass and percussion from the Gettysburg Chamber Orchestra.” He added, “the fact that I get to experience this great music in the beautiful and acoustically magnificent Seminary Chapel is of course an added plus!”


The 34th Season schedule is:

Sun., Sept. 8, 2013, 4:00 PM
Gettysburg Chamber Orchestra featuring Miranda Henne, Cellist
Sun., Oct. 20, 2013,  4:00 PM
Bruce Neswick, organist, the debut of one of the nation’s best known performers and improvisers

Fri., Nov. 1, 2013, 4:00 PM
Voices of Duty and Devotion: A Seminary Ridge Hymn Festival
Led by the Schola Cantorum of Gettysburg, and the Keystone Brass

Sun., Nov. 17, 2013, 4:00 PM
Metta Ensemble, Celebrating Verdi’s 200th birthday with overtures, arias, and ensembles from his operas.
Sat., Nov. 23, 2013, 4:00 PM
Happy Birthday
Two of our favorite performers – Wayne Hill and Michael Matsinko – 

Sun., Dec. 1, 2013, 7:30 PM
Advent Vespers with the Schola Cantorum leading a candlelight service filled with music of expectation, hope, and joy.

Sun., Dec. 15, 2013, 7:00 PM
Christmas Offering
The Gettysburg Children’s Choir, Teresa Bowers, Wayne Hill, Stephen Folkemer leading the Schola Cantorum, Michael Matsinko, and many other of our favorite performers gather around the Christmas tree to present a holiday sampler.

Sun., Jan. 19, 2014, 4:00 PM
Eaken Piano Trio As one of their favorite venues, Music, Gettysburg! is a stop on the Trio’s farewell tour.  

Fri., Jan. 24, 2014, 7:30 PM
Burns Night
Celebrate Robert Burns’ birthday with his poetry and Scottish music presented by Cormorants Fancy. 
Sun., Feb. 9, 2014, 4: PM
Felix Hell, organist  The pride of Baltimore returns to the chapel for his annual performance!
Sun., Mar. 2, 2014, 4:00 PM
Stacey Mastrian, soprano Sunderman Conservatory’s vocal professor brings her "intensity, focus and warm, passionate sound" (New York Times) up the hill!
Sun., Mar. 16, 2014, 4:00 PM
Ensemble New Amsterdam 
Gettysburg’s own Mary Hammann brings her ensemble back for some of the most compelling chamber music of the year!

Sat., Mar. 29, 2014, 7:30 PM
Ensemble Companio
 Joseph Gregorio brings home his chamber choir with its “vibrant sound and moving interpretations.”

Sun., May 4, 2014, 4:00 PM
A Bachfest, with the Schola Cantorum of Gettysburg performs some of Bach’s finest vocal and choral masterpieces.
Sun., May 11, 2014, 4:00 PM
Gettysburg Chamber Orchestra
Mary Hammann returns again to play viola solos and Beethoven’s 5th Symphony

For more information about the Music, Gettysburg! schedule, please call 717-338-3000 ext 2197 or visit the web site at where you may also sign up for additional concert reminders and updates.

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