Music Program
 


Thursday, October 28, 1993

Ned Rorem

NORTH AMERICAN NEW MUSIC FESTIVAL:

Presented at:
Baird Hall (University at Buffalo)

A retrospective concert of music by Ned Rorem, in honor of the composer's seventieth birthday. Featuring songs: AN ENCOUNTER WITH Ned Rorem, THE NANTUCKET SONGS, BRIGHT MUSIC, CYCLE OF HOLY SONGS, THE SANTA FE SONGS. With musicians: Martha Herr (soprano); Gary Burgess (tenor); Thomas Halpin (violin); Jens Barnieck (pianoforte); Amy Williams (pianoforte); Marlene Witnauer (flute); Douglas Cone (violin); Arie Lipsky (violoncello); Stephen Manes (pionoforte); Gary Burgess (tenor); Daniel McCabe (baritone); Calerie Heywood-How (viola); Luk (pianoforte).


Some publications related to this event:
September, October, November and December, 1993 - 1993

 
 
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