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Concert
Summer, 2009
"Something rich and strange..."
a concert at the solstice

Artwork by Robert Franson
Robert Franson, watercolor

The Ariose Singers perform works by Renaissance masters of the Italian madrigal, as well as modern madrigal settings of Emily Dickinson's poetry by American composer Elliott Carter (in honor of his 100th birthday). Also included on the program are selections from Brahms's op. 104 collection of choral songs, Three Shakespeare Songs by Ralph Vaughan Williams, Four Motets on Gregorian Themes by French composer Maurice Duruflé, and a reprise of Ariose's recent world-premiere performance of three new choral works by young Californian composer Nick Vasallo.

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Ariose Personnel

Michael McGushin, Director
David Loren Beckstein
Jaeleen Bennis
Kathleen Caton
Jas Cluff
Karen Jelcick
Tyler Johnson
Dan Landry
Katie McKee
Burr Nissen
Donna Odryna
Catherine Pickerrell
John Seales
Rebecca Stuhlbarg
Michael Vojvoda
Don Ware
Susana Wessling
Mary Ann Wieland
Jeffrey Young