Carolina Summer Music Festival

cl-WEB-carolina-chamber-symphony-players-150This American-themed program is a sampling of three concerts from the Carolina Chamber Symphony Players' annual Carolina Summer Music Festival in Winston-Salem, NC. The first, American Landscapes, offers a celebration of bucolic life in The States. Next is Music in Revolutionary Salem, featuring 18th century patriotic and Moravian works, and finally, Moon River: The Words of Johnny Mercer, a concert featuring jazz combo arrangments of some American standards.

Listen to the entire program: Carolina Summer Music Festival





Billboard and Introduction to "Hannah's Glade" - Lauren Rico





Gary Shocker: Hannah's Glade
Elizabeth Ransom, flute; Peter Kairoff, piano





Introduction to MacDowell's From an Old Garden - Lauren Rico





Edward MacDowell: From an Old Garden

  • Pansy
  • Myrtle
  • Clover
  • Yellow Daisy
  • Blue-Bell
  • Mignonette

Glenn Siebert, tenor
Peter Kairoff, piano





Introduction to MacDowell piano pieces - Lauren Rico





Edward MacDowell: Piano selections

  • To a Wild Rose (from Woodland Sketches)
  • To an Old White Pine
  • Impromptu
  • March Wind

Peter Kairoff, piano





Introduction to Wendling's sonata - Lauren Rico





Johann Baptist Wendling: Sonata No. 3 in F
Elizabeth Ransom, flute; Jacqui Carrasco, violin; Jennifer Alexandra Johnston, cello





Introduction to Kotzwara's sonata - Lauren Rico





Frantisek Kotzwara: Sonata No. 1 in G
Simon Ertz, viola; Jennifer Alexandra Johnston, cello





Introduction to the patriotic medley - Lauren Rico





Traditional Patriotic Medley
Elizabeth Ransom, flute; Corinne Brouwer, Jacqui Carrasco, violins; Simon Ertz, viola;
Jennifer Alexandra Johnston, cello; Susan Bates, harpsichord





Introduction to Hoffman's sonata - Lauren Rico





Leopold Hoffman: Sonata in A
Corinne Brouwer, Jacqui Carrasco, violins; Simon Ertz, viola;
Jennifer Alexandra Johnston, cello; Susan Bates, harpsichord





Introduction to the first Jazz set - Lauren Rico





Jazz Set 1:

  • Victor Schertzinger/Johnny Mercer: Tangerine
  • Victor Schertzinger/Johnny MercerI Remember You
  • Hoagy Carmichael/Johnny Mercer: Skylark
  • Harold Arlen/Johnny Mercer: Blues in the Night

Martha Bassett, vocals
Matt Kendrick, bass
Federico Pivetta, piano
John Wilson, drums
Wally West, tenor saxophone
Ken Wilmot, trumpet
Jacqui Carrasco, violin





Introduction to the Harold Arlen Set - Lauren Rico





Jazz Set 2:

  • Harold Arlen/Johnny Mercer: One for My Baby
  • Harold Arlen/Johnny Mercer: Come Rain or Come Shine

Martha Bassett, vocals
Matt Kendrick, bass
Federico Pivetta, piano
John Wilson, drums
Wally West, tenor saxophone
Ken Wilmot, trumpet
Jacqui Carrasco, violin





Introduction to Satin Doll - Lauren Rico





Jazz Set 3:

  • Duke Ellington & Billy Strayhorn/Johnny Mercer: Satin Doll

Martha Bassett, vocals
Matt Kendrick, bass
Federico Pivetta, piano
John Wilson, drums
Wally West, tenor saxophone
Ken Wilmot, trumpet
Jacqui Carrasco, violin





End of the show - Lauren Rico