Greenville Symphony: Music from the Heavens

cl-140817The Greenville, SC ensemble is augmented by chorus and soprano soloist for a concert ringing with vocal music, ranging from Poulenc’s reverent Gloria to dramatic masterworks by Verdi. Later in the program there are highlights from a special recital by student musicians at the Northwest School of the Arts in Charlotte. The young musicians, who receive instruction from professional musicians in the Charlotte Symphony, perform the world premiere of specially-commissioned work by North Carolina’s own Dan Locklair.

 

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Billboard and introduction to Poulenc’s Gloria – Lauren Rico





POULENC: Gloria

Greenville Symphony Orchestra

Edvard Tchivzhel, conductor

Greenville Chorale

Binghham Vick Jr., director

Christina Major, soprano





Introduction to Mascagni’s Easter Hymn from Cavelleria Rusticana – Lauren Rico





MASCAGNI: Eastern Hymn from Cavelleria Rusticana

Greenville Symphony Orchestra

Edvard Tchivzhel, conductor





Introduction to Verdi’s Overture to La Forza del Destino – Lauren Rico





VERDI: Overture to La Forza del Destino

Greenville Symphony Orchestra

Edvard Tchivzhel, conductor





Introduction to Verdi’s Triumphal March from Aida – Lauren Rico





VERDI: Triumphal March from Aida

Greenville Symphony Orchestra

Greenville Chorale

Edvard Tchivzhel, conductor





End of Part One. Beginning of Part Two with introduction to Verdi’s Stabat Mater and Te Deum from Quattro Pezzi Sacri – Lauren Rico and Mike McKay





VERDI: Stabat Mater and Te Deum from Quattro Pezzi Sacri

Greenville Symphony Orchestra

Edvard Tchivzhel, conductor

Greenville Chorale

Binghham Vick Jr., director





Introduction to the Northwest School of the Arts’ Recital Seminar Spring Concert and Marais’s L’agreable from Five Old French Dances – Lauren Rico and Frank Dominguez





MARAIS: L’agreable from Five Old French Dances

Taylor Byrd, viola

Ian Wise, piano





Introduction to Locklair’s Canzona for the Music Makers – Lauren Rico, Frank Dominguez, and Dan Locklair 





LOCKLAIR: Canzona for the Music Makers

Northwest School of the Arts Recital Seminar Musicians

Charlotte Symphony Orchestra





Introduction to Haydn’s Sonata in C Major – Lauren Rico





HAYDN: Sonata in C Major

Louis Goldstein, piano





End of the show – Lauren Rico and Mike McKay