Sun, January 15, 2012 at 3:00 pm
St James Episcopal Cathedral—Wabash at Huron, Chicago
CHAMBER CONCERT: A FLAIR for OPERA
Sara Su Jones, Tatyana Stepanova, Dennis Moore
A companion concert to our all-opera program in May, the CBASO’s concertmaster, Sara Su Jones, with pianist Tatyana Stepanova, presents a wide-ranging program of rarely-heard virtuoso opera fantasies and transcriptions of themes from Der Rosenkavalier, Porgy and Bess, Carmen, La Traviata, and Die Meistersinger. 98.7WFMT program host Dennis Moore provides commentary.
CBASO&Chorus tickets, or $15 at the door.
Alard—Fantasy on Verdi’s “La Traviata”
Rimsky-Korsakov:—Aria of the Shemakhan Tsaritsa from “The Golden Cockerel”
Prokofiev—March from “Love for Three Oranges”
Rimsky-Korsakov—Song of the Indian Guest from “Sadko”
Paganini—Variations on a Theme from Rossini’s “Moses in Egypt”
Wagner/Wilhelmj—Paraphrase of Walther’s Preislied (Prize Song) from “Die Meistersinger”
Gershwin/Heifetz—Summertime, It Ain’t Necessarily So, Tempo di Blues
Strauss/Prihoda—Sequence of Waltzes from “Der Rosenkavalier”
Bizet/Hubay—Fantasie Brillante on “Carmen”