Concerts & Recitals – March 2020


Westminster Conservatory at Nassau

Thursday, March 19
12:15 pm, Niles Chapel

Westminster Conservatory at Nassau recitals will continue on Thursday, March 19 with a recital of music for flute, clarinet, and piano.  The performers, all members of the Westminster Conservatory teaching faculty, are Katherine McClure, flute; Kenneth Ellison, clarinet; and Esma Pasic-Filipovic, piano.  The recital will take place at 12:15 pm in the Niles Chapel of Nassau Presbyterian Church, 61 Nassau Street in Princeton.  It is open to the public free of charge.

The March 19 program comprises Johannes Brahms’ Sonata No. 2 in E-flat Major, opus 120 for clarinet and piano, Cesar Franck’s Sonata in A Major for flute (originally violin) and piano, and Gary Shocker’s French Toast for flute, clarinet, and piano.

On April 16 Westminster Conservatory at Nassau will present Inessa Gleyzerova in a recital for solo piano.

The William & Mary Choir

Saturday, March 21
7:00 pm, Sanctuary

The William & Mary Choir, under the direction of James Armstrong, will undertake its annual spring tour March 20-25, 2020. The Choir will give two concerts in Virginia (Sterling and North Chesterfield), appearing also in Washington, DC, Philadelphia, PA, and Princeton, NJ. (For full itinerary with concert locations and times see http://choir.blogs.wm.edu/concert-schedule.)  The program, entitled “A Trip Around the World: Postcards from the American South, Europe, Japan and South Korea”, will feature premiere performances of two works commissioned by Classical Movements’ Eric Daniel Helms New Music Program for the William & Mary Choir in connection with their Japanese and South Korean Tour in May of 2020: Teruaki Suzuki’s Two Postcards on a text by the renowned Japanese poet Shuntarō Tanikawa and Hyowon Woo’s Jubilate Deo. The program will also include works by Claude Debussy, James Erb (And Peace at the Last: An Anthem for Evening), the Latvian composers Pēteris Vasks and Ādolfs Ābele as well as African American spirituals arranged by Moses Hogan, James McCullough and Hall Johnson. Admission is free and open to the public.

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