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Performers, Patronage, and Prejudice

Thursday March 4 @ 8:00 pm PST

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As part of our Jews & Music (JAMOnline) series, this riveting program includes music by composers Fanny and Felix Mendelssohn, Joseph Joachim, Offenbach, and Meyerbeer, featuring members of the Orchestra and Chorale, as well as special guests. Nic and Francesco will lead a dynamic and spirited discussion, complete with illuminating visuals for this special JAMOnline event.

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HOSTS

FRANCESCO SPAGNOLO, Jews & Music Scholar-in-Residence
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NICHOLAS McGEGAN, Music Director Laureate
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MUSICAL GUESTS

NICHOLAS McGEGAN, fortepiano
AVI STEIN, piano
TANYA TOMKINS, cello
JESSICA TROY, viola
HEIDI WATERMAN, mezzo-soprano
ERIC ZIVIAN, fortepiano

PROGRAM

JOSEPH JOACHIM (1831–1907)
Sostenuto in G minor from Hebräische Melodien, Op. 9 No. 1
Jessica Troy, viola; Avi Stein, piano

FANNY HENSEL (1805–1847)
“Wenn der Frühling kommt mit dem Sonnenschein”
Heidi Waterman, mezzo-soprano; Nicholas McGegan, fortepiano

FELIX MENDELSSOHN (1809–1847)
Fantasy or Caprice in A minor, Op. 16 No. 1
  Andante con moto — Allegro vivace
Eric Zivian, fortepiano

ANTON RUBINSTEIN (1829–1894)
Moderato assai in F major, from 2 Mélodies, Op. 3 No. 1 (arr. David Popper)
Tanya Tomkins, cello; Eric Zivian, fortepiano

GIACOMO MEYERBEER (1791–1864)
“Le ricordanze”
Heidi Waterman, mezzo-soprano; Nicholas McGegan, fortepiano

JACQUES OFFENBACH (1819–1880)
“Je t’adore, brigand” from La Périchole
Heidi Waterman, mezzo-soprano; Nicholas McGegan, fortepiano

OFFENBACH
Les Larmes de Jacqueline, Op. 76 No. 2
Tanya Tomkins, cello; Eric Zivian, fortepiano

Charles-Valentin ALKAN (1813–1888)
J’étais endormie, mais mon coeur veillait, from 25 Preludes, Op. 31 No. 13
(Song of Solomon 5:2)

Nicholas McGegan, fortepiano

MATHILDE HANNAH VON ROTHSCHILD (1832–1924)
“C’etait en Avril”
Heidi Waterman, mezzo-soprano; Nicholas McGegan, fortepiano

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Details

Date:
Thursday March 4
Time:
8:00 pm PST - 9:00 pm PST
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