John Eaton's Legacy - In celebration with music of John Eaton, Richard Cameron-Wolfe, Judith Sainte Croix, and more, March 30

Date: 

Mar 30 2019 - 8:00pm

Saturday, March 30th at 8pm
Leonard Nimoy Thalia at Peter Norton Symphony Space
2537 Broadway at 95th St., NY
Free admission

The John Eaton Foundation presents a very special concert to honor the beloved late composer on what would have been his 84th birthday. Celebrating John Eaton's Legacy will present John Eaton's Sor Juana Songs as well as premieres and works by former students Richard Cameron-Wolfe, Winnie Cheung, Jalalu-Kalvert Nelson, Carol Ann Weaver, Marc Satterwhite, Eugene O'Brien, Patricia Morehead, Judith Sainte Croix and Randolph Peters.

Performers: 
Kate Maroney, mezzo-soprano
Deanne Meek, mezzo-soprano
Mary-Catherine Pazzano, contralto
The Bowers-Fader Duo: Jessica Bowers, mezzo-soprano & Oren Fader, guitar
Roberta Michel, flutes
Vasko Dukovski, bass clarinet
Daniel Lippel, guitar
Jalalu-Kalvert Nelson, trumpet
Irena Portenko, piano
Carol Ann Weaver, piano
Patricia Morehead, oboe d'amore/oboe, electronics
Yumi Kurosawa, koto
Christopher Otto, violin
Kobi Malkin, violin
Siwoo Kim, violin
Andrew Gonzalez, viola
Jared Blajian, cello
Randolph Peters, electronics

 

Program:

Songs for My Mother 2017     NYC Premiere                                         
Carol Ann Weaver

Texts by Miriam L. Weaver 

Feedsack Curtains
Hard Shell Baptists
Lately Sprung
To The End.

Mary-Catherine Pazzano, contralto
Carol Ann Weaver, piano

Sounds and Sighs for John 2016     NYC Premiere                                
Patricia Morehead

Patricia Morehead, oboe d'amore/oboe, electronics

Kyrie (Mantra) IV 2016     US Premiere                                                     
Richard Cameron-Wolfe

Transcribed by Sergii Gorkusha.

Roberta Michel, flute
Daniel Lippel, guitar

Taking the Scarlet 2004      NYC Premiere                                                 
Winnie Cheung

Yumi Kurosawa, koto
Christopher Otto, violin

Juggernaut 1993        US Premiere                                                              
Randolph Peters


Kobi Malkin, violin
Siwoo Kim, violin
Andrew Gonzalez, viola
Jared Blajian, cello
Randolph Peters, electronics

 

INTERMISSION

 

Improvisations 2019           World Premiere                                                    
Jalalu-Kalvert Nelson   
   

on What if this present were the world's last night?
from John Eaton's The Holy Sonnets of John Donne for soprano and piano
Jalalu-Kalvert Nelson, trumpet and inside of piano

For John Eaton 2016       World Premiere                                                   
Marc Satterwhite

Roberta Michel, bass flute
Vasko Dukovski, bass clarinet

Los Cuatro Acuerdos 2016                                                                     
Judith Sainte Croix

The Bowers-Fader Duo: Jessica Bowers, mezzo-soprano & Oren Fader, guitar

Lullaby (W.H. Auden) from Algebra of Night 2015     NY Premiere            
Eugene O'Brien

Deanne Meek, mezzo-soprano
Kobi Malkin, violin
Andrew Gonzalez, viola
Jared Blajian, cello

Sor Juana Songs 2016    
John Eaton

Kate Maroney, mezzo-soprano
Irena Portenko, piano

Admission is free. Donations to The John Eaton Foundation are welcome.