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Prayers from the Ark for treble voices, soloists, and narrator, by Frederic Balazs


Saturday, November 21, 2009 - 3:00pm

"Prayers from the Ark" - poems of the late French Benedictine nun, Carmen Bernos de Gasztold, set to music for treble choir, soloists, and narrator, by composer Frederic Balazs, to be premiered by the Tucson Boys Chorus, Dr. Julian Ackerley, director. November 21, at 3 and 7pm at the Benedictine Monastery in Tucson. Additional works to be performed as part of the Benedictine Preserving Our Heritage Festival.

Frederic Balazs premiere by the Tucson Symphony


Thursday, November 19, 2009 - 8:00pm

The Tucson Tucson Boys ChorusTucson Boys ChorusSymphony will present "Song - After Walt Whitman" for orchestra with children's chorus, by longtime ACA composer, Frederic Balazs, on November 19, 20 (8pm, and 22 (2pm), 2009 at the TCC Music Hall. The new concert master of the symphony, Aaron Boyd, ACA Festival soloist from the Zukofsky Quartet and SIU, will be performing. Julian Ackerley will conduct the Tucson Boys Chorus, also featured in this work.

ACA Summer Festival 2009; June 17-20 Rare Premieres


Wednesday, June 17, 2009 - 7:30pm

All concerts at Symphony Space Leonard Nimoy Thalia
2537 Broadway at 95th St. New York, NY 10025

Wednesday, June 17, 2009 7:30 PM
with SECOND INSTRUMENTAL UNITTillis Brass Quintet playersTillis Brass Quintet players

Frederick Tillis: SONG for Sister Hokkaido for Brass Quintet and Latin percussion (world premiere) Trumpets: Nathan Botts, Paul Murphy;Horn: Sydney Braunfeld;Trombone: Brian Mahany;Tuba: Dan Peck; Percussion: Alex Lipowski


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