Harlem Songfest Announcement

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The Harlem Chamber Players
present a
Harlem Songfest
Friday, June 1, 2018 at 7 PM

Miller Theatre at Columbia University
2960 Broadway (at 116th Street)
New York, NY 10027
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We will close our 10th Anniversary Season with a gala concert, presenting some of the best voices in Harlem—Met Opera sopranos Janinah Burnett and Brandie Sutton, mezzo-soprano Lucia Bradford, tenor Chauncey Packer, and baritone Kenneth Overton.

$50 VIP Patron - for reserved center orchestra seating
*$30 is deductible to the fullest extent allowable by law.

$25 General Admission at the door
($5 off if you purchase in advance online.)

$20 Student/Senior Discount

You may buy tickets online or at the door beginning at 6 PM on the day of the concert.
Cash or check only at the door. No credit cards will be accepted at the door.
You may use your credit card if you purchase tickets online.
Avoid the lines and get your tickets ahead of time!

Mozart Ouverture from Der Schauspieldirektor (The Impresario)
Mozart "Deh vieni, non tardar" from Le Nozze di Figaro
Donizetti "Vieni o tu che ognora io chiamo" from Caterina Cornaro
Verdi "Re dell'abisso affrettati" from Un Ballo in Maschera
Mozart "Soave sia il vento" Trio from Così fan tutte
Puccini "Addio fiorito asil" from Madama Butterly

Offenbach "Barcarolle" Duet from Les contes d'Hoffmann
Gounod "Poison Aria" from Roméo et Juliette
Verdi "La donna è mobile" from Rigoletto
Delibes "Sous le dôme épais" (Flower Duet) from Lakmé
Verdi "Per me giunto" from Don Carlo
Mozart "Mi tradi quell'alma ingrata" from Don Giovanni
Bizet "Les tringles des sistres tintaient" from Carmen
Bizet "Au fond du temple saint" Duet from Les pêcheurs de perles (The Pearl Fishers)
Mozart "Ach, ich liebte" from Die Entführung aus dem Serail
Verdi "Bella figlia dell'amore" Quartet from Rigoletto

David Gilbert, Conductor
Janinah Burnett, Soprano
Brandie Sutton, Soprano
Lucia Bradford, Mezzo-Soprano
Chauncey Packer, Tenor
Kenneth Overton, Baritone
Orchestra comprised of members of The Harlem Chamber Players

Special thanks to the Donizetti Society, conductor/pianist/editor Hans Schellevis, and Bärenreiter/Schott Music for all your help in getting us the newly edited critical-edition orchestral score and parts for the rarely performed Romanza aria from Caterina Cornaro.

The Harlem Chamber Players 2017 - 2018 Season is supported, in part, by public funds from the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs, in partnership with the City Council; in part by a grant from Columbia Community Service; in part by the New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Governor Andrew Cuomo and the New York State Legislature; in part by the Manhattan Community Award via Manhattan Borough President Gale A. Brewer; in part by West Harlem Development Corporation via the Tides Foundation; a grant from the Lily Auchincloss Foundation; a grant from the Bagby Foundation; a grant from the Puffin Foundation Ltd.; and through the generous donations from our supporters and donors.

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