Two Bay Area performers featured on the November 7 show are Dennis James with his Glass Armonica, and the Sonos Handbell Ensemble, a group that specializes in avant garde handbell techniques.
Christobal Morales: Parce Mihi Domine (CD: Officium) (Hilliard Ensemble; Jan Garbarek, saxophone) W. A. Mozart: Adagio in C (CD: Glass Music, Volume I) J. F. Reichardt: Rondo in B flat F. J. Haydn: Minuet L. v. Beethoven: Melodrama for "Leonora" (Dennis James, Glass Armonica) Isaac Ibeniz: Leyenda (CD: Sonos Handbell Ensemble) Aram Khachaturian: Sabre Dance Aaron Copland: Saturday Night Waltz Aaron Copland: Hoedown (Sonos Handbell Ensemble) Sir Arthur Sullivan: (CD: Sullivan Overtures) Overture to "The Pirates of Penzance" (Scottish Chamber Orchestra; Sir Alexander Gibson) Kevin Oldham: Piano Concerto (first movement) (CD: Memento Bittersweet) (Ian Hobson, piano; Kansas City Symphony; William McGlaughlin) Conrad Susa: March for a Joyous Occasion (CD: Inaugural Recital, (David Higgs, organ) Fisk Opus 100) Suzy Bogguss: Eat at Joe's (CD: Voices in the Wind)
Glass-ical Music, is a FREE concert of music for the Glass Armonica (that's right, no "H") by Palo Alto resident Dennis James, at 7:30 PM, Friday, November 11, at Covenant Presbyterian Church in Palo Alto. Dennis is versatile musician with a lively stage presence. You can see him playing the Mighty Wurlitzer at the Stanford Theatre from time to time, or jamming with the likes of Linda Ronstadt occasionally. See the Palo Alto Weekly write-up on Dennis James for more information.
The Sonos Handbell Ensemble will perform in a concert of Christmas perspectives with the San Francisco Choral Artists on December 16, 1994 at 8 PM at St. Ignatius Church, at Fulton and Parker in San Francisco. Triple choir works of Giovanni Gabrieli will be performed, with the Sonos Ensemble filling the part of the third chorus.
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