1996-1997 concert season

1996-1997 concert season

Saturday, October 19th, 1996, 8:15PM
St. Paul’s Methodist Church, Ithaca, New York

A Walk on the Wild Side: Animals in Song. Frogs and larks, mosquitos and swans are only a few of the members of the animal kingdom that we’ll be singing about. We’ll take you on a voyage of discovery from the Renaissance to the present and fill your ears with soothing and exotic sounds.

Friday, December 13th, 1996, 8:15PM
Barnes Hall, Cornell University, Ithaca, New York

A Holiday Garland, with popular Christmas music of today and yesterday. Everything from the Swingle Singers to Hugo Distler, with audience participation carols and a rollicking arrangement of the Twelve Days of Christmas.

Sunday, March 2nd, 1997, 3:00PM
Barnes Hall, Cornell University, Ithaca, New York

Night of the Living Composers: works from upstate NY. This concert will feature music by active NY state composers. Watch this space for more details.

April 5th, 1997, 8:15PM
Johnson Art Museum, Cornell University, Ithaca, New York

An Evening of Wine and Song. Join us for an evening of dionysian delights. An evening of song and entertainment, featuring the songs of George Gershwin and selections from
Forbidden Broadway—a parody of classic broadway tunes. There will also be a wine tasting generously sponsored by the Cayuga Wine Trail! Bring a discerning ear and palate for aural and oral treats. Guest artist: Ed Murray, piano, who recently released a CD of jazz standards with another well-known Ithacan, David Borden.

News Flash! Your ticket purchase entitles you to a chance for dinner for two at Banfi’s (exclusive of tax, gratuity, and alcoholic beverages). The winner will be announced at the event.

Saturday May 17th, 1997, 8:15PM
Unitarian Church, Ithaca, New York

Spring Fever: songs of love and springtime. From the suave harmonies and sassy lyrics of Cole Porter to the, well, suave harmonies and sassy lyrics of Cipriano de Rore. With madrigals past and present. Guaranteed to lift your spirits.