2006-2007 concert season

2006-2007 season

Saturday, December 16, 2006, 8:00pm
First Presbyterian Church of Ithaca
315 N. Cayuga St., Ithaca, NY

Handel’s Messiah: CVE’s special version of this choral classic
for the holiday season, presented with an expanded twenty-voice choir and chamber orchestra.  Vocal soloists include Karen Dumont, Loralyn Light, Patrice Pastore, Fran Shumway, Jennifer Sisbarro, Steven Shumway, Daniel Gurvich, and Ross Mizrahi.  The orchestra features concertmistress Linda Case and many of Ithaca’s finest performers, including string players Rebecca Ansel, Melissa Stucky, Liz Simkin, Michael Fittipaldi, harpsichordist William Cowdery, and organist George Damp.  Performed in the glorious setting of downtown Ithaca’s First Presbyterian Church, this is a holiday concert not to miss. Bring the whole family! With Lawrence Doebler, musical director.

Saturday, May 12, 2007, 8:00pm
St. Anne’s Church
1600 Mt. Hope Ave., Rochester, NY

Two for Tea!: Thrill to glorious renaissance sounds, jubilant Americana and works for double choirs as we join forces for this weekend of concerts with Madrigalia, Rochester’s critically-acclaimed chamber choir. Lawrence Doebler, conducting.

Sunday, May 13, 2007, 4:00pm
First Presbyterian Church
315 N. Cayuga St., Ithaca, NY

Two for Tea!: Second performance of May 12th concert, in collaboration with Madrigalia. Celebrate with a special Mother’s Day Tea after the concert. Lawrence Doebler, conducting.