Toronto-based Quartetto Gelato performs virtuosic classical, folk and pop music with
theatrical flair and a taste of acrobatics. The group, formed two decades ago, has
carved out a worldwide audience as a non-traditional ensemble featuring combinations
of tenor voice, violin, Celtic fiddle, cello, bass, accordion, oboe, English horn,
clarinet, bass clarinet, and guitar. This event is supported by the Fredonia School
of Music, College of Visual and Performing Arts, American String Teacher’s Association,
Fredonia Woodwind Association, and Fredonia’s International Education Center.
Friday, November 7 at 7:30 p.m.
Considered a masterpiece of 20th century American music and theatre, this opera by
Carlisle Floyd tells an age old morality tale using stunning Appalachian folk music
themes framed in great operatic drama. Directed by Ted Sharon; Music Director David
Rudge. This event is made possible thanks to generous support from the Hillman Memorial
Williams Center (general seating)
This scrumptious multi-course feaste heralds in the holiday season in traditional
15th-century style with elaborately costumed performers, rousing music and merriment
on a grand scale. Truly a feaste for the senses, the Fredonia Chamber and College
choirs and actor troupe, led by Gerald Gray and James Ivey, bring an evening of all-new
music and theatre programs for an authentic and entertaining royal banquet experience.
This event features open seating; full tables of 8 may be reserved by contacting Jennifer
Darrell-Sterbak at 716-673-3686 or firstname.lastname@example.org. This event is supported by the Faculty Student Association.
Saturday, February 21, 2015 at 4:00 p.m.
Fredonia’s Chamber, College and Women’s choirs, conducted by Dr. Gerald Gray and Dr.
Vernon Huff, will be joined by the Eastman Chorale under the direction of Dr. William
Weinert for an afternoon of extraordinary choral music.
Saturday, March 7 at 8:00 p.m.
Sunday, April 26 at 4:00 p.m.
Robert Moran – Eclipse (U.S. Premiere)
This powerhouse event features the Fredonia Chamber Orchestra under the direction
of Dr. David Rudge, and the Fredonia Masterworks Chorus directed by Dr. Gerald Gray,
with soloists Janet Brown (soprano), Laurie Tramuta (alto), Gerald Gray (tenor), and
Jan Opalach (bass) for Haydn’s Lord Nelson Mass. The program also includes the US premiere of Robert Moran’s Eclipse, Air by Arthur Foote, and Schubert’s German Dances, orchestrated by Anton Webern.
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