HUDSON OPERA THEATRE Jasper Francis Cropsey: “Autumn on the Hudson” (1860)

Last season, we commemorated the 100th anniversary of the sinking of the Titanic by presenting a special concert of music as it would have been heard in its salons and dining rooms on its last night afloat. On the heels of that delightful concert, and spurred on by its success, we present a second installment. Everything from Bach and Irving Berlin to waltzes by Strauss and ragtime by Scott Joplin. In this exciting and toe-tappingly delicious concert, Maestro De Fesi recreates the original arrangements so that we can glimpse, for a moment, the grandeur, the fun and the excitement that held sway aboard that great liner. Those now-legendary musicians may be gone from this world, but the echo of their music lives on for one more day...

 

Sunday Afternoon, April 27, 2014 at 3:00 PM

THE UNITED PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH OF MIDDLETOWN

     25 Orchard Street • Middletown, New York

 

Sunday Afternoon, May 4, 2014 at 3:00 PM

THE FIRST PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH OF MONROE

     142 Stage Road • Monroe, New York

 

with

THE SIX

Jina Choi and Donna Gray Kushner, violins • Piotr Kargul, viola

Jeanne Fox, ’cello • Rich Simons, contrabass • Ron De Fesi, piano

 

Musical Direction by Ron De Fesi

 

A fabulous Titanic-inspired reception follows the concert.

 

 Full Program Details

 

 Admission: $25

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