Date(s) - July 21, 2015
6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Weill Hall at Green Music Center
Festival del Sole returns to wine country’s spectacular Weill Hall at the Green Music Center. Maestro James Gaffigan leads the Russian National Orchestra in works by the celebrated Estonian composer Arvo Pärt featuring cellist Nina Kotova, and in Beethoven’s monumental Ninth Symphony, culminating in the famous “Ode to Joy,” which invariably leaves audiences uplifted and humming. Bringing it all together will be soloists Amber Wagner (soprano), Kelley O’Connor (mezzo-soprano), John Tessier (tenor), Brandon Cedel (bass-baritone) and the Festival del Sole Volti Chorale.
Concert is part of the Jan Shrem and Maria Manetti Shrem Vocal Arts Series.
The Russian National Orchestra’s appearance is made possible by Tatiana and Gerret Copeland, proprietors of Bouchaine Vineyards, with additional support from Athena and Timothy Blackburn.