Chelsea Music Festival featuring composers Nicky Sohn & Binna Kim

Saturday, June 8, 2019, 7:30 PM & 9:30 PM
St. Paul's German Lutheran Church
315 West 22nd Street New York, NY, 10011

Tuesday, June 11, 2019, 7:30 PM & 9:30 PM
St. Peter's Episcopal Church
346 West 20th Street New York, NY, 10011


#1. The Blue Sea Slumbers— Featuring GHOSTLIGHT

Saturday, June 8, 2019, 7:30 PM & 9:30 PM

St. Paul's German Lutheran Church
315 West 22nd Street New York, NY, 10011


PROGRAM

Clara Schumann Drei gemischte Chöre (1848)
Bach Fürchte Dich nicht, motet for two Choirs, BWV 228 (1726)
Binna Kim stacked emotions (2019)
Ockeghem Salve Regina
Kathryn Salfelder Requiem (2017)

Featuring

Choir | GHOSTLIGHT Chorus
Conductor | Evelyn Toester DeGraf, Ken-David Masur
Piano | Andrea Lam
Organ | Jacob Kruzansky
Violin | Natsumi Tsuboi, Ryosuke Suho, Hasse Borup, Chloe Kiffer, Soo Yeon Kim, Mariella Haubs, Jocelyn Zhu, Chloe Fedor
Viola | Maiko Takimoto, Vladimir Babeshko, Jeremy Kienbaum
Cello | Jonathan Butler, Angela Lee
Double Bass | Mariya Andonova, Kaden Henderson

This evening’s works span over 500 years and highlight the great heritage of choral singing through the versatility of the GHOSTLIGHT Chorus. Rarities for mixed choir by Clara Schumann and Johannes Ockeghem are paired with J.S.Bach’s masterful motet for double chorus. GHOSTLIGHT then joins Festival musicians in Binna Kim’s Festival Commission stacked emotions and the World Premiere performance of Requiem by Kathryn Salfelder. Ticket includes Late Night Jazz Concert.

 

#2. If You Love For Beauty

Tuesday, June 11, 2019, 7:30 PM & 9:30 PM

St. Peter's Episcopal Church
346 West 20th Street New York, NY, 10011

PROGRAM

Shulamit Ran Love's Call (2016)
Helena Winkelman Three Poems by Lucian Blaga (2019)
Helen Grime Sie liebten sich beide (2019)
Nicky Sohn If You Love For Beauty (2019)
& selected pieces and songs by Clara & Robert Schumann

Featuring

Piano | Andrea Lam, Robert Fleitz, Katsura Tanikawa, Melinda Lee Masur
Soprano | Lucy Shelton, Marisa Karchin
Violin | Helena Winkelman, Chloe Fedor, Yeajin Kim, Natsumi Tsuboi, Ryosuke Suho, Hasse Borup, Chloe Kiffer, Soo Yeon Kim, Mariella Haubs, Jocelyn Zhu, Minglun Liu
Viola | Maiko Takimoto, Jesus Rodolfo, Jeremy Kienbaum
Cello | Jonathan Butler, Angela Lee, Tatsuki Sasanuma
Double Bass | Mariya Andonova, Kaden Henderson
Conductor | Ken-David Masur

Celebrated sopranos Lucy Shelton and Marisa Karchin take us on an evening of poetry & music joined by Festival strings as well as all four 2019 pianists! Tonight’s highlights include a New York Premiere performance by Shulamit Ran, as well as three 2019 Festival Commissions by Helen Grime, Nicky Sohn and Helena Winkelman.

For more information, please visit www.chelseamusicfestival.org.

Miro Yoon