Carolina Summer Music Festival

cl-WEB-carolina-chamber-symphony-players-150This American-themed program is a sampling of three concerts from the Carolina Chamber Symphony Players' annual Carolina Summer Music Festival in Winston-Salem, NC. The first, American Landscapes, offers a celebration of bucolic life in The States. Next is Music in Revolutionary Salem, featuring 18th century patriotic and Moravian works, and finally, Moon River: The Words of Johnny Mercer, a concert featuring jazz combo arrangments of some American standards.
Listen to the entire program: Carolina Summer Music Festival



Bilboard and Introduction to "Hannah's Glade" - Lauren Rico



Gary Shocker: Hannah's Glade
Elizabeth Ransom, flute; Peter Kairoff, piano



Introduction to MacDowell's From an Old Garden - Lauren Rico



Edward MacDowell: From an Old Garden
  • Pansy
  • Myrtle
  • Clover
  • Yellow Daisy
  • Blue-Bell
  • Mignonette
Glenn Siebert, tenor
Peter Kairoff, piano



Introduction to MacDowell piano pieces - Lauren Rico



Edward MacDowell: Piano selections
  • To a Wild Rose (from Woodland Sketches)
  • To an Old White Pine
  • Impromptu
  • March Wind
Peter Kairoff, piano



Introduction to Wendling's sonata - Lauren Rico



Johann Baptist Wendling: Sonata No. 3 in F
Elizabeth Ransom, flute; Jacqui Carrasco, violin; Jennifer Alexandra Johnston, cello



Introduction to Kotzwara's sonata - Lauren Rico



Frantisek Kotzwara: Sonata No. 1 in G
Simon Ertz, viola; Jennifer Alexandra Johnston, cello



Introduction to the patriotic medley - Lauren Rico



Traditional Patriotic Medley
Elizabeth Ransom, flute; Corinne Brouwer, Jacqui Carrasco, violins; Simon Ertz, viola;
Jennifer Alexandra Johnston, cello; Susan Bates, harpsichord



Introduction to Hoffman's sonata - Lauren Rico



Leopold Hoffman: Sonata in A
Corinne Brouwer, Jacqui Carrasco, violins; Simon Ertz, viola;
Jennifer Alexandra Johnston, cello; Susan Bates, harpsichord



Introduction to the first Jazz set - Lauren Rico



Jazz Set 1:
  • Victor Schertzinger/Johnny Mercer: Tangerine
  • Victor Schertzinger/Johnny MercerI Remember You
  • Hoagy Carmichael/Johnny Mercer: Skylark
  • Harold Arlen/Johnny Mercer: Blues in the Night
Martha Bassett, vocals
Matt Kendrick, bass
Federico Pivetta, piano
John Wilson, drums
Wally West, tenor saxophone
Ken Wilmot, trumpet
Jacqui Carrasco, violin



Introduction to the Harold Arlen Set - Lauren Rico



Jazz Set 2:
  • Harold Arlen/Johnny Mercer: One for My Baby
  • Harold Arlen/Johnny Mercer: Come Rain or Come Shine
Martha Bassett, vocals
Matt Kendrick, bass
Federico Pivetta, piano
John Wilson, drums
Wally West, tenor saxophone
Ken Wilmot, trumpet
Jacqui Carrasco, violin



Introduction to Satin Doll - Lauren Rico



Jazz Set 3:
  • Duke Ellington & Billy Strayhorn/Johnny Mercer: Satin Doll
Martha Bassett, vocals
Matt Kendrick, bass
Federico Pivetta, piano
John Wilson, drums
Wally West, tenor saxophone
Ken Wilmot, trumpet
Jacqui Carrasco, violin



End of the show - Lauren Rico