Vocal Excellence: Carmina Burana, Dichterliebe

cl-161016-carminaThe emphasis is on vocal excellence in this program, as the Greenville Chorale joins with the Greenville Symphony Orchestra to present Carl Orff’s dramatic and highly-regarded Carmina Burana.  Then the focus is on a single voice, as tenor Robert Kopf and pianist David Gilliland present a set of sixteen songs by Robert Schumann—Dichterliebe.

ORFF: Carmina Burana
Greenville Symphony Orchestra
Greenville Chorale
Bingham Vick, Jr., conductor

Kathryn Knauer, soprano
Bruce Schoonmaker, baritone
Grant Knox, tenor
Chicora Voices, directed by Alan and Jeanie Reed.

 

R.V. WILLIAMS: Serenade to Music
Greenville Symphony Orchestra
Xiaoqing Yu, violin

Lisa Barksdale, soprano
Grant Knox, tenor
Rosemary Hughes, mezzo-soprano
David Parker, bass-baritone

 

SCHUMANN: Dichterliebe (Poet’s Love)
Robert Kopf, tenor
David Gilliland, piano