Category: orchestra

A Masked Ball

My first official concert of 2013, and my first performance with New York Opera Exchange (NYOE). Entitles ‘The Masked Ball’, it was an enjoyable evening of excerpts of French opera. Taken from four operas (Faust (1869) by Charles Gounod, Tales of Hoffman (1881) by Jacques Offenbach, Manon (1884) by Jules Massenet, and Romeo and Juliet…

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A Night of Romance

My second performance of the 2012-2013 season with the Queer Urban Orchestra. It’s also probably my last of the year. At this chamber music concert, I chose to perofrm only with the brass ensemble. We played that old Leroy Anderson chestnut “A Christmas Festival”. This concert was  much easier for me since I only had…

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A Night at the Ballet

My first performance of 2012-2013 with the Queer Urban Orchestra, on trombone. This was the first concert with officially appointed music director Nolan Dresden. The program consisted of the following: Lully : Ballet des Muses Stravinsky : Circus-Polka Copland : Scenes from Rodeo (Saturday Night Waltz, Corral Nocturne, Hoe-down) Bedford : Persephone, 1930 Debussy :…

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