II – Consort Christmas

II

Consort Christmas

Monday, December 14, 2020

Concert 7:30 PM, A pre-concert discussion starts at 7:15 PM.

For the first time in its 51-year history, the Norfolk Chamber Consort presents a program of Christmas favorites.

The Norfolk Chamber Consort invites you to this special Christmas performance. Tune in for a livestream of Christmas favorites and novelties that include the world premiere of Andrey Kasparov’s piano duet arrangement of “Pastoral Symphony” from J.S. Bach’s Christmas Oratorio.  This program will feature pianists Andrey Kasparov and Oksana Lutsyshyn, flutist Wayla Chambo and guitarist Todd Holcomb.

 Click here to view the livestream on December 14 as early a 7:00 PM, for the concert at 7:30 PM, from The Historic Freemason Street Baptist Church

Largo from Winter      Antonio Vivaldi (1678-1741), Arr. Klas Krantz

The Greensleeves Variations      Klas Krantz

Duo Thalassa

Wayla Chambo, flute

Todd Holcomb, guitar

From Nocturnes for the Nativity      Daniel Dorff (b. 1956)

Nocturne on O Bambino

Nocturne on It Came Upon the Midnight Clear

Wayla Chambo, flute

El noi de la mare      Miguel Llobet Solés (1878-1938)

After Christmas Feeling     Roland Dyens (1955-2016)

Todd Holcomb, guitar

Christmas Carols, Arr. Mychal Gendron (b. 1950)

Bring a Torch, Jeanette, Isabella

In the Bleak Midwinter

The First Noel

 Duo Thalassa


Intermission


Pastoral Symphony from Christmas Oratorio, BWV 248 (1734)

J.S. Bach (1685-1750), Arr. Andrey Kasparov (2020)*

Invencia Piano Duo

Andrey Kasparov & Oksana Lutsyshyn

The Christmas Tree, Op. 61 (1894)     Edvard Grieg (1843-1907)

New Year’s Eve, Op. 68 (1848)      Robert Schumann (1810-1856)

Joyous Bells (1886)      Herbert Sharpe (1861-1925)

Oksana Lutsyshyn, piano

Christmas Medley (1938)      Billy Mayerl (1902-1959)

Andrey Kasparov, piano

Divertissement from The Nutcracker (1891-1892)      Pyotr Tchaikovsky (1840-1893)

                                                                                      Arr. Andrey Kasparov (2015)

  1. Chocolate (Spanish Dance)
  2. Coffee (Arabic Dance)
  3. Tea (Chinese Dance)
  4. Candy Canes (Trepak: Russian Dance)
  5. Danish Shepherdesses
  6. Mother Ginger and Her Children

Invencia Piano Duo

*World Premiere


List of Performers

Wayla Chambo, flute

Duo Thalassa

Todd Holcomb, guitar

Invencia Piano Duo

Andrey Kasparov, piano

Oksana Lutsyshyn, piano/harpsichord