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VPR Classical Presents: Counterpoint, the Legacy Concert

07/20/11 8:00PM

In April Robert DeCormier stepped down as founding director of Counterpoint, Vermont's professional vocal ensemble.  For his final concert with them, he chose a program of his own arrangements and compositions from across his long and distinguished career.  VPR Classical Presents the Counterpoint Legacy Concert, recorded at the Cathedral Church of St. Paul in Burlington.

Counterpoint:  sopranos Mary Bonhag, Claire Hungerford & Marybeth McCaffrey; altos Melissa Chesnut-Tangerman, Linda Radtke & Lindsey Warren; tenors Piero Bonamico, Roger Grow & Nathaniel G. Lew; basses Eric K. Brooks, Stephen Falbel & Brett W. Murphy. 

Instrumentalists: Karen Kevra, flute; Katie Oprea, oboe; Layton Davis, clarinet; Rebecca Eldredge, bassoon; Cynthia Huard, piano; John Muratore, guitar; Don Baldini, double bass; Tom Toner, percussion.

Special guest: Eric Weissberg, banjo.

 

 

Playlist

8:02pm

Sing everyone, Sing Me
Composer: Robert DeCormier
Ensemble: Counterpoint
Conductor: Robert DeCormier
Soloists: Marybeth McCaffrey, soprano
CD/Album: Counterpoint: The Legacy Concert
Record co./Cat #: VPR Classical Presents
 

8:05pm

Four American Folk Songs: Sweet Betsy from Pike; If I Had a Ribbon Bow; Wayfaring Stranger; The Ox Driver's Song
arr. Robert DeCormier
Ensemble: Counterpoint
Conductor: Robert DeCormier
Soloists: Mary Bonhag, soprano ; Piero Bonamico, tenor
CD/Album: Counterpoint: The Legacy Concert
Record co./Cat #: VPR Classical Presents
 

8:15pm

Three Songs of War: All the Pogroms, All the Wars; Johnny Has Gone for a Soldier; Room for a Soldier
Composer: Robert DeCormier (1 & 3)
arr. Robert DeCormier (2)
Ensemble: Counterpoint
Conductor: Robert DeCormier
Soloists: Claire Hungerford, soprano ; Mary Bonhag, soprano ; Roger Grow, tenor
CD/Album: Counterpoint: The Legacy Concert
Record co./Cat #: VPR Classical Presents
 

8:25pm

Legacy
Composer: Robert DeCormier
Ensemble: Counterpoint
Conductor: Robert DeCormier
Soloists: Eric K. Brooks, bass
CD/Album: Counterpoint: The Legacy Concert
Record co./Cat #: VPR Classical Presents
 

8:50pm

Everything is Music
Composer: Robert DeCormier
Ensemble: Counterpoint
Conductor: Robert DeCormier
CD/Album: Counterpoint: The Legacy Concert
Record co./Cat #: VPR Classical Presents
 

8:55pm

Who Killed Cock Robin?
arr. Robert DeCormier
Ensemble: Counterpoint
Conductor: Robert DeCormier
CD/Album: Counterpoint: The Legacy Concert
Record co./Cat #: VPR Classical Presents
 

9:05pm

Two American Folk Songs: Frankie and Johnny; Wailie, Wailie
arr. Robert DeCormier
Ensemble: Counterpoint
Conductor: Robert DeCormier
Soloists: Roger Grow, tenor
CD/Album: Counterpoint: The Legacy Concert
Record co./Cat #: VPR Classical Presents
 

9:15pm

Four Sonnets to Orpheus
Composer: Robert DeCormier
Ensemble: Counterpoint
Conductor: Robert DeCormier
CD/Album: Counterpoint: The Legacy Concert
Record co./Cat #: VPR Classical Presents
 

9:25pm

A Duel: Banjo and Counterpoint; Dance Gal, Gimme the Banjo; Raise a Ruckus
arr. Robert DeCormier
Ensemble: Counterpoint
Conductor: Robert DeCormier
Soloists: Eric Weissberg, banjo ; Eric K. Brooks, bass
CD/Album: Counterpoint: The Legacy Concert
Record co./Cat #: VPR Classical Presents
 

9:35pm

Oh, Freedom
arr. Robert DeCormier
Ensemble: Counterpoint
Conductor: Robert DeCormier
CD/Album: Counterpoint: The Legacy Concert
Record co./Cat #: VPR Classical Presents
 

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