2020/21 Season of Music that Heals & Inspires
We were delighted to be able to bring a season of virtual performances to our subscribed audiences, thanks to season sponsorship from Glens Falls National Bank and Trust Company, support from the Glens Falls Foundation and the Charles R. Wood Foundation, and collaborations with arts organizations such as The Park Theater, Adirondack Film Festival, and The Hyde Collection.
Healing in Harmony – 4th Annual Alfred Z. Solomon Charitable Trust Colloquium Concert
Aired on May 2, and streamed through Midnight, June 1
Glens Falls Symphony and The Hyde Collection Collaborate through Music and Art
This very special event celebrated the beauty of art from The Hyde Collection and music from the Glens Falls Symphony. The fourth and final concert in the Symphony’s Season of Music that Heals and Inspires, this virtual event featured performances of musical works composed over five centuries, along with viewing of special artworks from the Hyde. Your hosts, Glens Falls Symphony Music Director Charles Peltz and Hyde Director of Curatorial Services Jonathan Canning explored relationships between the art and musical works.
2020/21 Season – Virtual Concert Schedule
Opening Act to the 2020/21 Season
Aired on December 13, 2020 and streamed until January 13, 2021
Suite for flute and piano, Op. 34 by Charles-Marie Widor (1844-1937) Romance & Scherzo
Yvonne Hansbrough, Flute
Michael Clement, Piano
Sonata No. 5 for Violin and Piano, Op. 24 in F major, Spring Sonata by Ludwig van Beethoven (1770-1827)
Michael Emery, Violin
Michael Clement, Piano
Selections from “The Messiah”
Aired on December 20, 2020 and streamed until January 31, 2021
Each singer remotely contributed their part to the musical performance, which was filmed and recorded inside First Presbyterian Church of Glens Falls, a perfect performance space for Handel’s Messiah.
Selections from The Messiah, Georg Friederich Handel, Part I
Alicia Russell, Soprano
Krysty Swann, Mezzo Soprano
Terrence Chin-Loy, Tenor
Christopher Humbert, Bass-Baritone
Charles Peltz, Music Director and Conductor
Michael Emery, Concertmaster
Christopher Stork, Assistant Principal Violin II
Stephani Emery, Assistant Principal Viola
Jonathan Brin, Principal Cello
Raymond Bohn, Principal Bass
Bryan Kirk, Harpsichord
Aired on February 28 and streamed until March 28, 2021.
Glens Falls Symphony’s brass quintet performance filmed and recorded at the Park Theater in lively music program spanning centuries of classical brass repertoire.
Ryan Noe and Spencer Aston, Trumpets
Ron Wold, Horn
David Kidd, Trombone
David Margison, Tuba
Quintet No. 1 – Victor Ewald (1860-1935)
Canzona per Sonare No. 2 – Giovanni Gabrieli (1557-1612)
Scherzo – John Cheetham (1939- )
“Tonight” from West Side Story – Leonard Bernstein, (1918-1990) arr. Jack Gale
Second Suite in F – Gustav Holst (1874-1934) arr. Jerry Nowak