Beethoven: Symphony #9
Barbara Yahr, conductor; Robert Long, chorus master
Rachel Rosales, Jan Wilson, John Tiranno, Peter Stewart, soloists
Join the GVO, Seraphim, and the Brooklyn Conservatory Chorale for this enduring masterwork. Reception with silent auction following the concert.
Soprano Rachel Rosales has performed as soloist with NYCO, NY Philharmonic, ASO, Musica Sacra, Orpheus, Sacred Music in a Sacred Space, Orchestra of St. Luke’s, Oratorio Society of NY, Voices of Ascension, American Virtuosi/Baroque Opera Theatre, NY Collegium, Little Orchestra Society of NY, The NY Choral Society and the Ensemble for Early Music. She regularly performs with orchestras and at festivals worldwide.
Acclaimed for her “deeply moving” artistry, mezzo-soprano Jan Wilson has performed with orchestras and choral societies across the US, including Pittsburgh, Syracuse, Richmond, West Virginia, Roanoke, Wheeling, Cedar Rapids, and Northeastern PA, and as a soloist at St. Patrick’s Cathedral, Fifth Ave Presbyterian Church, St. Cecilia Chorus and Orchestra, ARS Musica, and the State College Choral Society.
Tenor John Tiranno’s singing has been praised as “ardent and mellifluous” by The New York Times. Recent and upcoming engagements include the world premiere of Gisle Kverndokk’s opera Upon this handful of Earth (co-produced by Sacred Music in a Sacred Space and NY Opera Society), Mahler Symphony No. 8 (Oratorio Society of NY), Handel’s Messiah (Worcester Chorus) and Haydn Missa Cellensis (Riverside Choral Society).
Baritone Peter Stewart has toured the world with Philip Glass and Robert Wilson in Einstein on the Beach, Monsters of Grace, The White Raven, and La Belle et la Bete, and has joined the Philip Glass Ensemble in Koyaanisqatsi, Powaqqatsi, and Anima Mundi. He has created roles and recordings for Gavin Bryars/Robert Wilson, Julius Hemphill, Anthony Braxton, Meredith Monk, Fred Ho, Harry Partch and Hans Werner Henze, among others.