Past Concerts of the Musica Bella Orchestra

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Musica Bella Orchestra Season Series Concerts Nos. 45 & 46   

Saturday & Sunday, December 1 and 2, 2007
St. Thomas Aquinas (Dec. 1) and Blessed Sacrament (Dec. 2)
BRAHMS, BRUCH, and SIBELIUS
Phillip Gaskill, conductor:
Brahms: Tragic Overture
Bruch: Violin Concerto No. 1
      Rebecca Smith, violin
Sibelius: Symphony No. 5 in E-flat
Orchestra roster, soloist bios, and program notes

Musica Bella Orchestra Season Series Concerts Nos. 43 & 44   

Sunday, October 14 and Sunday, October 21, 2007
Blessed Sacrament (Oct. 14) and St. Thomas Aquinas (Oct. 21)
WEBER, BEETHOVEN, and BRAHMS
Phillip Gaskill, conductor:
Weber: Overture to the Opera Oberon
Beethoven: Violin Concerto
      Stanichka Dimitrova, violin
Brahms: Symphony No. 3 in F
Orchestra roster, soloist bios, and program notes

Musica Bella Orchestra Season Series Concerts Nos. 41 & 42   

Saturday & Sunday, September 8 and 9, 2007
Holy Name Church (Sept. 8) and Blessed Sacrament (Sept. 9)
“BASICALLY BACH” SERIES: AN ALL-BACH CONCERT
Phillip Gaskill, conductor:
Bach: Concerto for Two Violins in d minor
      Emma Frucht and Steven Frucht, violins
Bach: Aria “Christe eleison” from B-Minor Mass
      Sofia Dimitrova and Sarah Hoeppner, sopranos
Bach: Brandenburg Concerto No. 5
      Shoji Mizumoto, flute; Reiko Kato, violin;
      Rebecca Pechefsky, harpsichord
Bach: Aria “Et in unum Dominum” from B-Minor Mass
      Sofia Dimitrova, soprano; Jessie Hinkle, mezzo-soprano
Bach: Aria “Domine Deus” from B-Minor Mass
      Sarah Hoeppner, soprano; Aram Tchobanian, tenor;
      Shoji Mizumoto, flute
Bach: Concerto for Two Harpsichords in C Major
      Tomoko Nakayama and Rebecca Pechefsky, harpsichords
Orchestra roster, soloist bios, and program notes

Musica Bella Orchestra Season Series Concert No. 40   

Sunday, June 24, 2007
Holy Name Church
SUMMER CHAMBER ORCHESTRA CONCERT
Phillip Gaskill, conductor:
Bach: Two Arias from Sacred Cantatas
      Sofia Dimitrova, soprano
Russell: Two Rilke Songs for Soprano, Violin, and Piano [World Premiere]
      Sofia Dimitrova, soprano; Stanichka Dimitrova, violin;
      Tomoko Nakayama, piano
Vivaldi: Bassoon Concerto in e minor
      Antonio Arosemena, bassoon
Brahms: Two Songs for Mezzo-Soprano, Cello, and Piano
      Jann Degnan, mezzo-soprano; Anahit Harutyunyan Gaskill, violoncello;
      Tomoko Nakayama, piano
Barber: Adagio for Strings (original string quartet version)
Bach: Aria “Erbarme dich” from St. Matthew Passion
      Jann Degnan, mezzo-soprano; Rebecca Smith, violin
Handel: Organ Concerto No. 4
      Karl Watson, organ
Orchestra roster, soloist bios, and program notes

Non-Series Orchestra Concert No. E    [No CD available]
Saturday, June 9, 2007

Clay Tennis Courts, Riverside Park
CONCERT IN THE PARK
Phillip Gaskill, Grant A. B. Gilman, and Richard Woodbury, conductors
Sibelius: Finlandia, conducted by Mr. Gilman
Mozart: Clarinet Concerto, conducted by Mr. Gaskill
      Barry Garrett, clarinet
Mozart: Concert Aria “Misera, dove son!”, conducted by Mr. Gaskill
      Sofia Dimitrova, soprano
Dvorak: Symphony No. 8 in G, conducted by Mr. Woodbury
Orchestra roster and soloist bios

Musica Bella Orchestra Season Series Concerts Nos. 38 & 39   

Saturday & Sunday, May 5 & 6, 2007
Church of the Blessed Sacrament
“MOSTLY MOZART” SERIES: AN ALL-MOZART CONCERT
Phillip Gaskill, conductor:
Mozart: Clarinet Concerto
      Nuno Antunes, clarinet
Mozart: Piano Concerto No. 20 in d minor
      Karine Poghosyan, piano
Mozart: Concert Aria “Misera, dove son!”
      Sofia Dimitrova, soprano
Mozart: Symphony No. 38 in D (“Prague”)
Orchestra roster, soloist bios, and program notes

Musica Bella Orchestra Season Series Concert No. 37   

Sunday, April 15, 2007
Church of the Blessed Sacrament
FATHER-AND-DAUGHTER SOLOISTS
Phillip Gaskill, conductor:
Beethoven: Leonore Overture No. 3
Tchaikovsky: Meditation
      Manami Mizumoto, violin
Miyagi: Haru no Umi
      Shoji Mizumoto, shakuhachi
Dvorak: Symphony No. 8 in G
Orchestra roster, soloist bios, and program notes

Musica Bella Orchestra Season Series Concert No. 36   

Sunday, February 18, 2007
Church of the Blessed Sacrament
ORGAN SYMPHONY
Phillip Gaskill, conductor:
Sibelius: Finlandia
Mendelssohn: Violin Concerto
      Stanichka Dimitrova, violin
Saint-Saens: Symphony No. 3 (“Organ Symphony”)
      Steven Frucht, organ
Orchestra roster, soloist bios, and program notes

Musica Bella Orchestra Season Series Concerts Nos. 34 & 35   

Saturday & Sunday, January 20 & 21, 2007
Church of the Blessed Sacrament
“BASICALLY BACH” SERIES
Phillip Gaskill, conductor:
Bach: Orchestral Suite No. 2 in b minor
      Shoji Mizumoto, flute
Vivaldi: “Winter” from The Four Seasons
Vitali: Ciaccona
      Gregory Harrington, violin
Bach: Cantata No. 211 (“Coffee Cantata”)
      Sofia Dimitrova, soprano; Aram Tchobanian, tenor;
      Richard Holmes, baritone; Shoji Mizumoto, flute
Vivaldi: Concerto for Four Violins in b minor
      Gregory Harrington, Yulia Sakharova,
      Stanichka Dimitrova, and Reiko Kato, violins
Orchestra roster, soloist bios, and program notes

Musica Bella Orchestra Season Series Concert No. 33   

Sunday, December 10, 2006
Church of the Blessed Sacrament
WALTON and BRAHMS
Phillip Gaskill, conductor:
Walton: Viola Concerto
      Kyle Armbrust, viola
Brahms: Symphony No. 2
Orchestra roster, soloist bios, and program notes

Musica Bella Orchestra Season Series Concert No. 32   

Sunday, October 22, 2006
Church of the Blessed Sacrament
TCHAIKOVSKY and SHOSTAKOVICH
Phillip Gaskill, conductor:
Tchaikovsky: Piano Concerto
      Jeremy Hwang, piano
Shostakovich: Symphony No. 5
Orchestra roster, soloist bios, and program notes

Musica Bella Orchestra Season Series Concerts Nos. 30 & 31   

Sunday & Wednesday, October 1 & 4, 2006
Holy Name Church & St. John’s Church
BAROQUE CHAMBER ORCHESTRA CONCERT
Phillip Gaskill, conductor:
Vivaldi: Two Motets
      Sofia Dimitrova, soprano
Corelli: “Christmas” Concerto
      Yulia Sakharova and Dina Nesterenko, violins;
      Anahit Harutyunyan Gaskill, violoncello
Vivaldi: Concerto for Two Cellos in g minor
      Anahit Harutyunyan Gaskill and Rose Bellini, violoncellos
Bach: Brandenburg Concerto No. 4
      Shoji Mizumoto and Jane Yi, flutes;
      Yulia Sakharova, violin
Orchestra roster, soloist bios, and program notes

Non-Series Orchestra Concert No. D    [No CD available]
Saturday, July 8, 2006

Clay Tennis Courts, Riverside Park
MOZART IN THE PARK
Phillip Gaskill, conductor:
Mozart: Overture to The Marriage of Figaro, K.492
Mozart: Symphony No. 36 in C (“Linz”), K.425
Mozart: Overture to Idomeneo, King of Crete, K.366
Mozart: Symphony No. 39 in E-flat, K.543
Orchestra roster and program notes

Musica Bella Orchestra Season Series Concerts Nos. 28 & 29   

Saturday & Sunday, June 17 & 18, 2006
Church of the Blessed Sacrament
MOZART, HAYDN, and OUR FIRST OPERA
Phillip Gaskill, conductor:
Mozart: Symphony No. 13 in F, K.112
Haydn: Concerto for Violoncello and Orchestra in C, Hob. VIIb:1
      James Mark Pedersen, violoncello
Rimsky-Korsakov: Mozart and Salieri, Op. 48
      Aram Tchobanian, tenor (Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart)
      Richard Holmes, baritone (Antonio Salieri)
      Adam Mirza, violin (The blind old beggar)
          Directed by Craig Devereaux
          Sung in English to a new translation by Thomas Crane
Orchestra roster, soloist bios, and program notes

Musica Bella Orchestra Season Series Concert No. 27   

Sunday, May 21, 2006
Church of the Blessed Sacrament
MOZART and SIBELIUS
Phillip Gaskill, conductor:
Mozart: Overture to Idomeneus, King of Crete, K.366
Sibelius: Concerto in d minor for Violin and Orchestra, Op. 47
      Cecee Pantikian, violin
Mozart: Symphony No. 39 in E-flat, K.543
Orchestra roster, soloist bio, and program notes

Musica Bella Orchestra Season Series Concert No. 26   

Sunday, March 26, 2006
Church of the Blessed Sacrament
MOZART, BRAHMS, and DVORAK
Phillip Gaskill, conductor:
Dvorak: Serenade in d minor, Op. 44, for Ten Winds, Violoncello, and Contrabass
Brahms: Concerto in D for Violin and Orchestra, Op. 77
      Stanichka Dimitrova, violin
Mozart: Symphony No. 36 in C, K.425 (“Linz”)
Orchestra roster, soloist bio, and program notes

Musica Bella Orchestra Season Series Concert No. 25   

Sunday, January 22, 2006
Church of the Blessed Sacrament
MOZART’S BIRTHDAY CONCERT:
MOZART and TCHAIKOVSKY
Phillip Gaskill, conductor:
Mozart: Overture to The Marriage of Figaro, K.492
Tchaikovsky: Violin Concerto in D, Op. 35
      Sarah Kapustin, violin
Mozart: Donna Elvira’s Aria from Don Giovanni, K.527
      Sofia Dimitrova, soprano
Mozart: Symphony No. 41 in C, K.551 (“Jupiter”)
Orchestra roster, soloist bio, and program notes

Musica Bella Orchestra Season Series Concerts Nos. 23 & 24   

Saturday & Sunday, December 17 & 18, 2005
Church of the Blessed Sacrament
BASICALLY BACH SERIES: AN ALL-BACH CONCERT
Phillip Gaskill, conductor:
Bach: Double Violin Concerto in d minor, BWV 1043
      Stanichka Dimitrova and Claire Smith, violins
Bach: Selected Arias from Cantatas and Oratorios
      Marie Ann Chenevey, soprano; Joan Barton De Caro, mezzo-soprano; Sarah Kapustin, violin
Bach: Brandenburg Concerto No. 6, BWV 1051
      Steven Frucht and Sarah Kapustin, violas; Anahit Harutyunyan Gaskill, cello
Bach: Orchestral Suite No. 3 in D, BWV 1068
      Sarah Kapustin, violin; Ron Pamposa, principal trumpet
Orchestra roster, soloist bio, and program notes

Musica Bella Orchestra Season Series Concert No. 22   

Sunday, October 30, 2005
Church of the Blessed Sacrament
MOZART’S 250TH BIRTHDAY SEASON:
MOZART, BEETHOVEN, ARRIAGA, and BUCHTER WORLD PREMIERE

Phillip Gaskill, conductor:
Arriaga: Overture to Los esclavos felices
Mozart: Sinfonia Concertante for Strings and Orchestra, K. 364
      Cecee Pantikian, violin; Bela Horvath, viola
Lauren Buchter: September†
Beethoven: Symphony No. 1 in C, Op. 21
† World premiere
Orchestra roster, soloist bio, and program notes

Musica Bella Orchestra Season Series Concerts Nos. 20 & 21   

Saturday & Sunday, May 21 & 22, 2005
Church of the Blessed Sacrament
MOSTLY MOZART SERIES: AN ALL-MOZART CONCERT
Phillip Gaskill, conductor:
Mozart: Symphony No. 17 in G, K. 129
Mozart: Sinfonia Concertante for Winds and Orchestra, K. Anh. 9
      Members of the Musica Bella Woodwind Quintet:
      Daniel Fierer, oboe; Christine Todd, clarinet;
      Phil Fedora, bassoon; Christophe Gillet, horn
Mozart: Symphony No. 40 in g minor, K. 550
Orchestra roster, soloist bio, and program notes

Musica Bella Orchestra Season Series Concert No. 19   

Sunday, May 15, 2005
Church of the Blessed Sacrament
KRAUSE WORLD PREMIERE,
BEETHOVEN, MILHAUD, and MENDELSSOHN

Phillip Gaskill, conductor:
Beethoven: Overture to Fidelio, Op. 72
Drew Krause: Quadrille for Violin and Orchestra
      Whitney LaGrange, violin
Milhaud: Concertino d’Hiver for Trombone and Strings
      Ron Hay, trombone
Mendelssohn: Symphony No. 4 in A, Op. 90 (“Italian”)
† World premiere
Orchestra roster, soloist bio, and program notes

Non-Series Orchestra Concert No. C    [No CD available]
Saturday, May 14, 2005

Prospect Park Bandshell, Brooklyn
KRAUSE WORLD PREMIERE,
BEETHOVEN, MILHAUD, and MENDELSSOHN

Phillip Gaskill, conductor:
Beethoven: Overture to Fidelio, Op. 72
Drew Krause: Quadrille for Violin and Orchestra
      Whitney LaGrange, violin
Milhaud: Concertino d’Hiver for Trombone and Strings
      Ron Hay, trombone
Mendelssohn: Symphony No. 4 in A, Op. 90 (“Italian”)
† World premiere
Orchestra roster, soloist bios, and program notes coming soon

Musica Bella Orchestra Season Series Concert No. 18   

Sunday, March 13, 2005
Church of the Blessed Sacrament
BRAHMS, MENDELSSOHN, and GREEN
Phillip Gaskill, conductor:
Edward Green: Overture in G
Mendelssohn: Concerto for Violin and Orchestra in e minor, Op. 64
      Uli Speth, violin
Brahms: Symphony No. 4 in e minor, Op. 98
Orchestra roster, soloist bio, and program notes

Non-Series Orchestra Concert No. B    [No CD available]

Monday, February 21, 2005
Church of the Blessed Sacrament
REDEDICATION OF THE BLESSED SACRAMENT ORGAN
POULENC ORGAN CONCERTO

Phillip Gaskill, conductor; Gregory D’Agostino, organist:
Mozart: Two Sonatas in C for Organ and Strings, K. 328 and 336
Gregory D’Agostino, organist:
Liszt: Fantasy and Fugue on the Name B-A-C-H
Bach: Air on the G String, BWV 1068
Widor: Symphony No. 5 in f minor, Op. 42, No. 1
    Allegro vivace
Phillip Gaskill, conductor; Gregory D’Agostino, organist:
Poulenc: Concerto in g minor for Organ, Strings, and Timpani
Orchestra roster, soloist bio, and program notes

Musica Bella Orchestra Season Series Concert No. 17   

Sunday, January 30, 2005
Church of the Blessed Sacrament
SPECIAL LUCINE AMARA GUEST APPEARANCE,
SKOLNIK WORLD PREMIERE, and DAVID BAKAMJIAN, cellist

Phillip Gaskill, conductor:
Robert Schumann/Robert Gaskill: Warum?, from Phantasiestücke, Op. 12
Walter Skolnik: Serenade for Violoncello and Orchestra
      David Bakamjian, cello
Beethoven: Symphony No. 5 in c minor, Op. 67
Operatic Arias and Songs with Special Guest Lucine Amara:
   Puccini: “O mio babbino caro” from Gianni Schicchi
   Cilèa: “Io son l’umile ancella” from Adriana Lecouvreur
   Muradian: “Sleep, My Dear”
   Muradian: “Armenian Spring”
   Korngold: “Gluck, das mir verblieb” (Marietta’s Lied) from Die tote Stadt
   Verdi: “Pace, mio Dio” from La Forza del Destino
† World premiere
Orchestra roster, soloist bios, and program notes

Musica Bella Orchestra Season Series Concerts Nos. 15 & 16   

Saturday & Sunday, December 4 & 5, 2004
Church of the Blessed Sacrament
BASICALLY BACH SERIES: AN ALL-BACH CONCERT
Phillip Gaskill, conductor:
Bach: Double Violin Concerto
      Michelle Des Roches and Yolanda Wu, violins
Bach: Violin Concerto No. 1 in a minor
      Gregory Harrington, violin
Bach: Violin Concerto No. 2 in E
      Jane Chung, violin
Bach: Brandenburg Concerto No. 4 in G
      Craig Devereaux and Shoji Mizumoto, flutes
      Sarah Kapustin, violin
Orchestra roster, soloist bio, and program notes

Musica Bella Orchestra Season Series Concert No. 14   

Sunday, October 24, 2004
Church of the Blessed Sacrament
AVSHALOMOV WORLD PREMIERE
Phillip Gaskill, conductor:
Wagner: Rienzi Overture
Avshalomov: Elegy for Strings
Avshalomov: Songs of Life/Songs of Death
      David Avshalomov, bass/baritone
Tchaikovsky: Symphony No. 6 (“Pathetique”)
      David Avshalomov, guest conductor
Orchestra roster, soloist bio, and program notes

Musica Bella Orchestra Season Series Concert No. 13   

Sunday, May 2, 2004
Church of St. Paul and St. Andrew
MENDELSSOHN/BRUCH/MAHLER
Phillip Gaskill, conductor:
Mendelssohn: Hebrides (Fingal’s Cave) Overture
Bruch: Concerto No. 1 for Violin and Orchestra
      Steven Zynszajn, violin
Mahler: Symphony No. 4 in G
      Devin Dukes, soprano
Orchestra roster, soloist bios, and program notes     Photos coming soon

Musica Bella Orchestra Season Series Concert No. 12   

Sunday, February 29, 2004
Church of St. Paul and St. Andrew
BLOCH/KHACHATURIAN/BRAHMS
Harry J. Marenstein, conductor:
Bloch: Suite Hébraïque
      Stephen Salchow, viola
Phillip Gaskill, conductor:
Khachaturyan: Concerto for Violin and Orchestra
      Jean Park, violin
Brahms: Symphony No. 1 in c minor, Op. 68
Orchestra roster, soloist bios, and program notes     Photos coming soon

Musica Bella Orchestra Season Series Concerts Nos. 10 & 11   [No CD available]
Saturday & Sunday, January 17 & 18, 2004

Church of St. Paul and St. Andrew (1/17), Our Lady of Good Counsel (1/18)
OUR SECOND ANNIVERSARY ALL-BACH CONCERT
Phillip Gaskill, conductor
Bach: Concerto for Oboe, Violin, and Strings, BWV 1060
      Daniel Fierer, oboe; Uli Speth, violin
Bach: Brandenburg Concerto No. 5, BWV 1050
      Dominic Eckersley, cembalo; Shoji Mizumoto, flute; Gregory Singer, violin
Bach: Brandenburg Concerto No. 6, BWV 1051
      Stephanie Griffin and David Wallace, violas
Bach: Double Concerto for Two Violins and Strings, BWV 1043
      Gregory Singer and Hope Singer, violins
Orchestra roster, soloist bios, and program notes     Photos coming soon

Musica Bella Orchestra Season Series Concert No. 9

Sunday, November 30, 2003
Church of St. Paul and St. Andrew
ROSSINI/BEETHOVEN/TCHAIKOVSKY
Phillip Gaskill, conductor:
Rossini: Semiramide Overture
Beethoven: Concerto No. 4 for Piano and Orchestra in G, Op. 58
      Alice Levinson, piano
Harry J. Marenstein, conductor:
Tchaikovsky: Symphony No. 5 in e minor, Op. 68
Orchestra roster, soloist bio, and program notes     Photos coming soon

Musica Bella Orchestra Season Series Concert No. 8

Sunday, October 19, 2003
Church of St. Paul and St. Andrew
GLINKA/GLAZUNOV/MAHLER
Harry J. Marenstein, conductor:
Glinka: Russlan and Ludmilla Overture
Phillip Gaskill, conductor:
Glazunov: Concerto for Violin and Orchestra in a minor, Op. 58
      Rachel Varga, violin
Mahler: Symphony No. 1 in D
Orchestra roster, soloist bio, and program notes     Photos coming soon

Non-Series Orchestra Concert No. A
Saturday, June 21, 2003
Church of St. Paul and St. Andrew
JOINT CONCERT WITH GAY GOTHAM CHORUS
Jonathan Babcock, conductor of the Gay Gotham Chorus, conductor
Luigi Cherubini: Requiem in d minor
Aaron Copland: Fanfare for the Common Man
Aram Khachaturian: Waltz from Masquerade
Leonard Bernstein: Make My Garden Grow from Candide
Orchestra roster

Musica Bella Orchestra Season Series Concert No. 7

Sunday, May 18, 2003
Church of St. Paul and St. Andrew
CONCERTO CONCERT
Robert Radmer, conductor:
Ludwig van Beethoven: Romance No. 2 in F, Op. 50
      Jean Park, violin
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Horn Concerto No. 1 in D, K. 412 (386b)
      Meryl Koenig, horn
Jules Massenet: Meditation from Thaïs
      Andrew Wise, violin
Bohuslav Martinu: Oboe Concerto
      Thomas Crane, oboe
Phillip Gaskill, conductor:
Antonio Vivaldi: Concerto for Two Trumpets
      Jason Covey and Joshua Goldstein, trumpets
Antonio Rosetti: Grand Concerto for Two Horns in F, Murray C60
      Bill Hinson and Christophe Gillet, horns
Pablo de Sarasate: Zigeunerweisen, Op. 20
      Hubert Chen, violin
Orchestra roster, soloist bios, and program notes    Photos of the concert

Musica Bella Orchestra Season Series Concert No. 6

Sunday, March 23, 2003
Church of St. Paul and St. Andrew
ALL-DVORAK PROGRAM
Phillip Gaskill, conductor
Dvorak: Carnival Overture, Op. 92
Dvorak: Concerto for Violin and Orchestra in a minor, Op. 53
      Jeffrey Parry, violin
Dvorak: Symphony No. 8 in G, Op. 88
Orchestra roster, soloist bio, and program notes    Photos of the concert

Musica Bella Orchestra Season Series Concert No. 5

Sunday, December 8, 2002
Our Lady of Good Counsel Church
ALL-BRAHMS PROGRAM
Phillip Gaskill, conductor
Brahms: Academic Festival Overture, Op. 80
Brahms: Double Concerto in a minor, Op. 102
      Rachel Varga, violin; Anahit Harutyunyan-Gaskill, cello
Brahms: Symphony No. 3 in F, Op. 90
Orchestra roster, soloist bios, and program notes    Photos of the concert    Listen

Musica Bella Orchestra Season Series Concert No. 4

Sunday, October 13, 2002
Our Lady of Good Counsel Church
ALL-BEETHOVEN PROGRAM
Phillip Gaskill, conductor
Beethoven: Overture to The Creatures of Prometheus, Op. 43
Beethoven: Violin Concerto in D, Op. 61
      Uli Speth, violin
Beethoven: Symphony No. 7 in A, Op. 92
Orchestra roster, soloist bio, and program notes    Photos of the concert    Listen

Musica Bella Orchestra Season Series Concert No. 3

Sunday, June 2, 2002
Our Lady of Good Counsel Church
ALL-MOZART PROGRAM
Phillip Gaskill, conductor
Mozart: Symphony No. 20 in D, K. 133
Mozart: Violin Concerto No. 3 in G, K. 216
      Rachel Varga, violin
Mozart: Symphony No. 40 in g minor, K. 550
Orchestra roster, soloist bio, and program notes    Photos of the concert

Musica Bella Orchestra Season Series Concert No. 2

Sunday, January 27, 2002
Our Lady of Good Counsel Church
OUR DEBUT CONCERTS, PART 2
Phillip Gaskill, conductor
Bach: Brandenburg Concerto No. 4, BWV 1049
      Suzanne Gilchrest and Kathleen Brisotti, flutes; Rachel Varga, violin
Vivaldi: Double Cello Concerto
      Anahit Harutyunyan-Gaskill and James Mark Pedersen, cellos
Bach: Brandenburg Concerto No. 3, BWV 1048
      Rachel Varga, violin
Bach: Brandenburg Concerto No. 5, BWV 1050
      Francois Nezwazky, cembalo; Linda Chang Kim, violin; Suzanne Gilchrest, flute
Orchestra roster and program notes    Photos of the concert

Musica Bella Orchestra Season Series Concert No. 1

Sunday, January 20, 2002
Our Lady of Good Counsel Church
OUR DEBUT CONCERTS, PART 1
Phillip Gaskill, conductor
Bach: Brandenburg Concerto No. 1, BWV 1046
      Rachel Varga, violin; Alexander Lesokhin, oboe
Bach: Double Violin Concerto, BWV 1043
      Linda Chang Kim and Rachel Varga, violins
Bach: Brandenburg Concerto No. 6, BWV 1051
      Jeffrey Parry and Julia Lin, violas
Bach: Brandenburg Concerto No. 2, BWV 1047
      Dave Ballou, trumpet; Suzanne Gilchrest, flute; Alexander Lesokhin, oboe; Uli Speth, violin
Orchestra roster and program notes    Photos of the concert



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