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CARNEGIE HALL PRESENTS

Cancelled: All Together—Songs for Joy

Sunday, April 5, 2020 7 PM Zankel Hall
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Inspired by personal narrative and a new translation of Friedrich Schiller’s “Ode to Joy”—reimagined for our contemporary moment by former poet laureate Tracy K. Smith—New Yorkers of all ages come together with mezzo-soprano Joyce DiDonato to explore their bold visions for joy through new and original songs. This event is part of All Together: A Global Ode to Joy, a worldwide exploration of Beethoven’s Ninth Symphony and the power of music to amplify all voices.

Part of: All Together, Joyce DiDonato Perspectives, and Beethoven Celebration

Performers

Joyce DiDonato, Mezzo-Soprano
Ensemble Connect
·· Leo Sussman, Flute
·· Tamara Winston, Oboe
·· Noémi Sallai, Clarinet
·· Yen-Chen Wu, Bassoon
·· Wilden Dannenberg, French Horn
·· Brian Olson, Trumpet (Alum)
·· Oliver Barrett, Trombone (Alum)
·· Mika Sasaki, Piano (Alum)
·· Sae Hashimoto, Percussion
·· Brandon Ilaw, Percussion (Alum)
·· Jennifer Liu, Violin
·· Gergana Haralampieva, Violin
·· Meagan Turner, Viola
·· Arlen Hlusko, Cello
·· Ha Young Jung, Bass
James Ross, Conductor

with
Jason Marshall, Saxophone
Mike LaValle, Electric Bass
James Shipp, Piano
Aynsley Powell, Drums

and
Bridget Barkan, Vocals
Emily Eagen, Vocals
Kenyatta Emmanuel, Vocals
Okai Fleurimonte, Vocals
Ruth Kendall, Vocals
Jonathan Laville, Vocals
Robert Pollock, Vocals
Briony Price, Vocals
Jean Rohe, Vocals
Cynthia Soriano, Vocals

Future Music Project Ensemble
·· Sophia Davis, Vocals
·· Jacob Duran, Vocals
·· Lionel Hudson, Vocals
·· Violet Young, Vocals
·· Alejandro Ingkavet, Piano
·· Adam Cabo, Drums and Percussion
·· Dan Nunez, Drums and Percussion
·· Misha Grossman, Violin
·· Tess Lynch, Violin
·· Luna Simone-Gonzalez, Viola
·· Scarlette Hashimoto, Cello
·· Eoin O’Mara, Guitar
·· Ilan Kahanov, Bass

WHEELS Fifth Grade Band
·· Graham Johnson, Director

Friends Seminary Fourth Grade Choir
·· Madolyn Accola, Director

Wadleigh Secondary School for the Performing & Visual Arts
·· Kim Walton, Director

New Bridges String Ensemble
·· Alice Tsui, Director

Stacey Boggs, Lighting Designer

Program

Program to include:
BRIDGET BARKAN "Steal My Joy"

JAMIE HARRISON JONES "Freedom for a Lonely Girl" (arr. Trayci Briggs)

ELIJAH J. THOMAS "The Unbroken Cycle of Joy"

WHEELS FIFTH GRADE BAND "Let Our Song Bring Joy to Earth" (arr. Jason Marshall)

DASSI ROSENKRANTZ "Joi"

LIONEL HUDSON "Hold Me" (arr. James Shipp)

CYNTHIA SORIANO "Bendita Alegria" (arr. Rick Flores)

TESS LYNCH "Colorado" (arr. James Shipp)

BRIONY PRICE "Prayer for Joy" (arr. Rick Flores)

JEAN ROHE "Let It Shine"

LILLIAN MELENDEZ / EMILY EAGEN "Song for Liam" (arr. Thomas Cabaniss)

KENYATTA EMMANUEL / ROBERT POLLOCK "Joy's Mansion" (arr. Chris Washburne)

DALIANA DIAZ / AVA JOSEPH / SARAI PIPER / MICHAEL WOODSLEY / ALICE TSUI "Time to Rise"

FRIENDS SEMINARY FOURTH GRADE CHOIR / MADOLYN ACCOLA "Lift Your Voice" (arr. Thomas Cabaniss)

JOSEPH WILSON Chaconne in D

MJ "Freedom"

THOMAS CABANISS "An Old Story"

BEETHOVEN Symphony No. 9

Lead support for the Beethoven Celebration is provided by The Morris and Alma Schapiro Fund.

National Endowment for the Arts: arts.gov

Public support is provided by the National Endowment for the Arts.

In honor of the centenary of his birth, Carnegie Hall’s 2019–2020 season is dedicated to the memory of Isaac Stern in recognition of his extraordinary contributions to Carnegie Hall, arts advocacy, and the field of music.

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