Program I     A Night at the Opera
Friday, July 26th at 7:30 p.m. at St. Augustine’s in-the-woods
Sunday, July 28th at 3 p.m. at St. Augustine’s in-the-woods
Preconcert talk 45 minutes before each performance

A delightful evening at the opera, with string quartet arrangements of Mozart's Don Giovanni, quartets by Haydn (Op. 20 No. 4 and op. 76 No 5). Soprano sensation Sherezade Panthaki will sing virtuosic arias by Handel, Graupner, Vivaldi and Mozart's exuberant and exquisitely joyful motet Exsultate, jubilate.

Overture and arias from Don Giovanni, K. 527 arr. for string quartet      W.A. Mozart (1756-1791)

Aria: Agitato del Tempeste (from Dido, Queen of Carthage)         Johann Christoph Graupner (1683-1760)

Aria: Gelosia tu gia rendi l'alma mia (from Ottone in villa) Antonio Vivaldi (1678-1741)

String Quartet in D major, Op. 20 No. 4                                            Franz Joseph Haydn (1732-1809)
Allegro di molto
Un poco adagio e affettuoso
Menuet alla Zingarese - Allegretto - Trio
Presto e scherzando

Aria: Piangero la sorte mia (from Giulio Cesare)                                     George Frideric Handel (1685-1759)

Aria: Treulose mensch - Kochet ihr Adern (from Almira) G.F. Handel

Intermission



Mozart Exsultate, Jubilate K. 165/158a                                                            W.A. Mozart (1756-1791)
Exsultate, jubilate - Allegro
Fulget amica dies
Tu virginum corono - Andante
Alleluja - Molto allegro


Sherezade Panthaki, soprano
Tekla Cunningham, violin
Corentin Pokorny, violin
Romeric Pokorny, violin
Caroline Nicholas, violoncello
Nathan Whittaker, violoncello