Concerts

Performances under Benjamin Niemczyk

Saturday, November 18th, 2023

- An Autumnal Offering for World Peace
South Salem Presbyterian Church

Bach Cantata BVW 70
Handel Te Deum HWV 280
Bach Cantata BWV 140
Fauré Cantique de Jean Racine Op.11

Audrey Fernandez-Fraser, Soprano
Christine Browne-Munz, Alto
Michael Anderson, Tenor
Robert Frazier, Bass
Accompanied by the WOS Baroque Orchestra


Sunday, April 23, 2023

- Conqu'ring
In Memory of Don Harder
South Salem Presbyterian Church

Bach Cantata BVW 2
Bach Cantata BVW 5
Mozart Vespers>
Handel "See, the Congu'ring Hero Comes"
Judas Maccabaeus Oratorio


Saturday, November 19, 2022

- Glorious Vivaldi
Presbyterian Church of Mount Kisco, Mt. Kisco, NY

Vivaldi's Dixit Dominus RV 595, Magnificat RV 610, and Gloria RV 589

Audrey Fernandez-Fraser, Soprano
Sophia Campoamor, Soprano
Christine Browne-Munz, Alto
Julian Baldwin, Tenor
Bryan Murray, Bass


Saturday, April 30, 2022

- Baroque and Beyond
Presbyterian Church of Mount Kisco, Mt. Kisco, NY

Handel O Come, Let Us Sing, HWV 253
Bach Mass in G minor, BWV 235
Brahms Geistliches Lied, Op. 30
Handel Sing Unto God from Judas Maccabaeus, HWV 63

Audrey Fernandez-Fraser, Soprano
Christine Browne-Munz, Alto
Vrushabh Doshi, Tenor


Saturday, November 20, 2021

- The Brothers Haydn
Presbyterian Church of Mount Kisco, Mt. Kisco, NY

Franz Joseph Haydn Lord Nelson Mass
Johann Michael Haydn Requiem in C minor MH 155

Audrey Fernandez-Fraser, Soprano
Christine Browne-Munz, Alto
Vrushabh Doshi, Tenor
Joseph Parrish, Bass


Sunday December 9th, 2019

- Messiah Sing
St. Lukes' Episcopal Church, Somers, NY


Saturday November 23rd, 2019

- Meeting of the Masters
Mt. Kisco Presbyterian Church, Mt. Kisco, NY

Bach BWV 238, 36,62
Mozart Regina Coeli, Veni Sancte


Sunday, May 5, 2019

- The Creation
Chappaqua Performing Arts Center, Chappaqua, NY

Haydn Die Schöfung

Catherine Steinbrink, Soprano
Jeffrey Strand, Tenor
David Salisbury Fry, Bass


Sunday December 9th, 2018

- Messiah Sing
St. Lukes' Episcopal Church, Somers, NY


Saturday, November 17th, 2018

- Evening with Bach
South Salem Presbyterian Church, South Salem, NY

J.S. Bach Jesu, Joy of Man's Desiring Cantata BWV 147,
Nun komm, der Heiden Heiland Cantata BWV 61,
Lobet den Herrn Motet BWV 230,
Wachet auf Cantata BWV 140

Miriam Stoner, Soprano
Mark Hanke, Tenor
Joseph Rodriguez, Bass


Sunday, May 6, 2018

- Lux Perpetua
Bedford Presbyterian Church, Bedford, NY

J.S. Bach Cantata BWV 29
A. Newman 2 Choruses from Te Deum
Mozart Requiem, KV 625
The Requiem was performed In Memory of Karen Spallina

Miriam Stoner, Soprano
Mun-Tzung Wong, Alto
Philip Anderson, Tenor
Benjamin Bloomfield, Bass


Saturday, December 2, 2017

South Salem Presbyterian Church, South Salem, NY

Handel Messiah

Corinne Byrne, Soprano
Mun-Tzung Wong, Alto
Michael Anderson, Tenor
and featuring
Brian Montgomery, Bass


Sunday, May 7, 2017

South Salem Presbyterian Church, South Salem, NY

J.S. Bach Saint John Passion

Stephanie Jabre, Soprano
Mun-Tzung Wong, Alto
Michael Anderson, Tenor
and featuring
Brian Montgomery, Bass


Saturday, November 19, 2016

- Go For Baroque
Bedford Presbyterian Church on the Village Green, Bedford

Featured works of Handel, Bach, Pergolesi, Vivaldi, Purcell & Charpentier

Accompanied by renowned organist, James Kennerley


Sunday, May 1, 2016

South Salem Presbyterian Church, South Salem, NY

Britten Rejoice in the Lamb
Duruflé Requiem
Fauré Cantique de Jean Racine

Corrine Byrne, Soprano
Mun-Tzung Wong, Alto
Mark Hanke, Tenor
Julian Whitley, Bass


Saturday, November 21, 2015

Presbyterian Church of Mount Kisco, NY

Poulenc Gloria
Bach Magnificat

Catherine Steinbrink, Soprano
Nicole Weigelt, Soprano
Mun-Tzung Wong, Alto
Joshua Ryan Sanders, Tenor
Robert Mellon, Bass


Sunday, May 3, 2015

South Salem Presbyterian Church, South Salem, NY

Mozart Mass in C Minor, K427

Brynn Terry, Soprano
Mun-Tzung Wong, Messo Soprano
Angelo Mazzone, Tenor
Quentin Lee, Baritone


Saturday, November 22, 2014

South Salem Presbyterian Church, South Salem, NY

Bach Christmas Oratorio, BWV 248

Corrine Byrne,Soprano
Kate McNamara, Alto
Marc Molomot, Tenor
Joseph Beckwith, Bass


Sunday, May 4, 2014

- To The Glory of Spring
South Salem Presbyterian Church, South Salem, NY

Haydn Kleine Orgelmesse
Vivaldi Gloria in D, RV 589
Bach Hallelujah, BWV 143

Miriam Chaudoir,Soprano
Corrine Byrne, Soprano
Biraj Barkakaty, Countertenor

REBEL Baroque Ensemble


Saturday, December 7, 2013

Lutheran Church of the Resurrection, Mount Kisco, NY

Sunday, November 24, 2013

South Salem Presbyterian Church, South Salem, NY

Handel Messiah, HWV 56

Jane Brendler Buchi, Soprano
Elizabeth Thorne, Alto
Christopher Ellmann, Tenor
Masami Morimoto, Baritone
James Kennerley, Organist

 


Sunday, June 2, 2013

- Robert C. McDonald Memorial Concert
John Jay Middle School Theater, Cross River, NY

Featuring Hélène Grimaud, Piano

Brahms Schicksalslied Op. 54
Beethoven Chorale Fantasy Op. 80
Beethoven Christus am Ölberge Op. 85

Roseanne Ackerley, Soprano
Jane Buchi, Soprano
Leanne Gonzalez-Singer, Alto
Christopher Ellmann, Tenor
Peter Buchi, Tenor
Matthew Singer, Baritone


Saturday, March 2, 2013

Chappaqua Library, Chappaqua, NY

- Madrigals: A Chamber Concert

Morley My Bonnie Lass She Smileth
Faure Madrigal
Bennet Weep, O Mine Eyes
Byrd Though Amaryllis Dance
Gibbons The Silver Swan
Lassus Tutto Lo Di
Purcell Music for a While,
When I am Laid to Rest

Sing Rose, Soprano
John Alan Rose, Piano
Weelkes Thus Sings My Dearest Jewel
Wilbye Adieu, Sweet Amaryllis


Sunday, Nov 18, 2012

- Songs of Solace
Temple Shaaray Tefila, Bedford Corners, NY

Schoenberg A Survivor from Warsaw
Brahms Ein deutsches Requiem


Sunday, May 6, 2012

Temple Beth El of Northern Westchester, Chappaqua, NY

Mendelssohn Elijah

Matthew Singer, Baritone
Roseanne Ackerley, Soprano
Leanne Gonzalez-Singer, Alto
Christopher Ellman, Tenor
Eric Burkhardt, Baritone


Saturday, Nov. 19, 2011

- For Sacred Peace

Presbyterian Church of Mount Kisco, NY

Mozart Requiem (Levin Edition)
Verdi Quattro Pezzi Sacri
Britten Lacrymosa
Mozart Ave Verum Corpus

James Kennerley, Organ


Saturday, May 21, 2011

Presbyterian Church of Mount Kisco, New York

- From Bach to Brittten

James Kennerley, Organ

Tavener Song for Athene
Mendelssohn There Shall a Star (from Christus)
Brahms Geistliches Lied, Opus 30
Handel Sing Unto God (from Judas Maccabeus)
Berlioz Meditation religieuse (from Tristia)
Berlioz La mort d"Ophelie (from Tristia)
Brahms Wie lieblich sind (from Ein Deutsches Requiem)Rachmaninoff Blagoslovi (from Vespers)
Milena Gligic, Alto
Bach Chorale 40 (from St John Passion)
Verdi Stabat Mater (from Quattro Pezzi Sacri)
Mozart Lacrimosa (from Requiem)
Mendelssohn He Watching Over Israel (from Elijah)
Britten Agnus Dei (from War Requiem)
Chris Ellman, Tenor
Britten Let Us Sleep Now (from War Requiem)
Jane Bucci Soprano
Chris Ellman Tenor
Masami Morimoto, Bass
Mendelssohn And Then Shall Your Light (from Elijah)


Sunday, March 4, 2011

Chappaqua Library, New York

- Holy, Eternal, Wondrous - a Concert of Folk-Inspired Choral Music

Anonymous Rejoice in the Lord
Clausen Deep River featuring Michael Cole, tenor
Bruckner Antiphon (Tota Pulchra)
Morley Nolo Mortem Peccatoris
Liszt Ave verum Corpus
Schubert Deutsche Messe (Zum Eingang and Zum Sanctus)
John Velonis Holy, Eternal, Wondrous (World Premiere)
Featuring Jeanne Velonis, Accordian
Chadwick The Lamb
Bruckner Christus Factus Est
Traditional Shenandoah


Sunday, November 21, 2010

Presbyterian Church of Mount Kisco

G.F. Händel Messiah

REBEL Baroque Orchestra
Nell Snaidas, Soprano
Hai-Ting
Chinn, Alto
Daniel Neer, Tenor
Ray Diaz, Bass


Sunday, May 23, 2010

Presbyterian
Church of Mount Kisco

- The Light of Spring

Brahms Lass dich nur nichts
Bach Motet Lobet
den Herrn
Schubert Mass No. 5 in A-Flat

Bradley Brookshire, Organ

Michelle Serrano-Moeritz, Soprano
Elise Quagliata, Alto
Oliver
Mercer, Tenor
Matthew Singer, Bass


Sunday, Nov 22, 2009

Presbyterian Church of Mount Kisco

- Autumn Tones

Bach Jesu of Man’s Desiring
Anthony Newman Requiem

Beethoven Mass in C, Op 86

Anthony Newman, Organ
Zoe Vandermeer,Soprano
Elizabeth Thorne, Alto
Daniel Neer, Tenor
Ray Diaz, Baritone


Saturday, May 2, 2009

Presbyterian Church of Mount Kisco

- Shakespeare in the Spring

Tavener Song for Athene
Berlioz Tristia
Bruckner Mass No. 1 in D minor

James Kennerley, Organ

Roseanne Ackerley, Soprano
Katherine Korsak, Alto
Christopher Ellmann, Tenor
Masami Morimoto, Baritone
Steven Skybell, Narrator


Sunday, November 23, 2008

Presbyterian Church of Mount Kisco

- Fall Firsts

Fauré Requiem
MendelssohnKyrie
Mendelssohn Christus

David Johnson, Organ
Jennifer Pomeroy, Soprano
Masami
Morimoto, Bass
Christopher Ellmann, Tenor


Sunday, May 4, 2008

South Salem Presbyterian Church, South Salem, NY

- Barocco con Fuoco!

Brahms Marienlieder I-VII
Vivaldi L’Estro Armonico, Op. 3, No. 8

Händel Dixit Dominus

REBEL Baroque Orchestra
Jörg-Michael
Schwarz & Karen Marmer, Directors
Tiffany Consort Nicholas White,
Director
Jolie Greenleaf, Soprano
Kate Mulvihill, Soprano
Kirsten Sollek, Alto
Oliver Brewer, Tenor
Joe Chappel, Bass


Sunday, December 9, 2007

Scarborough Presbyterian Church, Scarborough, NY

- A Holiday Concert

Bruckner Virga Jesse Floruit
Fauré Cantique de Jean Racine
Brandt Shema Doug Brandt Mi Chamacha
Bassi Wexford Carol
David Love (Though I Speak...)
Saint-Saëns Christmas Oratorio

Christopher Baum, Classical Guitar
Haley Kobilinsky, Soprano
Elizabeth Thorne, Mezzo-Soprano
Dianne Chase, Alto
Christopher Ellmann, Tenor
Daniel Singer, Baritone

Performances under Harold Rosenbaum

Saturday, May 19, 2007

– Dido and Aeneus and Bach
Choruses

Presbyterian Church of Mount Kisco

Bach Cantata Movements
Chorus # 61 Nun Heiden Heiland (movement 1)
Chorus # 4 Christ Lag in Todesbanden (Sinfonia, verse 1, verse 7)

Duet # 78 Jesu, der du meine Seele (Jolle Greenleaf & Robert Isaacs)

Chorus # 147 Herz und Mund and Tat und Leben (movement 10)
Chorus # 68 Also hat Gott die Welt Geliebt (movement 5)

Purcell Dido
and Aeneas

Jolle Greenleaf, Soprano
Nell Snaidas, Soprano
Richard Lippold, Baritone
Robert Isaacs, Countertenor
The Canticum Novum Youth Choir


Saturday, December 9, 2006

Congregation Sons of Israel
Briarcliff Manor, NY

Händel Judas Maccabaeus

Hayley Kobilinsky, Soprano
John Bernard, Tenor
Philip Horst,
Baritone


Saturday, May 13, 2006

Lutheran Church of the
Resurrection,
Mount Kisco, NY

Sunday, May 21, 2006

Holy Trinity Russian Orthodox Church,
Yonkers, NY

Rachmaninoff
All-Night Vigil, Opus 37

Elsa Larsson, Alto
Michael Cole, Tenor
Eric Burkhardt, Bass
The Canticum Novum Youth Choir


Saturday, December 2, 2005

Rye Presbyterian Church, Rye,
NY

Händel Messiah

Tony Arnold, Soprano
Jeffrey Mandelbaum, Countertenor
Robert Dingman, Tenor
Alexander Hurd,
Baritone


Sunday, May 22, 2005

Mary Lou Meese Theater at Fox Lane
High School,
Bedford, NY

Mozart Eine Kleine
Nachtmusik
Mozart Requiem in D minor (Levin )

Edie Rosenbaum, Soprano
Suzanne La Croix,
Mezzo-Soprano
Neil Farrell, Tenor
Kurt-Owen Richards, Baritone
Canticum Novum Youth Choir


Sunday, January 9, 2005

Mary Lou Meese Theater at Fox Lane High School,
Bedford, NY

– Two Seasonal Masterpieces

Vivaldi Gloria
Britten Saint Nicholas

Richard Osgood,
Tenor
The Canticum Novum Youth Choir


Wednesday, April 14, 2004

Isaac Stern Auditorium at
Carnegie Hall, NYC

Verdi Requiem

The Brooklyn Philharmonic, Robert Spano, Music
Director
Gale Limansky, Soprano
Gerard Powers, Tenor
John Relyea, Bass-Baritone
The Canticum Novum Singers
The New York Virtuoso Singers
The University of Buffalo Choir
Westchester Oratorio Society
The Canticum Novum Youth Choir


Saturday, January 10, 2004

Mary Lou Meese Theater at Fox
Lane High School,
Bedford, NY

Händel Esther

Cynthia Richards Wallace, Soprano
Jeffrey Mandelbaum, Countertenor
Branden James, Tenor
Mark Rehnstrom, Baritone
The Canticum Novum Youth Choir
Accompanied by The Strathmere Ensemble


Sunday, May 4, 2003

Rye Presbyterian Church, Rye, NY

Bach The Passion According to Saint John

Douglas Keith, Tenor
Jeffrey Mandelbaum, Countertenor
Chris Thompson, Baritone
David Arnold, Bass
Virginia Green, Soprano
James Archie Worley, Tenor
Edie Rosenbaum, Soprano
Jeff McCasland, Tenor
Canticum Novum Youth Choir
The Strathmere Ensemble


Saturday, January 11, 2003

Mary Lou Meese Theater at Fox Lane High School,
Bedford, NY

– Franz Schubert: Finished and
Unfinished

Schubert Symphony No. 8 (Unfinished)
Schubert Mass
in A Flat major

Tamara Hardesty, Soprano
Johnny Maldonado, Counter-Tenor
James Archie Worley, Tenor
Mark Rehnstrom, Baritone


Sunday, May 5, 2002

Rye Presbyterian Church, Rye, NY

J.S. Bach St Matthew Passion

Neil Farrell, Tenor
Terrance Barber, Countertenor
Richard Lippold, Bass
Lawrence Long, Baritone
Mukund Marathe, Tenor
Judith Pannill, Soprano
The Westchester Boys Girls Choirs, David Graf, Director
The South Salem Presbyterian Church Youth Choir


Saturday, December 1, 2001

John Jay High School, Cross River, NY

– The Untamed Beethoven
Beethoven Overture: The Creatures of Prometheus, Op. 43

Beethoven Fantasia in C/Choral Fantasy,

Adam Neiman, pianist

Beethoven Mass in
C Major, Op. 86

Carolyne Scimone Rowan, Soprano
Edie Rosenbaum, Soprano
Mary-Lou Vetere, Alto
Yegeshe Manucharyan, Tenor
Drew Martin, Tenor
Chris Thompson, Bass


Sunday, June 10, 2001

Carnegie Hall, New York, NY

Theodorakis Rhapsody for Cello and Orchestra

Zuill Bailey, cello

Beethoven Symphony No. 9 in D minor, Op. 125

Marianna Rigaki, Soprano
Angelica Cathariou, Mezzo-Soprano
Dorji Ciren, Tenor
Ricardo Herrera, Bass-Baritone
With participating choruses,
Peter Tiboris, Conductor


Saturday, May 5, 2001

John Jay High School, Cross River, NY

– Heaven Is Here

Barber Adagio for Strings

Vaughan Williams Five Mystical Songs

Britten The Company of Heaven

Edie Rosenbaum, Soprano
Douglas Purcell, Tenor
David Arnold, Baritone
George S. Irving, Narrator
The John Jay Chorale


Saturday, January 27, 2001

Mary Lou Meese Theater at Fox
Lane High School,
Bedford, NY

Mozart Konzertante Sinfonie in
Eb Major

Mitsuru bota, violin
Louise Schulman, viola
Mozart Mass in C minor

Marlene Hernandez, Soprano
Shannah Timms,Soprano
Rodne Brown, Tenor
Christopher Mooney, Bass


Saturday, May 20, 2000

Mary Lou Meese Theater at Fox Lane
High School,
Bedford, NY

Haydn The Creation

Jamie Baer, Soprano
David Vanderwal, Tenor
Lawrence Long, Baritone


Saturday, May 13, 2000

Brooklyn Academy of Music,
Brooklyn, NY

Messiaen Scenes from St. Francis of Assisi
Act II, Scene 4: The Journeying Angel*
Act II, Scene 5: The
Angel-Musician*
Act III, Scene 8: Death and New Life

*first performances in North America

Robert Spano, Conductor

Heidi Grant Murphy, The Angel
David Wilson-Johnson, St. Francis
John Aler, Brother Masseo Randall Scarlata,
Brother Leo Michael Lockley,
Brother Elias†
Lawrence Long, Brother Bernard†
Frank Barr, Brother
Sylvester†
Kent Smith, Brother Rufus†
†Members of the Westchester
Oratorio Society


Saturday, January 29, 2000

Mary Lou Meese Theater at Fox Lane High School,
Bedford, NY

– “My Soul Doth Magnify the Lord,”

Four Magnificats

Buxtehude Magnificat
PärtMagnificat
Berio Magnificat
Bach Magnificat

Catherine prano
Mary Ellen Callahan, Soprano
Karen Krueger,Mezzo-Soprano
James Archie Worley, Tenor
Paul Rowe, Baritone
The Fox Lane High School Chamber Choir,
Bernard LaDue, Conductor


October 30, 1999

The Concert Hall,
Performing Arts Center,
SUNY Purchase

– Halloween Pops

Grieg Hall of the Mountain
King (from Peer Gynt)
Weber Ruler of the Spirits
Saint-Saëns Danse Macabre
Mendelssohn Witches’ Night (Come with Torches Brightly Flashing) (from Die Erste Walpurgisnacht),featuring Westchester Oratorio Society
Mussorgsky Night on Bald Mountain
Sondheim Sweeney
Todd Suite
Gounod Funeral March of the Marionettes Hermann Psycho
Berlioz March to the Scaffold (from Symphonie Fantastique)

Westchester Symphony Orchestra, Anthony Aibel, Conductor


Friday, May 21, 1999

Mary Lou Meese Theater at Fox Lane High School, Bedford, NY

– The Final Mozart

Mozart Ave Verum Corpus, K. 618
Mozart Symphony #41, K. 551 (Jupiter)
Mozart Requiem, K. 626

Edie Rosenbaum, Soprano
Dianna Heldman, Mezzo-Soprano
Thomas Roche, Tenor
David Arnold, Bass


Saturday, March 27, 1999

Mary Lou Meese Theater at FoxLane High School, Bedford, NY

Händel Messiah
(Easter Portion)

Jennifer Davis Jones, Soprano
Melissa Thorburn, Mezzo-Soprano
Marc Molomot, Tenor
David Shapero, Bass


Saturday, November 21, 1998

The Concert Hall, Performing Arts
Center,
SUNY Purchase

Saint-Saëns Danse Bacchanale (from Samson et
Dalila)
Orff Carmina Burana

Westchester Symphony Orchestra
&nbsp- Anthony Aibel, Conductor
Risa Harmon, Soprano
Leon Williams,Baritone
Neil Farrell, Tenor
Westchester Oratorio Society


Saturday, May 9, 1998

Mary Lou Meese Theater at Fox Lane High School,Bedford, NY

Brahms Ein Deutsches Requiem, Opus 45

with Orchestra

Judith Pannill, Soprano
Kent Smith, Baritone


Saturday, January 10, 1998 (Debut)

Mary Lou Meese Theater at Fox Lane High School, Bedford, NY

Mendelssohn Elijah, Oratorio onWords of the Old Testament, Op. 70

Beverly Myers, Soprano
Jossie Perez, Mezzo-Soprano
Alexander Blitstein, Boy Soprano
Patrick Romano, Tenor
David Arnold, Baritone
Edie Rosenbaum, Mura Kievman,Sopranos*
Nancy Wertsch, Charlotte Surkin, Altos*
Douglas Purcell, Steven Raiford, Tenors*
Frank Barr, Richard Lissemore, Basses*
*Solo
Octet