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Orchestra of New Jersey is excited to return to the Madison Community
Arts Center, 10 Kings Road, Madison, NJ, for the Madison
Holiday Arts Festival presented by The Madison Arts
& Culture Alliance.
Admission to all events
is free — join us and celebrate the holidays together.
12:00-1:00 PM -
Pianist Peter Toth will present the exciting and
expressive music of Franz Liszt.
Peter has performed recitals and orchestral concertos internationally,
specializing in the works of Franz Liszt.
1:30-2:30 PM -
Pianists John Pivarnik and Nan Childress Orchard
will present a special 4-hand piano arrangement of Tchaikovsky's Nutcracker
Suite. John has performed often with BONJ - as a soloist and
playing Baroque continuo parts. Nan has been featured in recent New
3:00-4:00 PM -
John Pivarnik is joined by vocalists Teresa Giardina and Deborah
Fennelly for a recital of arias and songs from opera and The Great
American Songbook. Roles Teresa has performed with BONJ have included
Cherubino (Le Nozze di Figaro) and Prince Orlovsky (Die
Fledermaus). She has also sung with Eastern Opera and Opera Theater of
4:30-5:30 PM -
Guitarist Stanley Alexandrowicz returns to perform
selections from his recently released Elegia Classics CD of the
compositions of Maestro Robert W. Butts
and music by GIrolamo
Frescobaldi, Manuel Ponce, and Napolean Coste. Stanley has performed
concertos by Joaquin Rodrigo and Vaclav Kucera as well as the premiere of Guitar Concerto by
12:00-1:00 PM -
The Ionian Sextet Wind Ensemble will perform Wolfgang
Amadeus Mozart's Serenade in Eb and other works. The musicians
of the sextet are principal wind players with BONJ and have performed
concerts together internationally.
1:30-2:30 PM -
Violinist Anna David and Violist Laura Layton
will perform music of Ludwig van Beethoven
and others. Laura has been with BONJ for almost twenty years. Anna made
her BONJ debut this season.
Pianist John Pivarnik will be joined by Soprano
Emily Thompson and Tenor Dmitri Zigrino performing music of
Ralph Vaughan Williams and popular favorites. Emily Thompson is
director of In Mid Air Productions, has starred in and directed shows
such as Wilde's Wild West, and has written the libretto for
several musical theater works for young artists.
4:30-5:30 - The
Baroque Orchestra of New Jersey under the baton of
Maestro Robert W. Butts will close the festival with music of the
Baroque and modern eras as well as holiday
Admission to all
events is free — join us and celebrate the holidays together.
Orchestra of New Jersey
Diversity of Beauty
Sunday, January 21,
2024 - 2:00 PM
Fellowship, 21 Normandy Heights Road, Morristown, New Jersey
Music by Johann
Sebastian Bach, Antonio Vivaldi, Ting Ho, Teresa Carreño,