A fifty year retrospective of music from theater, opera and concert hall by regional composer Joseph Marcello will take place Sunday, April 28th at 3:00 p.m. at The Arts Block in Greenfield. Marcello, who holds degrees in classical guitar and composition from the Aaron Copland School of Music in New York City and a Master's degree in composition from the University of Massachusetts, is co-director of Music for Life Studios in Northfield, Massachusetts. He has also, for the past 8 years, authored the "˜Encores & Curtain Calls' music and theater column for the Greenfield Recorder.
Vocal artists will feature the popular, rising operatic soprano, Maria Ferrante and tenor, Irwin Reese, a veteran member of the Metropolitan Opera Chorus. Instrumentalists will include Gregory Hayes at the piano (Dartmouth College), Fredric Cohen, oboe (University of Massachusetts), and Rebecca Hartka, cello (Trio Lumiere). Also performing will be Dorota Wilhelmi-Kol, violin, Joseph McCaffrey, clarinet, Anna Emberly, soprano, Jonathan Harvey, baritone, and Thom Griffin, Narrator.
We are seeking donations at any level to help sponsor the fees of this roster of outstanding