The Music Transforms series at Wayne Presbyterian presents Prometheus Chamber Orchestra!
Program includes works of Bach, Vivaldi, and Holst. This concert will also feature the violin students that this concert series supports throughout the school year.
Sunday, May 20, 2018 at 4:00 pm
This is a benefit concert to support music students in Southwest Philadelphia.
PROMETHEUS joins forces with vocal sextet Variant 6 for another exciting collaboration this season! Stay tuned for more information.
J.S. BACH: Cantata BWV 196, "Der Herr denket an uns"
HOLST: Seven part-songs for SSA and strings
GAVIN BRYARS: The Voice of St. Columba*
*North American premiere
Join us for our final program of the season, curated by PROMETHEUS violist, Veronica Jurkiewicz, with special guest sopranos Rebecca Myers and Jessica Beebe, and guest clarinetist Debbie Larsen!
Arvo Pärt, Summa
Oswaldo Golijov, Tenebrae for strings, clarinet, and soprano
Ēriks Ešenvalds, O Salutaris Hostia arr. for strings and soprano soloists
Richard Strauss, Capriccio sextet (arr. for string orchestra)
All concerts at the Advocate are FREE and open to ALL, with a reception to follow.
PROMETHEUS presents a powerful program for the people in a performance of Georg Phillip Telemann's Les Nations alongside Louis Andriessen's thrilling Workers Union, with special guests from the Arcana Ensemble. The program will also include Harmonies from Apartment House 1776, an adaptation of John Cage's composition written for America's bicentennial. Curated by PROMETHEUS bassist, Daniel Turkos.
All shows at the Advocate are FREE admission and open to ALL, with a reception to follow.
PROMETHEUS will join Bucks County Choral Society for their Annual Festival of Christmas Music in a performance of Bach's magnificent Magnificat, on a program including traditional carols of the season and an audience sing-along.
Saturday December 10, 2016: Prometheus Prelude music at 7:30pm; concert at 8:00pm
Sunday December 11, 2016: Prometheus Prelude music at 3:30pm; concert at 4:00pm
For ticket information, visit Bucks County Choral Society here.
Join us for a Thanksgiving celebration of two great works by two treasured American immigrants: Bela Bartok and Antonin Dvorak. With their Divertimento for Strings and Serenade for Strings, respectively, we give thanks for the great contributions of individuals from around the world who have made, and continue to make, America home. Curated by PROMETHEUS cellist, Eric Coyne.
All concerts @ the Advocate are FREE ADMISSION! ALL are WELCOME!
Members of PROMETHEUS will join forces with Variant 6, Philadelphia's virtuosic new vocal sextet, performing Arvo Pårt's Stabat Mater as part of a larger program at University Lutheran Church.
Bruno Bettinelli - Tre Motetti (1985)
Pelle Gudmunsen-Holmgreen - Song (2010)
Pelle Gudmunsen-Holmgreen - Sound I + Sound II (2012)
Arvo Pärt - Stabat Mater (1985)
Also including music of Ockeghem, le Jeune, and Josquin.
Read more about this outstanding ensemble here and be sure to check out the rest of their 2016-2017 season!
Join us in celebrating the crafts of music- and beer-making as we welcome Philly homebrewers to the Advocate for a special tasting + concert event! Curated by PROMETHEUS violist (and homebrewer!) Steven Heitlinger.
Purcell, Chaconne in g minor
Haydn, Symphony no. 16 in B-flat Major
Dvorak, Nocturne for Strings in B major
Holst, St. Paul's Suite
All concerts @ the Advocate are FREE ADMISSION!