Never Forget: 9/11 Memorial Concert

On Sunday, September 10th, 2023, Schiller Institute NYC Chorus in concert with Asiana Sinfonia and the Bergen Symphony Orchestra, presented a concert in memory of the victims of the September 11, 2001 attacks on the U.S., held at St Paul & St Andrew Church, 263 W 86th St, New York City.


Excerpts below. More to come . . . 


                        Jennifer Pearl, Chair of Schiller Institute NYC Chorus                                  

Opening remarks
                        Dennis Speed, International Schiller Institute
Invocation and remarks
                        Msgr. Jamie Gigantiello, FDNY
                        Moment of silence

Ludwig van Beethoven (1770-1827)
Allegretto from Symphony No. 7
                        Bergen Symphony Orchestra, Woomyung Choe, conductor
Felix Mendelssohn Bartholdy (1809-1847)
Two Spirituals for Tenor and Bass Voices, Opus 115 
                        Megan Dobrodt, conductor
African American Spirituals
Fix Me by Francis Hall Johnson (1932-2021)
Hold On! by Eugene Thamon Simpson (1932-2021)
                        Diane Sare, conductor
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (1756-1791)
Vesperae solennes de confessore, K. 339
                        Bergen Symphony Orchestra, Megan Dobrodt, conductor
Franz Schubert (1797-1828)
Psalm 23 for Soprano/Alto voices
Felix Mendelssohn Bartholdy
Violin Concerto in E minor, Opus 64
                        Bergen Symphony Orchestra
                        Jungwon Yoon, violin; Woomyung Choe, conductor


Opening dedication of the concert

Diane Sare conducting African-American Spirituals

Mozart: W. A. Mozart: Vesperae solennes de confessore, K. 339

Schubert: Psalm 23, D. 706

Mendelssohn: Violin Concerto in E minor

  • John Scialdone
    published this page in Past Events 2023-09-13 06:40:08 -0400

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