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Andrew Cummings, Baritone
 

2007 and earlier
  • December 1st, 2007, 8:00 pm - Bach Kantata, Nr. 40 "Dazu ist erschienen der Sohn Gottes"

    • The Columbia University Bach Society, David Rosenmeyer, Conductor

    • St. Paul's Chapel, Columbia Campus, New York, NY

    • Andrew will be the Bass soloist for the Bach

    • Concert repertoire will include

      • Symphony No. 34 by W.A. Mozart

      • Cantata No. 40 "Cazu ist erschienen der Sohn Gottes" by J.S. Bach

      • "Hymne" by F. Mendelsohn-Bartholdy for Soprano, Chorus, and Orchestra

      • "Verleih uns Frieden" by F. Mendelsohn-Bartholdy for Chorus and Orchestra

     

  • November 2nd, 2007 - Pocono Vocal Arts Society

    • Evening of Opera Scenes

    • Melissa Lengua, Artistic Director

    • Andrew will be singing the following Arias and Ensembles

          "Si Puo" - The Prologue from Pagliacci by Leoncavallo

          Trio from Gianni Schicchi by Puccini

          Torreador Aria from Carmen by Bizet

          "Vecchia Zimara" or the 'Coat Aria' from Boheme by Puccini

     

  • October 27th, 2007, - Pagliacci - Leoncavallo

    • Rockland Opera

          William Hicks, Musical Director

          Rina Elisha, Director

    • Rockland, NY

    • Andrew will be singing the role of Tonio

     

  • May 19th and 20th, 2007, - Lyric Fest

    • A children's show presenting 4 operas:  Cinderella, The Magic Flute, The Barber of Seville, and Hansel & Gretel.

    • Saturday, May 19, 2007 at 3pm at St. Thomas' Church, Whitemarsh, PA

    • Sunday, May 20, 2007 at 3pm, at First Presbyterian Church in Philadelphia.

    • Andrew will be "Bartolo" in the production of "The Barber of Seville"

 

  • May 6th, 2007, - Verdi Requiem

    • Shepherd University, Dr. Erik Reid Jones, Conductor

    • Shepherdstown, WV

    • Andrew will be the Bass soloist

     

  • April 20th, 2007, 8:00 pm - Verdi Requiem

    • University of Pennsylvania Choral Society, William Parberry, Conductor

    • Irvine Auditorium, Philadelphia, PA

    • Andrew will be the Bass soloist

 

 

2006

 

  • December 8th, 2006, 8:00 pm - Haydn "Heilig Messe"

    • University of Pennsylvania Choral Society, William Parberry, Conductor

    • Irvine Auditorium, Philadelphia, PA

    • Andrew will be the Bass soloist

     

  • November 18th, 2006, 8:00 pm

    • University of Pennsylvania Choir, William Parberry, Conductor

    • Irvine Auditorium, Philadelphia, PA

     

  • June 24th, & July 22nd, 2006 - Don Pasquale (Donizetti)

    • Andrew will be singing the title role.

    • Conducted by Maestro Willie Anthony Waters

    • Performed in concert with piano on June 24th, at 3pm

    • Held at the Liederkranz Foundation, 6 E. 87th St.

    • Admission is FREE

    • One act will be fully staged and performed with Orchestra

    • on July 22nd at 7:30 pm.

    • Held at the Teatro Heckscher at El Museo del Barrio,

    • 1230 Fifth Avenue (at 104th) (between Fifth and Madison Avenues)

    • Call For Tickets: (347) 677-3854

    • $15 in Advance, $20 at the Door, and $10 for Seniors and Students

    • For more info, click here!

 

  • April 21st, 2006, 8:00 pm - Haydn, Stabat Mater (CANCELED because of my Appendectomy)

    • University of Pennsylvania Choral Society, William Parberry, Conductor

    • Irvine Auditorium, Philadelphia, PA

    • Andrew will be the Bass soloist

     

  • April 8th, 2006, 8:00 pm - Bach Cantata Nr. 150 (CANCELED because of my Appendectomy)

    • The program will include works from Bach, Brahms, Bruckner, Clemens, Philips, and more.

    • Andrew will be the bass soloist for Bach Cantata Nr. 150 (BWV 150, Nach dir, Herr, verlanget mich)

    • University of Pennsylvania Choir, William Parberry, Conductor

    • Irvine Auditorium, Philadelphia, PA

 

 

2005

 

  • December 10, 2005, 8:00 pm - Brahms, Deutsches Requiem

    • University of Pennsylvania Choral Society, Brad Smith, Conductor

    • Irvine Auditorium, Philadelphia, PA

    • Andrew will be the Bass soloist

 

  • December 7th, 2005 – Mozart Requiem

    • Camerata New York Orchestra with the Columbia University Glee Club Choir, conducted by Katarzyna Owen.

    • Andrew Cummings, Bass soloist

 

  • November 19th, 2005, 8:00 pm - UPENN Choir

    • University of Pennsylvania Choir, William Parberry, Conductor

    • Irvine Auditorium, Philadelphia, PA

 

  • November 20th, 2005 - "Bastien und Bastienne" (Mozart)

    • Garden State Opera under the baton of Maestro Francesco Santelli, and direction of Jennifer Griesbach.

    • Andrew will be singing the role of "Colas"

    • Performed with Full Orchestra

    • Location: Woodrow Wilson School (1400 Van Houten, Clifton, NJ  07013)

    • Time:  5:00 pm

    • Admission: $20

 

  • November 13th, 2005 - "Bastien und Bastienne" (Mozart)

    • Garden State Opera under the baton of Maestro Francesco Santelli, and direction of Jennifer Griesbach.

    • Andrew will be singing the role of "Colas"

    • Performed with Chamber Orchestra

    • Location: Caldwell College (9 Ryerson Ave, Caldwell, NJ  07006)

    • Time:  4:00 pm

    • Admission: $15

 

  • November 6th, 2005 - Evening of Arias & "Bastien und Bastienne" (Mozart)

    • Garden State Opera under the baton of Maestro Francesco Santelli, and direction of Jennifer Griesbach.

    • Andrew will be singing the role of "Colas" in the 1/2 half, and 3 operatic arias on the 1st half.

    • Performed with Piano

    • Time:  8:00 pm

    • Location: Episcopal Church, Maywood, NJ

 

  • July 27nd, 2005 - "L'Elisir d'Amore" (Donizetti)

    • Part of a workshop presented by the Martina Arroyo Foundation in conjunction with Martina Arroyo, Mark Rucker, Willie Waters, and more.

    • Andrew will be singing the role of "Belcore"

    • This is a fully staged performance of ACT I with piano.

    • Location: Assisi Music Festival (Bloomfield, NH) (see link below for more info)

    • For tickets and more info, click here.

    • Note: Due to multiple casting, the dates posted HERE are the only ones I'M performing on.

 

  • July 23rd, 2005 - "Le Nozze di Figaro" (Mozart)

    • Part of a workshop presented by the Martina Arroyo Foundation in conjunction with Martina Arroyo, Mark Rucker, Willie Waters, and more.

    • Andrew will be singing the role of "Figaro"

    • This is a fully staged performance of the entire opera (w/ cuts) with piano.

    • Location: Dicapo Opera Theater (NY, NY)(see link below for more info)

    • For tickets and more info, click here.

    • Note: Due to multiple casting, the dates posted HERE are the only ones I'M performing on.

 

  • July 22nd, 2005 - "L'Elisir d'Amore" (Donizetti)

    • Part of a workshop presented by the Martina Arroyo Foundation in conjunction with Martina Arroyo, Mark Rucker, Willie Waters, and more.

    • Andrew will be singing the role of "Belcore"

    • This is a fully staged performance of ACT I with piano.

    • Location: Dicapo Opera Theater (NY, NY)(see link below for more info)

    • For tickets and more info, click here.

    • Note: Due to multiple casting, the dates posted HERE are the only ones I'M performing on.

 

  • July 17th, 2005 - "L'Elisir d'Amore" (Donizetti)

    • Part of a workshop presented by the Martina Arroyo Foundation in conjunction with Martina Arroyo, Mark Rucker, Willie Waters, and more.

    • Andrew will be singing the role of "Belcore"

    • This will be presented with piano in a semi staged concert format.

    • Location: Dicapo Opera Theater (NY, NY)(see link below for more info)

    • For tickets and more info, click here.

    • Note: Due to multiple casting, the dates posted HERE are the only ones I'M performing on.

 

  • April 9th, 2005, 8:00 pm - UPENN Choir

    • University of Pennsylvania Choir, William Parberry, Conductor

    • Irvine Auditorium, Philadelphia, PA

    • Andrew will be the Bass soloist.

 

  • April 22nd, 2005, 8:00 pm - Beethoven Missa-Solemnis

    • University of Pennsylvania Choir, William Parberry, Conductor

    • Irvine Auditorium, Philadelphia, PA

    • Andrew will sing Bass in the solo quartet.

 

  • April 16th, 2005 - New Music Premier w/Penn Composers Guild

    • Cantata by Leonardo Dugan, Composer

    • Held at the Curtis Institute of Music, Phila., PA

    • Andrew will be the Bass soloist.

 

  • May 17th, 2005, 8:00 pm - New Music Premier at Merkin Hall, NYC

    • Cantata:  "To One in Paradise", Benjamin Boyle, Composer

    • Bachanalia Orchestra, Nina Beilina, Violin/Artistic Director

    • Andrew will sing Bass in the solo quartet.

 

  • March, 2005 - New Opera Premier, "The Last Leaf"

    • American opera by Gary Papach based on a story of the same title by O. Henry.

    • Teplice, Czech Republic, North Czech Philharmonic

    • Music Director, Charles Olivieri-Munroe
    • Performance:  March 3rd, 2005, 19:00

    • Teplice (Teplitz) Culture House (Dum Kultury)
    • Recording:  March 4th, 2005

    • Our Hosts

    • Interesting fact:  Teplitz, formerly known as the "Little Paris" of 18th Century Europe, is the city where Goethe met Beethoven.

 

 

2004

 

  • December 10th, 2004, 8:00 pm - Schubert Mass in G, Vivaldi Gloria

    • University of Pennsylvania Choir, William Parberry, Conductor

    • Irvine Auditorium, Philadelphia, PA

 

  • December 5th, 2004, 8:00 pm - Mozart Requiem

    • Camerata New York Orchestra with the Columbia University Glee Club Choir, conducted by Richard Owen.

    • Andrew Cummings, Bass soloist

    • Location:  St. Paul's Chapel (Columbia University Morningside campus)  For more info, click here.

 

  • November 20th, 2004, 8:00 pm - Bach B-Minor Mass

    • University of Pennsylvania Choir, William Parberry, Conductor

    • Irvine Auditorium, Philadelphia, PA

    • Andrew will be the Bass soloist.

 

  • August – Mozart's Le Nozze di Figaro

    • Janiec Opera Company, Brevard, NC

    • David Greer, Conductor

    • Vincent Liotta, Director

    • August 5th (Open Dress Rehearsal)

    • August 7th

    • Both performances will be held at 7:30 pm in Whittington-Pfohl Auditorium.

    • For more information & Tickets, visit the Brevard Events Calendar.

    • Andrew will sing the role of the "Figaro"

 

  • June – Richard Strauss's Ariadne auf Naxos

    • Janiec Opera Company, Brevard, NC

      David Effron, Conductor

    • David Gately, Director

    • June 24th (Open Dress Rehearsal)

    • June 26th

    • Both performances will be held at 7:30 pm in Whittington-Pfohl Auditorium.

    • For more information & Tickets, visit the Brevard Events Calendar.

    • Andrew will sing the role of the "Truffaldino"

 

  • May – Mozart's The Magic Flute

    • Opera Delaware, Wilmington, DE

    • May 1st - 8:00pm, 6th - 6:30pm, 8th - 8:00pm, & 9th - 2:00pm

    • Andrew will sing the part of the "Speaker"

 

  • March – Martina Arroyo Foundation Recital

    • New York City, NY - Liederkranz Hall

    • Saturday, April 3rd at 7:30 pm

    • 87th Street between Madison and Fifth Avenues, NYC

 

 

 

2003

 

  • December 5th, 2003 at 8:00 pm - Choral Society Concert

    • University of Pennsylvania Choral Society, William Parberry, Conductor

    • Irvine Auditorium, Philadelphia, PA

    • Program

      • Vivaldi's Gloria

      • Morgenlied, Hymne, & Abendlied - Reinburger

      • Brahms' canonic mass

 

  • November 15th, 2003 at 8:00 pm - Choir Concert

    • University of Pennsylvania Choir, William Parberry, Conductor

    • Irvine Auditorium, Philadelphia, PA

    • Program

      • Two Renaissance Motets (Byrd, Victoria)

      • Sechs geistliche Lieder (Hugo Wolf)

      • French chansons of the Renaissance (Janequin, Sermisy, Sandrin, & Crecquillon)

      • The Sixty-Seventh Psalm (Charles Ives)

      • Serenity (Charles Ives, String arrangement by Parberry)

      • Psalm 112: Laudate pueri (G.F. Handel)

 

 

  • October/November – Verdi's Aïda

    • Opera Delaware, Wilmington, DE

    • October 25th, 8:00pm, October 30th, 6:30pm, November 1st, 8:00pm & November 2nd, 2:00pm

    • Andrew will sing the part of Il Re

 

  • August – Puccini's Tosca

    • Metro Lyric Opera of New Jersey, Asbury Park, NJ

    • August 9th, 2003, 8:15pm

    • Andrew makes his debut with Metro Lyric as Cesare Angelotti

    • Cast

      Tosca - Kishna Davis

      Cavaradossi - Eduardo Villa (Todd Geer, Cover)

      Scarpia - Mark Rucker

      Sacristan - Ettore Bertolino

      Spoletta - Mark W. Bentley

      Sciarrone - Frank Martinelli

      Shepherd Boy - Marybeth Hazel

      Conductor - Anton Coppola

      Stage Director - James Lucas

      Costumes & Scenery - Roberto Stivanello

 

  • July Glens Falls Symphony Orchestra

    • Glens Falls Symphony Orchestra, Glens Falls, NY

    • FREE 2003 Summer Pops Concerts - Andrew will be singing Blitch's aria, "Hear Me O' Lord" from the opera, Susannah.

    • July 4th - Crandall Park, Glens Falls, NY

    • July 17th - Shepard Park, Lake George, NY

    • For more information, click to visit their website.

 

  • June & July Lake George Opera

    • Lake George Opera, Saratoga Springs, NY

    • Susannah - Andrew will be singing the role of Elder Ott.  July 6, 9, 11 & 13th.

    • Rigoletto - Andrew will be singing the role of Sparafucile in a concert performance of Act IV.  June 27th &  28th.

    • La Cenerentola - Andrew will be singing in the ensemble.  July 5th, 8th, 10th, & 12th.

    • Information regarding additional concerts and master classes, including the "Opera on the Lake" can be found on the Lake George Opera website.

 

  • May – Verdi's La Traviata

    • Opera Delaware, Wilmington, DE

    • May 3rd, 8:00pm, May 8th, 7:30pm, May 10th, 8:00pm & May 11th, 2:00pm

    • Andrew makes his debut with Opera Delaware as Doctor Grenvil

 

  • April, 2003 - Mozart - Vesperae solennes de confessore

    • University of Pennsylvania Choral Society, William Parberry, Conductor

    • Andrew is the guest soloist.

    • Irvine Auditorium, Philadelphia, PA

 

  • March – Bizet's Carmen

    • Chestnut Hill Operalogue at The Woodmere Art Museum

    • 9201 Germantown Avenue, Philadelphia, PA

    • Tickets $20.  For information, call 215.247.0476

    • Saturday, March 15th, 8:00pm and Sunday, March 16th, 5:00pm

    • Andrew will be singing the role of Escamillo

 

  • March – Brahms' A German Requiem

    • Williamsport Civic Chorus

      Trinity Episcopal Church, 4th Street, Williamsport, PA

    • Sunday, March 2nd, 3:00 PM

    • Andrew will be the bass soloist, Elisa will be the soprano soloist.

 

 

2002

 

 

q December 9th, 2002, 8:00 pm Shari Wilson

 

o  The Esther Boyer College of Music at Temple University presents Shari Wilson in her Masters of Conducting Recital.

o  8:00 pm in Rock Hall - Temple University Main Campus - 1715 North Broad Street, on the North East corner of Broad and Cecil B. Moore

o  Admission is FREE

o  Andrew will be a featured Bass soloist in the Henry Purcell's 'O Sing Unto the Lord'

 

q December 6th, 2002, 8:00 pmMozart Requiem

 

o  UPENN Choral Society with the Lansdowne Symphony Orchestra

o  Andrew Cummings, Bass soloist

o  The concert will be held at "Irvine Auditorium" on 34th & South Streets on the UPENN campus.

o  If you want to get tickets ahead of time, you can call the box office at Annenberg (they handle the Irvine tickets too) at 215/898-3900.

o  Tickets are $5 (one free ticket with a Penn ID).

 

q  November 9th, 2002, 8:00 pm Dido & Aeneas - Concert Performance

 

o  University of Pennsylvania Choir, William Parberry, Conductor

o  Andrew Cummings will be singing the role of Aeneas.

o  The concert will be held at "Irvine Auditorium" on 34th & South Streets on the UPENN campus.

o  If you want to get tickets ahead of time, you can call the box office at Annenberg (they handle the Irvine tickets too) at 215/898-3900.

o  Tickets are $5 (one free ticket with a Penn ID).

 

q November 3rd, 2002, 6:00 pmMozart Requiem

 

o  Camerata New York Orchestra with the Columbia University Glee Club Choir, conducted by Richard Owen.

o  Andrew Cummings, Bass soloist

o  This is a FREE CONCERT... and is part of the Evensong service at St. John the Divine.

o  Location:  St. John the Devine on 113th and Amsterdam in NYC.

 

 

q August 25th – "A Festival of Song" - Art Song Gala

 

o  This event is the season finale for the American Singers Opera Project

o  WHEN? - 3:00 pm on Sunday, August 25th

o  WHERE? - Christ and St. Stephen’s Church (122 West 69th Street, New York City).

o  TICKETS? - This is FREE Concert. :) 

o  For more information about ASOP see their website.

o  Approximately 25 singers will offer Art Songs from a diverse range of composers and styles.  Andrew will finish the program with a dramatic and exciting work by Franz Schubert, "Der Erlkönig".

 

q August 24th – Verdi's Falstaff  

 

o  Andrew Cummings will be singing the title role.

o  This event is part of the American Singers Opera Project

o  WHEN? - 7:30 pm on Saturday, August 24th

o  WHERE? - DiCapo Opera Theater in Manhattan.  (184 East 76th Street, New York, NY 10021)

o  TICKETS? - Tickets are $15.00 and can be purchased by contacting me:  agc@fast.net -or- 215.796.1835.  Checks can be sent to my home address:  2314 Delancey Place, Philadelphia, PA  19103.

o  For more information about ASOP see their website.

 

q May / June The Savoy Company "Princess Ida" by Gilbert & Sullivan

 

o  Performed at the Merriam Theater in Philadelphia and at Longwood Gardens in Kennett Square, PA

o  Andrew will be singing the role of "King Hildebrand"

o  Tickets can be purchased from me - Click Here for the Order form in PDF Format.

o  Visit Savoy's website for more info:  www.savoy.org

o  May 17th & 18th - Merriam Theater

o  May 31st & June 1st - Longwood Gardens  (Rain dates are June 3rd & 4th) Click here for Directions to Longwood.

 

 

q May 3rd & 6th 7:30 pm – Scene from Mozart's Cosi fan Tutte

 

o  Temple University Graduate Scenes Program - Dugg McDonough, director

o  Andrew Cummings, Don Alfonso

o  Performances will be held in Mitten Hall, which is on Broad Street at Berks Mall

o  Scene:  Act I Finale

 

 

q April 29th – Jonathan Palant

 

o  The Esther Boyer College of Music at Temple University presents Jonathan Palant in his Masters of Conducting Recital.

o  7:30 pm in Rock Hall - Temple University Main Campus - 1715 North Broad Street, on the North East corner of Broad and Cecil B. Moore

o  Admission is FREE

o  Andrew will be a featured Bass soloist in the Schutz

o  Repertoire presented will be as follows:

  1. Schutz: Musikalische Exequien

  2. Sibelius: Andante Festivo/Jag ser ett manga (arr. Palant)

 

q April "La Traviata" by Giuceppi Verdi

 

o  'Music at an Exhibition' proudly presents the Chestnut Hill Operalogue at The Woodmere Art Museum (9201 Germantown Avenue, Philadelphia, PA) under the direction of Josephine Guido

o  $15 for members, $20 for non-members.  For information, call 215.247.0476

o  www.woodmereartmuseum.org

o  Andrew will be singing the role of "Baron Douphol" , and covering "Giorgio Germont", and "Marquis D'Obigny"

o  April 26th (8:00pm)

o  April 27th (5:00pm)

 

q April 17th 8:00 pm & 21st 3:00 pmBeethoven's 9th Symphony & Bruckner's 'Te Deum'

 

o  UPENN Choral Society with the Lansdowne Symphony Orchestra

o  Andrew Cummings, Bass soloist for the Beethoven

o  April 17th – Concert in Irvine auditorium at "Irvine Auditorium"

1.  34th & Spruce Streets on the UPENN campus.  (Right off the South Street Bridge.)

2.  If you want to get tickets ahead of time, you can call the box office at Annenberg (they handle the Irvine tickets too) at 215/898-3900.  More information is also available at the UPENN Website.

3.  Tickets are $5 (one free ticket with a Penn ID).

o  April 21st – Concert in Lansdowne 

1.  Location:  Upper Darby Performing Arts Center, Upper Darby High School.  Click here for directions & Address.

2.  Single tickets are $15 for Adults, and $12 for Students or Seniors.  More information can be obtained from Lansdowne Symphony's Website.

 

 

q April 14th 3:00 pm German Society of Pennsylvania

 

o  The German Society of Pennsylvania honors its Volunteers and New Members at the Member-Fest.  Also, there will be a special ceremony honoring Walter Staib as a Lifetime Member.

o  Andrew will be presenting a short selection of German Lieder during the event, which will be held between 3:00 and 6:00 pm in the Auditorium of the German Society.  

 

 

q  April 6th, 2002 8:00 pm – UPENN University Choir Concert

 

o  University of Pennsylvania Choir, William Parberry, Conductor

o  The concert will be held at "Irvine Auditorium" on 34th & South Streets on the UPENN campus.

o  If you want to get tickets ahead of time, you can call the box office at Annenberg (they handle the Irvine tickets too) at 215/898-3900.

o  Tickets are $5 (one free ticket with a Penn ID).

o  Repertoire:

    - Two poly-choral works by Lassus

    - A set of Passion Cantatas by Buxtehude  (Andrew is Bass soloist)

    - A few English romantic part songs by Elgar, Delius, and Stanford

 

 

2001

 

 

q  December 9th, 1:30 pm - Haydn's "Creation Mass" - Parts 1 & 2 with Orchestra

 

o  Palisades Community Choir, performed at Palisades Middle School.  The director, Dr. Jack Schmidt, is from Delaware Valley College. 

o  Andrew Cummings, Guest Soloist

 

 

q  December 8th, 2001 – UPENN Choral Society Concert

 

 

o  University of Pennsylvania Choral Society, William Parberry, Conductor

o  The concert will be held at "Irvine Auditorium" on 34th & South Streets on the UPENN campus.

o  If you want to get tickets ahead of time, you can call the box office at Annenberg (they handle the Irvine tickets too) at 215/898-3900.

o  Tickets are $5 (one free ticket with a Penn ID).

o  Venue:  Verdi - Quattro Pezzi Sacri  (Four Sacred Pieces)  These are UNBELIEVABLE.  They were played at his funeral, and are among the last pieces that this MASTER wrote.  These will be performed with the University Orchestra.

 

 

q  November 28th, 2001 – UPENN Choir Concert

 

 

o  University of Pennsylvania Choir, William Parberry, Conductor

o  The concert will be held at "Irvine Auditorium" on 34th & South Streets on the UPENN campus.

o  If you want to get tickets ahead of time, you can call the box office at Annenberg (they handle the Irvine tickets too) at 215/898-3900.

o  Tickets are $5 (one free ticket with a Penn ID).

o  Venue:

- Bach Cantata 105 "Herr, gehe nicht ins Gericht."

- Two Double Choir Marian Motets by Victoria

- 5 Lieder by Brahms for Voices and Piano

- Chamber Singers will do a set of Italian Madrigals

q  October – Gilbert & Sullivan Society of Chester County - "Princess Ida" by Gilbert & Sullivan

 

 

o  Andrew will be playing the role of “Arac.”

o  Held at Philips Hall, Asplundh Auditorium – West Chester University – High Street & University Place

o  October 25th, 26th, and 27th - 8:00 pm

o  October 27th and POSSIBLY 28th – 2:00 pm

o  For tickets and information call 610.269.5499

o  Regular $15; Senior $12; Student $5; Group Rate Available

o  Click here for the Gilbert & Sullivan Society of Chester County website.

 

q June 29thMercury Opera – Benefit Concert in NYC

 

 

o  What? – I’ll be singing “Zuniga” and with ensemble in three scenes from Carmen.

o  Where? - Manhattan, NY - The National Arts Club, 15 Gramercy Park South (Between Park and Irving Place)

o  When? - The Performance begins at 8:00 pm on June 29th

o  Other Resources:  http://www.mercuryopera.com / info@mercuryopera.com

 

 

q May – Franz Lehar’s "The Merry Widow" under the direction of Josephine Guido

 

 

o  'Music at an Exhibition' proudly presents the Chestnut Hill Operalogue at The Woodmere Art Museum (9201 Germantown Avenue, Philadelphia, PA)

o  $15 for members, $20 for non-members.  For information, call 215.247.0476

o  www.woodmereartmuseum.org

o  Andrew will be singing the role of "Cascada"

o  May 5th (8:00pm)

o  May 6th (5:00pm)

 

 

q April – “Faure Requiem”

 

 

o  UENN Choral Society with the Lansdowne Symphony Orchestra, William Parberry, Conductor

o  Andrew Cummings, guest soloist.

o  April 27th – Concert in Irvine auditorium at "Irvine Auditorium"

1.  34th & Spruce Streets on the UPENN campus.  (Right off the South Street Bridge.)

2.  If you want to get tickets ahead of time, you can call the box office at Annenberg (they handle the Irvine tickets too) at 215/898-3900.

3.  Tickets are $5 (one free ticket with a Penn ID).

o  April 29th – Concert in Lansdowne

 

 

q April 8thConnected Movement TM  Workshop with Peggy Cummings

 

 

o  WHO? – Peggy Cummings, an international authority on movement, connection, and balance.

o  WHAT? – Day long workshop appropriate for all types of Musicians.  This workshop will focus on the Singer and how to maximize your vocal experience through connection within your body.

o  WHEN? – Sunday, April 8th, 2001 from 10:00 am till 6:00 pm.

o  WHERE? – 2314 Delancey Place – Philadelphia, PA  19103 – Click here for Directions to my place in Philly..

o  HOW? – The workshop Fee is  $125.00.  The seats are filling quickly.  Contact Andrew to reserve your spot now.

o  More details to come.

 

 

q March 31st, 7:00 pm – UPENN Choir Concert

 

 

o  University of Pennsylvania Choir, William Parberry, Conductor

o  Featuring the following Repertoire:

1.  Bach Cantata, “Es ist der gesagt,” BWV 45.  Like the other cantata we sang recently, it has a massive opening chorus, followed by a series of solos and a final chorale.

2.  Three Songs of Ariel (based on Shakespeare’s Tempest) by the 20th Century Belgian composer, Frank Martin.

3.  Two Renaissance Motets by English composers John Taverner (Dum Transisset) and William Cornysh (Ave Maria, Mater Dei).

4.  Chamber Singers – (Details to come)

1.  Italian:  Monteverdi

2.  German:  Lassus

3.  French:  Mornable

4.  English:  Farmer

o  The concert will be held at "Irvine Auditorium" on 34th & Spruce Streets on the UPENN campus.  (Right off the South Street Bridge.)

o  If you want to get tickets ahead of time, you can call the box office at Annenberg (they handle the Irvine tickets too) at 215/898-3900.

o  Tickets are $5 (one free ticket with a Penn ID).

 

 

q March – Concert Opera of Philadelphia presents, “Béatrice et Bénédict,” by Hector Berlioz

 

 

o  A comic opera in two acts, performed without staging as a ‘concert.’

o  Performance Dates are March 17th at 8:00pm, and March 25th at 3:00pm at the Trinity Center for Urban Life on 22nd & Spruce in Philadelphia

o  Andrew will be singing the role of “Somarone.”

o  For tickets and information call COPA at (610) 789-7002, or browse the Web Site for more details.

 

 

q March 12thMercury Opera – Benefit Concert in NYC

 

 

o  What? – I’ll be singing “Zuniga” in ensemble, the Toreador scene from Carmen.

o  Where? - Manhattan, NY - La Belle Epoque,  827 Broadway between 12th and 13th sts.

o  When? - Event starts at 7:00 pm, the Performance begins at 8:15 pm.

o  Other Resources:  http://www.mercuryopera.com / info@mercuryopera.com

 

 

q January – Gilbert & Sullivan Society of Chester County - "Thespis"

 

 

o  Andrew will be playing the role of “Mars.”

o  Gilbert & Sullivan’s first collaboration made complete with Bruce Montgomery’s score in the style of Sullivan.

o  We took this to England this past summer with the “Gilbert & Sullivan Players of Philadelphia,” which proved to be quite well received production!  Don't miss it!!

o  Held at Philips Hall, Asplundh Auditorium – West Chester University – High Street & University Place

o  January 11th, 12th, and 13th - 8:00 pm

o  January 13th and 14th – 2:00 pm

o  For tickets and information call 610.269.5499

o  Regular $15; Senior $12; Student $5; Group Rate Available

o  Click here for the Gilbert & Sullivan Society of Chester County website.

 

 

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q December 31st – Gilbert & Sullivan Society of Chester County - "Trial by Jury"

 

 

o  Andrew will play the role of the “Usher.”

o  Two performances on New Years eve at the Masonic Hall in Haddenfield, NJ.

o  Call the West Chester Chamber of Commerce for Tickets and Information. – 610.696.4046

o  Click here for the Gilbert & Sullivan Society of Chester County website.

 

 

q December 16th, 8:00 pm – Liebeslieder Quartet Recital

 

 

o  Brahms’ Liebeslieder Walzer, Op. 52 will be performed in addition to other songs and duets by various composers.

o  Featuring:

Andrew Cummings, Bass-Baritone

William E. Parberry, Tenor

Susan Leider Munzer from “The Munzer-Patterson Duo”

Stephany Dod Patterson from “The Munzer-Patterson Duo”

o  Held at the Trinity Center for Urban Life – 22nd & Spruce Streets, Philadelphia

o  See the announcement page!

 

 

q December 10th, 1:30 pm - Bach's "Christmas Oratorio" with Orchestra

 

 

o  Done with a Community Choir, being performed at Palisades Middle School.  The director, Dr. Jack Schmidt, is from Delaware Valley College. 

o  Andrew Cummings, Guest Soloist

 

 

q December 8th, 8:00 pm – Francis Poulenc's "Gloria"

 

 

o  University of Pennsylvania Choral Society

o  The UPENN orchestra will be doing something as well... but I don't know what yet. 

o  Held at "Irvine Auditorium" on 34th & South Streets on the UPENN campus.

o  If you want to get tickets ahead of time, you can call the box office at Annenberg (they handle the Irvine tickets too) at 215/898-3900.

o  Tickets are $5 (one free ticket with a Penn ID).

 

 

q December 2nd, 8:00 pm – Handel's "Messiah"

 

 

o  University of Pennsylvania Choir, William Parberry, Conductor

o  I will be Bass Soloist for “The People that Walketh,” and “Why do the nations rage?”

o  Held at "Irvine Auditorium" on 34th & South Streets on the UPENN campus.

o  If you want to get tickets ahead of time, you can call the box office at Annenberg (they handle the Irvine tickets too) at 215/898-3900.

o  Tickets are $5 (one free ticket with a Penn ID).



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