Featuredat this concert will be song settings and instrumental pieces by Stephen Foster, John Duke, Scott Joplin, Thomas “Fats” Waller, Cole Porter, Robert Elmore, and more. Beautiful settings of Walt Whitman’s poetry by Ned Rorem and Leonard Bernstein will be sung by bass-baritone John David Adams.Dr.Anthony Antolini will join Sean Fleming for a piano and organ duet, the "Church Sonata" by Myron Roberts. The two will also perform a rarely performed duet, the "Open Diapason March", written for two players on a single organ.
Of special note will be the world premier of Maine composer Aaron Robinson’s piece, "I Paint What I See", a setting of E.B. White’s famous poem.
Patriotic songs appropriate to the season will be sung by the audience; including the seldom-sung original four verses of "The Star-Spangled Banner", in honor of the 200th anniversary of our national anthem.
Maine Pro Musica Orchestra in Concert at the Boothbay Opera House. Conductor, Janna Hymes. Solo violinists Josie & Sophie Davis in Bach's Concerto for Two Violins. Maine Pro Musica Orchestra will also perform Dvorak's Serenade, Op 44 in D Minor, and Mozarts Symphony No. 29.