Huang Ruo: IRIS commissioned piece
Barber: Dover Beach
Gene Scheer: Song cycle from “Voices from World War II”
Vaughan Williams: Symphony No. 5
The soloist for this cycle is baritone Nathan Gunn. He has performed with the Metropolitan Opera, San Francisco Opera, Lyric Opera of Chicago, Seattle Opera, Houston Grand Opera, Dallas Opera, Opera Company of Philadelphia, Mostly Mozart Festival, Royal Opera House (Covent Garden), Paris Opera, Bayeriche Staatsoper, Glyndebourne Festival and the Théâtre Royal de la Monnaie in Brussels, as well as with most of America’s major symphony orchestras.
After the concert, I get the pleasure (!) of driving all night to go play a concert in Rockford, IL.