Orchestra Roster and Program Notes for
June 24, 2007 Musica Bella Chamber Orchestra Concert

Musica Bella Orchestra Season Series Concert No. 40

Conductor: Phillip Gaskill

Sunday, June 24, 2007
Holy Name Church
CHAMBER ORCHESTRA CONCERT
Bach: Three Arias from Cantatas
Sofia Dimitrova, soprano; Stanichka Dimitrova, violin
Jann Degnan, mezzo-soprano; Rebecca Smith, violin
Brahms: Two Songs for Mezzo-Soprano, Cello, and Piano
Jann Degnan, mezzo-soprano; Anahit Harutyunyan Gaskill, cello; Tomoko Nakayama, piano
Russell: Two Rilke Songs for Soprano, Violin, and Piano
Sofia Dimitrova, soprano; Stanichka Dimitrova, violin; Tomoko Nakayama, piano
Barber: Adagio for Strings (original string quartet version)
Vivaldi: Bassoon Concerto in e minor
Antonio Arosemena, bassoon
Handel: Organ Concerto No. 4
Karl Watson, organ


Click on a musician’s name to see his/her bio and photo.

Violin
Gabrielle De Sena
Stanichka Dimitrova,*‡
   concertmaster
Devora Geller
Rebecca Smith*‡

Viola
Tracey Dixon
James Eng

  Violoncello
Christina Frey
Anahit Harutyunyan Gaskill,*‡
   principal

Contrabass
Morton Cahn, principal

Bassoon
Antonio Arosemena*

  Harpsichord/Piano
Tomoko Nakayama*

Other Soloists
Sofia Dimitrova,*
   soprano
Jann Degnan,*
   mezzo-soprano
Karl Watson,* organ

* = soloist; ‡ = member of string quartet

Manager   Anahit Harutyunyan Gaskill
Stage Manager   Shoji Mizumoto, Morton Cahn
Music Director/Conductor   Phillip Gaskill


PROGRAM NOTES

Coming soon. Whenever we have time to get around to it, sorry.