October 7th, 2019
[PHOTOS] In Harmony: Ancient Songs, Modern Voices
This past Sunday, October 6, 2019, pianist Paul Barnes lead us through a journey of enchanting, century-spanning music featuring the world premiere of Ron Warren’s “Distance Between 2” and the Omaha premiere of Philip Glass Piano Quintet “Annuniciation” and Victoria Bond’s “Simeron Kremate.” The program also featured the St. Mary Byzantine Men’s Choir and Omaha Conservatory of Music Artist-Faculty, Frontier Strings, and Omaha Academy Choir.
In Harmony: Ancient Songs, Modern Voices was made possible by Debbi & Speedy Zweiback. Thank you! Another big thank you to our Inside the Mind of the Artist series sponsor Omaha Steaks!
The Conservatory’s Frontier Strings ensemble perform “Omaha Song No. 1” – an Omaha Tribe melody.
LeighAnn Martic (flute), Bobby Scharmann (bass), and Paul Barnes (piano) perform “Piano Concerto No 2 (After Lewis and Clark)” & “Sacagawea” by composer Philip Glass.
Paul Barnes performs “Distances Between 2” (world premiere) – composed by Ron Warren.
Paul Barnes and the St. Mary Byzantine Men’s Choir perform “Today is Suspended” – arranged by Fr. Seraphim Dedes.
Paul Barnes performs Victoria Bond’s “Simeron Kremate.”
Omaha Academy Choir, the St. Mary Byzantine Men’s Choir and Paul Barnes perform “Communion Hymn of the Annunciation” arranged by Kevin Lawrence.
Ruth Meints (violin I), Melissa Holtmeier (violin II), Jesse Griggs (viola), Elizabeth Grunin (cello), and Paul Barnes (piano) perform the Omaha premiere of Philip Glass Piano Quintet “Annunication.”