Backstage Pass: How a Performance Happens

Event time: 
Thursday, September 10, 2015 - 8:00am to 1:00pm
ISM Great Hall See map
409 Prospect St.
New Haven, CT 06511
Open to: 
General Public
Hours of operation: 

Masterclasses at 12 PM and 3 PM 

Event description: 

Ever wonder how musicians rehearse and put together a concert?

To find out, visit two choral conducting masterclasses with visiting faculty from the Zürich University of the Arts (12 PM & 3 PM), culminating in a performance at 4 PM.

Watch how the pieces take shape as student conductors work with faculty and performers to produce a performance, and enjoy the performance, all in the space of an afternoon!


Zürcher Hochschule der Künste Faculty: Beät Schaffer and Markus Utz

Yale University Faculty: Marguerite Brooks and Jeffrey Douma

Swiss students: Hiram Santos, Lorraine Fitzmaurice, Davide Fior, Lukas Bolt, Grégoire May, Solveig Walk, Simon Menges, Maria Castro, Marie-Odile Vigreux, Jonas Gassmann

Yale students: Aaron Peisner, Patrick Murray, Stephanie Tubiolo, Sarah Paquet, Nathan Reiff, Hannah Carr, Jacob Swindells, Matthew Cramer



Samuel Barber Reincarnations (Nr. 1-3)

William Albright Mass

Michael Gilbertson Weep You No More

Ingram Marshall Magnificat

Zachary Wadsworth War Dreams

William Byrd Haec dies

William Byrd Bow thine ear, O Lord

Frank Martin Mass for Double Choir - Kyrie

Jean Binet Les comptines de l’oiselier Nr.1-7

Paul Hindemith from 12 Madrigale nach Josef Weinheber:

Nr. 3 “Tauche deine Furcht”

Nr. 5 “An eine Tote”

Max Reger “Schweigen” op.39,1

Johannes Brahms “Schaffe in mir, Gott” op.29, 2