PLYMOUTH MUSIC SERIES
Lisa Gerstenkorn, Contralto
April 16, 2023
Plymouth Music Series Performances
Sunday, May 28 — 4:00 pm
NEW ORLEANS JAZZ PENTECOST CELEBRATION
This is an outdoor program, held in the Plymouth Church parking lot at the corner of Berry St. and Fairfield Ave. Attendees should bring a chair, dress appropriately for a warm spring day, and are invited to don the colors of Pentecost (red, white, yellow). Music for this event features a jazz band of trumpet, trombone, clarinet, banjo, drums, piano and bass, and members of Plymouth’s choir will sing several songs as well. Rev. Timothy Murphy will also deliver a brief homily.
JOSIAH LUND, PIANO
On the outstanding Steinway grand piano in the sanctuary of Plymouth Church, pianist Josiah Lund performed a dynamic recital of music by Handel, Beethoven, Bartok and Rachmaninoff. Watch here.
PETER AND THE WOLF at the ORGAN
Robert Nance, Organist: Janice Furtner, Narrator
This program features Prokoviev’s famous “Peter and the Wolf” transcribed for the organ and performed by Robert Nance at the Allen Renaissance Digital Concert Organ and Janice Furtner narrating. This program is now available for viewing here.
WAGNER PÁSTOR, TENOR & ANDREA SALAZAR, SOPRANO
Newcomers to Fort Wayne, this husband and wife duo from Ecuador will present a varied program from classical art song to indigenous music from South America. Watch here.
WE ARE THE DREAM
Commemorating the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. in word and song. Watch here.
DAVID BOBAY, BARITONE
Robert Nance, pianist; Brad Kuhns, bass; Dave Mendenhall, percussion. This concert was sponsored by the donors of the Plymouth Music Series. Watch here.
SYMPHONY No. 1 IN C-SHARP MINOR composed by Howard Terrell.
PERFORMED BY PHILHARMONIC PLAYERS ASSOCIATION
Maestro Robert Nance, conducting
A CONCERT FOR UKRAINE
ALEXANDER KLEPACH, PIANO
LISA GERSTENKORN, CONTRALTO
Heartland Sings Principal Vocal Artist Lisa Gerstenkorn in a varied program of chamber music, opera, and art songs featuring the alto voice. Joined by Maestro Robert Nance, piano, Deborah Nitka Hicks, cello, Barrett Seals, oboe and Natalie Young, soprano in exciting works composed by Bach, Brahms, Rossini, Bernstein and female composers Betty Roe, Dorothy R. Moore and Rachel J. Peters. Watch here.
TEXAS BOYS CHOIR
Dr. Todd Prickett, artistic director.
WHAT IS TRUTH? AN EXPLORATION THROUGH STUDY, STORY & SONG
Featuring Rev. Traci Blackmon, Associate GM and VP, Justice and Local Church Ministries UCC, Valerie Tutson, storyteller; Robert Nance, keyboardist; various musical artists. Find livestream recordings here.
Concerts are presented at: Plymouth Congregational Church UCC
501 W. Berry Street, Fort Wayne, Indiana 46802
All Music Series Concerts are FREE and OPEN to the public.
Freewill offerings and donors help to underwrite the costs for concerts.