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Ms. Eileen Mackintosh, Soprano, will present a concert of songs and arias to benefit the DVO. She'll be accompanied by pianist James Rensink. Your admission includes the concert and a private reception honoring Ms. Mackintosh, following the program.

April 5, 2014, Sat 4pm
First Congregational Church
35 East Main St, Middletown NY

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Tickets are $20

Ms. Mackintosh, Dramatic Soprano, will be joined by Jody Weatherstone, Soprano and Janice Meyerson, Mezzo Soprano, singing songs, arias and duets by Wagner, Strauss, Schubert, Charles Ernest, Rossini, Barber, Verdi and A. Previn. The concert will close with the the final trio from Der Rosenkavalier, one of the most beautiful pieces in the operatic repertoire.

Soprano Eileen Mackintosh is a lifelong multi-faceted musician, singer, teacher, and conductor. Recent performances include the roles of Konstanze (Abduction from the Seraglio), Abigaille (Nabucco), Fiordiligi (Cosi fan tutte), Lady Macbeth (Macbeth), Aida (Aida), and Hanna Glawari (Merry Widow). She made her debut in Weill Recital Hall as a finalist in the Nico Castel International Master Singer Competition. She maintains a full-time private voice studio, and is a frequent guest conductor for regional choral music festivals. She earned her M.M. from the University of Connecticut and B.M. in Music Education from SUNY Fredonia.

Carol Castel, General Manager
Operatically, A Benefit Concert
April 5, 2014, 4 p.m.
First Congregational Church, 35 East Main St, Middletown NY

Eileen Mackintosh, Soprano
Jody Weatherstone, Soprano
Janice Meyerson, Mezzo Soprano
James Rensink, Piano

Dich, theure halle…Tannhäuser ….Richard Wagner, Eileen
September…Vier Letzte Lieder… R. Strauss, Eileen
Die Forelle, Franz Schubert, Jody
Du Bist die Rüh’, Franz Schubert, Jody
Mild und Leise...Tristan und Isolde...Richard Wagner, Eileen

Sea Air…Streetcar Named Desire…André Previn, Jody
The White Swan…Ernest Charles, Eileen
Beauty…Ernest Charles, Eileen
Frustration…Ernest Charles, Eileen
Message…Ernest Charles, Eileen
Sure on This Shining Night, Samuel Barber, Janice
Habañera…Carmen…Georges Bizet, Janice

From Serate Musicali, Gioachino Rossini, Eileen
2. Il Rimprovero. Canzonetta
5. L’Invito. Bolero
6. La Pastorella delle Alpi. Tirolese

Scene and Duet, Fu la sorte…Aida…Giuseppe Verdi, Janice and Eileen

Finale Trio from Der Rosenkavalier...Richard Strauss
(Janice - Octavian, Jody – Sophie, Eileen – The Marschallin)