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Women’s Suffrage: Past + Present

Event

Date:
January 30
Time:
7:30 pm
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Venue

Location:
Kodak Hall at Eastman Theatre
Address:
26 Gibbs Street
Rochester, NY 14604 United States
Phone:
(585) 454-2100

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Details

Ward Stare, conductor
Mark Mobley, playwright

Cast
Mayor Lovely Warren…..Shirlyn Washington
Elaine Spaull…..Nancy Berg
Catherine Cerulli…..Jodi Beckwith
Tamara Leigh…..E.B. Okung
Lola DeAscentiis…..Tali Beckwith-Cohen
Interviewer……Rick Staropoli

 

MENDELSSOHN-HENSEL: Overture in C major
GEMMA PEACOCKE: All on Fire
PERRY Short Piece for Orchestra
MARK MOBLEY True and Devoted A documentary-style play consisting of re-enacted interviews with five Rochesterian women (Mayor Lovely Warren, Elaine Spaull, Catherine Ceruli, Tamara Leigh, and Lola DeAscentiis) as a means of investigating the legacy of Susan B Anthony and the suffrage movement, accompanied by the following orchestral selections:
JOAN TOWER
Sixth Fanfare for the Uncommon Woman
   ADOLPHUS HAILSTORK Church Street Serenade
   SCHUBERT Act III Entr’acte (Andantino) from Rosamunde
   ARVO PÄRT Fratres
   SMITH Allegretto amoravole from Symphony in C minor
   COPLAND Corral Nocturne from Rodeo
   DVORÁK Romanze from Czech Suite in D major, op. 39

 

Join Music Director Ward Stare for the world premiere of a new work by renowned composer, Gemma Peacocke. Plus, playwright Mark Mobley is creating a new theatrical work setting the stories of strong Rochester women, past and present, to music.

Join us for a FREE pre-concert chat, located in Kodak Hall at Eastman Theatre, one hour before the concert as conductor and guest artist(s) discuss the program.

 

Women’s Suffrage: Past + Present is made possible by our proud sponsors:

 

Additional Dates

Women’s Suffrage: Past + Present February 1 8:00 pm Get Tickets