Orchestra of St. Luke’s Continues OSL@DMC Series, 12/13
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by BWW News Desk
Orchestra of St. Luke's (OSL) will continue its OSL@DMC series of free events at The DiMenna Center for Classical Music with a holiday-themed Community Sing on Thursday, December 13, 2012. All are welcome to join in songs and carols accompanied by the musicians of OSL. Host Thomas Cabaniss and conductor David Rosenmeyer will lead the audience in a diverse selection of music written in English, Spanish and Hebrew-from Feliz Navidad to J.S. Bach's Christmas Oratorio. Between choral selections, the musicians of OSL will perform instrumental interludes from Noëls pour les instruments by Marc-Antoine Charpentier and Antonio Vivaldi's Concerto for Two Trumpets.
Composer and educator Thomas Cabaniss is noted for his work in opera, theater, dance, film and on the concert stage. When not composing, he helps others compose their own music, especially those who have no musical training at all. He is a frequent collaborator with OSL at Carnegie Hall's Link Up concerts for New York City students.
David Rosenmeyer is an accomplished conductor, vocal coach, pianist and accompanist, renowned for his work with orchestras and opera companies throughout the world. He is Music Director of the Fairfield County Chorale in Connecticut and Associate Conductor with the Oratorio Society of New York. He is also on the Artist Roster of the Carnegie Hall Weill Music Institute, where he works with the Musical Connection series, designing and bringing engaging interactive musical outreach programs to underserved communities.
Through its OSL@DMC series, OSL presents ongoing, free events that connect audiences to the artistic process of composers and musicians. This year's OSL@DMC series began with a Subway Series concert and food drive at The DiMenna Center on September 27, 2012.