Eliza Garth, pianist
with guest artist Betsy Bates, soprano
Friday, August 30 at 8PM
St. Mary’s College of Maryland
Auerbach Auditorium in St. Mary’s Hall
free of charge and open to the public
Eliza Garth partners with soprano Betsy Bates for this evening of 20th- and 21st century art songs and solo piano works inspired by the music of worship.
An operatic soprano trained at the Peabody Conservatory, Betsy Bates now also serves as the Executive Director of the Children’s Chorus of Washington.
Two Choral Preludes by Johannes Brahms, arr. by Ferruccio Buson
Traditional African American Spirituals, arr. by Moses Hogan
Selections from Twelve Poems by Emily Dickinson, by Aaron Copland
Sheep May Safely Graze, by J.S. Bach, arr. by Egon Petri
Variations on an Early American Hymn Tune (“Holy Manna”) by David Froom
Three Folk Hymns by James Primosch
• This event is part of the annual Piano Festival by the River at St. Mary’s College of Maryland.