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Romantic Connections

  • Kettering Adventist Church 3939 Stonebridge Road Kettering, OH, 45419 United States (map)

Romanticism is known for its intense energy and passion and as a period when music grew closer to art, literature, and theatre. It gave rise to some of the greatest composers that ever lived. This concert includes Brahms's exquisite Alto Rhapsody and “Hear My Prayer” by Mendelssohn. Connect to the romantic in you and take a walk on the wild side!



Felix Mendelssohn
    Excerpts from Elijah | Hear My Prayer | Excerpts from Lobegesang
Johannes Brahms
    Alto Rhapsody
Edward Elgar
    Scenes from the Bavarian Highlands
         “False Love” | “Lullaby” | “The Dance”
Richard Strauss
    Duet from Der Rosenkavalier (“Ist ein Traum”)
Vincenzo Bellini
    Duet from Norma (“Mira, o Norma”)
Pietro Mascagni
    “Regina Coeli” from Cavalieria Rusticana


Andrea Chenoweth soprano | Ryu-Kyung Kim mezzo soprano
Bach Society Chorus | John Neely music director
R. Alan Kimbrough accompanist  

2017-2018 Season