Orchestra Schedule

Roy Wiseman is once again conducting our Messiah.

Dress: Men: tuxedos; Women: formal long black.

Orchestra Information

Rehearsal Schedule for Friday, December 22nd: 3:30 to 6:30

3:30 - Olivier Zerouali, bass/baritone: "Thus saith the Lord,"  "For behold," & "The people that walked"

4:00 - Rebecca Ringle Kamerai, mezzo: "Then shall the eyes," "But who may abide," "Behold a virgin" & "O thou that tellest"

4:20 - Rebecca Ringle Kamerai and Lielle Berman: "He shall feed his flock"

4:30 - Lielle Berman, soprano: "There were shepherds," "And the angel said," "And suddenly there was," and "Rejoice greatly"

4:45 - Break

5:00 - Alex O'Neil, tenor: "Comfort ye" & "Every valley"

5:15 - Overture and Pifa

5:30 - Rehearsal with oboes and choir

6:30 - Break with dinner in the kitchen

7:10 - Trumpet carols

7:30 - Performance


Oboes: come at 5:30 to rehearse with the chorus and then rehearse the Overture.

Trumpets: come at 7:00 to play Christmas carols in the choir loft, and then play the performance.

Timpanist: comes to play the performance. (You're welcome to come at 6:20 to play the Halleluia chorus with us.)


Confirmed roster:

Violins: Cyrus Stevens, Claudia Tondi, Mary Ellen Briga, Diane Orsin, Lisa Kugelman

Viola: Ellen Higham

Cello: Becky Patterson

Bass: Joe Russo

Harpsichord: Christa Rakich

Oboes: Olav van Hezewijk & Marta Boratgis

Trumpets: Andrew Caruk & Steve Lyons

Timpani: Alexander Casimiro


Rehearsal Pianists:

Richard Hagemann

Yiran Zhao