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Harold Farberman: Diamond Street

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>Farberman, Harold : Diamond Street, opera

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>Farberman, Harold : Diamond Street, opera
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As the world is turning from the 19th to the 20th century, Hudson, New York, on the Hudson River, in the Hudson Valley, was a little town with a big red light district centered on Diamond Street. Harold Farberman has written a comic opera (libretto by Andrew Joffe) that involves politicians, a heroine forced to work in the red light district and a hero who rescues her. Harold Farberman is a distinguished composer, conductor and pedagogue. He has conducted many of the world's leading orchestras and his accomplishments as a recording artist have been widely recognized. A prolific composer, he counts orchestral works, chamber music, concertos, ballet music, film scores, song cycles and operas among his compositions. He is founder and director of the Conductors Institute.

As the world is turning from the 19th to the 20th century, Hudson, New York, on the Hudson River, in the Hudson Valley, was a little town with a big red light district centered on Diamond Street. Harold Farberman has written a comic opera (libretto by Andrew Joffe) that involves politicians, a heroine forced to work in the red light district and a hero who rescues her. Harold Farberman is a distinguished composer, conductor and pedagogue. He has conducted many of the world’s leading orchestras and his accomplishments as a recording artist have been widely recognized. A prolific composer, he counts orchestral works, chamber music, concertos, ballet music, film scores, song cycles and operas among his compositions. He is founder and director of the Conductors Institute.

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Recording information: Sasnoff Hall, Fischer Center, Bard College (01/25/2010/03/10/2010).



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>Farberman, Harold : Diamond Street, opera
  • Performers: Robert Renino (Clarinet); Garfield Moore (Cello); Ed Zaryky (Percussion); Walter Barrett (Trombone); Sean Statser (Marimba); David Heath (Percussion); Suzanne Buerkle (Piccolo); Suzanne Buerkle (Flute); Mitsuko Suzuki (Violin); Joshua Cheuveront (French Horn); Chris Melito (Trumpet); Brad Ward (Trombone); Allisa Hendrickson (Violin)
  • Conductor: Harold Farberman
  • Notes: Sasnoff Hall, Fischer Center, Bard College (01/25/2010/03/10/2010)
  • Running Time: 3 min. 55 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern