February 23-24, 2019

 

Levine, Overture for Orchestra

Liszt, Hungarian Fantasy
            Peter Toth, Piano

Dohnanyi, Variation on a Nursary Song
            Peter Toth, Piano

De Falla, El Amor Brujo Ballet Suite
         Melanie Ashkar, Mezzo-soparano
    

 

Peter Toth, Piano

Hungarian pianist Peter Toth has become one of the most significant Liszt interpretaters of his generation. He has won top prizes at many piano competitions, including the Franz Liszt International Piano and Voice Competition in Los Angeles. He does, however, have a wide and diverse repertoire, ranging from J.S. Bach to contemporary music, with a particular focus on piano music of the 19th century.

 

 

Melanie Ashkar, Mezzo-soprano
    Lebanese-American mezzo-soprano Melanie Ashkar is a Washington, D.C. native currently based in Salt Lake City. She is a member of the Resident Artist Program at Utah Opera, where this season, she appears as La Ciesca in Gianni Schicchi and as Sally in Die Fledermaus. Melanie received her Master of Music from Mannes College, The New School for Music, in 2016.


 

 

 

 

 

Saturdays at 8:00 p.m. and Sundays at 4:00 p.m.
Greenwich High School Performing Arts Center
Pre-Concert Lectures with Assistant Conductor Joshua Bavaro Saturdays at 7:00 p.m. and Sundays at 3:00 p.m.