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Concerts on the Canal with Mary Hubbell

Gateway City Arts and Concerts on the Canal


Songs of Winter and Travel

February 25, 2018

Mary Hubbell, soprano

Ignacy Gaydamovich, cello

Deborah Gilwood, piano


Shelter (from Four Songs, 1994)                Andre Previn (b. 1929)


Homesickness (from Lyric Pieces, Op.57)            Edvard Grieg (1843-1907)

In der Fremde (from Liederkreis, Op. 39)            Robert Schumann (1810-1856)

Als die alte Mutter (from Zigeurnermelodien, Op. 55)    Antonín Dvorák (1841-1904)


from Suite Italienne                        Igor Stravinsky (1882-1971)

  1. Introduction                     
  2. Serenata

Vocalise (from 14 Romances, Op. 34    )            Sergei Rachmaninoff (1873-1943)    


L’Heure de retour                           Albert Roussel  (1863-1937)

Cimetière de campagne                       Reynaldo Hahn (1874-1947)

The Snow is Dancing (from Children’s Corner)        Claude Debussy (1862-1918)

My House (from Peter Pan, 1950)                Leonard Bernstein (1918-1990)


Doubt    (Somnenie)                        Mikhail Glinka (1804-1857)

Shelter                                Previn

2/25 - 2pm

Mary Hubbell, soprano
Ignacy Gaydamovich, cello
Deborah Gilwood, piano

Artists' bios:

Mary Hubbell, described in the New York Times as “a soprano with a sweetly focused tone,” holds degrees from Boston College; the University of California, Santa Barbara; and the Royal Conservatory in The Hague. In the Netherlands, she was a frequent soloist with early music ensembles, and often appeared at the contemporary venues of the Young Composer’s Festival in Apeldoorn and the Gaudeamus Festival in Amsterdam. In the United States, orchestral engagements have included Mozart’s Exsultate, jubilate with the Beaufort Symphony Orchestra, Bach’s Cantata BWV 202 (“Wedding”) with Musica
Viva of New York, Barber’s Knoxville: Summer of 1915 with the Amherst College Orchestra, and Haydn’s Creation with the South Hadley Chorale. In 2016, she appeared as Katherine Wright in Jocelyn Hagen’s dance opera Test Pilot in Minnesota. She gave the New York premiere of Gregory W. Brown’s cantata Caliban in After-Life at the Weill Recital Hall at Carnegie Hall in March 2017. Ms. Hubbell is pursuing a DMA at the Graduate Center of CUNY and is an adjunct faculty member of Smith College and UMass-Amherst.


Deborah Gilwood has appeared as a soloist as well as a collaborator with numerous orchestras and ensembles, including the Long Island Philharmonic, Brooklyn Philharmonia, and Solisti New York. As an active chamber musician, Ms. Gilwood has performed with many groups such as Musical Elements, Infusion, Alliance for American Song, the Eckert/Gilwood Piano Duo, and Blue Door with cellist Arthur Cook, in performances at Carnegie Hall, Weill Recital Hall, as well as at many colleges and universities. She has participated in summer festivals at Tanglewood, Sarasota, Aspen, Siena, and Rutgers, and was a co-founder of the Blue Door Chamber Music series on Cape Cod. Her recording with Mr. Cook, Censored by Hitler, the Rediscovered Masterpieces, can be heard on the Centaur label. Ms. Gilwood attended Mannes College of Music, and received her performance degrees in Piano from SUNY Purchase and
SUNY Stony Brook. Her principal teachers included Richard Goode, Gilbert Kalish and Lucy Greene. She has taught at Smith College, the University of Massachusetts Amherst, Seton Hall University, and is currently on the faculties of Mt. Holyoke College and Westfield State University.