Wednesday, April 27, 2011

"Notes for Nourishment" Concert in Oakland, Wed May 11th, 7pm

[Notes for Nourishment logo logo]

[Listen for Life logo]

presents a Benefit Concert

"Nourish Your Neighborhood"

Wednesday May 11th, 2011 at 7pm

(refreshments will be served at 6:30pm, concert starts at 7pm)

Our Lady of Lourdes Church
2808 Lakeshore Ave
Oakland, CA 94610  [map]
(510) 451-1790


plus the Listen for Life Chorale
(making their Oakland debut)

(free-will donation encouraged)

Concert Program:

Elegie (arr for viola and piano)

Selected dances from the
Unaccompanied Cello Suites
(transcribed for solo viola)

Vocalise  (arr for viola and piano)
Gabriel Fauré

J.S. Bach

Sergei Rachmaninov

[There will then be a brief pause to appreciate the work of St Vincent de Paul volunteers in our neighborhood and to pass baskets to collect donations to benefit their activities]

“A Walk within Winter”
(for solo piano, composed 
in 1995 for Donna Stoering)
Brent Heisinger

Donna will announce other solo piano works that she will play on this evening.

Several choral selections will then be performed by the recently-formed Listen for Life Chorale, making their Oakland debut.

[St Vincent de Paul logo] Admission to the concert is 
FREE to the public.

However, free-will donations will be collected to benefit the work of the St Vincent de Paul Society services in the neighborhood of the church.

Donations may also be made online here.

Further details on Notes for Nourishment Concerts are at

[Donna Stoering]
Donna Stoering is an internationally known concert pianist and singer, and Grammy award nominee, and has been an artistic ambassador for both the USA and Great Britain. Donna is the Founder and Artistic Director of the Listen for Life Foundation.

[Erin Nolan]
Erin Nolan has performed at Carnegie Hall with Yo-Yo Ma and the Silk Road Project and toured as part of the English Chamber Orchestra, the BBC Symphony, and the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra. 
She is the founder of  
Notes for Nourishment.

[Listen for Life Chorale]
A new choir formed from singers across California, from Santa Cruz to Sacramento to Berkeley.

Singers at this performance will include:

Andy Anderson
Liz Calame
Mario Cuestas
Jenny Griffin
John Kevin Harcharik
Erin Nolan
Erin Stokes Oliver
Rebecca Sulek

Conductor / Accompanist:
Donna Stoering

The Chorale gave 
its debut performance 
in San Jose on April 20th; the May 11th concert 
will be its Oakland debut.

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