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Paintings in Song—The Four Freedoms
Saturday, November 24
5:30 p.m.

Enjoy the Four Freedoms in song with choral ensemble Crescendo, led by artistic director Christine Gevert, and Berkshire-based composer John Myers. Paintings in Song was inspired by Norman Rockwell’s art. His compositions reflect Rockwell’s timeless images in a musical setting, highlighting the continued cultural relevance represented in the artist’s Four Freedoms, among others. Free for Museum members, or included with Museum admission.

Musicians:
Sharon Powers – flute
Charles Huang – oboe
Thomas Sadin – clarinet
John Myers – jazz guitar
Richard Mickey – violoncello
Pete Toigo – double bass
Jay Bradley – drums

Young Singers
Elisabeth Enoch (Berkshire Children’s Chorus), Gudrid Johnson, Mollie Sosin

Crescendo Vocal Ensemble 
*Section Leaders
Sopranos: Andrea Bargabos*, Sarah Fay*, Jordan Rose Lee*, Sarah Melcher
Altos: Mavis Hsieh*, Trudy Weaver Miller*, Susan Pettee
Tenors: Dan Foster*, Gordon Gustafson, Ron M’Sadoques*, Douglas Schmolze*
Basses:  Jim Barrett*, John-Arthur Miller*, Tom Schindler, Michael Wise

Christine Gevert, Director