PHOTO CREDIT: Richard Turmine


Welcome + Opening Remarks

Opening Number: New York, New York (1944)

from On the Town
Cartier Williams, tap

I Hate Music! (1943)
     I. My Name is Barbara

     II. Jupiter has Nine Moons

     III. I Hate Music
from I Hate Music: A Cycle of Five Kid Songs
Anika Sampson-Anderson, soprano | Paul Byssainthe, Jr., piano

Spring Will Come Again (1964)
Sean Tillery, tenor | Anika Sampson-Anderson, soprano | Paul Byssainthe, Jr., piano

Elegy for Mippy II (1948)
Reginald Cyntje, trombone

Rondo for Lifey (1948)
Christopher Watkins, trumpet | Paul Byssainthe, Jr., piano

A Simple Song (1976)
from Bernstein’s Mass
Sean Tillery, tenor | Paul Byssainthe, Jr., piano 

Sonata for Clarinet and Piano (1942)
Patricia Billings, clarinet | Gabriella McNeill, piano


Bernstein Tap and Rap: A modern interpretation of Bernstein’s Symphonic Dances (1961) - World Stage Premiere
Conceived by Nolan Williams, Jr., Book adapted by Duane Richards, Choreography by Cartier Williams
Cartier Williams Dance Theatre | Duane Richards, narrator

Cartier Williams