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"Bach to the Future": BHM A 50th Anniversary Tribute to Hall Johnson

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Tenor Everett Suttle has been praised by critics around the globe for his "smooth, effortless tenor" and "beautiful, buttery tone”.

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BHM: A 50th ANNIVERSARY TRIBUTE TO HALL JOHNSON (1888 - 1970)

EVERETT SUTTLE, Tenor

JOHNATHAN DEPERI, Piano

CONCERT SPIRITUALS

1. Jesus, Lay Your Head In De Winder (Dedicated to Roland Hayes)

2. Honor! Honor!

3. His Name So Sweet

4. Give Me Jesus

5. Ride On, King Jesus! (from the Cantata SON OF MAN)

GREEN PASTURES (selections)

1. Oh, Rise An Shine

2. Cert’n’y, Lord!!

3. My God Is So High!

4. ‘n Bright Mansions Above

5. Dere’ No Hiding Place Dere

6. Go Down, Moses

7. Oh, Mary Doncher Weep

8. De Blin’ Man Stood On De Road An Cried

9. Witness!!!

Tenor Everett has been praised by critics around the globe for his "smooth, effortless tenor" and "beautiful, buttery tone”.

ABOUT THE ARTIST:

EVERETT SUTTLE, tenor

Born in Chattanooga, Tennessee, he is a graduate of the Peabody Institute of the Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore, Maryland. He continued his studies on a Fullbright Scholarship at the Brahms Haus in Baden, Baden, West Germany and also at the American Institute of Musical Studies in Grace, Austria. Hist teachers included Mms. Alice Duschak and Francesca Richards and he has coached with Luciano Pavarotti, Martina Arroyo, Peter Pears, Eleanor Steber and David Garvey.

In repertoire that ranges from the Baroque masterpieces of Bach and Handel to the complex 20th century works of Britten and Orff, Mr. Suttle has appeared internationally in opera, oratorio, and recital. He has performed with such conductors as Raymond Leppard, Sergin Commisiona, John de Main, Michel Brun, Roderick Cox and Elliot Figg.

He has sung with La Scala in Milan, Opera Bastille in Paris, Teatro Real in Madrid, Teatro Colon in Buenos Aires, among others. He has performed with the Spoletto Festival in Charleston and Bergenz Festival in Austria and performed to great acclaim Davids Hall in Cardiff and at the Liverpool Philharmonic in England. At home, he has appeared at New York City Opera in the historic "Live from Lincoln Center" broadcast of Porgy and Bess on PBS and sang on the Homage to Pushkin and Tribute to Henry Burleigh at the Schomburg Museum in New York. He recently also debuted at the Carnegie Hall, Stern Auditorium/Perelman Stage.

Most Recently, he sang the lead role of Valcour in the North American premier of LAMANT ANONYME by the Chevalier de Saint George with Little Opera Theater of new York. He also recently sang the tenor solo in CARMINA BURANA with the Color of Music Festival in Charleston South Caroline as well as the tenor solo in the Bach B Minor Mass at the Passe ton Bach d'abord Festival in Toulouse, France.

“Singing of such taste and beauty is rarely found in any opera house…anywhere!” Washington Post

“Some of the most beautiful moments of the evening came from tenor Everett Suttle.” New York Times

“Mr. Suttle combines vocal and physical beauty into a mesmerizing whole.” Helena Independent Record

"Mr. Suttle must be a Witch!!! For he has us under his spell from the very first note". La Depeche Du Midi

JONATHAN DePERI, Piano, is the Honorary Assistant Organist at St. John’s in the Village and had studied piano at the Manhattan School of Music before transferring to Columbia University. In 2013, he formed the Gotham Arts Salon, which creates artistic and musical gatherings that blur the line between private and public. https://www.facebook.com/GothamArts/

A SUNDAY SERIES OF BEAUTIFUL MUSIC IN THE WEST VILLAGE, NYC!

The weekly "Bach to the Future" concert series present programs of the best Classical musical repertoire, with highest caliber of performance, in a small setting. Join us every Sunday at 3PM for an afternoon of beauty and inspiration. Wine reception follows each concert.

Tickets: FREE for all children under age 18, $20 in advance, $25 at the door.

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