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    Kao, Grace

    Alto, flautist and piccolo player who was a member of The Harvard Baroque Chamber Orchestra and The Harvard University Choir and did double duty on their yuletide offering, Christmas in the Busch.  She conducted Felix Mendelssohn’s “Hebrides Overture” (a.k.a. “Fingal’s Cave”) at the 2001 Office for the Arts at Harvard Performance Fair.  On 14th July 2001, she played piccolo in The Holden Consort Orchestra’s performance of Samuel Barber’s “Knoxville:  Summer of 1915” and Johannes Brahms’ German Requiem.  She was also in the orchestra pit for a May 2002 mounting of Peter Dong’s musical, Les Phys, at the Harvard’s Agassiz Theater.

     

    Harvard University Choir recordings

    Adeste Fidelis (Frederick Oakeley/John Francis Wade)

    Pro Organo CD 7134 (Christmas in the Busch)

    Conductor – Murray Forbes Somerville

    Harvard Baroque Chamber Orchestra

    Director – Robert Mealy

    The Harvard Brass

    SopranoAwet Andemichael

    Bass – Mark Risinger

    Organists – Erica Johnson and Edward Jones

     

    Sources:

    1. http://www.artistdirect.com/nad/store/artist/album/0,,1594262,00.html
    2. http://www.nastechservices.com/Spectral/ConcertProgram.pdf
    3. http://www.fas.harvard.edu/~arts/af2001/fair.html
    4. http://www.hcs.harvard.edu/~hrdc/htdb/displayproduction.php?productionid=455
    5. Liner notes:  Christmas in the Busch

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     



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