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Megan Emigh Carroll, Flute and Graeme Burgan, Piano
September 14, 2019 @ 8:00 pm
This replaces the concert featuring Emily Jane Waller and Graeme Burgan, which has been rescheduled to Saturday, September 19, 2020 at 8 pm.
Preservation New Jersey welcomes Megan Emigh Carroll, Flute and Graeme Burgan, Piano to their first concert in the beautiful acoustics the 1867 Sanctuary. The program will include:
Francis Poulenc, Sonata for flute and piano
I. Allegro malinconico
III. Presto giocoso
François Devienne, Flute Concerto no. 7 in e minor
III Rondo allegretto
Olivier Messiaen, Le Merle Noir
Gabriel Fauré, Fantasie
J. Hotteherre le Romain, Suite in e minor, op. 2, no. 3
II. Allemande, “La Fountainebleau”
III. Sarabande, “Le Depart”
IV. Air, “Le Fleuri”
V. Gavotte, “La Matilde”
VI. Branle de Village, “L’Auteüil”
VII. Menuet, “Le Beaulieu”
Pierre Boulez, Transitoire V from …explosante-fixe…
Claude Debussy, Syrinx
Claude Debussy, Arabesque 1
Frank Martin, Ballade for flute and piano
Megan Emigh Carroll is a prizewinner of some of the world’s most prestigious flute competitions, including the 2009 Kobe International Flute Competition and the 2008 Jean-Pierre Rampal Competition, and has soloed with such orchestras as the Basel Symphony Orchestra, Kobe City Chamber Orchestra and Orchestre National d’Île-de-France. Her performances have been broadcast on radio and television by Radio France, NPR, NBC and other local stations. Most recently, Megan was featured in concert and interview on the radio program “Music Makers of Philadelphia” produced by Jim Cotter and WHYY.
Megan graduated from the Juilliard School of Music Pre-College Division and Basel Musik Akademie with honors. She now lives in the Philadelphia area and performs regularly as a soloist and chamber musician. From 2010 to 2016 Megan held the Principal Flute position at Symphony in C, where she was actively involved in their chamber music series, youth orchestra and summer music program. Megan is an adjunct faculty member of Rutgers and Cairn Universities and a passionate teacher and educator.
Graeme Burgan is an exciting and versatile pianist working within opera, chamber music, musical theatre, and jazz. He has performed with artists including Alan Held, Serena Benedetti and Justin Guarini; collaborated with composers Morten Lauridsen, Sean O’Boyle, and Rollo Dilworth; and toured Australia with percussionist Nick Parnell. He has performed at events including the Adelaide Fringe Festival, Bundaleer Forest Weekend, and Woodend Winter Arts Festival. Graeme has also appeared at the Andrea Clearfield Salon, the Melbourne Recital Center, the Art Gallery of New South Wales, Friday Musicale in Jacksonville, and The Philadelphia Orchestra’s Sound All Around program. Graeme is also a member of the touring four-piano group, Piano4. With a love for 20th century repertoire, Graeme particularly enjoys the dialogue between classical and jazz in musical culture.
Graeme has worked with the Allentown Symphony Orchestra, Bucks County Playhouse, State Opera of South Australia, Cairn University, Moravian College, University of Adelaide, University of South Australia and the Westminster Opera Theater. As a chorister, Graeme has performed with the Adelaide Chamber Singers, the Adelaide Symphony Orchestra, the Westminster Symphonic Choir, the Philadelphia Orchestra and the New York Philharmonic, singing under the batons of Carl Crossin, Paul Hillier, Joe Miller, Arvo Volmer, Christoph Eschenbach and Ton Koopman.
A collaborator at heart, Graeme has worked as a vocal coach and accompanist together with the voice studios of Sharon Sweet, Laura Brooks Rice, Sally Wolf, Scott McCoy, Mark Moliterno, Amy Zorn, Carolann Page, Claudia Catania, Katherine Johnson and Nova Thomas. Graeme is a faculty member of Cairn University, and is the Executive Director of Csehy Summer School of Music.
The 1867 Sanctuary Arts and Culture Center is wheelchair-accessible through a wheelchair ramp through the gate on the left side of the building. All parking is across the street in the Ewing Presbyterian Church lots, including an inner ring across the street for disabled parking. Passengers may be dropped off at the curb directly in front of the main entrance; please use your hazard flashers when stopped there. Concert parking is recommended in the north lot (by the field closest to I-295). For your safety, please cross at the marked crosswalk and press the yellow button to activate flashers.
To Purchase Tickets
- $20 for General Admission
- $15 for Friends of the Sanctuary
- $5 for School and College students with ID
- $15 per person for Groups of 10 or more**
Tickets can be purchased online or reserved at the box office for payment by cash, check or credit card by calling 609-392-6409 or emailing firstname.lastname@example.org. Tickets may also be purchased at the door as space allows. (Sorry – we don’t mail tickets. Tickets will be held at the box office and a receipt will be emailed from PayPal if purchased online.)
**GROUP RATES (10 or more people). Group rates apply only to advance online sales and must be purchased in quantities of 10 or more within a single purchase. Group rate tickets cannot be purchased at the box office prior to the concert.
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