Music to Cure MS

The 6th Annual
Accelerated Cure Project Benefit Concert

opera, songs, chamber music
to support the Accelerated Cure Project for Multiple Sclerosis

Halloween, MS and Other Scary Things


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Sunday, October 26, 2008, 3-5 pm
First Parish Unitarian Universalist Church
630 Massachusetts Ave, Arlington, MA


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This year's concert is supported in part by a grant from the Arlington Cultural Council, a local agency which is supported by the Massachusetts Cultural Council, a state agency.


$20 in advance | $25 at the door |
$10 students and elders

About the concert:

Artists | Program | Sponsors | Other fundraising initiatives (refreshments, raffle) | Publicity initiatives (ad exchanges)

Why these concerts are happening | Contribute to the Accelerated Cure Project for Multiple Sclerosis


David Goldhirsch, piano, Willemien Insinger, flute, Eric Schwartz, piano, Susan Craft, mezzo-soprano

Marion Leeds Carroll
Marion Leeds Carroll, soprano,
concert organizer
Thomas Dawkins
Thomas Dawkins, baritone,
Matt DiBattista
Matthew DiBattista, tenor

Bulent Guneralp
Bulent Guneralp, bass-baritone
Rebecca Grimes
Rebecca Grimes, soprano
Rebecca Hains
Rebecca Hains, soprano

Jagan-Nath Khalsa
Jagan Nath Khalsa, violin
Maryann Mootos
Maryann Mootos, soprano
Linda Nadeau
Linda Nadeau, mezzo-soprano

Julie Poole
Julie M. Poole, soprano
Susan Swan
Susan Swan, soprano
Megan Tillman
Megan Tillman, soprano




Arlinton Friends of the Drama logo
Arlington Friends of the Drama

Ride-Away (We Deliver Freedom)

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Thomas Drucker


Paid program ads:

Other fundraising initiatives:

Refreshments (donated, to be sold during intermission):

Raffle donations:

You can always contribute to the Accelerated Cure Project!


Publicity initiatives

Ad exchanges:

Download a 1/4 page ad for our concert and print it in your program - and we'll print a free similar-sized ad in our program.



Piece Composer Performers
Die Hölle Rache, Der Zauberflöte W. A. Mozart Rebecca Hains, soprano
Thomas Dawkins, piano
Der Zwerg Franz Schubert Linda Nadeau, mezzo-soprano
Thomas Dawkins, piano
Along the Field:
- In the morning
- Along the field
- The half-moon westers low
Ralph Vaughan Williams Susan Swan, soprano
Jagan Nath Khalsa, violin
Vissi D'Arte, Tosca Giacomo Puccini Marion Leeds Carroll, soprano
Thomas Dawkins, piano
A Piper Michael Head Susan Swan, soprano
Willemien Insinger, flute
David Goldhirsch, piano
Here I stand, The Rake's Progress Igor Stravinsky Matthew DiBattista, tenor
Thomas Dawkins, piano
La ci darem la mano, Don Giovanni W. A. Mozart Rebecca Grimes, soprano
Bulent Guneralp, baritone
Eric Schwartz, piano

Cheerily carols the lark, Ruddigore

Gilbert & Sullivan Susan Craft, mezzo-soprano
Eric Schwartz, piano
Tu ne chanteras plus?, Les Contes D'Hoffmann Jacques Offenbach Maryann Mootos, soprano
Linda Nadeau, mezzo-soprano
Thomas Dawkins, baritone
Jagan-nath Khalsa, violin
Eric Schwartz, piano
*** Intermission ***
Je veux vivre, Romeo et Juliette Charles Gounod Megan Tillman, soprano
David Goldhirsch, piano

Miei rampolli femminini, La Cenerentola

Gioachino Rossini Bulent Guneralp, baritone
Eric Schwartz, piano
- Sally in Our Alley
- The Lincolnshire Poacher
- The Last Rose of Summer
Benjamin Britten Thomas Dawkins, baritone
David Goldhirsch, piano
Ebben? Ne andro lontana, La Wally Alfredo Catalani Maryann Mootos, soprano
Thomas Dawkins, piano

In the still of the night

Cole Porter Julie M. Poole, soprano
David Goldhirsch, piano
Deep in my heart, dear, The Student Prince Sigmund Romberg Megan Tillman, soprano
Matthew DiBattista, tenor
Eric Schwartz, piano
Somewhere over the rainbow, The Wizard of Oz Harold Arlen Julie M. Poole, soprano
David Goldhirsch, piano






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