Classic music to be played in Cobleskill

The New Day, Voices of Schoharie will present a special concert, along with the Catskill Choral Society, on Sunday in Cobleskill. 

The Upper Catskill String Quartet and The New Day, Voices of Schoharie will present a performance featuring each ensemble alone and also performing as a combined ensemble at 3 p.m. Sunday at the St. Vincent de Paul Church in  Cobleskill.

There is no admission charge for this event, which is open to the public.

The program will begin with the Upper Catskill String Quartet plus bass performing “The Vivaldi – Concerto for Strings,” followed by the “String Quartet #1,” by 20th Century British composer David Stone.

Next, the 12-voice New Day singers will perform a set of unaccompanied choral works.

To conclude the program, the two ensembles will join together to perform the W.A. Mozart’s “Te Deum in C Major” and concluding with “The Ground” by Ola Gjeilo.

The Upper Catskill String Quartet consists of Beth Brandel, I violin, John DeValve, II violin, Alison McMahon, viola, and Robert Gosselink, cello.

The New Day, Voices of Schoharie, which was formed in 2015 by director Mark Pracher, is dedicated to the performance of quality vocal repertoire.