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A Tribute to Frank Wallace and his Music

October 25, 2019, 7:30 pm

Frank Wallace


$10 - $20

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This very special concert will weave the magical spells of the eclectic music of Frank Wallace. Composer, guitarist, vihuelist, lutenist, baritone, director, teacher; one of the most prolific guitarist/composers of our time, Frank Wallace’s works have been called “contemporary musical emancipation” by New Music USA.

As a performer, Wallace is known for his “elegant virtuosity” (Classics Today). This program will present selected Wallace solo and ensemble works for guitar and guitar and violin interpreted by artists Robert Ward, Christopher Ladd, Asa Gudjonsdottir, David William Ross, Alexander Dunn, Nick Cutroneo, and Daniel Acsadi.

Join us for this evening as we create positive energy from a half-century of creativity by our friend and former BCGS Director, who has stage four cancer. Proceeds from this concert will go toward Frank’s Dance with Cancer GoFundMe campaign.

Concert Program

All works composed by Frank Wallace.

A Distant Wind

  1. Tjaldur
  2. Drunnhviti

Performed by Christopher Ladd.

Cyrcles, Sonata 3

  1. Solstice
  2. The light
  3. Darkness falling
  4. Solstice II
  5. The great sleep- Ko’s way
  6. First truth

Performed by David William Ross.

Woolgathering, Op. 47b

Performed by Asa Gudjonsdottir (violin), Christopher Ladd, Robert Ward, and Alexander Dunn (guitars).

Anoushka (from Film Scores)

Performed by Robert Ward.

Duo Sonata 1

  1. Vivace
  2. Adagio
  3. Finale

Performed by Robert Ward and Alexander Dunn.

Gryphon for Violin and Guitar

  1. Lions’ tale
  2. Eagles talon
  3. Feather and claw

Performed by the Amaranth Duo: Christopher Ladd (guitar) and Asa Gudjonsdottir (violin).

Debil de Alba (from Film Scores)

Performed by Daniel Ascadi.

Shadow of the Sun (from Suite Hart)

Performed by Nick Cutroneo.

New England Sextets

  1. North Branch
  2. Loveren Mill
  3. Monadnock

Performed by Christopher Ladd, Alexander Dunn, David William Ross, Daniel Acsadi, Nick Cutroneo, and Robert Ward.


October 25, 2019
7:30 pm
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