Johann Strauss II (1825-1899): Overture to Die Fledermaus
Reinhold Glière (1875-1956): Concerto for coloratura soprano
and orchestra in F minor Op. 82
Jeryl Cunningham, coloratura soprano
Joseph Haydn (1732-1809) : Symphony #104 in D major, “London”
Coloratura soprano Jeryl Cunningham’s vocal artistry has been heard in more than 10 countries and on four continents. Her versatile and vibrant voice, paired with her fervent advocacy of African American music, makes her a favored soloist for leading ensembles, including the Boys Choir of Harlem and the American Spiritual Ensemble, and prestigious venues: the United Nations and Lincoln Center. Her repertoire includes opera, oratorio, choral masterworks, jazz, and art song. Ms. Cunningham is a regular soloist and Assistant Director with the American Spiritual Ensemble, that performs classic spirituals, opera, and Broadway tunes highlighting the Black experience
performing in the United States, Europe, and South America. She has recorded several CDs with the Ensemble and was an integral part of the widely viewed PBS documentary “The Spirituals” that utilized the Ensemble as a foundation of its documentary.