"Second Summer Saturdays" Guest Carillon Recital

"Second Summer Saturdays" Guest Carillon Recital

Sat, Jun 8, 2019
4:00pm to 5:00pm CT


Carillonneur Carla Staffaroni of Nyack, New York will be the second guest performer in our "Second Summer Saturdays" recital series.


America - arr. Sally Slade Warner

Two Estudios for Guitar - Fernando Sor, arr. Ronald Barnes

  1. 5 in B Minor
  2. 6 in D Major

Two Folk Songs

Poor, Wayfaring Stranger - Wendell Westcott

Londonderry Air - Sally Slade Warner


Notule no. 1 - Emilien Allard


Classical Inspiration

Chorale Partita V on All My Hope on God is Founded - John Knox

Musetta’s Waltz, from La Bohème - Giacomo Puccini, arr. Sally Slade Warner

Wiegenliedchen, op. 124 no. 6 - Robert Schumann, arr. Elizabeth Vitu

Original Compositions

Festival Prelude - Gladys Watkins

Gaudi’s Chimneys - John Courter

  1. The Undulating Chimneys of Casa Batlló (1941-2010)
  2. The Mushroom Chimneys of Park Güell

Two Popular Tines

Yesterday - Paul McCartney and John Lennon, arr. Sally S. Warner

Edelweiss, from The Sound of Music - Richard Rodgers, arr. Koen Van Assche

A Closing Duet

Billy Boy - Ronald Barnes

Carla Staffaroni, Primo
Austin Ferguson, Secondo



Carla Staffaroni first started playing the carillon during her time at Wellesley College, where she served as President of the Wellesley Guild of Carillonneurs. She cataloged the music of Sally Slade Warner in Cohasset, Massachusetts, through a grant by the Guild of Carillonneurs in North America. She currently serves on the GCNA’s Heritage Music Committee.

After graduating from Wellesley, Ms. Staffaroni moved to Vermont, where she taught high school Spanish and served as Assistant Carillonneur at Norwich University. She currently teaches middle- and high-school Spanish in New Jersey and plays at local carillons regularly. She is working on her Master’s in Spanish at Middlebury College during the summers and will spend this summer studying in Buenos Aires, Argentina.



In Person

Mayo Clinic Annenberg Plaza

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