Concert Programs

Quartetto Gelato has performed solo concerts in virtually every type of venue from a 2000 seat concert hall to a house boat kitchen party and everything in between. We can accommodate whatever your needs are including presenting entirely in a different language including French, Russian, Spanish, Serbian and German.

Programs with Orchestra

Quartetto Gelato has performed with many orchestras including the Toronto Symphony Orchestra, Edmonton Symphony Orchestra, Charleston Symphony Orchestra, Peoria Symphony Orchestra, Hudson Valley Philharmonic, and Calgary Philharmonic Orchestra. The group performs several programs with orchestra that are suitable for Pops and light classical programming.

Quartetto Gelato is currently offering five programs for the 2020-21 season:

“Tasty Tunes!”

Quartetto Gelato performs their newest and freshest tunes! Guaranteed to get the audiences pumped.

ROMAMOLDA HORA

TRADITIONAL

Arr. DeSotto/Sevastian

BLUE RONDO A LA TURKA

DAVE BRUBECK

Arr. Charles Cozens

NY PSYCHO FREYLEHKS

TRADITIONAL

Arr. Charles Cozens

TANTI ANNI PRIMA

ASTOR PIAZOLLA

Arr. Charles Cozens

MINNIE THE MOOCHER

CAB CALLOWAY

Arr. Charles Cozens

ALWAYS ROOM FOR CELLO

KIRK STARKEY

 

CARTOON MEDLEY

VARIOUS

Arr. Charles Cozens

Intermission

THE PIPES

TRADITIONAL

Arr. Colin Maier/Mark Camilleri

MESECINA

GORAN BREGOVIC

Arr. Tino Popovic

CIGANO

FAFA LEMOS

Arr. Scott MacIntosh

LIBERTANGO

ASTOR PIAZZOLLA

Arr. Charles Cozens

SPAGHETTI ROADS

JOHN DENVER

Arr. Charles Cozens

SLOW TRAIN

FLANDERS AND SWANN

Arr. De Sotto/Steljes

GYPSY FANTASIA

JOSSY ABRAMOVICH

 

“Favorite Flavors!”

QG performs their newest and freshest tunes! Guaranteed to get the audiences pumped.

ORCHESTRA SOLO

TBA

TBA

ROMAMOLDA HORA

TRADITIONAL

Arr. DeSotto/Sevastian

BLUE RONDO A LA TURKA

DAVE BRUBECK

Arr. Charles Cozens

NY PSYCHO FREYLEHKS

TRADITIONAL

Arr. Charles Cozens

TANTI ANNI PRIMA

ASTOR PIAZOLLA

Arr. Charles Cozens

MINNIE THE MOOCHER

CAB CALLOWAY

Arr. Charles Cozens

ALWAYS ROOM FOR CELLO

KIRK STARKEY

 

CARTOON MEDLEY

VARIOUS

Arr. Charles Cozens

Intermission

ORCHESTRA SOLO

TBA

TBA

THE PIPES

TRADITIONAL

Arr. Colin Maier/Mark Camilleri

MESECINA

GORAN BREGOVIC

Arr. Tino Popovic

CIGANO

FAFA LEMOS

Arr. Scott MacIntosh

LIBERTANGO

ASTOR PIAZZOLLA

Arr. Charles Cozens

SPAGHETTI ROADS

JOHN DENVER

Arr. Charles Cozens

SLOW TRAIN

FLANDERS AND SWANN

Arr. De Sotto/Steljes

GYPSY FANTASIA

JOSSY ABRAMOVICH

 

Quartetto Gelato Travels the Orient Express

Quartetto Gelato invites you to join them as they explore the music from the countries visited in the 1883 odyssey of the famous train.

United Kingdom

SLOW TRAIN

FLANDERS/SWANN

Arr. Steljes/De Sotto

THE PIPES

TRADITIONAL

Arr. Maier/Camilleri

France

UNDER PARIS SKIES (Sous le Ciel de Paris)

GANNON/GIRAUD

Arr. Bill Bridges

LA VIE EN ROSE

PIAF/LOUIGUY

Arr. Shelly Berger

Argentina

Tanti Anni Prima

ASTOR PIAZOLLA

Arr. Charles Cozens

Hungary

GYPSY FANTASIA

JOSSY ABRAHOVICH

Arr. Dmitriy Varelas

Intermission

Germany

PASSACAGLIA

HANDEL/HALVORSEN

Budapest

HUNGARIA

KOSSOVITS/TRADITIONAL

Arr. Peter De Sotto

Israel

NY PSYCHO FREYLEKHS

TRADITIONAL

Arr. Charles Cozens

Serbia

MESECINA

GORAN BREGOVIC

Arr. Tino Popovic

Milan

VOLARE

DOMENICO MODUGNO

Arr. Peter De Sotto

Bucharest

ROMAMOLDA HORA

VARIOUS

Arr. Sevastian/De Sotto

“ClassiCool!”

Quartetto Gelato performs classical and non-classical pieces with crossover music to bridge the gap between them.

OVERTURE TO THE MAGIC FLUTE

W.A. MOZART

Arr. Charles Cozens

BLUE RONDO A LA TURKA

DAVE BRUBECK / MOZART

Arr. Charles Cozens

MINNIE THE MOOCHER

CAB CALLOWAY

Arr. Charles Cozens

TOCCATA IN D MINOR

J.S. BACH

Arr. Charles Cozens

PATHETIQUE NUMERO OCHO

L. BEETHOVEN

Arr. Charles Cozens

SLOW TRAIN

FLANDERS AND SWANN

Arr. De Sotto/Steljes

OBOE CONCERTO

A. PASCULLI

Arr. Quartetto Gelato

Intermission

ALWAYS ROOM FOR CELLO

KIRK STARKEY

 

ELEGY FOR THE SWAN AND LARK

CHARLES COZENS

 

TANTI ANNI PRIMA

ASTOR PIAZOLLA

Arr. Charles Cozens

MESECINA

GORAN BREGOVIC

Arr. Tino Popovic

THE PIPES

TRADITIONAL

Arr. Colin Maier/Mark Camilleri

RONDO ALLA ZINGERESE

J. BRAHMS

Arr. Charles Cozens

CARTOON MEDLEY

VARIOUS

Arr. Charles Cozens

NY PSYCHO FREYLEKHS

TRADITIONAL

Arr. Charles Cozens, Colin Maier

SPAGHETTI ROADS

JOHN DENVER

Arr. Charles Cozens

Christmas from around the World

Quartetto Gelato presents a holiday program that is inspired by the full range of emotions we enjoy at this special time of year! Listeners will experience a sense of reverence, melancholy, and joy listening to this program that travels throughout America, Italy, England, France, Germany, and Peru. Selections range from secular to sacred, classical to popular, traditional to contemporary and are performed as instrumentals and vocals in a theatrical setting that also includes poetry and dialogue. The songs and carols are sung in styles ranging from that of Mel Tormé to Pavarotti.

ENGLAND

Masters in This Hall/The Dargason

GUSTAV HOLST

Arr. Quartetto Gelato

USA

Have Yourself a Merrry Little Christmas

BLANE/MARTIN

Arr. Bill Bridges

USA

Shepherd’s Dance (from Amahl and the Night Visitors)

GIAN CARLO MENOTTI

Arr. George Meanwell

ITALY

Gesù Bambino

PIETRO YON

Arr. Quartetto Gelato

USA

Have Yourself A Merry Little Christmas

HUGH MARTIN

Arr. Shelly Berger

RUSSIA

Nutcracker Medley

PETER TCHAIKOVSKI

Arr. Howard Cable

Intermission

ITALY

Concerto Fatto per la Notte di Natale
(“Christmas” Concerto)
Vivace – Grave
Allegro
Adagio – Allegro – Adagio
Vivace
Allegro – Largo

ARCHANGELO CORELLI

Arr. Cynthia Steljes

CANADA

Magic of Christmas

SHELLEY BROWN/RENEE ROSNES

PERU

La Flor De La Canela

CHABUCA GRANDA

Arr. Hilario Duran

USA

Music for a Sleigh Ride

LEROY ANDERSON/VARIOUS

Arr. Howard Cable

FRANCE

O Holy Night

ALPHONSE ADAM

Arr. Eric Robertson

ROMANIA

Romanian Caravan

VARIOUS

Arr. Abramovitch/De Sotto/Sevastian