Concerts presented October, 2006

October 5, 2006, 12:15 pm: Vocal Major Recital under the direction of Sherry Overholt and James John. W.A. Mozart (1756-1791), An Chloë, Samuel Barber (1910-1981), “The Crucifixion” from Hermit Songs, G.F. Handel (1685-1759), “Tornami a vaheggiar” from Alcina, Pyotr II’yich Tchaikovsky (1840-1893), “Da tchas nastal” from Joan of Arc, Giacomo Puccini (1858-1924) “Tu il cor mi strazi” from Edgar, W.A. Mozart, Bester Jüngling, Giacamo Puccini “O mio babbino caro” from Gianni Schicchi, Aaron Copland (1900-1990), "Shall We Gather at the River," "Zion’s Walls," Robert Schumann (1810-1856), Du bist wie eine Blume, Franz Schubert (1795-1828), Heiden Röslein, Gabriel Fauré (1845-1924), Lydia, Christoph Willibald von Gluck (1714-1787), "O del mio dolce ardor," Aaron Copland, "Laurie’s Song," Vincenzo Bellini (1801-1853), "Vaga Luna," Gaetano Donizetti (1797-1848), "Norina’s Aria" from Don Pasquale, Franz Schubert, An die Musik, Robert Schumann, “Ich grolle nicht” from Dichterliebe, Gaetano Donizetti, “Chacun le sait” from La Fille du Regiment, Robert Schumann, “Seit ich ihn gesehen” and “Du Ring an meinem Finger”, Giacomo Puccini, “Questo amor, vergogna mia” from Edgar, Edvard Grieg (1843-1907), “Solveigs Song” from Peer Gynt, W.A. Mozart (1756-1791), “Non pìu andrai” from The Marriage of Figaro.

October 12, 2006, 12:15 pm: A Concert of Vocal and Instrumental Music, Frank Retzel Daughter of Dawn, Six Poems, Leo Kraft, Music for a Sunday Afternoon, Martin Halpern, From Songs of Separation: "The River Merchant's Wife: A Letter," "Solveig's Soliloquy" from Peer Gynt, Joel Mandelbaum, From Gestalt at Sixty (text by May Sarton).

October 13, 2006, 3:00 pm: Student Recital: Shinae Kim, Clarinet, Aleksandra Kocheva, Piano, Yu-Hsuan Chiang, Horn, Hong-wen Lin, Piano: Bernhard Krol, Laudatio for Horn Solo, Franz Strauss (1822-1905), Nocturno for Horn and Piano, Op.7, Johannes Brahms (1833-1897), Sonata for Clarinet and Piano, Op.120, No. 1: I. Allegro appasionata, II. Andante un poco adagio, W.A. Mozart (1756-1791), Horn Concerto No. 3, K 447: I. Allegro, II. Larghetto, III. Allegro.

October 16, 2006, 12:30 pm: Michael Lipsey Solo Recital with guest artist David Jolley. David Rakowski, Mr. Trampoline Man, David Cossin, Nixkin, Dominic Donato, Either/Or, Arthur Kreiger, Joining Hands, Faye Ellen Silverman with David Jolley, French Horn, Protected Sleep, Jason Eckardt, Sweet Creature, Erie Moe, Teeth of the Sea, David Rakowski, Framer’s Intent, River Guerguerian, Fifteen for Michael.

October 18, 2006, 12:15: The Queens College Orchestra, Maurice Peress, Music Director, In a Celebration of Jimmy Heath’s 80th Birthday: W.M. Cook, Overture to In Dahomey, Ellington Three Vocalises: The Mooch, Transblucency, Creole Love Call, Jimmy Heath, Three Ears for Jazz Quintet and Orchestra.

October 19, 2006, 12:15: Elena Rojas, violin & viola, Wei-Hsien Lien, piano: Rebecca Clarke (1896-1979), I'll bid my heart be still (1944), C. W. Gluck (1714-1787), Dance of the Blessed Spirits (arr. Fritz Kreisler), Niccolo Paganini (1782-1840), Cantabile for Violin and Piano, W. A. Mozart (1756-1791), Sonata in E Minor, Kv. 304, Allegro, Tempo di menuetto, Johannes Brahms (1833-1897), Sonata in A Major, Op. 100, Allegro amabile, Andante tranquillo, Allegretto grazioso (quasi andante).

October 23, 2006, 12:15 pm: Guest Piano Recital. William Westney, Pianist. Fèlix Mendelssohn (1809-1847) Two Fantasies for Piano, op. 16, Andante con moto - allegro, Presto, Peter Ilyich Tschaikovsky (1840-1893), Dumka (Russian Village Scene), Dmitri Kabalevsky (1904-1987), Sonata III for Piano, op. 46 I Allegro con moto, II Andante cantabile, III Allegro giocoso.

October 23, 2006, 4:45 pm: Student Recital, Sokol Nikaj, Cello. J.S. Bach (1675-1750), Adagio from the Toccata in C Major for Organ For Cello, transcribed by A. Siloti, Claude Debussy (1862-1916) Sonate pour Violocelle et Piano, I. Prologue, II. Serenade et Finale\, Johan Halvorsen (1864-1935), Duo for Violin and Cello after George Frideric Handel’s Suite No. 7 in G minor for Harpsichord, L. van Beethoven (1770-1827), Sonate for Piano and Cello, Op. 69 in A major, I. Allegro, ma non tanto, II. Scherzo, allegro molto, III. Adagio cantabile, IV. Allegro vivace.

October 23, 2006, 6:30 pm: Student Recital, Emma Hospelhorn, Flute. C.P.E. Bach (1714-1788), Sonata in A Minor; Lowell Liebermann (1961-), Sonata for Flute and Piano, Aleksandra Kocheva, Piano; Jacques Hotteterre (1673-1763), Pieces Pour La Flute Traversiere, Premiere Suite, Charles Weaver, Theorbo; Franz Schubert (1797-1828), "Trockne Blumen" Introduction and Variations for Piano and Flute, Konstantza Chernov, Piano.

October 25, 2006, 12:15 pm: Autumn Concert. Queens College Choir, Queens College Chorus and Queens College Vocal Ensemble. Jacob Handl (1550-1591), En Ego Campana. Ralph Vaughan Williams (1872-1958), Three Shakespeare Songs: Full Fathom Five, The Cloud-Capp’d Towers, Over Hill, Over Dale. Gerald Finzi (1901-1956), My Spirit Sang All Day. Thomas Tallis (ca. 1550-1585), If Ye Love Me. Felix Mendelssohn (1809-1847), From Psalm 42 “Wie der Hirsch schreit”. Orlando di Lasso (c. 1532-2594), Bonjour mon coeur, Occhi, piangete. Claudio Monteverdi (1567-1643), Lagrime d’Amante al Sepolcro dell’Anata (Nos. 1, 2, 3 and 6): Incenerite spoglie, Ditelo voi, Darà la notte il sol, Dunque amate reliquie.

October 26, 2006, 3:00 pm: M.A. in Jazz Performance Recital, from the studio of Michael Mossman, David Smith, trumpet. David Smith, Circumstance, David Smith, Halloween Song, John Coltrane, Satellite, David Smith, Charade, David Smith, Anticipation, Bill Evans Very Early, David Smith, Tubicinate.

October 26, 2006, 12:15 pm: Student Composers’ Recital, Glen Velez, Internal Combustion; Ed Rosenberg, TMDFTM or Fugue in D minor; Ben Krauss, Toy Soldiers; Maria Mykolenko, Music for Chamber Ensemble and Imaginary Dancers; Chern-Hwei Fung, violin, Maria Mykolenko, violin, Charlie Schmid, percussion; Improvisation 1; Barry Seroff, The Back Country for Tenor and Guitar; Eleanor Aversa, Piano/Violin Variations; Barry Seroff, flute, Stefan Paolini, piano, Ed Klinger, drumset Improvisation 2.

October 30, 2006, 4:45 pm: Student Recital, Sina Kiai, piano. Claude Debussy, Estampes Suite, Frederic Chopin, Mazurka in C#-minor, Op. 63, No. 3, Mazurka in C-minor, Op 56, No. 3, Johannes Brahms, Intermezzo in C major, Op. 119, No. 3.

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