Concerts presented March, 2007

March 1, 2007, 12:15 pm. Voice Majors Recital, James John and Sherry Overholt, coordinators. Max Midroit, staff accompanist. W.A. Mozart (1756-1791), Yoo Na Park, soprano, Padre germani. Alessandro Scarlatti (1660-1725), Michael Peer, Bass-Baritone, O cessate di piagarmi. Gaetano Donizetti (1797-1848), Siri Howard, Soprano, "Chacun le sait" from La Fille du Regiment. Gabriel Faure (1845-1924), Rachel Smyth-Godinger, Soprano, Victoria Hernandez, piano, Ici-bas, Lydia. W.A. Mozart , Jessica Bender, soprano, "Dove sono" from Le Nozze di Figaro. Claude Debussy (1862-1918), Tim O’Sullivan, tenor, Romance. Reynaldo Hahn (1875-1947), Adam Unger, Bass-Baritone, D’une Prison, Si mes vers avaient des ailes. Ludwig van Beethoven (1770-1827), Ich liebe dich, Liza Lehman (1862-1918), These are Fairies at the Bottom of our Garden, Natalia Salemmo, soprano. Charles Gounod (1818-1893), Stephanie Haas, soprano, "Je veux vivre" from Romeo et Juliette. W.A. Mozart, Gilad Paz, tenor, "Dies Bildnis" from Die Zauberflöte. Gian Carlo Menotti (1911-2007), Carla Maniscalco, soprano, "The Black Swan" from The Medium. Ralph Vaughan Williams (1872-1958), Leo Lai, Bass-Baritone, Judy Yun, piano, "The Roadside Fire" from Songs of Travel. Giacomo Puccini (1858-1924), "O mio babbino caro" from Gianni Schicchi, Johannes Brahms (1833-1897), Wie Melodien zieht es mir, Danielle Davis, soprano. Erich Korngold (1897-1957), Brian Goff, baritone, "Pierrot’s Tanzlied" from Die tote Stadt. Jacques Offenbach (1801-1851), Lauren Klimek, soprano, "Elle a fui, la tourterelle from Les contes d’Hoffman.

March 5, 2007, 12:15 pm. Marcy Rosen, cello, Lydia Artymiw, piano. Ludwig Thuille (1862-1907), Sonata in d minor, Opus 22, Allegro energico, ma non troppo presto, Adagio, Finale, Allegro ma non troppo. Ernst von Dohnanyi (1877-1960), Sonata in B-flat Major, Opus 8, Allegro ma non troppo, Scherzo. Vivace assai, Adagio non troppo, Tema con Variazioni. Allegro moderato.

March 14, 2007, 12:15 pm. The Queens College Orchestra, Maurice Peress, Music Director, Soo Kim Hyun, conductor, Sokol Nikaj, cello. Ludwig van Beethoven (1770-1827), Music to Goethe’s Tragedy "Egmont" Overture, op. 84. Franz Joseph Haydn (1732-1809), Cello Concerto in C, H. Vllb, No. 1, Cadenzas by March Rosen: Moderato, Adagio, Finale: Allegro Molto. Franz Schubert (1797-1828), Symphony No. 8 in B-minor, D.759 "Unfinished": Allegro moderato, Andante con moto.

March 15, 2007, 3:00 pm. Benjamin M. Wolkins, trumpet and flugelhorn. Kenny Dorham (1924-1972), Lotus Blossom. Kenny Wheeler (b.1930), Kind Folk, Ben Wolkins (b.1976), #5, Burton Lane (1912-1997), Harold Adamson (1906-1980), Everything I Have Is Yours. Irving Berlin (1888-1989), Just In Time.

March 19, 2007, 12:15 pm. Cathy Callis and Arbie Orenstein, Pianists, in a Program of Four-Hand and Solo Piano Music. Franz Schubert (1797-1828), Marche Militaire in D Major, D. 733. Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (1756-1791), Sonata in D Major, K.381: Allegro, Andante, Allegro molto. Franz Schubert, Fantasy in F Minor, D. 904. Claude Debussy (1862-1918), Two Preludes from Book I (1910): The Girl with the Flaxen Hair, Minstrels (Arbie Orenstein). Bela Bartok (1881-1945), Three selections from Six Dances in Bulgarian Rhythm, from Mikrokosmos, Vol. VI, Nos. 149, 150, 153, (Cathy Callis). Johannes Brahms (1833-1897), Hungarian Dance No. 5 in F-sharp minor (1868).

March 20, 2007, 7:30 pm. The QC New Music Group, An Evening of New Music.Improvisation 1, Stephan Paolini, piano. Ilia Nikolich, New Work. Takuma Tankawa, 4 Sketches for piano. Ed Klinger, Duet for Steel Pan and Cello. Ed Rosenberg, Barnyard Medical. Earl Brown, December 1952. Paul Kerekes, Quixotic Morals. Steven Nichols, Rhapsody for Solo Instrument (2002). Improvisation II: Ed Rosenberg, sax, Paul Kerekes, piano. Barry Seroff, Music for Worship II.

March 21, 2007, 12:15 pm. Percussion Concert: Daniel Kennedy, River Guerguerian and Michael Lipsey. River Guerguerian, Fifteen for Michael (2006). Elliott Carter, Canaries (1966), Dan Kennedy, soloist. River Guerguerian, solo. Dusan Bogdanovic, Mysterious Habitats (1994), Dan Kennedy, soloist. Robert Aldridge, Hymn (1988, rev. 2002), Dan Kennedy, soloist. Michael Lipsey / River Guerguerian, Lugmap (2006). River Guerguerian, Boulevard (2007). Michael Lipsey, "She Walked In," Derivations, Drum Solo.

March 23, 2007, 1:00 pm. Chiu-Yin Yeh, flute, Collette Valentine, piano. Camille Saint-Saens, Romance for flute and piano, Op. 37. Bela Bartok, Suite Paysanne Hongrois, Chants populaires tristes. Cecile Chaminade, Concertino for flute and piano, Op.107. Francis Poulenc, Sonata for flute and piano. Claude Debussy, Syrinx for solo flute. Frank Martin, Ballade for flute and piano.

March 26, 2007, 12:15 pm. Japanese Songs – Traditional to Contemporary, Sachie Ueshima, soprano, Yukiko Ishiwata, mezzo-soprano, Noriko Nagao, clarinet and piano, Asuka Yamamoto, clarinet and piano. Anonymous (19th C.), Sakura Sakura (The Cherry Blossoms. Rentaro Taki (1879-1903), Hana (The Blossoms). Rentaro Taki, Kojo no Tsuki (The moon over the ruined castle). Tamezo Narita (1892-1945), Hamabe no Uta (The song of the shore). Toraji Onaka (1896-1982), Yashinomi (The coconut). Kosaku Yamada (1886-1965), Akatonbo (The Dragonfly). Tatsunosuke Koshitani (1909-1982), Hatsukoi (First Love). Shokichi Kina, Hana (The Flower). Yoshinao Nakada (1923-2000), Sakura Yokocho (The Cherry Alley). Sadae Bekku (1922-), Sakura Yokocho. Teichi Okano (1878-1941), Hurusato (Hometown). Masaya Ishiwaka (1981-), Watashi to Kotori to Suzu to (The Little Bird, the Bell, and I).

March 26, 2007, 4:15 pm. Sina Kiai, piano. Felix Mendelssohn (1809-1847), Introduction and Rondo Capriccioso, Op. 14. Frederic Chopin (1810-1849), Mazurka in F# minor Op. 6, No. 1, Mazurka in C# minor Op. 63, No. 3. J. S. Bach (1685-1750), Prelude and Fugue in C minor (Well Tempered Clavier, Book 1). Claude Debussy (1862-1918), Clair de lune (from Suite Bergamasque). Frederic Chopin, Waltz in C# minor Op. 64, No. 2, Waltz in G Flat Op. posth. 70, No. 1. Franz Liszt (1811-1886), Gnomenreigen. Sergei Rachmaninoff (1873-1943), Prelude in G minor Op. 23, No. 5, Encore.

March 28, 2007, 12:15 pm. The Queens College Orchestra, All Beethoven Concerto Concert: Daniel Phillips, violin, Morey Ritt, piano and Marcie Rosen, cello. Maestro Peress, conducting. Piano Concerto #4 in G major Opus 58: Allegro moderato, Andante con moto-Rondo, Vivace-Presto. Triple Concerto for Violin, Violoncello and Piano in C major Opus 56: Allegro, Largo, Rondo alla Polacca-Allegro-Tempo primo.

March 28, 2007, 8:00 pm. A Choral Collage. Queens College Vocal Ensemble, James John, conductor. Oriande de Lassus (c. 1532-1594), La nuit froide et somber, Camille Saint-Saёns (1835-1921), Calme des nuits, Francis Poulenc (1899-1963), From Un soir de neige, De grandes cuillers de neige…La bonne neige…La nuit le froid la solitude. Johannes Brahms (1833-1897), From Drei Gesänge, Op. 42, Abendständchen, Vineta. Queens College Chorus, Cindy Bell, conductor. G.F. Handel (1865-1759), Zadok, the Priest, Emani Aguiar (b. 1949), Salmo 150, Glenn McClure (b. 1954), Kyrie from St. Francis in the Americas: A Caribbean Mass. Queens College Choral Society and Chorus, James John, conductor. Highlights from the Choral Society’s upcoming May concert, "A Night at the Opera": Excerpt 1, 2, 3, 4.

March 29. 2007. 12:15 pm. Piano Majors Recital. Andrew Page, Schubert, Sonata in Bb Major D. 960, Molto Moderato. David Taubman, Brahms, Intermezzo in Bb minor, Op. 117 No. 2. Paul Kerekes, Barber, Excursions Op. 20; Movement I. Joseph Prestamo, Schubert, Sonata in A minor D. 784, Allegro giusto. Mikhail Kofman, Chopin, Barcarolle in F# minor, Op. 60. Veronica Hernandez, Beethoven, Sonata in E Major Op. 109, Vivace-Adagio espressivo Prestissimo. Shu-Ju Tang, Bach, Prelude and Fugue in G Major; BWV Bk. II. Kristin Barone, Brahmns, Intermezzo in E minor, Op. 119 No. 2. Kristin Barone and Shu-Ju Tang, Moszkowski, Spanish Dances, Op. 12 No. 3, con moto.

March 29, 2007, 7:30 pm. The Queens College Orchestra, All-Beethoven Concerto Concert. Daniel Phillips, violin, Morey Ritt, piano, Marcy Rosen, cello, Maestro Peress, conducting. Violin Concerto in D Major, Opus 61: I. Allegro, ma non troppo, II. Larghetto, III. Rondo. Piano Concerto No. 4 in G Major, Opus 58: I. Allegro moderato, II. Andante con moto, III. Rondo, Vivace. Triple Concerto for Violin, Violoncello, and Piano in C Major, Opus 56: I. Allegro, II. Largo, III. Rondo alla Polacca.

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