Concerts presented February, 2008

January 28, 2008, 6:15 pm. Percussion Solos Concert, Alexis Berberabe, music coordinator. Leo Kraft, About Time: Four pieces for Tenor Trombone and Percussion I. Solemn (Vanessa Azzarelli, trombone and Alexis Berberabe, percussion). Elliott Carter, Eight Pieces for Solo Timpani. I. Saeta (Miguel Tepale, timpani). Mitchell Peters, Yellow After the Rain (Natasha Berry, marimba). Eric Moe, “Teeth of the Sea” Movement I (Michael Kirchhofer, congas). Douglas Igelsrud, Soundings (Derek Margolis, timpani). Jacob Druckman, Reflections on the Nature of Water Movements 1 and 6 (Fred Trumpy, marimba). Philip Glass, “1 + 1” for Amplified Table Top (Alexander Chimienti). Elliott Carter, Eight Pieces for Solo Timpani 4. Recitative (Adam Forman, timpani). J. S. Bach, Lute Suite No. 1 in E Minor, B.W.V.996, Allemande, Sarabande, Presto (Jonathan Singer, marimba).

February 1, 2008, 3:00 pm. Nicole Alaimo, voice, Grace Healy, accompanist. Ernest Charles (1895-1984), Let my Song Fill your Heart. William Bergsma (1921-1994), Lulee lullay. Gene Bone and Howard Fenton (unknown), Deborah. Edvard Grieg (1843-1907), Ich liebe dich. Antonio Caldara (1670-1736) Sebben, Crudele. Giovanni Battista Pergolesi (1710-1736) Se tu m'amo, se sospiri. Gabriel Fauré (1845-1924), Lydia. Claude Debussy (1862-1918), Nuit d'Etoiles. Lqeonard Bernstein (1918-1990), Glitter and be Gay.

February 4, 2008, 6:15 pm. Jonathan Singer, percussion. Joseph Pereira, Echi Dromi (Roberta Michel, flute). .J. S. Bach, Lute Suite No. 1 in E Minor B.W.V 996, Passaggio-Presto, Allemande, Courante, Sarabande, Bourrée, Giga. Phillipe Manoury, Le Livre des Clavier II. Duo de Marimbas (Michael McCurdy, marimba). Hearn Gadbois, Blood (Hearn Gadbois and Nick Halley, percussion). Leonardo Boccia, Baianas em Movimento Cristina Nascimiento, Samba Quebrado (Allison Carvalho, guitar/voice and Nick Halley, percussion). Manbuchavadi Venkatasubbaiyer, Jalajakshi Muthuswamy Dikshitar, Mahaganapathim Traditional Bhajan, Raghupathi Raghava Rafaram (Trina Basu, violin).

February 11, 2008, 4:45 pm. Yukiko Ishiwata, voice: Melodies et Café Chansons. I. Five Melodies by Francis Poulenc (1899-1963) (Joseph Liccardo, piano): From Banalités: (Apollinaire) Voyage á Paris, Sanglots, Hotel; Montparnasse; (Anouillh) Les Chemins de l’amour. II. Café Chansons (Uzeki Yoichi, piano; PJ Roberts, bass; Adam Forman, drums, Tomoko Sugiyama, trumpet): L’aquoiboniste (Serge Ganisbourg 1928-1991); Ne me quitte pas (Jacques Brel 1929-1978); Les Feuilles Mortes (Autumn Leaves ) (Joseph Kosma 1905-1969); Hymne a l’amour, Music by Marguerite Monnot (1903-1961).

February 11, 2008, 6:15 pm. Michael Hsin-en Liu, flute. J. S. Bach, Sonata in E Major for flute and basso continuo, BWV 1035: I. Adagio mo non tanto, II. Allegro, III. Siciliano, IV. Allegro assai. Nielsen, Concerto for flute and orchestra I. Allegro Moderato, II. Allegretto. Reinecke, Sonata in E minor for flute and piane (“Undine”), Op. 167. I. Allegro, II. Intermezzo: Allegretto vivace, III. Andante tranguillo, IV. Finale: Allegro molto. Dutilleux, Sonatine for flute and piano: Allegretto-Andante-Anime.

February 13, 2008, 12:15 pm. The Queens College Orchestra, Maurice Peress, Music Director, Tong Chen, conductor, Moises Pena, oboist. Hector Berlioz, Roman Carnival Overture. Richard Strauss, Concerto for Oboe and small orchestra in Dm: Allegro Moderato-Andante-Vivace. Igor Stravinsky, Firebird Suite (1919): Introduction-Dance of the Firebird, Round Dance of the Princesses, Infernal Dance of Katshchei-Berceuse-Finale.

February 14, 2008, 12:15 pm. A CPSM Faculty Recital: Anthony Newton, pianist. A special program featuring works by African-American Composers for Black History Month. Howard Swanson (1907-1978), The Cuckoo. R. Nathaniel Dett (1882-1943), In the Bottoms: I. Prelude (Night), II. His Song, III. Honey (Humoresque), IV. Barcarolle (Morning), V. Dance (Juba). Scott Joplin ( 1868-1917), Bethena (A Concert Waltz). Joplin, The Entertainer (A Ragtime Two-Step).

February 25, 2008, 4:45 pm. Mi Sun Song, clarinet, Jae Youn Yoo, piano. Camille Saint-Saëns, Sonata, Opus 167: Allegretto, Allegro animato, Lento, Molto allegro. Leonard Bernstein, Sonata for clarinet and piano: Grazioso, Andantino. Ernest Chausson, Andante et Allegro, Lent, Allegro assai. Ludwig Spohr, Concerto No. 4: Allegro vivace, Larghetto, Rondo al Espagnol.

February 28, 2008, 12:15 pm. Voice Majors Recital. Ralph Vaughan Williams (1872-1958), Let Beauty Awake (Tim O’Sullivan, tenor and Max Midroit, piano). Reynaldo Hahn (1875-1947), L’heure exquise (Melisa Bonetti, soprano and Max Midroit, piano). Felix Mendelssohn (1809-1847), Suleika (Huey Shan Pang, soprano and Max Midroit, piano). Salvator Rosa (1615-1673), Star vicino (Rebekah Budhai, soprano and Max Midroit). Gabriele Sibella (b. 1919), Non ho parole (Jessica Bender, soprano and Max Midroit, piano). Hahn, Si me vers avaient des ailes (Rachel Smyth, soprano and Victoria Hernandez, piano). G. Buononcini (1670-1747), Pupille nere (Jason Carrington, baritone and Max Midroit piano). Aaron Copland (1900-1990), Why do they shut me out of heaven? and Heart, we will forget him (Danielle Davis, soprano and Max Midroit, piano). Franz Schubert (1797-1827), Gretchen am Spinnrade (Sachie Ueshima, soprano and Max Midroit). Gabriel Fauré (1845-1924), Chanson d’amour (Michael Peer, bass-baritone and Max Midroit, piano). Michael Head (1900-1976), The Singer (Natalia Salemmo, soprano and Max Midroit, piano). Stefano Donaudy (1879-1925), O del mio amato ben (Maria Zieher, soprano and Max Midroit, piano). Claude Debussy (1862-1918), Claire de lune (Lesley Zlabinger, soprano and Max Midroit, piano). Gustav Mahler (1860-1911), Wer hat das Liedlein erdacht? (Shannon Rolbiecki, mezzo-soprano and Max Midroit). Debussy, Nuit d’étoiles (Katrina Montagna, soprano and Max Midroit, piano). Richard Strauss (1864-1949), Zueignung (Brian Goff, baritone and Victoria Hernandez, piano).

February 29, 2008, 3:00 pm. Sung Kwon Park, trumpet, Eun Ah Ham, Piano; Mee Ryoung Seo, Organ. Henry Purcell (1659-1695), Sonata in D Major: Pomposo, Adagio, Presto (with organ). Joseph Haydn (1732-1809), Concerto for Trumpet in E flat Major: Allegro, Andante, Finale. Kent Kennan (1913-2003), Sonata for Trumpet and Piano: With strength and vigor, rather slowly and with freedom, Moderately fast with energy. Otto Ketting (b. 1935), Intrada.

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