Concerts presented October, 2008

October 6, 2008, 12:15 pm. Voice Majors Recital, James John and Sherry Overholt, coordinators, Max Midroit, staff accompanist. G F Handel, “Svegliatevi nel core” from Giulio Cesare (Carla Maniscalco, soprano). Giacomo Puccini, “Donde lieta” from La Boheme (Huey Shan Pang, soprano). Jules Massenet, “Suis-je gentile ainsi?..Obeissons quand leurs voix appelle” from Manon (Sharon I-Chun Cheng, soprano). Hugo Wolf, "Lebe wohl" from Moericke Lieder (Brian Goff, baritone). Gian Carlo Menotti, “Steal me, sweet thief” from The Old Maid and the Thief (Maria Zieher, soprano). Stefano Donaudy, O Del Mio Amato Ben (Nora Mooney, soprano). Gaetano Donizetti, “O luce di quest’ anima” from Linda Di Chamounix (Rachel Smyth-Gondinger, soprano). Jules Massenet, “Adieu, notre petite table” from Manon (Sachie Ueshima, soprano). W A Mozart, “In uomini” from Cosi fan tutte (Katrina Montagna, soprano). Giuseppe Verdi, “Caro nome” from Rigoletto (Natalia Salemmo, soprano). G F Handel, “Dove sei, amato bene?” from Rodelinda (Nicholle Bittlingmeyer, mezzo-soprano). Reynaldo Hahn, Si mes vers avaient des ailes (Rebekah Budhai, soprano). Douglas Moore, Willow Song from The Ballad of Baby Doe (Sharon I-Chun Cheng, soprano). W A Mozart, “Voi che sapete” from Le Nozze di Figaro (Mimi Bonetti, mezzo-soprano; Mikhail Kofman, piano). John Adams, “This is Prophetic” from Nixon in China. W. A. Mozart, “Un’aura amorosa” from Cosi fan tutte (Gilad Paz, tenor). Claude Debussy, Apparition (Lesley Zlabinger, soprano). Jacque Offenbach, “Vois sous l’archet fremissant” from Les contes d’Hoffmann (Shannon L. Rolbiecki, mezzo-soprano). Guiseppe Verdi, “Sul fil d’un soffio etesio” from Falstaff (Sharon Eisert, soprano).

October 10, 2008, 3:00 pm. Lesley Zlabinger,soprano, Max Midroit, piano, Henry Gudino, trumpet, Paul Medd, violin, Suhashini Arulanandam, violin, Ming Wai Kom, viola, Jiliane Russo, cello, Evan Closser, organ, Ben Arendsen,conductor. Hugo Wolf, Selections from the Italienisches Liederbuch (Italian Songbook): Du denkst mit einem Fädchen mich zu fangen, Nein, junger Herr, Mein Liebster ist so klein, Auch kleine Dinge, Mein Liebster hat zu Tische mich geladen, Du sagst mir, dass ich keine Fürstin sei, Ich hab’ in Penna einen Liebsten wohnen. Dominick Argento, Six Elizabethan Songs: Spring, Sleep, Winter, Dirge, Diaphenia, Hymn. Claude Debussy, Quatre chansons de jeunesse (Four songs of youth): Pantomime, Clair de lune, Pierrot, Apparition. Johann Sebastian Bach, Cantata 51 (“Jauchzet Gott in allen Landen!”) (“Praise God in every nation!”): 1, 2, 3, 4.

October 20, 2008, 12:15 pm. ACSM Student Orchestra, Rafael Palace Luz, conductor. W. A. Mozart, Symphony no. 14, I – Allegro Moderato, II – Andante, III – Menuetto/Trio, IV – Molto Allegro. W. A. Mozart, Concerto for Flute, Harp and Orchestra, I – Allegro, II – Andantino, III - Allegro.

October 20, 2008, 6;15 pm. Chroma Trio: Jee Sun Lee, violin; Sin Hwa Lee, cello; Sarah Hyo Jung Lee, piano. Ludwig van Beethoven, Piano Trio No. 4, Op. 11: Allegro con brio, Adagio, Tema con variazioni (Pria ch’io l’impegno: Allegretto). Felix Mendelssohn Bartholdy, Piano Trio No. 1 in D minor, Op. 49: Molto allegro ed agitato, Andante con moto tranquillo, Scherzo, Finale. Dmitri Shostakovich, Piano Trio No. 2 in E minor, Op. 67: Andante, Allegro non troppo, Largo, Allegretto.

October 22, 2008, 12:15 pm. Queens College Chorus, Flora Metrick, Conductor; Roz Woll,Graduate Assistant; Sarah Hyo Jung Lee, Accompanist. Ysaye Barnwell, We Are… Rene Clausen, Set Me As A Seal. Orlando di Lasso, Olá! O Che Bon Eccho! Arr. James Erb, Shenandoah. Queens College Vocal Ensemble, James John, Conductor. William Byrd, Two motets from Gradualia: Gaudeamus omnes, Justorum animae. Hamish MacCunn, Three partsongs: O Mistress Mine, Ye Little Birds, It Was A Lass. Benjamin Britten, From Five Flower Songs, Op. 47: To Daffodils, The Evening Primrose, Ballad of Green Broom. Queens College Choir, James John, Conductor. Arr. Arnold Foster, Searching For Lambs. Arr. Ralph Vaughan Williams, The Turtle Dove (Gilad Paz, tenor). Benjamin Britten, Three “Choral Dances” from Gloriana: Time, Concord, Final Dance of Homage. Jonathan Dove, Ring out, Wild Bells (Victoria Hernandez, piano). Queens College Choir and Vocal Ensemble, James John, Conductor. Robert Pearsall, Lay A Garland. Charles Villiers Stanford, Beati Quorum Via.

October 22, 2008, 8:00 pm. Queens College New Music Group, Fall 2008 Concert No. 1: New Music by ACSM Composers and Performers. Ben Krauss, Thy Sullen Notes Send Darkness Through Me (James Martin, piano; Tamir Edut, trumpet). Paul Kerekes, O sweet spontaneous (Paul Kerekes,piano; Siri Howard, soprano). Harold Gutierrez, Canción (David Gracia, piano; Blanca Gonzalez, violin). Matt Zimbelman, Piano Quartet No. 1 (Mi Sun Song, clarinet; Joseph Prestamo, piano; Adriana Molello, violin; Jiliane Russo, cello). Joseph Prestamo, The Sorrow of Love, Four Songs of William Butler Yeats (Joseph Prestamo, piano; Gilad Paz, tenor). Barry Seroff, The Mystic Trumpeter (Excerpt from Democracy) (Stefan Paolini, tenor; Susan Erenberg, soprano; Ed Rosenberg, tenor sax; Atsushi Ouchi, alto sax; Barry Seroff, guitar; David Linaburg, electric bass; Joe Higgins, double bass; Miguel Tepale, marimba/vibes; Ed Klinger, drumset).

October 23, 2008, 12:15 pm. Elena Rojas, violin & viola with Wei-Hsien Lien, piano. Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Sonata for Klavier and Violin, K. 301: Allegro con spirito, Allegro. Iu Shian Deng, Bang Chhun Hong (“Longing for the spring Breeze”) For Violin and Piano. Johann Nepomuk Hummel, Fantasie for Viola and Piano. Henri Vieuxtemps, Sonata for Viola and Piano, Op. 36: Maestoso-Allegro, Barcarolla, Finale Scherzando.

October 29, 2008, 12:15 pm. Queens College Orchestra, Maurice Peress, Music Director, Reona Ito, Conducting, Shuju Tang and Joseph Prestamo, piano soloists. Bernstein, Overture to Candide. Poulenc, Concerto for Two Pianos in D Minor: Allegro ma non troppo, Largetto, Finale, Allegro molto (Shuju Tang and Joseph Prestamo, pianos). Schumann, Symphony No. 4 in D minor: Ziemlich langsam-Lebhaft, Romanze: Ziemlich langsam, Sherzo: Lebhaft, Langsam-Lebhaft.

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