Concerts presented February, 2009

February 11, 2009, 12:15 pm. An Abraham Lincoln Bicentennial Gala Concert. Riverside Church Inspirational Choir, Queens College choir and chorus, New York city Labor Chorus. Duke Ellington/Peress, Suite from Black Brown and Beige: Worksong—Come Sunday—Light. Earl Robinson, The Lonesome Train, A Musical Legend for Actors, Folk singers, Choirs and Orchestra, 1, 2. Traditional/Saylor, Amazing Grace for solo voice, choir, organ and orchestra.

February 11, 2009, 6:30 pm. Jennifer Forese, flute. J. S. Bach (1685-1750), Sonata, in E flat Major, Eric Lein, piano and JR Pinna, cello. W. A. Mozart (1756-1791), Concerto No. 2, in D Major, Catherine Frank, piano. Eric Lein (b. 1986), From A to B (for solo flute). P. D. Q. Bach (1721-1690?), Sonata Piccola, Robert Koch, piano. Mike Mower (b. 1978), Sonata Latino: Rumbango, Bossa Merengova, Robert Koch, piano; Heather Arzberger, alto saxophone; Daniel Giocomini, tenor saxophone; Walter Birkhold, baritone saxophone; Henry Guidino, Ryan King, trumpets; Dr. Justin Comito, trombone; Jeffrey Arzberger, bass guitar; JR Pinna, cello; Adam Forman, drums; Stewart Ratzken, Scott Still, Miguel Tepale, percussion.

February 23, 2009, 6:15 pm. Huey Shan Pang, voice. Antonio Vivaldi (1678-1741), O Qui coeli Terraeque Serenitas, RV 631 (“O You Who Are the Peace of Heaven and Earth"), Ben Arendsen, conductor. Carrie Jacobs Bond (1862-1946), Half Minute Songs. Stefano Donaudy (1879-1936), O del mio amato ben. Ottorino Respighi (1879-1936), Nebbie. Giacchino Rossini (1792-1868), La danza. Robert Schumann (1810-1856), Selections from Frauenliebe und –Leben ("A Woman’s Love and Life"). Emmanuel Chabrier (1841-1894) Ballade des gros dindons, Les Cigales, Villanelle des petits canards. Claude Debussy (1862-1918), Chanson Espagnole, Sharon I-Chun Cheng, soprano.

February 25, 2009, 12:15 pm. Voice Majors Recital, James John and Sherry Overholt, directors. Giuseppe Verdi, Saper vorreste, and Edvard Grieg, Solvejg’s Lied, Natalia Salemmo, soprano. Hugo Wolf, Das Verlassene Mägdlein and Verborgenheit, Nora Mooney, soprano. Antonio Caldara, Selve amiche and Giacomo Puccini, Sogno d’or. Sean Moonsamy, bass-baritone. Francesco Ciléa, Io son l’umile ancella from Adriana Lecouvreur, Carla Maniscalco, soprano. Franz Schubert, Heidenröslein, Stephanie Garay, soprano. Nadia Boulanger, Chanson and W. A. Mozart, Ach, ich fühls from Die Zauberflöte, Tiffany Bibuld, soprano. Franz Schubert, Die Krahe and Gabriel Fauré, Automne, Jaymes Welsh, baritone. Gian Carlo Menotti, The Black Swan and Giacomo Puccini, Donde Lieta from La Bohème, Maria Zieher, soprano. Jules Massenet, Obeissons quand leur voix appelle from Manon, Sharon Eisert, soprano. Robert Schumann, Mondnacht, Chad Smyser, tenor. Robert Schumann, In der Fremde and Ich grolle nicht, Brian Goff, bass-baritone.

February 28, 2009, 12:15 pm. Long Island Composers Alliance - Queens College Chorus, Joel Mandelbaum, conductor. Concert in memoriam Denise Broadhurst. David Schober, O Day Full of Grace. Joel Mandelbaum, Sunset Concert in Sainte Chapelle. Leo Kraft, When Israel Came Forth (Psalm 114). Allen Brings, The Sonne Rising (Roz Woll, conductor). Denise Broadhurst, The Peace of Wild Things. Edward Smaldone, Nunc Dimittis.

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