Concerts presented May, 2009

Friday, May 1, 2009, 3:00 pm. From Machaut to Mozart, Music in May with Many M Musicians (Maria A. Basile, mezzo-soprano; Katrina Montagna, keyboards). Guillaume de Machaut, “Ma fin est mon commencement” (featuring Rachel Smyth-Godinger, Katrina Montagna, and Nathan Smith). “Je vivroie liement”, “Douce dame jolie”. Claudio Monteverdi, “Lasciatemi Morire” from Arianna (Katrina Montagna, harpsichord). Thomas Morley, “It was a lover and his lass” (Katrina Montagna, harpsichord). Machaut, “Ma fin…” short reprise. Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, “An die Freude” (featuring JR Pinna, violoncello), “Sehnsucht nach dem Frühlinge”, “Der Zauberer”, “Abendempfindung”, “An Chlöe”.

Friday , May 1, 2009, 3:00 pm. Vasudevan Panicker, piano. A. Copland, Two Piano Blues: No. 1 (for Leo Smit), No. 3 (for William Kapell). J. Brahms, Two Intermezzi from Opus 119: B minor, E minor. B. Martinu, Trio for Flute, Cello and Piano, H. 300: Poco Allegretto, Adagio. Panicker and Winn: _______ in 3 Parts (2009): nudge, our anima, deeply.

Monday, May 4, 2009, 12:30 pm. QC Percussion Ensemble, Michael Lipsey, director. Serra Hwang, Du-Re, Frank Gilchriest, Stefano DiLorenzo, Miguel Tepale, Andrew Ramsingh. Eric Moe, Merrily Down the Stream, Derek Margolis, Sean Kelly. Christopher Swist, Percussion Quartet #1, Evan Combs, Stefano DiLorenzo, Alex Chimienti, Sean Kelly. Phillipe Manoury, Les Livres Des Claviers, Michael Lipsey, conductor, Sixxens-Adam Forman, Michael Kirchhofer, John Hoblin, Joe Fee, Derek Kwan, Fred Trumpy, Movements: 3, 4, solo vibes: Adam Forman, 6.

Monday, May 4, 2009, 4:45 pm. Justin Tricarico, alto and tenor saxophones. Leo Kraft: Out and About (2004), I. Song of the Sax, IV. Out and About. Miguel Tepale, percussion. Walter S. Hartley, Double Concerto, (1969) I. Allegro con brio, II. Andante, III. Presto. Stephen Duggan, tuba, Paul Kerekes, piano. Paul Kerekes, Soliloquy, Aside. Paul Kerekes, piano. Arthur Frackenpohl, Sonata (1990), I. Fast, II. Slow, III. Fast. Joseph Martin, piano. Alec Wilder, Saxophone Quartet (1963), I, II, III, IV. Manhattan School of Music Saxophone Quartet: Sarah Newman, soprano saxophone; Wonki Lee, alto saxophone; Jordan Smith, tenor saxophone; Jay Rattman, baritone saxophone. Jerome Savari, Quintetto (195?), I. Allegretto, IV. Allegro. Manhattan School of Music Saxophone Quartet.

Monday, May 4, 2009, 6:15 pm. Adam Forman And Joe Fee’s Percussion Recital. Arthur Kreiger, Occasional Demons for timpani and Electronic sound (Adam Forman-Timpani). Morton Feldman, The King of Denmark (Joe Fee-Percussion). Philippe Manoury, Le Livre des claviers (Adam Forman, vibraphone). Iannis Xenakis, Okho (Joe Fee, Adam Forman, Fred Trumpy: Djembes). Karlheinz Stockhausen, Tierkreis: 1. Aquarius 2. Pisces 3. Aries 4. Taurus 5. Gemini 6. Cancer 7. Leo 8. Virgo 9. Libra 10. Scorpio 11. Sagittarius 12. Capricorn (Joe Fee, Adam Forman, Derek Kwan, Fred Trumpy: Percussion).

Monday, May 4, 2009, 8pm. Mi Hee Jung (organ) Master's Degree Graduation Recital. Nicolaus Bruhns, Prelude in E minor. Johann Sebastian Bach, Six 'Schübler' Chorales: Wachet Auf, Ruft Uns Die Stimme, BWV. Johann Sebastian Bach, Piece D' Orgue, BWV 572. Oliver Messiaen, Apparition de l'eglise eternelle. Cesar Franck, Choral III A Minor. Piet Kee, Fantasia -- Wachet auf, ruft uns die Stimme.

Tuesday, May 5, 2009, 7:30 pm. QC Graduate and Director’s Symphonic Winds. John Philip Sousa, The Black Horse Troop March. Percy Grainger, Molly on the Shore (Irish Reel) (Angel Perez, conducting). Charles Ives, Old Home Days: Suite for Band: I. Waltz, II. The Opera House (from Memories”)/Old Home Day (Chorus), III. The Collection, IV. Slow March and V. London Bridge Is Fallen Down! Aaron Copland, El Salón México. Richard Wagner, Overture to Rienzi. Robert Jager, Variations on a Theme of Robert Schumann (“Happy Farmer”). James Curnow, Where Never Lark or Eagle Flew.

Wednesday, May 6, 2009, 12:15 pm. Queens College Brass Studio. Johannes Brahms, Chorale Prelude: “Lo, How a Rose E’er Blooming”. Daniel Schnyder, Trio for Brass: Mvmt. 1 – Allegro molto (Anthony Chrones, Michael Stupakevich, Ching-Min Chang). Paul Hindemith, Sonata for Trumpet and Piano: I. Mit Kraft, II. Scherzando, II. Chorale and March (Christine Gregory, Ching-Ming Wu). Henri Tomasi, Concerto for Trombone: I. Freely, with rubato II. Scherzo (Yu Jen Hsu, Ching-Ming Wu). Andrea Gabrieli, Ricercare del Duodecimo Tono. Anton Bruckner, Anthem: “Tota Pulchra es” (Jeff Ballerini, Ching-Min Chang, Todd Herbert, Yu-Jen Hsu, Nicholas Lombardi). Richard Strauss, Concerto No. 2: Mvmt 1 – Allegro moderato (Qun Ma, David Taubman). Lanune Grondahl, Concerto for Trombone: Mvmt 1 (Todd Herbert, David Taubman). Christian Lindberg, “Los Bandidos” (Ching-Min Chang, David Taubman). W. A. Mozart, Concerto No. 2: Mvmt. 1 – Allegro moderato (Nathan Coy, David Taubman). Eric Ewazen, Capriccio for Bass Trombone and Piano (Nicholas Lombardi, David Taubman). David Schober, “Rising Fortunes:” I. “Courage is the mastery, not the absence of fear”, II. “He who bravely dares must sometimes risk a fall”, III. “Grasping opportunities to create the future” (Laurie Krein, Christine Gregory, Nathan Coy, Yu-Jen Hsu, Steven Duggan).

Thursday, May 7, 2009, 3:00 pm. Emily Asher, trombone. (in order of appearance: Emily Asher, trombone, Kevin Louis, trumpet, Adrian Cunningham, clarinet and tenor sax, Katsuko Tanaka, piano, Anthony Vanacore, drums, Jared Engle, bass and banjo, Mikey Hart, piano and guitar, Peter Ford, One String Bass, Richard Levinson, Washboard). Jule Styne, The Things We Did Last Summer. Rodgers and Hart, It Never Entered My Mind. Shelton Brooks, Some of These Days. Sid Robin and Earl Hines, Monday Date. Lil Hardin Armstrong, Struttin’ with some Barbeque. Charles Tindley, We’ll Understand it Better By and By. Dorothy Fields and Jimmy McHugh, Diga Diga Do.

Thursday, May 7, 2009, 4:00 pm. Jonathan DeLappa, trumpet. DeLappa, Silver Bay. DeLappa, Rough Water. Washington & Carmichael, The Nearness of You. DeLappa, Log Bay Day. DeLappa, A Song For Jacob. Joshua Redman, Headin Home.

Thursday, May 7, 2009, 7:30 pm: Queens College Chorus, Flora Metrick, conductor, H. Roz Woll, Graduate assistant, and Sarah Hyo Jung Lee, accompanist. G. F. Handel, Coronation Anthem No. 4: 1. Let Thy Hand Be Strengthened, 2. Let Justice and Judgment, and 3. Alleluia. Joseph Haydn, “Achieved is the Glorious Work” from The Creation. Gabriel Fauré, Cantique de Jean Racine. Paul Sjolund, Love Lost (Four Satirical Poems on Love): 1. One Perfect Rose, 2. When You’re Away, 3. Careless Talk and 4. Your Little Hand. Larry Farrow, Jamaican Market Place. Macaulay Honors College Senior Thesis Project: Cheryl Lieberman, Redemption: I. V’hishbati, II. L’ma’an Tziyon and III. V’shav (Singers: David Burkard, Nick Copeli, Emily Dinger, Shari Francos, Cheryl Lieberman, Joseph Martin, Sharon Moran, Ely Moskowitz, Elizabeth Muller, Josué Pagan, Richard Silvagni, Bina Westrich, Mark Wilson). QC Vocal Ensemble, James John, Conductor. Heinrich Schütz, Herzlich lieb hab ich dich, O Herr. Schütz, Selig sind die Toten. QC Baroque Ensemble, Dongmyung Ahn, Director. Henry Purcell, Excerpts from The Fairy Queen: Second Music: Rondeau, First Act Tune: Jig. Purcell, Chacony in G Minor. Queens College Vocal Ensemble and Baroque Ensemble, J. S. Bach, Jesu, Meine Freude, BWV 227: 1. Chorale: Jesu, meine Freude, 2. Es istnun nichts Verdammliches, 3. Chorale: Unter deinem Schirmen, 4. Denn das Gesetz des Geistes, 5. Trotz dem alten Drachen, 6. Ihr aber seid nicht fleischlich, 7. Chorale: Weg mit allen Schätzen, 8. So aber Christus in euch ist, 9. Gute Nacht, O Wesen, 10. So nun der Geist, 11. Chorale: Wicht, ihr Trauergeister (Soloists: Jeremy Barbaro, Jamie Carillo, Brian Goff, Jennifer Oates, Rachel Short).

Friday, May 8, 2009, 3:00 pm. Andrew Ramsingh, percussion. Steve Reich, Nagoyo Marimbas (Matt Ward). Per Nørgård, Waves. Serra Hwang, Du-Re (Frank Gilchriest, Stefano DiLorenzo, Miguel Tepale). Paul Smadbeck, Rhythm Song (1984).

Friday, May 8, 2009, 3:00 pm. M.A. Gruaduation Recital: Kahori Takahashi, piano. Scarlatti, Sonata in B minor, K. 27. Schubert, Sonata in A minor, D. 537 (I. Allegro, ma non troppo, II. Allegretto quasi andantino, III. Allegro vivace). Schumann, Novellette in D major, Op. 21, No. 2. Debussy, Images, Book I (I. Reflets dans l'eau). Ravel, Sonatine (I. Modéré, II. Mouvement de Menuet, III. Animé). Gottschalk, Fakebook II (III. Brubeck).

May 11, 2009, 4:45 pm. Ming Wai Kom, viola, Alina Kiryayeva, piano. Max Bruch (1838-1920), Romance for viola and piano/orchestra, Op. 85. Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750), Cello Suite No. 5 in C minor (arranged for viola), BWV 1011, I Prelude, II Allemande, III Courante, IV Sarabande, V Gavotte I and II, VI Gigue. Arthur Bliss (1891-1975), Sonata for Viola and Pianoforte, Moderato, Andante, Furiant: Molto allegro - Coda: Andante maestoso.

May 11, 2009, 7:30 pm. Awards Concert. Morten Lauridsen, O Magnum Mysterium (Undergraduate Wind Ensemble). Percy Aldridge Grainger, Lincolnshire Posy: "Horkstow Grange", "The Lost Lady Found" (Undergraduate Wind Ensemble). Ludwig V. Beethoven, String Quartet, Opus 59, No. 1, 2nd Movement-Allegretto Vivace (Balsam String Quartet: Paul Medd, 1st violin, Na Young Kim,2nd violin, Ming Wai Kom, viola and Alexandra Rutkowski, cello). Claudio Monteverdi, "Rosa del ciel" from L’Orfeo (Gilad Paz, tenor and Paul Kerekes, piano). Franz Schubert, "Du bist die Ruh," D. 776 (Sachie Ueshima, soprano and Paul Kerekes, piano). Edward Elgar, Serenade for Strings in E minor, Op. 20 (ACSM String Orchestra).

May 11, 2009, 8:30 pm. The Queens College Classical Guitar Ensemble, led by William Anderson. Robert de Visee, Gavotte en Rondeau (Lane McDonough & Marlon Oliveira). Gaspar Sanz, Canarios (Vinnie LoVerme, Jr.). Heitor Villa-Lobos, Prelude No. 4 (Diego Andrade). Adam Falkenhagen, Minuet (Vinnie LoVerme, Jr. & Nick Copeli). Astor Piazzolla, Verano Porteno (Sarah Soller). John Johnson, Flat Pavan (Diego Andrade & Sarah Soller). Mauro Giuliani, Rondo, Sonatine Op. 71, No. 1 (Marlon Oliveira). Robert de Visee, Allemande, Gigue, Bouree (Diego Andrade). Fernando Sor, Minuet (Lane McDonough). Anthony Holborne, Fantasy (Diego Andrade, Nick Copeli, Vinnie LoVerme, Jr., Lane McDonough, Marlon Oliveira, Sarah Soller, Bina Westrich).

May 12, 2009, 7:30 pm: Queens College New Music Group prersents New Music for String Quartet, performed by the Second Instrumental Unit's Zukofsky Quartet: Aaron Boyn and Cyrus Beroukhim, violins, David Fulmer, viola, Alberto Parrini,l cello. Kaori Tanioka, The Cave. Baick Ho Cha, Meditation on modern man's search for a meaning to existence. David Bridges, This Fragmented Old Man. Matthew Zimbelmann, String Quartet No. 1. Inés Thiebaut, String Quartet No. 3.

May 13, 2009, 12:15 pm: Queens College Brass Ensemble with special guest artist Jan-Piet Knijff, organ. Paul Hindemith/arr. Knijff, Konzertmusik: I. Erster Teil: Mässig schnell, mit Kraft, II. Zweiter Teil: Lebhaft. Eric Ewazen, Symphony in Brass: II. Andante con moto, III. Allegro vivace.

May 14, 2009, 12 pm. M.A. in Jazz Performance - Graduate Recital. Lluis Capdevila, piano, with Atsushi Ouchi, tenor and alto saxophones; Carlos Mena and Petros Klampanis, bass; Toni de Vivo, percussion; Joe Hertenstein, drums. East Broadway (Lluis Capdevila). My Romance (Rodgers/Hart). Joy Spring (Clifford Brown). Charlie Parker Place (Lluis Capdevila). Cabana Leo (Lluis Capdevila). Leaving Spain (Lluis Capdevila). Thank you (Lluis Capdevila). Au Privave (Charlie Parker).

May 14, 2009, 12:15 pm. B A Voice Recital, Victoria Hernandez, piano. Cesar Franck, Panis Angelicus (Stephanie Perez, mezzo soprano; Mark Wilson, piano). W. A. Mozart, Als Luise die Briefe ihres ungetreuen Liebhabers verbrannte and Samuel Barber, Secrets of the Old (Emily Dinger, soprano). Gabriel Fauré, Ici-Bas and G. F. Handel, "Arm, Arm Ye Brave" from Judas Maccabaeus (Andrew Oster, baritone). C. W. von Gluck, O del mio dolce ardor (Grace Chen, soprano). Antonio Caldara, Alma del core and F. von Schober, an die Musik, Op. 88 No 4 (Cheryl Woods, soprano). Franz Schubert, Die Forelle and Ke Ma, Nan Ni Bay (Cheryl Liebeman, soprano). Roger Quilter, Music, When Soft Voice Die and Giocomo Puccini, O mio babbino caro (Sharon Moran, soprano). Emily Dinger, Aspirations (World Premiere) Modal Interpretation in G, Tetralla (Hector Minaya, conductor; Emily Dinger, Rachel Smyth, Maria Basile, Cheryl Lieberman, Xiomara Niño, Jamie Lynn Carillo, Jessica Bauch, Sharon Moran). Cheryl Lieberman, Redemption: I. V’hishbati, II. L’ma’an Tziyon, III. V’shav (Flora Metrick, conductor; Cheryl Lieberman, Elizabeth Muller, Emily Dinger, Sharon Moran, Shari Francos, Nick Copeli, Dave Burkard, Rich Silvagni, Mark Wilson, Joseph Martin, Josue Pagan).

Thursday, May 14, 2009, 12:15 pm. DuoSolo: Mary Kirkendoll, flute; Michael Kirkendoll, piano. Forrest Pierce, The Ruin of the Cypress. Ian Clarke, Zoom Tube. Györgi Ligeti, Etude No. 10, “Der Zauberlehrling”. David Lang, Vent. Bruno Mantovani, Jazz Connotation. Edward Smaldone, Duke/Monk. (world premiere).

May 15, 2009, 4 pm. Mi Hee Jung, organ. Nicolaus Bruhns, Prelude in E minor. J. S. Bach, Wachet auf, ruft uns die Stimme, BWV 645. Piet Kee, Fantasia -- Wachet auf, ruft uns die Stimme. J. S. Bach, Piece D'Orgue, BWV 572. Olivier Messiaen, Apparition de l'eglise eternelle. Cesar Franck, Choral III A minor.

May 15, 2009, 6:00 pm. Blanca Cecilia Gonzalez, violin and Eduard Laurel, piano. Igor Stravinsky, Suite Italienne for violin and piano: Introduzione, Serenata, Gavotta con due Variazioni. Nicolo Paganini, Violin Concerto No. 1 in D major op. 6: Allegro maestoso, Adagio. Antonio Carlos Jobin, Garota de Ipanema (Blanca Cecilia Gonzalez, violin, James Santoro, guitar). Autumn Leaves (Blanca Cecilia Gonzalez, violin, James Santoro, guitar). Maurice Ravel, Tzigane. Encore: Dance.

May 15, 2009, 7:30 pm. Opera Aria Night. G. F. Handel, Da Tempeste from Giulio Cesare (Sharon Eisert, soprano). Giacomo Puccini, Chi il bel sogno di Doretta from La Rondine (Sachie Ueshima, soprano). Jules Massenet, Va! Laisse couler mes larmes from Werther (Melisa Bonetti, mezzo-soprano). Giuseppe Verdi, Saper Vorreste from Un Ballo in Maschera (Stephanie Garay, soprano). Samuel Barber, Must the Winter Come so Soon? From Vanessa (Nicholle Bittlingmeyer, mezzo- soprano). Gioachino Rossini, Una voce poco fa from Il Barbiere di Siviglia (Natalia Salemmo, soprano, and Joseph Martin, piano). Giacomo Puccini, Senza Mamma from Suor Angelica (Carla Luigina Maniscalco, soprano). W. A. Mozart, Dalla sua pace from Don Giovanni (Gilad Paz, tenor). W. A. Mozart, Batti batti, O bel masetto from Don Giovanni (Katrina Montagna, soprano). Francesco Cilea, Io son l’umile ancella from Adrianna Lecouvreur (Nora Mooney, soprano). Kurt Weill, Surabaya Johnny from Happy End (Shannon Leigh Rolbiecki, mezzo-soprano, and Justin Tricarico, saxophone). W. A. Mozart, Ach ich liebte from Die Entführung aus dem Serail (Sharon I-Chun Cheng, soprano).

May 18, 2009, 4:45 pm. Zsaz Rutkowski, cello and Francine Kay, piano. Maurice Ravel, Pavane pour une Infant Defunte for cello and piano. J. S. Bach, Suite No. 2 for Unaccompanied Cello in D minor: Prelude, Allemande, Courante, Sarabande, Minuet I, II, Gigue. Samuel Barber, Sonata, Op. 6 for Violoncello and Piano: Allegro ma non troppo, Adagio-Presto-Adagio, Allegro appassionato.

Thursday, May 21, 2009, 3:00 pm. Jacob Teichroew, saxophone. Billy Strayhorn, Isfahan. Mal Waldron, Soul Eyes. Jerome Kern, I’m Old Fashioned. Jule Styne, I Guess I’ll Hang My Tears Out to Dry. Jacob Teichroew, Crossing. Teichroew/Yoruba Andavo arr. Teichroew, Is It With, Perdon, Maria Belén.

May 21, 2009, 7:00 pm. Femmes Fatales: An evening of music by women composers: Rachel Smyth-Godinger, soprano and Paul Kerekes, piano. Barbara Strozzi, L’Astratto (Complete) (Paul Kerekes, harpsichord). Pauline Viardot-Garcia, La Luciole, Solitude, Tarantelle, Petite Chevrière. Fanny Mendelssohn, Sehnsucht, Totenklage, Das Veilchen, Kommen und Sheiden. Valerie Saalbach, Poems of Emily Dickinson: 1. Playmates, 2. Love, 3. The Outlet, 4. Going to heaven, 5. Out of the morning, 6. Wild nights. Encore.

May 22, 2009, 8:00 pm. Kristin Barone & Peter Finarovsky, piano duo. W. A. Mozart, Adagio and Fugue in c minor, K. 426. Frederic Chopin, Rondo in C Major, Op. 73. Johann Sebastian Bach, Concerto in C Major for Two Pianos, BWV 1061: I., II., III. Bela Bartók, Sonata for Two Pianos and Percussion: 1st Movement (Percussionists: Joe Fee and Adam Forman.)

Contact Us | Site Map

© Aaron Copland School of Music All rights reserved.