Concerts presented May, 2010

Monday, May 3, 2010, 12:15 pm. Marriage & Music: A Lieder Recital (Stefanie Izzo, soprano; Max Roll, baritone; David Taubman, piano). Robert & Clara Schumann, 12 Gedichte aus Rückerts "Liebesfrühling" (Op. 37/12): I. Der Himmel hat eine Träne geweint, II. Er ist gekommen in Sturm und Regen, III. O ihr Herren, IV. Liebst du um Schönheit, V. Ich hab’ in mich gesogen, VI. Lebste, was kann den nuns scheiden? VII. Schön ist das Fest des Lenzes, VIII. Flügel! Flügel! Um zu fliegen, IX. Rose, Meer und Sonne, X. O Sonn', o Meer, o Rose! XI. Warum willst du and’re fragen? XII. So wahr die Sonne scheinet. Clara Schumann, Sechs Lieder (Op. 13): I. Ihr Bildnis, II. Sie liebten sich beide, III. Liebeszauber, IV. Der Mond kommt still gegangen, V. Ich hab’ in deinem Auge, VI. Die stille Lotusblume. Gustav Mahler, Selection from Fünf Rückertlieder: IV. Ich bin der Welt abhanden gekommen. Alma Mahler Werfel, Selections from Fünf Lieder: I. Die stille Stadt, III. Laue Sommernacht, IV. Bei dir ist es traut, V. Ich wandle unter Blumen. Encore.

Monday, May 3, 2010, 4:45 pm. Joint Recital: Melisa Bonetti, mezzo-soprano and Josué Pagán, guitar. Georges Bizet, Two arias from Carmen: Habanera and Seguidilla (Melisa Bonetti, mezzo-sprano & Miori Sugiyama, piano). Camille Saint-Saëns: Two arias from Samson et Dalila: Amour! Viens aider ma faiblesse, Mon coeur s’ouvre à ta voix (Melisa Bonetti, mezzo-soprano & Miori Sugiyama, piano). Robert de Visée, Suite D-Moll (Josué Pagán). Leo Brouwer, Dos Canciones: Poema, Madrigalillo (Natalia Salemmo, soprano & Josué Pagán). Astor Piazzolla, Verano Porteno (Josué Pagán). Piazzolla, Café 1930 from La Historia del Tango (Sergey Prokofyev, violin and Josué Pagán, guitar). Joaquín Rodrigo Vidre, from Doce Canciones Espanolas: Adela, De Ronda (Melisa Bonetti, mezzo-soprano and Josué Pagán, guitar). Manuel de Falla, Siete Canciones Populares Espanolas: El Pano Moruno, Seguidilla Muricana, Asturiana, Jota, Nana, Canción, Polo (Melisa Bonetti, mezzo-soprano & Josué Pagán, guitar).

Monday, May 3, 2010, 6:15 pm. Junil Lee, contrabass, Misaki Sekimoto, piano. Guest Artist: Daeil Yang, cello. Giovanni Bottesini, Concerto in B minor: Andante. Jan Krtitel Vanhal, Concerto in D major: I. Allegro moderato, II. Adagio, III. Allegro. Francois Rabbath, Iberique Peninsuliare. Gioachino Rossini, Duetto for cello and bass: I. Allegro, II. Andante molto, III. Allegro.

Monday, May 3, 2010, 6:15 pm. Minghan Sun, violin with Emiko Sato, piano. Ludwig van Beethoven, Violin Sonata No. 4, op. 23: I. Presto, II. Andante scherzoso piu Allegretto, III. Allegro molto. J. S. Bach, Sonata No. 2 in A minor (BWV. 1003): Allegro. Henri Vieuxtemps, Concerto No. 5 in A minor, op. 37: I. Allegro non troppo, II. Adagio, III. Allegro confuoco.

Tuesday, May 4, 2010, 8:00 pm. Queens College Percussion Ensemble, Matt Ward, director. Claude Vivier, Pulau Dewata (1977) (CJ Camerieri, Alex Cauttero, Al Chimienti, Dorian Costanzo, Zack O’Farrill). Nigel Westlake, Omphallo Centric Lecture (Stefano DiLorenzo, John Hoblin, Sean Kelly, Miguel Tepale). Mario Davidovsky, Synchronisms No. 5 (1969) (Joe Fee, Matt Finger, Michael Kirchhofer, Derek Kwan, Fred Trumpy). George Crumb, Music For a Summer Evening (Makrokosmos III) (1974): I. Nocturnal Sounds (The Awakening), II. Wanderer-Fantasy, III. The advent, IV. Myth, V. Music of the Starry Night (Vasu Panicker and Aiko Imaizumi, piano; Joe Fee and Fred Trumpy, percussion).

Wednesday, May 5, 2010, 3:00 pm. Bright Sheng Residency, Nota Bene Ensemble, Special guests: Charles Neidich, Bright Sheng, Ed Klorman. Maurice Ravel, Ma Mere L’Oye (Bright Sheng and Paul Kerekes, piano). Bright Sheng, Clarinet Quintet (1994): Mvmt. 1 (Misun Song, clarinet; Daniel Pukach, violin I; Ed Klorman, viola; Nayoung Kim, violin II; Sam Chernoff, cello). Aaron Jay Kernis, Nocturne (1982) (Matthew J Kasper, conductor; Sachie Ueshima,soprano; Laurie Krein, trumpet; Vasu Panicker and Aiko Imaizumi, piano; Fred Trumpy and Derek Kwan, glockenspiels. Bright Sheng, Tibetan Dances (2001): I., II., III. (Charles Neidich, clarinet; Blanca Gonzalez, violin; Bright Sheng, piano). W. A. Mozart, Trio for Piano, Viola, Clarinet in Eb Major, K. 498 (“Kegelstatt”): I., II., III. (Charles Neidich, clarinet; Ed Klorman, viola; Bright Sheng, piano).

Thursday, May 6, 2010, 3:00 pm. Jazz Drum Set Senior Recital: Anthony Vanacore (Featuring Ryan Messina, trumpet; Atsushi Ouchi, alto saxophone; Hyuna Park, piano; Evan Jagels, bass; Yoojin Park, violin; Spiro Sinigos, percussion; Tony de Vivo, percussion; Joe Fee, percussion). Charlie Parker, Cheryl. Arr. Anthony Vanacore, This Little Darkness of Mine. Horace Silver, Peace. Hyuna Park, Flight of the Migrants. Anthony Vanacore, Credit Default Swap Blues. Dizzy Gillespie (Arr. Tony de Vivo), Con Alma.

Thursday, May 6, 2010, 4:00 pm. Julian Chan, jazz saxophone. Bobby Watson, Wheel Within a Wheel. Michelle M. Nestor, 80th Street. Billy Strayhorn, A Flower Is A Lovesome Thing. Greg Lyons, Built to Last. Julian Chan, Gratitude. Fung Chern Hwei, One Flight Back to Bolehland (Featuring Ayako Sato-piano, Jens Ellerhold – drums, Carlos Mena – double bass, SengKook Ha – trumpet/flugelhorn, Jackson Hardaker – trombone and with special guests: Fung Chern Hwei- violin, Michelle Marie – guitar, Rob Mosher – double reeds and clarinet, Rozhan Razman – electric bass with Muneyoshi Takahashi – violin, Chi-Jui Lee – viola, Yu-Han Chen - cello).

Thursday, May 6, 2010, 5:00 pm. Queens College Wind Ensemble and Chamber Wind Recital. QC Chamber Wind: Joan Tower, Black Topaz. Daniel McCarthy, Prisms. QC Wind Ensemble: Gaspar Cassado, Toccata. Karel Husa, Concerto for Alto Saxophone and Concert Band: I. Prologue, II. Ostinato, III. Epilogue. Igor Stravinsky, Circus Polka. Eric Whitacre, October.

Thursday, May 6, 2010, 7:30 pm. The Queens College Vocal Ensemble. Josquin des Prez, Inviolata. William Schuman, Carols of Death: The Last Invocation, The Unknown Region, To All, To Each. The Queens College Baroque Ensemble. Georg Muffat, Sonata V from Armonico Tributo (1682): Allemanda, Adagio, Fuga. The Queens College Vocal Ensemble and Baroque Ensemble. J. S. Bach, Christ lag in Todesbanden, BWV 4: 1. Sinfonia, 2. Chorus, 3. Duet: Soprano, Alto, 4. Aria: Tenor, 5. Chorus, 6. Aria: Bass, 7. Duet: Soprano, Tenor, 8. Chorale (Solists:Katrina Montagna and Jennifer Oates, soprano; Christian Gibbs and Sean Glenn, tenor; Sarah Meehan, alto; Brian Goff, bass).

Friday, May 7, 2010, 3:00 pm. Cindy Friedman, flute with Barbara Lee, piano. Jules Mouquet, Sonata “La Flute dePan”, Op. 15: I. Pan and the Shepherds, II. Pan and the Birds, III. Pan and the Nymphs. J. S. Bach, Solo for Flute in A Minor, BWV 1013: I. Allemande, II. Corrente, III. Sarabande, IV. Bourrée Anglaise. Frank Martin, Ballade for Flute and Piano. Sergei Prokofiev, Sonata in D Major, Op. 94: I. Moderato, II. Allegretto scherzando, III. Andante, IV. Allegro con brio. Lowell Liebermann, Sonata for Flute and Piano: I. Lento con rubato, II. Presto energico.

Friday, May 7, 2010, 3:00 pm. Diana SeungJin Koo, oboe and Christina EunSun Lee, flute. Robert Schumann, Three Romances Op. 94 for oboe: Nicht schnell. Gabriel Fauré, Morceau de Concours for flute and piano. Antonio Pasculli, “La Favorita” Concerto for oboe. Paul Agricole Cenin, Fantaisie sur Rigoletto opus 19, pour Flute et piano (Opera de Giuseppe Verdi). Johann Sebastian Bach, Sonatas for Oboe in g minor BWV 1030. Frank Martin, Ballade pour Flute et Piano. Camille Saint Saëns, Caprice on Danish and Russian airs, opus 79 for Flute, Oboe, Clarinet and Piano.

Friday, May 7, 2010, 7:30 pm. Percussion Recital: Derek Margolis and Michael Kirchhofer. George Hamilton Green, The Ragtime Robin (1928) (Derek Margolis – xylophone, Genevieve Chapin – bass, Sean Kelly – guitar, Adam Forman - percussion). J. S. Bach, Partita I in B minor BWV 1002 (1720): Allemande, Corrente, Double Presto, Sarabanda, Double, Double (Michael Kirchhofer - marimba). Douglas Ovens, Hiroshima, August 1945 (1998) (Derek Margolis-vibraphone, Yoshi Naga-narrator). River Guerguerian, Seventeen Eights (2004) (Michael Kirchhofer-congas, Derek Margolis-drums, Sean Kelly-gongs, Adam Forman-percussion).

Monday, May 10, 2010, 6:15 pm: Sharon I-Chun Cheng, soprano, Chih-Long Hu, piano, Wei-En Hsu, conductor. Antonio Vivaldi, Mottetto, RV626: Aria: In furore justissimae irae, Recitavio: Miseratoionum Pater Piisime, Aria: Tunc meus fletus, Aria: Alleluia. Camille Saint-Saëns, Le Rossignol et la Rose: Air du Rossignol from Parysatis. Alexander von Zemlinsky, Walzer Gesänge, op. 6: 1. Liebe Schwalbe, 2. Klagen ist der Mond gekommen, 3. Fensterlein, nachts bist du zu, 4. Ich gehe des Nachts, 5. Blaues Sternlein, 6. Briefchen schrieb ich. Franz Liszt, Tre sonetti di Petrarca: 1. Pace non trovo. Chinese Songs. Aaron Copland, Selections from Twelve Poems of Emily Dickinson: Heart, we will forget him. Why do they shut me out of heaven? Encore: Simple Little Things.

Monday, May 10, 2010. An Evening of Chamber Music by Blanca Cecilia Gonzalez, violin. J. S. Bach, Sonaten Nr. 3 in E dur, BWV 1016 for Violine und Klavier: Adagio, Allegro, Adagio ma non tanto, Allegro (Blanca Cecilia Gonzalez-violin and Zi Ling-piano). Bright Sheng, Four Movements for Piano Trio: 1, 2, 3, 4 (Blanca Cecilia Gonzalez-violin, Zsaz Rutkowski-cello, and Joseph Prestamo, piano). Maurice Ravel, Sonata pour violon et piano: Allegretto, Blues, moderato, Perpetuum mobile, allegro (Blanca Cecilia Gonzalez-violin and Eduard Laurel-piano). Encore.

Wednesday, May 12, 2010, 12:15 pm. Queens College Saxophone Studio Spring Recital, Dr. Paul Cohen, conductor. Paule Maurice, Tableaux de Provence: I. Farandoulo di Chatouno (Farandole des Jeunes Filles), II. Cansoun per ma Mio (Chanson pour ma Mie) (Anthony Izzo, alto saxophone and Jeremy Barbaro, piano). William Presser, Prelude (Thomas Lee, baritone saxophone and Abram Korsunsky, piano). Ronald Caravan, Sonata: III. Song (Ryan Oberlin, soprano saxophone and Jeremy Barbaro, piano). Marc Eychenne, Cantilene et Danse: I. Lent (Jennifer Johnson, violin; Justin Tricarico, alto saxophone and Jeremy Barbaro, piano). Everett Gates, Declamation and Dance. Edward Smaldone, Saxophone Quartet: “Funkifize”. Steve Cohen, Saxophone Quartet #1: I. Allegro (Queens Colllege Saxophone Quartet; Justin Tricarico, soprano saxophone; Anthony Izzo, alto saxophone; Ryan Oberlin, tenor saxophone; Thomas Lee, baritone saxophone). Aaron Copland, New England Countryside. Charles Ives, Variations on "America". W. Billings/W. Schuman, When Jesus Wept. John Philip Sousa, Untitled One-Step (Queens College Saxophone Ensemble).

Thursday, May 13, 2010, 3 pm. Carlos Mena, Double Bass (Musicians: Sebastien Amman, piano, Joel Mateo, drums, Carla Casanovas, voice). Carlos Mena, Sovacation. Mena, Himnosis. Carlos Gardel, Volver. Oscar Pettiford, Triscotism. Mena, Cometa. Mena, Chicha quiero trago no.

Thursday, May 13, 2010, 4 pm. Janis Albert Görlich, drums (joined by Dov Manski, piano, Wurlitzer and nord; Rafal Sarnecki, guitar; Kai Ando, bass). Monk, Four in One. Janis Görlich, Minimal. Bill Evans, Very Early. Frank Loesser, If I Were a Bell… . Görlich, The News Today.

Friday, May 14, 2010, 3 pm. Monica Martin, violin. Fritz Kriesler, Tambourin Chinois, Op. 3. Ernest Chausson, Poeme, Op. 25. Sergei Rachmaninov, Trio Elegiaque No. 1 in G minor. Alexander Glazunov, Raymonda: Grand Adagio. John Williams, Devil’s Dance from “The Witches of Eastwick”.

Friday, May 14, 2010, 7 pm. Gala Concerto Concert: Queens College Chamber Orchestra, Charles Neidich, director. Camille Saint-Saëns, Havanaise, op. 83 (Danny Pukach, violin). K. M. von Weber, Concertino, op. 26 (Eun Hyung Kim, clarinet). George Adolphe Huë, Fantasie for Flute and Orchestra (Chia-Ching Mao, flute). K. M. von Weber, Clarinet Concerto No. 2, op. 74, All Polacca (Misun Song, clarinet). W. A. Mozart, Horn Concerto, No. 2, k. 417, Allegro maestoso (Marc Cerri, french horn). Felix Mendelssohn, Violin Concerto, op. 64: Allegro (Nayoung Kim, violin). W. A. Mozart, Clarinet Concerto, K. 622, Rondo: Allegro (Hiromi Nishida, clarinet). W. A. Mozart, "Jupiter" Symphony, K. 551: Allegro vivace, Andante cantabile, Menuetto: Allegretto Molto, Allegro.

Friday, May 14, 2010, 8 pm. The Queens Classical Guitar Ensemble. John Dowland, In Nomine: I. I Saw My Lady Weep, II. Flow My Tears. Girolamo Frescobaldi, Aria con Variazioni. Fernando Sor, Study in A minor: John Duarte, I. Dirge in Woods, II. Epitaph, III. Omar’s Lament, Iv. The Birds. Leo Brouwer, Berceuse: Ojos Brujos. Jose Alfaro, Landscapes: A Desert Story. J. S. Bach, Allemande from Lute Suite 1 in e-minor, BWV996. Heitor Villa-Lobos, Prelude No. 2. Maurice Ravel, Habanera. Austin Shadduck, Haiku: I. Music in Autumn, II. Flowing on the breath of time. James Park, Three Cameos for Four Guitars: I. Street Talk.

Monday, May 17, 2010, 4:45 pm. Justin Tricarico, soprano and alto saxophones. Johann Sebastian Bach, Sonata in Eb Major (BWV 1031): I. Allegro moderato, II. Siciliano, III. Allegro (Joseph Martin, piano). Marc Eychenne, Cantilene et Danse: I. Lent (Jennifer Johnson, violin and Jeremy Barbaro, piano). Paul Kerekes, Soliloquy; Aside (Paul Kerekes, piano). Everett Gates, Declamation and Dance. Edward Smaldone, Saxophone Quartet: “Funkifize”. Steve Cohen, Saxophone Quartet #1: I. Allegro (QC Saxophone Quartet; Justin Tricarico, soprano saxophone, Anthony Izzo, alto saxophone, Ryan Oberlin, tenor saxophone, Thomas Lee, baritone saxophone).

Monday, May 17, 2010, 6:15 pm. Jaymes Welsh, baritone with Dr. James Shepherd, piano. Douglas Moore, Warm as the Autumn light. Ralph Vaughn Williams, Excerpts from “Songs of Travel”: The Vagabond, Let Beauty Awake, The Roadside Fire, Whither Must I Wander, Bright is the Ring of Words. Gerald Finzi, Amabel. Gaetano Donizetti, Bella Siccome un Angelo. Giacomo Puccini, Questo Amor, Vergogna Mia. Stefano Donaudy, O Del Mio Amato Ben. Franz Peter Schubert, Die Krähe. Robert Alexander Schumann, Im wunderschönen Monat Mai. Johannes Brahms, Sonntag. Gabriel Fauré: Automne. Fauré, Adieu.

Monday, May 17, 2010, 6:15 pm. Shinae Kim, clarinet and Shohei Sekimoto, piano. Claude Debussy, Première Rhapsody for Clarinet in Bb. Johannes Brahms, Sonata No. 2 in E flat major, Op. 120, No. 2: Allegro amabile, Appassionato, Andante con moto; Allegro. Elliott Carter, GRA for Bb clarinet solo. Francis Poulenc, Sonata for Clarinet in Bb and Piano: Allegro tristamente, Romanza, Allegro con fuoco.

Tuesday, May 18, 2010, 5:00 pm. Zsaz Rutkowski, cello with Alina Kiryayeva, piano and featuring The Dynamic Motion String Quartet (Ann Marie Bermont and Cynthia Marcus Smith, violins, Nikki Federman, viola and Zsaz Rutkowski, cello). Robert Schumann, Fantasiestücke, Op. 73: I. Zart und Ausdruck, II. Lebhaft, leight, III. Rasch und mit feuer. Ludwig van Beethoven, String Quartet in F Minor, Op. 95, “Serioso”: I. Allegro con brio, II. Allegretto ma non troppo, III. Allegro assai vivace, ma serioso, IV. Larghetto espressivo (The Dynamic Motion String Quartet). Johannes Brahms, Sonata No. 1 in e minor for Cello and Piano, Op. 38: I Allegro non troppo, II. Allegretto quasi Menuetto, trio, III. Allegro.

Tuesday, May 18, 2010, 8:00 pm: Queens College New Music Group presents New Music for Piano and Woodwind Quintet, performed by the Second Instrumental Unit. Kaori Tanioka, Cuckoo. David Bridges, Elegy for Wind Quintet. Maria Mykolenko, Voices and Whispers - Hidden Angles. Harold Gutierrez, Sextet. Sunny Knable, Sinfonietta: Andante con moto. Baick-Ho Cha, Blogs: 1. Tetris, 2. "Aria in G", 3. "My Dear Father", 4. "One Day in 1994". Jaegoo Lee, The Duality of Emotion (III).

Wednesday, May 19, 2010, 12:15 pm. Chia-Ching Mao, flute, with Misaki Sekimoto, piano. Georg Philipp Telemann, Sonata in f minor: Andante cantabile, Allegro, Andante, Vivace. Gabriel Fauré, Morceau de Concours for flute and piano. Claude Debussy, Syrinx. Carl Reinecke, Concerto for Flute and Orchestra in D Major, op. 283: Allegro molto moderato, Lento e mesto, Finale: Moderato. Philippe Gaubert, Flute Sonata No. 1 in A Major: Modere-Allegretto vivo, Lent-Allegretto moderato, Allegro moderato. Frank Martin, Ballade for Flute and Orchestra.

Wednesday, May 19, 2010. Dean Saghafi-ezaz, saxophone. There was no program for this concert. Six numbers were played: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6.

Thursday, May 20, 2010, 3 pm. Danny Wolf’s Master’s Recital (with Jacob Teichroew, saxophone, David Linaburg, guitar, Russell Flynn, electric bass). Danny Wolf, Jim Gaffigan. Wolf, Tangalero. Soundgarden, arr. Wolf, Spoonman. Oscar Hammerstein, arr. Wolf, Softly as in a Moroccan Sunrise. Wolf, See Door Number Four.

Thursday, May 20, 2010, 4:30 pm. Rob Roscigno, guitar (with James Ingenito, flugelhorn, John Mendolia, tenor & soprano sax, Paul O’Dell, bass, and Mike Sorrentino, drums). S. Jones, Bittersweet. C. Brown, Joy Spring. R. Roscigno, To Hear Vinnie Play (Dedicated to Vincent Francescone). R. Roscigno/J. Ingenito, Jigsaw. J. Ingenito, Soulmates. A. Ellis, The Chicken. C. Corea, Spain.

Friday, May 21, 2010, 3:00 pm. Paul Kerekes, piano. Joan Tower, Holding a Daisy. J. S. Bach, Prelude and Fugue No. 1, BVW 870, in C Major from Book II of WTC. Beethoven, Sonata in A-flat major, Opus 110: I. Moderato cantabile molto espressivo, II. Allegro Molto, III. Adagio ma non troppo-Fuga. Brahms, Rhapsody No. 1 in B minor, Opus 79. David Lang, cheating, lying, stealing (Matthew Kasper, conductor; Sam Chernoff, cello; Hiromi Nishida, bass clarinetist; Derek Kwan, Joe Fee and Austin Shadduck, percussion). Encore.

Friday, May 21, 2010, 7:00 pm. Evan Closser, piano. Georg Frideric Handel, Harpsichord Suite in G Minor, HWV 432: 1. Overture, 2. Andante, 3. Allegro, 4. Sarabande, 5. Gigue, 6. Passacaglia. David MacDonald, Two Movements from Suite for Solo Piano: 2. Corrente, 3. Menuet. Ludwig van Beethoven, Sonata No. 27 in E minor, Op. 90: 1. Mit Lebhaftigkeit und durchaus mit Empfindung und Ausdruckt, 2. Nicht zu geschwind und sehr singbar vorgetragen. Frédéric Chopin, Ballade in A Flat Major, Op. 47.

Friday, May 21, 2010, 7:00 pm. Joseph Prestamo, piano. Béla Bartók, Suite, Op. 14: I. Allegretto, II. Scherzo, III. Allegro Molto, IV. Sostenuto. Ludwig van Beethoven, Piano sonata in A major, Op. 101: I. Etwas lebhaft und mit der innigsten Empfindung (Allegretto ma non troppo), II. Lebhaft. Marschmäßig (Vivace alla Marcia), III. Langsam und sehnsuchtsvoll (Adagio, ma non troppo, con affetto), IV. Geshwind, doch nicht zu sehr, und mit Entschlossenheit (Allegro). Frédéric Chopin, Barcarolle in F# major, Op. 60. Maurice Ravel, Le Tombeau de Couperin: I. Prélude, II. Fugue, III. Forlane, IV. Rigaudon, V. Menuet, VI. Toccata. Improvisation.

Saturday, May 22, 2010, 8 pm. Opera Aria Night. Henry Purcell, "Sweeter than Roses" from Pausanius (Chad Smyser, tenor). Christoph W. Gluck, "Divinités du Styx" from Alceste (Nora Mooney, soprano). Gaetano Donizetti, "Il faut partir" from La fille du Régiment (Veronica Gonzalez, soprano). Wolfgang A. Mozart, "Deh vieni, non tardar" from Le Nozze di Figaro (Leah McClure, soprano). Camille Saint-Saëns, "Mon coeur s’ouvre à ta voix" from Samson et Dalila (Melisa Bonetti, mezzo-soprano). Otto Nicolai, "Nun eilt herbei" from Die lustigen Weiber von Windsor (Sharon Eisert, soprano). Vincenzo Bellini, "Qui la voce" from I puritani (Sachie Ueshima, soprano). Samuel Barber, "Must the winter come so soon?" From Vanessa (Heather Lee Marvin, mezzo-soprano). Giacomo Puccini, "Fanciulla, sbocciato è l’amore" from La Rondine (Jessica Stolte-Bender, soprano). Giuseppe Verdi, "Caro nome" from Rigoletto (Stefanie Izzo, soprano). Camille Saint-Saëns, "Printemps qui commence" from Samson et Dalila (Nicholle Bittlingmeyer, mezzo-soprano). Giacomo Puccini, "Nessun dorma" from Turandot (Gilad Paz, tenor).

Monday, May 24, 2010, 12:15 pm. Veronica Gonzalez, soprano with Miori Sugiyama, piano. F. Schubert, Gesänge aus Wilhelm Meister, D.877, Op. 62: Lied der Mignon: Heiss mich nicht redden, So lasst mich scheinen, Nur wer die Sehnsucht kennt. H. Wolf, Goethe Lieder: Mignon I: Heiss mich nicht reden, Mignon II: Nur wer die Sehnsucht kennt, Mignon III: So lasst mich scheinen. R. Schumann, Lieder und Gesänge aus Wilhelm Meister, Op.98a: Heiss mich nicht redden, So lasst mich scheinen, Nur wer die Sehnsucht kennt.

Monday, May 24, 2010, 4:45 pm. Todd Herbert, trombone with Konstantza Chernov, piano. Johann Ernst Galliard, Sonata No. 2: Andante, Vivace, Alla siciliana, Spiritoso e Allegro. Frank Martin, Ballade pour trombone et piano. Joseph Jongen, Aria and Polonaise. Jacques Castérède, Sonatine pour trombone et piano: Allegro vivo, Andante sostenuto, Allegro.

Tuesday, May 25, 2010, 5 pm. Adriana Molello, violin with Cullan Bryant, piano. Mozart, Sonata II for Violin and Piano, KV 296: Allegro vivace, Andante Sostenuto, Rondeau Allegro. Camille Saint-Saëns, Introduction et Rondo Capriccioso. Franck, Violin Sonata in A major: 1. Allegretto ben moderato, 2. Allegro, 3. Recitativo-Fantasia, 4. Allegretto poco mosso.

Tuesday, May 25, 2010. Composition Class Recital, Students of Professor Edward Smaldone. Johan Vizcaino, Night Visions and The Saddest Poem.. Maria A. Basile, Soliloquy (Jennifer Forese, flute). Emily Dinger, Wearing Stripes with Plaid for bass and piano (Jorge Mesa, bass and Mark Wilson, piano). Dinger, If you were coming in the fall for soprano and piano (Emily dinger, soprano and Mark Wilson, piano). Jorge Mesa, A Poison Tree (Emily dinger, soprano and Jorge Mesa, bass). Mesa, Funky Stuff for solo bass guitar (Jorge Mesa, bass). Eugene Sedita, Pull Mary Pull (Eugene Sedita, vocals, Adam Kaufman, piano, Sarah Soller, guitar, Jorge Mesa, bass). Adam Kaufman, And I Wait (Kaitlyn Davis, voice; Daniel Pukach, violin; Adrianna Mateo, violin; Hector Milete, viola; Courtney Strauss, cello; Jorge Mesa, bass; Adam Kaufman, piano; Zack O’Farill, percussion; CJ Dunaieff, percussion; Prof. Edward Smaldone, guitar). Maria A. Basile, Evening Star (originally for choir, arranged for string quartet) (Adrianna Mateo, violin; Daniel Pukach, violin; Neesa Sunar, viola; David West, cello).

Wednesday, May 26, 2010, 12:15 pm. Brett Patterson, piano. Handel, Lucrezia Contata (O Numi Eterni), HWV 145: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, (Jennifer Joungblood, soprano and Paul Kerekes, cello). Bach, Prelude and Fugue in G Major, Book I, BWV 860. Bach, Prelude and Fugue in F Sharp Minor, Book I, BWV 859. Beethoven, Sonata in D Major, Op. 28: Allegro, Andante, Scherzo and Trio: Allegro vivace, Rondo: Allegro ma non troppo.

Thursday, May 27, 2010, 11:30 am: Graduation and Awards Concert. Opening music. Erich tehciman, Winter Brew, Mr. T. G. Randall Thompson, Alleluia. W. Billings/W. Schuman (arr. P. Cohen), When Jesus Wept. John Philip Sousa, Untitled One-Step. Wolfgana Amadeus Mozart, The Magic Flute: Act I Opening Scene, Act II Spirits Trio, Act II Queen of the Night's Vengeance Aria.

Friday, May 28, 2010, 5:00 pm. Dmitry Nikolaev, piano. Joseph Haydn, Piano Sonata No. 52 in E flat major, Hob. XVI/52: I. Allegro (Moderato), II. adagio in e major and E minor, III. Finale: Presto. Sergei Prokofiev, Piano Sonata No. 3, Opus 28 in A minor. Frédéric Chopin, Ballade No. 4 in F Minor, Op. 52. Franz Liszt, Mephisto Waltz No. 1 A major.

Friday, May 28, 2010, 6:30 pm: Eun Hyang Choi, piano. D. Scarlatti, K. 159, K. 27, K. 466, K. 141. Beethoven, Piano Sonata, Op. 22, No. 11: I., II., III., IV. Prokofiev, 3 Suits from Romeo and Juliet: 2. Scene, 4. Juliet as a Young Girl, 6. Montagues and Capulets. Liszt, Tarantella - Les Années de pélerinage: Venezia e Napoli. Astor Piazzola, Liber Tango (acc. jazz violinist Eugene Park).

Friday, May 28, 8 pm: Vasudevan Panicker, piano. J. S. Bach, Prelude and Fugue No. 20 in A minor. J. Brahms, Klavierstücke, Op. 112: Intermezzo in B minor, Intermezzo in E minor, Intermezzo in C major, Rhapsody in Eb major. Marc Mellits, Tight Sweater: I. Exposed Zipper, II. Trans Fatty Acid's Rein, III. Mara's Lullaby, IV. Pickled Trousers, V. Evil Yellow Penguin, VI. Mechanically Separated Chicken Parts (with Joe Fee and Courtney Strauss). George Crumb, movements from Music for a Summer Evening (Makrokosmos III): I. Nocturnal Sounds (The Awakening), V. Music of the Starry Night (with Aiko Imaizumi, Fred Trumpy and Joe Fee).

Saturday, June 26, 2010, 1 pm: A Night at the Apollinare, Venetian opera scenes from the 17th Century (Christa Patton - Music Director, David Ronis – Stage Director, Ellen Hargis – Stage Director, Baroque vocal specialist;, Dongmyung Ahn – Baroque string specialist and participants of the Baroque Opera Workshop at Queens College). Claudio Monteverdi: L’Orfeo: Prologue (Musica – Stacy Anagnostopoulos). Monteverdi, Il Ritorno d’Ulisse in Patria: Prologue (Fragilità Humana – Masafumi Toyoda, Tempo – Daniel Saber, Fortuna – Elizabeth Merrill, Amor – Vanessa Yang). Monteverdi, L’Incoronazione di Poppea: Prologue (Fortuna – Brett Umlauf, Virtù – Lesley Zlabinger, Amor – Anney Gillotte); “Signor, deh non partire” (Nerone – Elena Mindlina, Poppea – Kelly Ballou). Dario Castello, “Sento un certo non so che” (Damigella – Anney Gillotte, Valetto – Amanda Sidebottom), Sonata XIV from Book 2 (Baroque Strings).

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