Concerts presented November, 2011

Monday, November 1, 2010, 12:15 pm. NAfME Collegiate Recital, Dr. Sandra Babb, Advisor. Gabriel Fauré, Mai (Jen Brounstein, soprano). Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Quintet No. 3 in C Major (Monica Behler, violin I; Lauren Fusaro, violin I; Bianca Ferrante, viola I; Maggie D’Orio, viola I; Greg Karbuczky, cello). Franz Schubert, Tränenregen (Christina Guando, soprano). Charles Kochelin, Epitaphe de Jean Harlow (Anthony Izzo, alto saxophone; Alice Jones, flute; Grace Prestamo, piano). Samuel Barber, Sure on this Shining Night (Maggie D’Orio, soprano). Ludwig van Beethoven, Sonata in G Minor, Op. 31, No. 16 (Amanda Accardi, piano). Franz Schubert, An die Musik, Ständchen (Cyndi Weinman, mezzo-soprano and George Weisman, piano). Ludwig van Beethoven, Quartet No. 4 in C minor, Op. 18. No. 4 (Amanda Burrage, violin; Lauren Viviani, violin; Chloe Wendell, viola; Peter Mole, cello). Britlin Losee, A Twist of Fate (Britlin Losee, conductor; Women’s ensemble: Carissa Allen, Vanessa Cravotta, Jocelyn S. Cruz, Nathalie Escudero, Heather Kanner, Tatianna Overton, Brittany Rainess, Joanna Rocco, Cheryl Woods & Jin-Xiang “JX” Yu and Grace Prestamo, piano).

Wednesday, November 2, 2011, 12:15 PM. Autumn Choral Concert. Queens College Women’s Choir (Sandra Babb, conductor and Sarah Hyo Jung Lee, accompanist). David Childs, I Am Not Yours. Johannes Brahms, Three Love Songs: Wie des Abends, Op. 52, No. 4; Vögelein durchrauscht die Luft, op. 52, No. 13; Nein, Geliebter, setze dich mir so nahe nicht (Jenny Chan, Sarah Hyo Jung Lee, piano). Pablo Casals, Nigra Sum. André Thomas, I Dream a World. Queens College Choir (James John, conductor). Anonymous (16th Century), Rejoice in the Lord, Alway. Tomús Luis de Victoria, Kyrie from Requiem Mass. Johannes Brahms, From Vier Quartette, Op. 92: O Schöne Nacht; Warum? (Jeremy Chan, piano). Einojuhani Rautavaara, “Suite” de Lorca: Canciön de jinete; El Grito; La luna asoma; Malagueña (David Burkard, Grace Kahl, Prince Nyatanga and Emmanuel Sikora, soloists).

Thursday, November 3, 2011, 3 PM: Jiyeon Jeon, piano. Prelude (Thank god). Dave Brubeck/Arr. Jiyeon Jeon, In your own sweet way. Jeon, I wish I could hear you. Jeon, My Energy, My Motive. Meyer Burton Edward/Arr. Jiyeon Jeon, For Heaven's Sake. Luis Demetrio, La Puerta. Duke Ellington/Arr. Jeon, Cotton Tail.

Friday, November 4, 2011, 3:00 PM. Masafumi Toyoda: Countertenor Recital, assisted by Miori Sugiyama, piano and Masayuki Maki, harpsichord with Sookyeon Kim, first violin; Rachel Wittrig, second violin; Jina Sung, viola; Yuanhuan Cong, cello; Sophia Kim, harpsichord. Giovanni Battista Bononcini, Per la Gloria d’adorarvi. Louis Hector Berlioz, Villanelle. Kinoshita Makiko, Pig, The daydreamer. Johann Sebastian Bach, Cantata BWV69, Lobe den Herrn, meine Seele. Christoph Willbald Gluck, Che faro senza Euridice (Orfeo ed Euridice). Henry Purcell, Hark, Hark the Echoing Air (The Fairy Queen). Antonio Lucio Vivaldi:, Vedro con mio diletto (Giustino). Georg Frideric Handel, Vivi tiranno (Rodelinda). Antonio Lucio Vivaldi, Alleluia (Motet Longe mala, umbrae, terrors in G minor). Georg Frideric Handel, Such Haughty beauties (Saul); Lascia ch’io pianga (Rinaldo); Al Lampo dell’armi (Giulio Cesare).

Friday, November 4, 2011, 5:00 PM. Autumn Lieder Recital presented by Jeremy Chan, piano. Johannes Brahms: 6 Gesänge, Op.7: I. Treue Liebe (eduard Schulz) Andante con espressione; II. Parole (Joseph von Eichendorff) Andante con moto; III. Anklänge (Joseph von Eichendorff) Andante molto; IV. Volkslied (Traditional German folksong) Bewegt; V. Die Trauernde (Traditional German folksong) Langsam (Francesca Lunghi, mezzo-soprano). Hugo Wolf: Selections from the Italianisches Liederbuch: I. Langsam und sehr zart; II. Langsam und sehr innig; III. Innig und leidenschaftlich; VI. Gemessen; VII. Sehr langsam; VIII. Sanfte Bewegung; IX. Mässig; X. Langsam (Stefanie Izzo, soprano). Johannes Brahms, Zwei Gesänge, Op. 91: I. Gestillte Sehnsucht (Rückert) Adagio espressivo; II. Geistliches Wiegenlied (Geibel) Andante con moto (Francesca Lunghi, mezzo-soprano and Andrew Borkowski, cello). Franz Schubert, Die Forelle, D 550 (Schubart); Auf dem Wasser zu singen, D 774 (Stolberg); Du bist die Ruh (Rückert); Gretchen am Spinnrade, D118 (Goethe) (Katrina Montagna, soprano).

Friday, November 4, 2011, 7:30 PM. Senior Recital: Tiffany Joy Bibuld, soprano. Barbara Strozzi. La miadonnaperchécanta (Op. 2, no. 25): L’Eraclito amoroso (Op. 2, no. 14). Clara Schumann, Sechs Liedder aus “Jucunde” (Op. 23): I. Was weinst du, Blümlein; II. An einemlichten Morgen; III. Geheimes Flüsternhier und dort; IV. Auf einemgrünen Hügel; V. das istein Tag, der klingen mag; VI. O Lust, o Lust. Claude Debussy, Mandoline (L. 29): Noël des enfants qui n’ont plus de maisons (L. 139); Voicique le Printemps (L. 52). Samuel Barber, Knoxville: Summer of 1915 (Op. 24).

Wednesday, November 8, 2011, 12:15 PM. Queens College Brass Studio Recital, David Jolley, director with special guest artist, Eduard Laurel, piano). Arthur Honegger, Intrada for Trumpet and Piano (Jonathan Quatela, trumpet). Franz Strauss, Notturno for Horn and Piano (Michael Lombardi, horn). Herbert L. Clarke, Bride of the Waves for Trumpet and Piano (Vincent Ladalia, trumpet). George Enescu, Legende for Trumpet and Piano (Frank Huber, trumpet). W.A. Mozart, Rondo from Concerto No. 4 (Kate Goddard, horn). Camille Saint-Saëns, Cavatine for Trombone and Piano (Jake Matusoff, trombone). Kent Kennan, Sonata for Trumpet and Piano, Movement 1 (Joanne Ladalia, trumpet). Edward Elgar, Salute d’amour (Gary Omar Walker, tuba). W.A. Mozart, Concerto No. 2, Movement 1 (Faith Tessmer, horn). Alberto Lotti, Crucifixus (Queens College Horn Ensemble: Melaina Badalian, Thomas Cusack, Jordan D’Argenio, Kate Goddard, D. Jolley, Michael Stupakevich, Faith Tessmer). Nicholas Perrini, Festival Fanfare (QC Horn Ensemble).

Thursday, November 10, 2011, 3:00 PM. MA Jazz Degree Recital, Min Soo Kim, saxophone (Performers: trumpet-Guido Gonzalez, tenor saxophone-Ayumi Ishito, piano-Jorn Swart, bass-Gwang Moon Choi, drum-Bart Jan Hogenhuis). Min Soo Kim, If I Have It. Harry Warren, An Affair To Remember. Joe Henderson, Gazelle. Min Soo Kim, Rainy Day. Theonious Monk, Ask Me Now. Wayne Shorter, Ping Pong.

Monday, November 10, 2011, 4 PM. MA Jazz Degree Recital, Nico Dann, drums (with Sebastien Ammann-piano, Lauren Falls-bass, João Guimarães-alto sax, Evan Jagels-bass, Andrew Lim-guitar, Sylvester Onyejiaka-tenor sax, Ilana Zarankin-voice). George Shearing, Conception. Cole Porter, I Concentrate On You. Webster/Fain, Love is a Many Splendored Thing. Billy Strayhorn, A Flower is a Lovesome Thing. Dann, Must Miss Us. Dann, Ültrabus. Ornette Coleman, Blues Connotation.

Monday, November 14, 2011, 6:30 PM. Degree Recital: Mikhail Kofman - piano. Scarlatti, Sonata, K. 1, Sonata, K. 141. Schumann, Fantasie in C, Op. 17: I. Durchaus fantastisch und leidenschaftlich vorzutragen, II. Mäßig. Durchaus energisch, III. Langsam getragen. Durchweg leise zu halten. Chopin, Ballade No. 4 F minor, Op.52. Scriabin, Etude, Op. 8, No. 2, Etude, Op. 8, No. 12. Encore.

Wednesday, November 16, 2011, 7:30 PM. Queens College Bachelor of Arts Voice Recital ( Youn Ju Namkoong, piano and H. Roz Woll, coordinator). W. A. Mozart, “Un moto di gioja” (Maggie D’Orio, soprano). Richard Hageman, “Do Not Go My Love” (Cheryl McCullagh, soprano). G. F. Handel, “V’adoro pupille” from Guilio Cesare (Ling Lopez, soprano and Zi Liang, piano). Arr. Roland Hayes, “Let My People Go” (Alida Torres, mezzo-soprano). Felix Mendelssohn, “Das erste Veilchen” (Andrew Oster, baritone). Gabriel Fauré, “Mandoline” (Saisha Lacon, soprano). Richard Strauss, “Ich schwebe” (Carissa Allen, soprano). C. W. Gluck, “Che faro senza Euridice” from Orfeo (Hannah Amoako, mezzo-soprano). G. F. Handel, “Lascia ch’io pianga” (Jen Brounstein, soprano). Giovanni Bononcini, “Per la Gloria d’adorarvi” from Friselda (Sarah Montgomery, soprano).

Thursday, November 17, 2011, 12:15 PM. Queens College New Music, by winners of the Counterpoint-Italy composition competition 2011. Paolo Geminiani, Italy, Albori di Nuove Epifane for flute. Marios Joannou Elia, Cyprus, Cicadas for piano. Bernd Schumann, Germany, Das Staunen, wenn der Alptraum wahr wird (“The Astonishment when the Nightmare becomes reality”) for organ. Amir Tafreshpour, Iran, Pendar for flute. Jaoa Pedro Oliveira, Portugal, Entre o Ar e Perfeicao (“Between Air & Perfection”) for electronics, piano and flute.

Friday, November 18, 2011, 3 PM. Student Recital: Alex Hu, violin. Johann Sebastian Bach, Sonata No. 1 in G minor, BWV 1001: I. Adagio, IV. Presto. Robert Schumann, Piano Quintet in E flat Major, Opus 44: I. Allegro brilliante, IV. Allegro ma non troppo (Aiko Imaizumi, piano; Rachel Wittrig, violin; Mami Okada, violin; Billy Chen, cello). Felix Mendelssohn, Violin Concerto in E minor, Opus 64: I. Allegro molto appassionato, II. Andante, III. Allegretto non troppo – Allegro molto vivace.

Monday, November 21, 2011, 4:45 PM. Student Recital: Alyssa Blumenthal, euphonium. W. Ross, Partita for Euphonium and Piano: I. Toccata, II. Pastorale, III. Furiant (Edward Laurel, piano). R. Schumann, “Zart und mit Ausdruck” from Fantasy-Pieces, Op. 73 (Grace Prestamo, piano). J. S. Bach, Two Part Inventions: I. BWV 772, IV. BWV 775 (Haim Avitsur, trombone). W. A. Mozart, Concerto in b-flat major, K. 191: I. Allegro, II. Andante ma adagio, III. Rondo: tempo di menuetto (Grace Prestamo, piano).

Monday, November 21, 2011, 6:30 PM. MA Degree Recital: Jae-Hee Park, cello with Aiko Imaizumi, piano. Robert Schumann, Adagio and Allegro. Johann Sebastian Bach, Suite No. 5 for Unaccompanied Cello: Prelude, Allemande, Courante, Sarabande, Gavotte, Gigue. Johannes Brahms, Sonata No. 2 in F major, op. 99 for piano and cello: Allegro vivace, Adagio affettuoso, Allegro appassionata, Allegro molto.

Monday, November 21, 2011, 7:30 pm. Queens College New Music Group presents Argento Chamber Ensemble. Portable Music (Zsaz Rutkowski, cello): Jeremy Barbaro, Reminiscence. Daniel Liot Fine, Stantis in Ruinas. Richard Boukas, Choro Branco. David Bridges, Miniature. Roy Vanegas, Instintiad. Maria Mykolenko, 60 expanded. Howie Kenty, I Can’t Sleep with That Racket… Gregory Menillo, Vivace con fuoco. Argento Chamber Ensemble (Roberta Michel-flute, Arthur Sato-oboe, Vasko Dukovski-clarinet, Gili Sharett-bassoon, William de Vos-horn, David Fulmer-conductor). Roy Vanegas, Jeism. Gregory Menillo, Epitaph. Will Wheeler, City Variations. Manuel Ciordia, Dreamed Memories: I. Meditivo, II. Alondras Wood, III. Arido. Sean Havrilla, Guts and Glory. Howie Kenty, Clattering in the Wind. Austin Shadduck, Haiku: I. Music in autumn, II. Floating on the breath of time, III. As a falling leaf (Austin Shadduck-shakuhatchi, Jose Alfaro-guitar). Sunny Knable, Mozart and the Gray Steward (Antoni Mendezona-soprano (Costanze), Chad Smyser-tenor (Mozart), Cliff Derix-bass/baritone (Gray Steward), Sarah Carrier-flute, Blanca Celia Gonzalez-violin, Ian Flatt-cello, Kristin Barone-keyboard/harpsichord, Sunny Knable-conductor).

Monday, November 21, 2011. QC Percussion Ensemble, Michael Lipsey, director (Special Guests: Willa Roberts-voice, Pedro Domech-dance/canto, Rita Macias-dance). River Guerguerian, 17/8. Talujon, Theirfour and Sow Three. Traditional Cuban music: Barasuayo. Oro Seco, Obatala. Traditional Cuban Music, Baba Fururu. Michael Lipsey, Lugmap. Turkish traditional, Bir Ah Çektim. Bulgarian traditional, Magdaleno Muri Malka Mome. Turkish traditional, Saskin. Daniel Levitan, Conservatory Gardens. Traditional Balinese music, Brayut. Cuban traditional, Mercedes. Traditional/Los Muñequitos de Matanzas:, Enigue Nigue (Rhumba Guaguanco). Cuban traditional, Rhumba Yambu.

Monday, November 28, 2011, 12:15 pm. Queens College Nota Bene Contemporary Ensemble (Directors – Roger Sederat, Michael Lipsey). Mike D’Alto, Misbegotten. George Crumb, Idyll for the Misbegotten (Images III) (Lauren Wuerth-flute, Joseph Tucker, Miguel Tepale, Patrick Kennedy-percussion). Frederic Rzewski, To The Earth (Sean Kelly – solo clay pots). Gabriel Cabrera, An Ear to the Earth. George Crumb, Vox Balaenae (Voice of the Whale) (Monika Haar-piano, Andrew Borkowski-cello, Patricia Catalano-flute). Liv Mammone, Witness. Michael Finnissy, Bright Future Ignoring Dark Past (Adrianna Mateo-violin, Sam Chernoff-cello, Pei Hsuan Tsai-piano). Deborah Fried-Rubin, Bright Future Ignoring Dark Past - after music by Michael Finnissy. Frederic Rzewski, Stop the Testing! (Amanda Accardi, Jose Alfaro, Sean Kelly, Alida Torres, Jin-Xiang ”JX” Yu-voice). Hafiz (translated by Roger Sedarat), Ghazal 22. Yves Cloarec, BANG a garbage can loudly tonight. Louis Andriessen, Workers Union (Matthew Kasper-conductor, Amanda Accardi-keyboard, Jou-Tse lu-piano, Patrick Kennedy, CJ Dunaieff, Sean Kelly, Stefano Di Lorenzo, Estefania Maria Pardo – percussion).

Monday, November 28, 2011, 6:30 PM: Abram Korsunsky Piano Recital. Domeinco Scarlatti, Sonata in B minor, L 33, K 87. Sonata in D minor, L 422, K 141. Sonata on D major, L 164, K 491. Frederic Chopin, Ballade in F Major, Op. 38. Ballade in A-Flat Major, Op. 47. Franz Joseph Haydn, Piano Sonata in E-flat Major, Hob. XVI/49: I. Allegro (ma non troppo), II. Adagio cantabile, III. Finale: Tempo di Minuet. Frans Liszt, Spanish Rhapsody.

Wednesday, November 30, 2011, 12:15 PM. Queens College Brass Ensemble (Frank Huber, Joanna Ladalia, Vincent Ladalia, Jonathan Quatela, Kate Goddard, Michael Stupakevich, Melaina Badalian, Ryan Beucke, Alyssa Blumenthal, Gunyong Lee, Jake Matusoff, Gary Garzetta, Omar Walker), Prof. David Jolley, director. Ingolf Dahl, Quintet for Brass (1944): Movement One: Chorale Fantasy “Christ lag in todesbanden” (Jonathan Quatela, Frank Huber, Mike Lombardi, Gunyong Lee, Gary Garzetta). J.S. Bach, Chorale: “Herrlich, Nun Muss’ Ich Thutlich Stephen” (“O Lord, Now Must I Stand Faithfully By You”). J.S. Bach, Chorale Prelude: “Ein feste Burg ist Unser Gott”. Luzzascho Luzzaschi, Three Madrigals: Dolce Mia Fiamma, Dolorosi martir, Se a voi di me non cale. Anton Bruckner. Anthem: Tota Pulchra Es. David Jolley, Music for Silent Film: Rondo Mongo Santamaria (from the 1928 version of “Blazing Saddles”).

Wednesday, November 30, 2011, 7:30 PM. Piano Majors Recital. Liszt, Mephisto Waltz (David Abdurachmanov). Mozart, Sonata in A Minor, K. 310, Allegro maestoso (Miyabi Akasaka). Chopin, Nocturne in Eb Major, Op. 55, No. 2 (Xingyu Liu). J.S. Bach, English Suite No. 3 in G minor, BWV 808: Prelude, Allemande (Yusuke Akasaka). Fauré, Nocturne, Op. 36, No. 4 in Eb Major (Chan Shui Har). Chopin, Ballade in F Major, Op. 38 (Dora Galit). Chopin, Mazurkas, Op. 33, No’s. 1 and 2 (Jeremy Chan). Chopin, Polonaise-Fantasie in Ab Major, Op. 61 (Jou-Tse Lu). Glinka-Balakirev, The Lark (Mikhail Kofman). Chopin, Ballade in F Minor, Op. 52 (Jia Lu).

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