Concerts presented February, 2012

Monday, February 6, 2012, 12:15 PM. NAfME-Collegiate Recital, Dr. Sandra Babb, advisor. Britlin Losee, I Think I’m in Love (Britlin Losee, soprano and piano). Franz Schubert, Romanze (Christine Paez – clarinet, Christina Guando – soprano, Amanda Accardi - piano). Henry Purcell, Sweeter than Roses (Carissa Allen-soprano, Kareem Jarrett-piano). Frank Loesser, Baby, It’s Cold Outside (Chloe Wendell – viola, Matt Rippert – trumpet, Amanda Accardi - piano). Johannes Brahms, O Shöne Nacht (Christina Guando-soprano, Hannah Amoako-alto, Francisco Grenald-tenor, Matt Surico-bass, Jeremy Chan-piano). Robert Schumann, Seit ich ihn gesehen (Jennifer Brounstein-soprano, Joanna Rocco-piano). Britlin Losee, Fate and Faith Songs: Movement I: A Twist of Fate, Movement II: You Give Me Faith (Britlin Losee-conductor, Grace Prestamo-piano). (Women’s ensemble: Carissa Allen, Vanessa Cravotta, Jocelyn S. Cruz, Nathalie Escudero, Heather Kanner, Heather Lee Marvin, Tatianna Overton, Brittany Rainess, Melanie Ramos, Joanna Rocco, Kathryn Wieckhorst, and Jin-Xiang Yu).

Wednesday, February 8, 2012, 12:15 PM. Queens College Choir, James John, conductor. Anonymous (16th Century), Rejoice in the Lord, Alway. Bruce Saylor, Ave Maria. Joel Mandelbaum, Psalm 121. Heitor Villa-Lobos, Impressões Seresteiras, from Ciclo Brasileiro ("Minstrel Impressions") (Beatrice Söderberg, piano). Xavier Montsalvatge, Four songs from Cinco Canciones Negras (Nicholle Bittlingmeyer, mezzo-soprano, Joseph Martin , piano). Tomás Luis de Victoria, From Requiem Mass, á 6: Kyrie, Sanctus, Benedictus. Krzysztof Penderecki, Agnus Dei, from A Polish Requiem. Johannes Brahms, Vier Quartette, op. 92: O Schöne Nacht, Spätherbst, Abendlied, Warum? (Jeremy Chan – piano). Einojuhani Rautavaara, “Suite” de Lorca: Canción de jinete, El Grito, La luna asoma, Malagueña (David Burkard, Grace Kahl, Prince Nyatanga and Emmanuel Sikora, soloists). Olle Lindberg, A Red. Red Rose.

Wednesday, February 15, 2012, 12:15 PM. Queens College Orchestra, Maurice Peress, Music Director, Matthew J Kasper, Assistant Conductor, Jin Wook Park, Assistant Conductor. Gershwin, An American In Paris. Bernstein, Suite from “On the Waterfront”. Ellington, arr. Peress, Harlem.

Friday, February 17, 2012, 3:00 PM: Maryne Mossey, cello, Cullen Bryant, piano. Ludwig van Beethoven, Variations on "Bei Männern, welche Liebe fühlen" Die Zauberflöte (Mozart): Thema: Andante, Variation I, Variation II, Variation III, Variation IV, Variation V: Si prende il tempo un poco piú vivace, Variation VI: Adagio, Variation VII: Allegro ma non roppo. Johann Sebastian Bach, Suite for Unaccompanied Cello No. 5 in C Minor, BWV 1011: Prelude and Fugue, Allemande, Courante, Sarabande, Gavotte I & II, Gigue. Felix Mendelssohn, Sonata fpr Cello and Piano No. 2 in D major, Op. 58: Allegro assai vivace, Allegretto scherzando, Adagio, Molto allegro e vivace.

Monday, February 17, 2012, 5 PM. Debbie Go, violin (with Misaki Sekimoto, piano). Saint Saens, Concerto No. 3 in B minor, Op. 61: Allegro non troppo, Andantino quasi allegretto, Molto moderato e maestoso. Bach, Sonata in G minor: Adagio, Presto. Paganini, Caprice No. 20. Beethoven, Sonata No. 1 in D major: Allegro con brio, Tema con variazioni: Andante con moto, Rondo: Allegro.

Friday, February 17, 2012, 7:30 PM. Queens College Orchestra, Maurice Peress, Music Director, Matthew J Kasper, Assistant Conductor, Jin Wook Park, Assistant Conductor. Gershwin, An American In Paris. Bernstein, Suite from “On the Waterfront”. Ellington, arr. Peress, Harlem.

Wednesday, February 22, 2012, 12:15 PM. Prince N. Nyatanga, organ. Johann Pachelbel, Toccata in E minor. Johannes Brahms, Two Chorale Preludes from Eleven Choral Preludes, Op. 112: Herzliebster Jesu, O Welt, ich muss dich lassen. Johann Gottfried Walther, Partita: Jesu, meine Freude: Chorale, Variation: 2, 4, 5, 7 and 9. Johann Sebastian Bach, Prelude and Fugue in G major, BWV 541.

Thursday, February 23, 2012, 3 PM. MA Jazz Degree Recital: Sandi Kuhn, saxophone (with other artists: Syberen van Munster – guitar, Jorn Swart – piano, Eduardo Belo – bass, Hiro Momoi – drums). Sandi Kuhn, Long time, no See! Antonio Carlos Jobim/ Arr. Kuhn, The Girl from Ipanema. Jimmy van Heusen, Darn that Dream. Kuhn, Growing. Wayne Shorter, Yes or No. Sandi Kuhn, Sustainable Happiness.

Monday, February 27, 2012, 12:15 PM: Queens College Voice Majors Recital, James John and Sherry Overholt, coordinators and Max Midroit, staff accompanist. G. Verdi, “De miebi bollenti spiriti” from La Traviata (Christian Gibbs, tenor). V. Bellini, "Qui la voce" from I Puritani (Stefanie Izzo, soprano). J. Ibert, Chanson à Dulcinée (Cliff Derix, baritone). G. Verdi, “O dischiuso e il firmament” from Nabucco. G.F. Handel, "Sento la gioia" from Amadigi (Masafumi Toyoda, countertenor). P.I. Tchaikovsky, "Kuda, Kuda" from Eugene Onegin (Radoslav Lesay, tenor). W.A. Mozart, “Voi che sapete” from Le Nozze di Figaro (Sarah Rose Taylor, mezzo-soprano). W.A. Mozart, “Per pieta” from Cosi Fan Tutte (Amelia Lubrano, soprano).

Monday, February 27, 2012, 4:45 PM: Dora Galit, piano. J.S. Bach, Partital 1 in B –flat major, BWV 825: Praeludium, Allemande Corrente, Sarabande, Menuet I, II, Gigue. Claude Debussy, L’isle Joyeuse. Fredric Chopin, Ballade no. 2 in F Major, Op. 38. Joseph Haydn, Sonata in E-flat major (Hob. WVI/52): Allegro, Adagio, Presto.

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