Concerts presented October, 2012

Monday, October 1, 12:15 pm. American Romantics and More: Music by Barber, Gershwin, Liszt, and Debussy; Dr. Hao Huang, pianist. Franz Liszt: Transcendental Etude No. 4, “Mazeppa” S. 139/4. Robert Schumann (transcribed by Liszt): Widmung (Dedication) S. 566. Liszt: Concert Etude No. 3 in D-flat Major, “Un Sospiro” (A Sigh), S. 144/3. Liszt: Mephisto Waltz No. 1, Der Tanz in der Dorfschenke (The Dance in the Village Inn), S. 514. Samuel Barber: Nocturne, Op. 33 (“Homage to John Field”). Barber: Ballade, Op. 46. Claude Debussy: L’isle joyeuse, L. 106 (The Happy Isle). George Gershwin: Three Preludes for Piano: Allegro ben ritmato e deciso in B-flat major, Andante con moto e poco rubato in c-sharp minor, Allegro ben ritmato e deciso in e-flat minor. Gershwin: Rhapsody in Blue (solo piano version).

Thursday, October 4, 12:15 pm. Chamber Music Recital: Sergey Prokofyev, violin and Wei-Hsien Lien, piano. Henryk Wienaiswski:  Légende, op. 17. Richard Strauss: Sonata for Violin and Piano: Allegro, ma non troppo; “Improvization” - Andante Cantabile; Andante - Allegro.

Friday, October 5, 2 pm. MA Jazz Degree Recital: Kwangmoon Choi, bass (with Kyoungwhan Moon - piano, Goh Izawa - drum, Yasuno Katsuki - vocal, euphonium). Suk-Kyung Jo: Bare Foot. Kwangmoon Choi: Horror Shack. V. Young: My Foolish Heart. Choi: Supernova. Choi: White Midnight. Choi: Rehabilitation Blues.

Wednesday, October 10, 12:15 pm. Canzone Italiana (piano accompanist; Youn Ju Namkoong). Welcome - Diane Forté. Giuseppe Verdi: “Libiamo” (from La Traviata) (Stefanie Izzo & Victor Starsky). Giacomo Puccini: Donde lieta usci” (from La Boheme) (Amelia Lubrano). Paolo Tosti: “Ideale” (Victor Starsky). Vincenzo Bellini: “Mira, o Norma” (from Norma) (Stefanie Izzo & Francesca Lunghi). Puccini: “Quando m’en vo” (from La Boheme) (Stefanie Izzo). Francesco Sartori: “Con te partirò” (Amelia Lubrano & Victor Starsky). Frank Loesser: “Somebody, Somewhere” (from The Most Happy Fella) (Stefanie Izzo) Cesare Bixio: “Mamma” (Francesca Lunghi). Eduardo di Capua: “O sole mio” (Victor Starsky). Amilcare Ponchielli: “é un anathema” (from La Gioconda) (Amelia Lubrano & Francesca Lunghi).

Friday, October 12, 3 pm. Joel Mandelbaum, 80th Birthday Concert. Beethoven: Benedictus from the Missa Solemnis (arranged for Violin and Piano) (Blanca Gonzalez, violin). Mandelbaum: Rabbi Azrael’s Prayers from The Dybbuk (arranged for Cello and Piano) (Benjamin Larsen, cello and Gilad Paz, tenor). Mandelbaum: Twilight of the Wood (Leonie Adams) (Kathryn Wieckhorst, soprano) Postlude for Trio (Kathryn Wieckhorst, soprano; Blanca Gonzalez, violin; Benjamin Larsen, cello). Song Cycle In Deep Woods with Trio Waiting for the Thaw: 1. Birdsong, 2. Snowy Woods, 3. Diverging Roads (Gilad Paz, Blanca Gonzalez, Benjamin Larsen). Barcarole (Amelia Lubrano, soprano). The Isle Is Full of Noises from The Tempest (Gilad Paz). Melee (text by Brenda Carpenter (Kathryn Wieckhorst). Verdi: Sempre Libera from La Traviata (Kathryn Wieckhorst, Gilad Paz). Happy Birthday (Group Sing).

Friday, October 12, 5pm. Gary M. Garzetta, Degree Recital: Bass trombone (David Schober, piano). Jan Koetsier: Allegro Maestoso. R. Schumann: Drei Romanzen. Charles Small: Conversation (Haim Avitsur, trombone). J. Brahms: Den es Gehet dem Menschen. J. Brahms: Wenn ich mit Menschen und mit Engelszungen redete. Jan Sandstrom: Sang Till Lotta.  Erich W. Korngold: Gluck das mir verblieb.

Friday, October 12, 7:30 pm. Oktoberfest: A Recital of German Lied presented by the Classical Singers Career Development Club (Accompanist: David Taubman). Hugo Wolf: Mögen alle bösen zungen (Nicholle Bittlingmeyer). Franz Schubert: Halt! (Carlos Ponce). Ludwig van Beethoven: Ich Liebe Dich (Rachael Gomes). Robert Schumann: Widmung (Victor Starsky). Schumann: Die Lotosblume (Ellen Troy). Schubert: Der Neugierige (Kyle Weekes). Schumann: In Der Fremde (Annmarie Errico). Schumann: Ich grolle nicht (Josh Mooneyham). Richard Strauss: Zueignung (Josh Mooneyham).  Wolf: Die Bekehrte (Candace Matthews). Schumann: Seit ich ihn gesehn (Leah McClure). Schumann: Er, der Herrlichste von Allen (Nathalie Escudero). Schumann: Du Ring an Meinem Finger (Hannah Amoako). Gustav Mahler: Ging heut morgen ubers feld (Alex Schirling). Johannes Brahms: Die Mainacht (Francisco Corredor). Johannes Brahms: Liebestreu (Tatianna Overton). Hugo Wolf: Und willst du deinen liebsten sterben sehen (David Burkhard). Schubert: Der Doppelgänger (Christian Gibbs).

Monday, October 15, 12:15 pm. Queens College Voice Majors Recital: Drs. James John and Sherry Overholt, coordinators; Max Midroit, pianist. G. Rossini: “Come un’ape ne giorni d’aprile” from La Cenerentola (Alex Schirling, baritone). C. W. Gluck: “Che faro senza Euridice?” from Orfeo ed Euridice (Annmarie Errico, mezzo soprano). E. Grieg: My Johann (Viviana Amaya, soprano). F. Schubert: “Der Neugierige” from Die Schöne Müllerin (Moises Herrera, tenor). S. Barber: Must the “Winter come so soon?” (Natasha Bekker, mezzo soprano). C. Gounod: “Ah, Je veux vivre” from Romeo et Juliette (Amanda Chmela, soprano). W. A. Mozart: “Non mi dir” from Don Giovanni (Lauren Nicole Haber, soprano). R. Strauss: “Allerseelen” (Justin Werner, tenor). H. Duparc: “L’invitation au Voyage” (Candace Lynn Matthews, soprano). F. Poulenc: “Fameux representant de tout autorite” (Francisco Corredor, tenor). G. Donizetti: “O mio Fernando” from La Favorita (Katherine Wiswell, mezzo soprano). J. Massenet: “Pluerez mes yeux” from Le Cid (Rebecca Paul, soprano).

Monday, October 15, 4:45 pm. Drew Youmans, Violin Recital. Miskaki Sekimoto, piano. Ludwig van Beethoven: Romance no. 2 in F, opus 50. J.S. Bach: Solo Violin Partita no. 3 in E major, s1006: 1. Preludio, 2. Loure, 3. Gavotte en Rondeau, 4. Menuets (I and II), 5. Bourree, 6. Giga. Ludwig van Beethoven: Violin Sonata no. 7 in C minor, Op. 30 nr. 2: 1. Allegro con brio, 2. Adagio cantabile, 3. Scherzo: Allegro, 4. Finale: Allegro; Presto. Fritz Kreisler: Liebesleid.

Tuesday, October 16, 8 pm. The Queens College New Music Group presents: Autumn Concert. Jeremy Barbaro: Sampson’s Redemption: Party Scene/Entrance of Delilah, Delilah’s Story, Entrance of Samson/Samson’s Theme/Fake Love Duet/Sampson Falls Asleep, Mockery of Sampson/Sampson’s Prayer, Samson’s Redemption/Destruction of Temple (Sara Aratake, clarinet (Delilah); Kate Goddard, French horn (Samson); Erica Gailing, Drew Youmans/Alex Hu, violins; Hector Milete, viola; Peter Mole, violoncello; Andrew Whitbeck, double bass; Maestro Jinwook Park, conductor).  Jonathan Sirlin: One-Hour Exercise (Peter Mole, violoncello; Erica Gailing, violin; Hector Milete, viola). Matthew Perez: Seven Short Works for Solo Piano: I. Prologue, IV. Departure, VII. Fughetta. (Victoria Hernandez, piano). George Weisman: Sound the Alarm, Jinny (David Burkard, voice; Dora Galit, piano). Han, Man Woong: Variations for Piano (Joseph Martin, piano). Gregory Joseph Menillo: Three Poems of William Carlos Williams for soprano and clarinet: I. “There is a bird in the poplars…” II. “Hard, chilly colors…” III. Ecstatic bird songs…” (Stefanie Izzo, soprano; Alex Yu, clarinet). William Wheeler: The Night I Fell...: The Memories that Were Forgotten, The Memories that Weren’t, Pervasive Wonder, Diaphanous Dreams (Svetlana Stegantseva, oboe; William Wheeler, clarinet). Sunkyong Lee: Arirang (Korean Folk Song) (Roslyn Choir: Soprano: Sunyoung Oh, Haeji Shin, Hyang Cho, Jaesook Seo, Soohee Lee; Alto - Ahram Lee, Heesun Jung, Junyoung Moon, Katie Kim, Sangah Jung; Tenor - Dairyong Ha; Bass - Dongeun Kim, Han, Man Woong; Conductor, Sunkyoung Lee; Pianist, Sarah Kim; Soprano Soloist, Sunyoung Oh). Howie Kenty: Malfunctioning Devices (I-V): I. The Pressure’s Off, II. The Oblong Wheel, III. The Untethered Dynamo, IV. The Factory, V. Cold Dirt Elevator (Theresa Rosas, piano). Adam Kaufman: Mao’z Tzur (Setting) (Soprano: Grace Kahl, Jin-Xiang “JX” Yu, Christina Guando; Alto: Nathalie Escudero, Annmarie Errico, Tatianna Overton; Tenor: Moises Herrara, David Burkard, Matthew Perez; Bass: Matthew Dineiro, Alex Schirling, Jonathan Caro; Piano/Conductor: Adam Kaufman; Hebrew Supervisors: Nadav Wiesel, Natalie Tenenbaum).

Wednesday, October 17, 12 noon, and Friday October 19 2012, 7:30 pm. The Queens College Orchestra. Maurice Peress, Music Director. Matthew J. Kasper, Assistant Conductor. Bruce Saylor, Guest Conductor. Haydn: Symphony No. 103 “Drumroll”: I. Adagio - Allegro con sprito, II. Andante piu tosto allegretto, III. Menuet - Trio, IV. Finale - Allegro con spirito. Saylor: Images, Orchestral Music From The Image Maker (Bruce Saylor, Conductor). Debussy: Prelude a l’apres-midi d’un faune (Prelude to the Afternoon of a Faun). Ravel: Daphnis et Chloe, Suite No. 2 from the Ballet.

Monday, October 22. Open Forum Student Recital (sponsored by C-NAfME); Dr. Sandra Babb, Coordinator. J.S. Bach: Trio Sonata IV, BWV 528: Movement I (Kristen Cho, Organ). Frederico Zegarra: Battle Front (Amanda No Wai, violin I; Ling Lopez, violin II; Luke Lee, viola; Sverre Bauge, cello; Miguel Tepale, timpani; Rich Weismantel, snare drum). Patrick Doyle: Weep Ye No More, Sad Fountains (Maggie D’Orio, soprano). J.S. Bach: Cello Suite, No. 3 in C Major, BWV 1009: Courante (Bianca Ferrante, viola). Frédéric Chopin: Piano Concerto No. 1 in E-minor: Movement II: Romanze (Jenny Chan, piano; Jia Lu, piano). Arr. Cliff Derix: Rhythm of the Rain (Moises Herrara, soloist; The Rough Dozen, Barbershop Choir). Arr. Cliff Derix: I Sing for You (Dave Burkard, soloist; The Rough Dozen, Barbershop Choir) (The Rough Dozen Members: Greg Antonelli, Dave Burkard, Cliff Derix, Joe “Scooter” Franzino, Moises Herrera, Chris Loeschner, Joe Mineo, Carlos Ponce, Chris Pringle, Gary Riera, Alex Schirling, Peter Thomas, Erick Urgiles).

Friday, October 26. Hansol Choi, Percussion Recital. Keiko Abe: Wind in the Bamboo Grove (1984). J.S. Bach: Violin Partita no. 2 in d-minor BWV 1004 - Ciaconna. Hansol Choi: Sal-Pul-Ee. Hanool Quartet: Samdo Samul-Nori (Sang-Yul Lee, kweng-gari; Jee Yeon Kang, jang-go; Da-Een Kim, jing; Hansol Choi, buk).

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