Concerts presented April, 2013

Wednesday, April 3. A Spring Choral Concert. QC Choir, James John, Conductor: Antonín Dvořák, From V přírodě ("In Nature"), Op. 63 (Napadly Pisně, Žitné pole, Večerní les rozvázal zvonky, Vyběhla bříza běličká). John Corigliano, Fern Hill, Tatianna Overton, Soloist; Solo quartet: Carissa Allen, Katherine Pirozzi, Benjamin Muratore, Josh Mooneyham; Grace Prestamo, Piano. QC Women's Choir, Sandra Babb, Conductor; Jeremy Barbaro, Accompanist. Felix Mendelssohn, Landate Pueri Dominum, Kristen Cho, organ. Maurice Duruflé, "Tota Pulchra Es" from Quatre motets surdes thèmes grégorians. Arr. Keane/Faulkner, Mouth Music, Joe Tucker, percussion. Arr. Ron Nelson, He's Gone Away from Three Mountain Ballads. Arr. Anthony Leach, This Li'l Light. Aaron Copland, Lark, Victor Starsky, soloist. Arr. Zdeněk Lukáš, Two Czech Folksongs (V té naší maštálce, Už je sluníčko za horou). Two American Spirituals: Arr. Harry T. Burleigh, My Lord What a Mornin'. Arr. Moses Hogan, Elijah Rock.

Thursday, April 4. Michael Kihn's Graduate Recital. Michael Kihn, Drums; Andrew Halchak, Alto; Alessandro Fadini, Piano; Louis De Mieulle, Bass. I-Red. When I Forgot. Yello Africa. I-Blue. Ripples (Drumset Solo). Billie's Bounce (in "10/8 Skipbeat Swing"). I-Green. Best, Bye.

Friday, April 5, 1pm. Collaborative Piano Recital: Jenny Chan and Qing Zhao. Wolfgang Amadeus Mozard, Sonata for two pianos in D Major (Andante, Allegro). Qing Zhao: Franz Joseph Haydn, Sonata in C minor Hob.XVI:20 (Moderato, Andante con moto, Finale, Allegro. Jenny Chan: Franz Peter Schubert, Sonata in A minor, D. 845 (op. 42) 1st Movement (Moderato). Sergei Sergeyevich Prokofiev, Romeo and Juliet (Montagues and Capulets).

Friday, April 5, 3pm. Chris Rispoli, Guitar; Lauren Milano, Violin. John Dowland, Melancholy Galliard. John Dowland, Air. John Duarte, English Suite, Op. 31 (1. Prelude, 2. Folk Song, 3. Round Dance). Mauro Giuliani, Serenade in G. Op. 127 for Violin and Guitar (I. Maestoso, II. Minuetto: Allegretto, III. Andantino Mosso (Theme and 3 Variations), IV. Rondo: Allegro). Mauro Giuliani, Sonate, Op. 15 (I. Allegro: Spiritoso, II. Adiago Con Espressione, III. Allegro: Vivace).

Friday, April 5, 5pm. Jessica Tortorice's Masters Degree Recital (Violin), with Alina Kiryayeva, piano; Mansur Kadirov, cello; Sunny Knable, piano. J. Brahms, Sonatensatz in c minor, WoO 2. S.Knable, Chase! M. Ravel, Sonata for violin and piano (Allegretto, Blues, Perpetuum mobile). H. Halvorsen, Passacaglia for Violin and Cello. F. Mendelssohn, Piano Trio No. 1 in d minor, op. 49 (Molto allegro ed agitato, Andante con moto tranquillo, Scherzo - Leggiero e vivace, Finale - Allegro assai appassionato).

Wednesday, April 10, 7:30pm. Piano Majors Recital. Beethoven, Sonata in f minor, Op. 57 (Allegro assai), David Abdurachmanov. Mozart, Sonata in D Major, KV. 311 (Allegro con sprito), Hsiu-Tzu Ryan. Schubert, Sonata in a minor, D. 845 (Moderato), Jenny Chan. Debussy, Reflets dans l'eau, Joseph Franzino. Brahms, Intermezzo in b-flat minor, Op. 117, No. 2, Amanda Wai. Beethoven, Sonata in Eb, Op. 81a (Adagio: Allegro ("Les Adieux")), Cindy Lo. Schumann, Aufschwung, from "Phantasiesstücke", Op 12, Dongyun Kim. Brahms, Intermezzo in b minor, Op. 119, No. 1, Grace Prestamo. Chopin, Impromptu No. 3 in Gb Major, Op. 51, Victoria Hernandez. Bach, Partita in E Minor BWV 830 (Toccata), Dora Galit. Chopin, Ballade in g minor, Op. 23, Xing Yu. Haydn, Sonata in c minor, Hob. XVI/20 (Andante con moto, Finale: Allegro), Qing Zhao. Chopin, Etude in C Major, Op. 10, No. 7, Etude in g# minor, Op. 25, No. 6, Ching huei li. Beethoven, Thirty-Two Variations in c minor, WoO80, Josh Vigran. Ginastera, Argentine Dances, Op. 2 ("Dance of the Old Herdsman", "Dance of the Beautiful Maiden", "Dance of the Arrogant Cowbot", Raisa Kegramanova. Brahms, Paganini Variations, Op. 35, Book 1, Abram Korsunksy.

Thursday, April 11, 3pm. Paolo Sapia Recital, with Peng Ji, Bass; Enrico Solano; Rafal Samecki, Guitar; Eduardo Belo, Bass; Joao Mota, Drums. Stapled Mates (Paolo Sapia). Hungry Bird (Peng Ji). Old Folks (Willard Robinson). Saudade Da Bahia (Dorival Caymmi). E' Preciso Perdoar (Joao Gilberto). Felicidade (Antonio Carlos Jobim and Vinicious De Moraes).

Thursday, April 11. Graduate Recital: Francisco Lelo De Larrea (Guitar, Composition, Arrangements), with Cristian Mendoza, sax; Hommy Ramos, trombone; Ben Willis, bass; Alex Kautz, drums. Cat Tripes. Let's Go Before We Get Caught. Now You Drink It or Spill It. Crow Feather. Camel Blues. So the Bear Dances.

Monday, April 15. Bachelor of Arts Voice Recital: David Taubman, piano; Joseph Franzino, piano; H. Roz Woll, coordinator. Gabriel Fauré, Lydia, Chris Loeschner, Tenor. Gabriel Fauré, Claire de lune, Sokunthary Svay, Soprano. Henry Purcell, I Attempt from Love's sickness to Fly, The Indian Queen, Corin Greene, Soprano. Carlo Caproli, Tu mancavi a tormentarmi, Andrew Oster, Baritone. George Frideric Handel, Where'er You Walk, Semele, Joseph Mineo, Baritone. George Fridereic Handel, Sì, tra i ceppi, Berenice, Hannah Amoako, Mezzo Soprano. Antonio Cesti, Intorno all'idol mio, Orontea, Margaret D'Orio, Soprano. Francesco Paolo Tosti, Il pescatore canta, Kazutaka Inoue, Tenor. Alessandro Stradella, Pieta, Signore, Gary Fernando Riera, Baritone. W.A. Mozart, Vedrai carino, Don Giovanni, Hilary Goldstein, Soprano. Gaetano Donizetti, Amore e morte, Kayla Faccilongo, Mezzo Soprano. Roger Quilter, Go, Lovely Rose, Christopher Pringle, Baritone. Gladys Rich, American Lullaby, Cheryl Ann McCullagh, Soprano. Richard Hageman, Do Not Go My Live, Carla D'Amore, Soprano. Gian Carlo Menotti, The Black Swan, The Medium, Nathalie Escudero, Soprano. George Bizet, Elle sortait de sa demeure, La jolie fille de Perth, Josh Mooneyham, Baritone. W.A. Mozart, Zefferetti lushinghiere, Idomeneo, Carissa Allen, Soprano. Giacomo Puccini, Quando m'en vo, La Boheme, Leah McClure, Soprano. Manuel Penella, Habanera, Don Gil De Alcalá, Ling Lopez and Nathalie Escudero, Sopranos.

Monday, April 15, 2pm. Russell Johnson, Flute; Aiko Imaizumi, Piano. Paul Hindemith, Sonata for Flute and Piano (Heiter bewegt, Sehr langsum, Sehr lebhaft-Marsch). Claude Debussy, Syrinx for Solo Flute. Jindřich Feld, Sonata for Flute and Piano (Allegro giocoso, Grave, Allegro vivace). Camille Saint-Saens, Tarantelle, Op. 6 for Flute, Clarinet, and Piano. Charles-Marie Widor, Suite for Flute and Piano, Op. 34 (Moderato, Scherzo-Allegro vivace, Romance-Andantino, Finale-Vivace).

Monday, April 15, 4pm. Student Recital: Bianca Ferrante, Viola, with Yusuke Akasaka, Piano. Johann Sebastian Bach, Suite No. 3 in C Major (I. Prelude, II. Allemande, III. Courante, IV. Sarabande, V. Bourree I and II, VI. Gigue). John Farmer, English Madrigal Suite (I. Fair Phyllis I Saw Sitting All Alone, II. Sister, Awake Madrigal, III. I Will No More Come To Thee), Dara Coppolone, Viola; Maggie D'Orio, Viola; Lauren Milano, Viola. Darius Milhaud, Quatre Visages (I. La Californienne, II. The Wisconsonian, III. La Bruxelloise, IV. La Parisienne). G.F. Handel and Henri Casadeus, Concerto in B minor (I. Allegro moderato, II. Andante ma non troppo, III. Allegro molto).

Monday, April 15, 6pm. Sookyeon Kim Violin Recital, with Yeong Kim, Piano. J.S. Bach, Partita No. 2 In D minore, BWV 1004 (III. Sarabanda, IV. Giga). Niccolo Paganini, Caprice No. 24. Brahms, Violin Sonata no. 1 in G Major (I. Vivace ma non troppo, II. Adagio, III. Allegro molto moderato). Saint-Saens, Introduction and Rondo Capriccioso.

Wednesday, April 17, 12:15pm. QC Brass Studio Recital. Wei-Hsien Lien, Piano. Eugene Bozza, Caprice (1943), Frank Huber, Trumpet. Jerzy Sirocki, Sonatina: Andante-Allegro, Brandon Peralta, Tenor Trombone. Frigyes Hidas, Rhapsody (1986), Daniel Jordan, Bass Trombone. Camille Saint-Saens, Morceau de Concert. Eugene Bozza, En Lointain, Yuhao Zhang, Horn. Paul Dukas, Villanelle (1906). W.A. Mozart, Concerto No. 4, mvmt. 1-Allegro, Harry Seok Joon Keun, Horn.

Thursday, April 18, 3pm. Graduate Recital: Jamie Burchett, Trombone; with Barami Waspe, Tenor Sax; Boris Acosta, Piano; Joseph Han, Bass; Michael Kihn, Drums. J.J. Johnson, Syntax. Tadd Dameron, On a Misty Night. Jerome Kern/Otto Harbach, Yesterdays. Tom Harrell, Moon Alley. Harry Warren/Al Dubin, September in the Rain. Herbie Hancock, Driftin'.

Thursday, April 18, 4pm. Graduate Recital: Eduardo Belo, Bass; with Vitor Gonçalves, Piano; Lívio Almeida, Tenor and Soprano Sax; Jan Kus, Tenor and Soprano Sax; Rafael Barata, Drums. Pixinguinha, Diplomata. Paul Chambers, Whims of Chambers. Eduardo Belo, Um 3 Com Saudade. Thelonious Monk, Oska T. Jobin/Dolores Duran, Se é Por Falta de Adeus. Hermeto Pascoal, Quiabo.

Thursday, April 18, 7:45pm. Roos Plaatsman Graduation Recital in Jazz Voice, with Daan Kleijn, Guitar; Scott Colberg, Bass; Anthony Taddeo, Drums; Roman Rofalski, Piano. Roos Plaatsman, Don't be afraid. Alan Brandt and Bon Haymes (arr. Roos Plaatsman), That's all. Roos Plaatsman, Early in the morning. Roos Plaatsman, Like never before. Roos Plaatsman, Let go. Roos Plaatsman, I wish I could have skipped today. Arthur Hamilton (arr. Roos Plaatsman), He needs me. Mayme Watts/Sidny Wyche/George Kelley, Don't be on the outside.

Friday, April 19, 7:30pm. The Eighth Annual High School Choral Festival at Queens College. James John, Festival Coordinator and Conductor.
Laguardia Arts Mixed Choir
(Deepak Marwah, Director; Robert Rogers, Accompanist): W.A. Mozart, Missa Brevis in C, K. 220, "Spatzemesse" (Kyrie, Gloria, Agnus Dei), Magdalena Kuzma, Linda Collazo, Wing Luck Chin, Juwan Bennet, soloists. Gyorgy Orban, Daemon Irrepit Callidus. Morten Lauridsen, O Magnum Mysterium. William Dawson, Soon Ah Will Be Done.
Forest Hills High School Choir (Robert Koch, Director): Harry Belafonte and Robert Freedman (arr. Larry Farrow), Turn the World Around, Austin Williamson, percussion. Merten Lauridsen, Dirait-On, Kenny Yu, piano. Ride the Chariot, arr. William Henry Smith, Amy Guarino, soloist.
Brentwood High School Chamber Choir (Jonathan Bley, Director; Kevin Tims, Accompanist): Shenandoah, arr. James Erb. Eric Whitacre, Cloudburst, Renee Dussek, Tyler Fonville, soloists; Anthony Rizzuto, Kwodwo Badu-Danso, Daniel Rodriguez, Jairo Araujo, Brieana Ventrice, Chris Canlderone, percussion.
Central Islip High School Concert Choir (John Anthony, Director): Heinrich Schutz, Cantate Domino. Eric Whitacre, Water Night. Darmon Meader, Love Psalm. City Called Heaven, arr. Josephine Poelinitz, Chaude Taylor, soloist, George McKenzie, accompanist. Ethan Sperry, Jai Ho, Isaias Miranda, Chelsi Lue, Tyler, Danzy, Jenny Adames, percussion.
Combined Choirs (James John, Conductor; Sandra Babb, Guest Conductor). Moses Hogan, Elijah Rock. This Li'l Light of Mine, arr. Anthony T. Leach.

Monday, April 22, 12:15pm. Faculty Recital: Marcy Rosen, Cello; Daniel Phillips, Violin; Guest Artist: Robert McDonald, Piano. Richard Strauss, Sonata in F Major, Opus 6 (Allegro con brio, Andante ma non troppo, Allegro vivo), Marcy Rosen and Robert McDonald. Zoltan Kodaly, Duo for Violin and Cello, Opus 7 (Allegro serioso, non troppo, Adagio, Maestoso e largamenta, ma non troppo lento: Presto), Daniel Phillps and Marcy Rosen.

Monday, April 22, 2pm. Ayana Ouchi Clarinet Recital, with Aiko Imaizumi, Piano. Eugene Bozza, Bucolique. Aaron Copland, Sonata for Clarinet and Piano (I. Andante semplice, II. Lento, III. Allegretto giusto). Edison Denizov, Sonata for Clarinet Solo (I. Lento, poco rubato, II. Allegro giusto). Jean Francaix, Theme and Variations. Malcom Arnold, Sonatina for Clarinet and Piano (I. Allegro con brio, II. Andantino, III. Furioso).

Monday April 22, 4pm. Graduation Piano Recital: Jenny Chan Shui Har. Franz Peter Schubert, Sonata in A minor, D. 845 (I. Moderato, II. Andante, poco mosso, III. Scherzo-Allegro vivace, IV. Rondo-Allegro vivace). Frédéric François Chopin, Piano Concerto No.1 E minor, op. 11 2nd movement, Romance Larghetto (piano accompaniment by Jia Lu). Frédéric François Chopin, Ballade no.3. Sergei Sergeyevich Prokofiev, Romeo and Juliet.

Monday, April 22, 6pm. Dora Galit, Piano. J.S. Bach, Partita No. 6 BWV 830 (Toccata). Beethoven, Sonata Op. 31 No. 2 (Tempest) (Largo, Allegro, Adagio, Allegretto). Brahms, Sechs Klaviertücke, Op. 118 (1. Intermezzo, 2. Intermezzo, 3. Ballade, 6. Intermezzo). Debussy, L'isle Joyeuse.

Tuesday, April 23, 8pm. Spring 2013 Premieres, Second Concert. Portable Music I: Lute (Ryan Closs): George Weisman, Excerpt from Azure Waves. Matthew Perez, Remorse. Portable Music II: Guitar (Ryan Closs): Michael Lofaso, Color. Howie Kenty, Only an Ephemeral Coherence, Cast Forth From Inscrutable Disorder?!?!? Will Wheeler, Through Smoked Glass. Jonathan Caro, Tunnel. Matthew Perez, Remembrance, Sverre Kyvik Bauge, cello; David Taubman, piano. Innovox Contemporary Sextet (Lauren Wuerth, flute; David Valbuena, clarinet; Blanca Cecilia Gonzalez, violen; Andrew Borkowski, cello; Monike Haar, piano; Joe Tucker, percussion): Sam Hoyland, Scenes. Alexandra Nicoletti, minimalizm: 3 scenes for 'innovox'. Will Wheeler, The Minute March and Four Pieces on One Page. Howie Kenty, Any Lucky Ten. Philip Glass, Tissues (Tissue No. 7, Tissue No. 6, Tissue No. 2). George Weisman, TANZ. Ely Moskowitz, Fancy.

Wednesday, April 24, 12 noon. The Queens College Orchestra. Matthew Kasper, Conductor; Seyoon Eom, Violin. Brahms, Violin Concerto, Op. 77 (Allegro non troppo, Adagio, Allegro giocoso, ma non troppo vivace). Brahms, Symphony No. 2 in D-Major (Allegro non troppo, Adagio non troppo, Allegretto grazioso (Quasi Andantino), Allegro con spirito).

Thursday, April 25, 3:50pm. Chris Dayton Graduate Recital, Jazz Guitar, with Boris Acosta, Piano; Mauro Satalino, Drums; Tina Lama, Bass. Joe Henderson (arranged by Chris Dayton), Recorda-me. Chris Dayton, Paradox. Chris Dayton, Portraits of the Sky. Harry Warren/Mack Gordon (arranged by Chris Dayton), There Will Never Be Another You. Chris Dayton (arranged by Boris Acosta and Mauro Satalino), 3 Worlds. Joe Henderson, Inner Urge.

Thursday, April 25, 4:45pm. Angela Morris Graduate Recital in Jazz Composition, with Angela Morris, saxophone; Josh Reed, trumpet; Sebastian Noelle, guitar; Ben Thomas, bass; Rico Dann, drums. Emptiful. Information Control. Another Idea. Stood Up. Ships to Save. River, After Snow (poem by Johanna Skibsrud). Ten Glasses. Compositions by Angela Morris.

Thursday, April 25, 7:30pm. Drew Coles Jazz Recital. I've Got Rhythm. Afro Blue. Ocean Eyes. In a Sentimental Mood. Moanin. The Long Road. Caravan.

Friday, April 26, 8pm. The Queens College Orchestra. Matthew Kasper, Conductor; Seyoon Eom, Violin. Brahms, Violin Concerto, Op. 77 (Allegro non troppo, Adagio, Allegro giocoso, ma non troppo vivace). Brahms, Symphony No. 2 in D-Major (Allegro non troppo, Adagio non troppo, Allegretto grazioso (Quasi Andantino), Allegro con spirito).

Monday, April 29, 12:15pm. BA Flute Studio Recital: Taylor Eblen and ToniAnn Fanizzi. Paul Hindemith, Acht Stücke (I. Gemächlich, leich bewegt, II. Scherzando, III. Sehr langsam: Frei im Zeitmaß, IV. Gemächlich, V. Sehr lebhaft, VI. Lied: Leicht bewegt. VII. Rezitativ. VIII. Finale). Eldin Burton, Sonatina (I. Allegretto grazioso), Maria Braun, piano. Astor Piazzolla, Tango-Etudes pour flûte solo (Etude No. 1[Décidé]). Sigfrid Karg-Elert, Sonata Appassionata, Op. 140. Georges Hue, Fantasie (Assez lent—Modéré—Très vif), Aiko Imaizumi, piano.

Monday, April 29, 2pm. Songs of Latin America and Spain. Nathalie Escudero, Soprano; Ling Lopez, Soprano; Omar Bowey, Tenor. Enrique Granados, Mirar de la Maja, Ling Lopez, Federico Zegarra, Piano. Maria Theresa Lara, Piensa En Mi, Omar Bowey; Dora Galit, Piano. Enrique Granados, Descubrase el Pensamiento from Canciones Amatorias, Nathalie Escudero; Jeremy Barbaro, Piano. Manuel de Falla, El Pano Moruno, Nana, Polo from Siete Canciones Populales, Ling Lopez; Josue Pagan, Guitar; Miguel Tepale, Percussion. Pablo Sorozabal, No Puede Ser from La Tabernara del Puerto, Omar Bowey; Dora Galit, Piano. Enrique Granados, Iban al Pinar from Caniones Amatorias, Nathalie Escudero; Jeremy Barbaro, Piano. Heitor Villa-Lobos, Bachianas Brasileiras, Ling Lopez; Josue Pagan, Guitar; John Sammon, Cello. Agustin Lara, Granada, Omar Bowey; Dora Galit, Piano. Manuel Penella, Duo Habanera from Don Gil de Alcala, Nathalie Escudero; Ling Lopez; Jeremy Barbaro, Piano.

Monday, April 29, 4pm. Angela D'Alotto, Viola and Mandy Leung, Viola, with Cullan Bryant, Piano. J.S. Bach, Prelude and Fugue in d minor, BWV 851, Cullan Bryant. J.S. Bach, Suite No. 2 in d minor, BWV 1008 (Menuets I and II, Gigue), Angela D'Alotto. Ernest Bloch, Meditation, Mandy Leung. William Walton, Concerto for Viola and Orchestra (Andante comodo), Angela D'Alotto. Rebecca Clarke, Sonata for Viola and Piano (Impetuoso), Angela D'Alotto. Johannes Brahms, Sonata in E-flat for Viola and Piano, Op. 120, No. 2 (Allegro amabile, Appassionato, ma non troppo Allegro, Andante con moto), Mandy Leung.

Monday, April 29, 6pm. Abram Korsunsky Graduation Piano Recital, Studio of Nina Lelchuk. F.J. Haydn, Piano Sonata in E-Flat Major, Hob. XVI/49 (I. Allegro (non troppo), II. Adagio e cantabile, III. Finale: Tempo di Menuet). J. Brahms, Variations on a Theme by Paganini, Op. 35, Book I. D. Scarlatti, Sonata in B minor, K. 87, L. 33; Sonata in D minor, K. 141, L. 422. M. Ravel, Jeux d'Eau. J.S. Bach/F. Busoni, Chaconne.

 

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