Highlights from Previous Years

December 11, 2003 7:30 pm: Yevgeny Yevtushenko "Babi Yar" Concert. Yevgeny Yevtuskenko reads his poem "Babi Yar"; Dmitri Shostakovich, Symphony No. 13, "Babi Yar": Babi Yar (Adagio), Humor (Alegretto), In the Store (Adagio) - Fears (Largo) - Career (Allegretto).

February 10, 2005 12:15 pm: The Long Island Composers Alliance Concert of Works for String Orchestra. Herbert Rothgarber, Invocation of the Fire God, Jay Anthony Gach, Autumn's Love Song, Allen Brings, Concertino in D 1. With great energy, 2. Freely and expressively, 3. Vigorously, Raoul Pleskow, from Four Short Pieces, 1. quarter=128, 2. quarter=60, 3. quarter=120, Albert Tepper, from Prelude and Rondo, Joel Mandelbaum, The Past is Now (to late poems of May Sarton), 1. The Tides, 2. December Moon, 3. Rinsing the Eye, Julie Mandel, Seasonings, 1. Winter Morning, 2. Spring is Here!.

March 2, 2005 12:15 pm: The Queens College Orchestra, Maurice Peress, conductor, Amanda Izzo, flute. Kryzstof Penderecki, Threnody to the Victims of Hiroshima, John Corigliano, Pied Piper Fantasy for Flute and Orchestra.

March 21, 2005 12:15 pm: The Long Island Composers Alliance. Bruce Saylor, Sogetti Cavati, 1. Moto perpetuo, 2. Aria, 3. Scherzo, Martin Halpern, Endings: Three Poems for Baritone and Piano, 1. Walt Whitman, "Youth, Day, Old Age and Night", 2. Archibald MacLeish, "The End of the World", 3. Henry Vaughan, "They Are All Gone Into the World of Light", Edward Smaldone, Rituals: Sacred and Profane, Joel Mandelbaum, Four Songs: 1. W.B. Yeats, "The Crazed Moon", 2. Abel Meeropol, "Renunciation", 3. Ogden Nash, "The Private Dining Room", 4. E.A. Robinson, "The Dark Hills".

March 21, 2005 7:30 pm: The Graduate Composers' Concert. John Wykoff, Flute and Piano, Movement 1, Michael Duffy, Untitled (Trio), Stephen Knopp, Threnody for Derry, Matthew Somoroff, [...], Mikael Karlsson, Land, Glauco Sagebin, Trio for Flute, Clarinet and Cello, Part I, George DiCataldo, Caverns for Flute, Percussion and Tape, Jason Sagebiel, Taro's Notes - A Quasi Canarios, Ae Ri Choi, Suite for Clarinet, Violin and Piano.

March 23, 2005 12:15 pm: The Queens College Orchestra, Dong Hyun-Kim, conductor, Marcelle Duarte, soprano. Igor Stravinsky, Fireworks, Samuel Barber, Knoxville, Summer of 1915, Modest Moussorgsky-Ravel, Pictures at an Exhibition: Promenade, 1. Gnomus, Promenade, 2. Il vecchio castello, Promenade, 3. Tuilerie Gardens, 4. Bydlo, Promenade, 5. Ballet des petits poussins dans leu coque, 6. Samuel Goldenberg und Schmuyle, 7. Limoges - le marche, 8. Catacombae: Sepulchrum Romanum, Con mortuis in lingua mortua, 9. The Hut on Chicken's Legs, 10. Le Grande Porte de Kiev.

April 7, 2005 7:30 pm: An Evening of Choral Music with the Queens College Choir, Chorus, and Vocal Ensemble, Hans Michael Beurele and Cindy Bell, conductors. Johann Michael Haydn, Veni, Creator Spiritus, Franz Biebl, Ave Maria, John Clements, Flower of Beauty, David Conte, The Waking, Johann Sebastian Bach, Nach dir, Herr, verlanget mich from Cantata No. 150, Robert Pearsall, Who Shall Have My Lady Fair, Arthur Sullivan, The Long Day Closes, Johannes Brahms, Zieguernelieder (Gypsy Songs), Op. 103, Wie lieblich sind deine Wohnungen (How Lovely is Thy Dwelling Place) from Ein deutsches Requiem.

May 10, 2005 7:30 pm: The Graduate Composers' Concert. Dongjin Sah, Passacaglia for Flute and Strings, Amy Jisun Ahn, Un Momento Feroce, George DiCataldo, An Episode for String Quartet: "A Slow Motion Fall from the Roof of an Exploding Cathedral", James Jannucci, Movement for String Quartet, Jason Sagebiel, String Quartet No. 1, First Movement, Michael Duffy, Four for Six, Lisa Hogan, Contrition, John Wykoff, Sonatina for Flute and Piano (Movements 1, 2 and 3).

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