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Concerts Presented November 2005

November 2 12:15 pm: Jan-Piet Knijff, Organist-in-Residence Recital on the Walker-Maynard Memorial OPrgan with Elaine Vivar Blackford, baroque flute and Yu-Hsuan Chiang, French horn. Jan Pieterszoon Sweelinck (1562-1621), Onder een linde groen, Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750), Sonata No. 1 in E-flat major, Johann Ludwig Krebs (1713-1780), Prelude in C major, Fantasia in C major, Prelude in F major, Es ist gewisslich an der Zeit, Johannes Brahms (1833-1897), O Gott, du frommer Gott, Op. 122 No. 7, Nicolaus Bruhns (1665-1697), Prelude in G major.

November 3 12:15 pm: Piano Majors Recital. Schumann, Arabesque, Andrew Page, piano. Chopin, Sonata in B-flat minor, Op. 35, Sarah Lee, piano. Beethoven, Sonata in D minor, Op. 31, No. 2, Mikhail Kofman, piano. Chopin, Etude in C# minor, Op. 25, No. 7, Mazurka in F# minor, Op. 6, No. 1, Sina Kiai, piano. Chopin, Ballade in A-flat major, Op. 47, David Taubman, piano.

November 3 3 pm: Richard Cruz, Jazz Piano. Hawes-Land, Numbers Game, George Shearing, Conception, Clifford Brown, Brownie Speaks, Vince Guaraldi, Great Pumpkin Waltz, Thelonius Monk, Bye-Ya.

November 7 12:15: Match Percussion. Elliott Carter, Canaries, Steve Reich, Music for Percussion, Voice and Electric Organ, Elliott Carter, March, (unannounced), Julia Wolff, Dark Full Ride (Part I), Mike Duffy, Trio, encore 1, encore 2.

November 10 12:15 pm: New Works by Michael Duffy. 5 Reflections, Trio (guitars), and Then There Was 2.

November 11 3 pm: Student Recital. Traditional, Amazing Grace, Rachmaninov, Prelude No. 1 in C-sharp minor, Paganini, Cantabile in D major, J. B. Arban, Variations on a Theme from Norma, Debussy, The Girl with the Flaxen Hair, Ravel, Pièece en forme de Habanera, Stravinsky, Fanfare for a New Theater, Beethoven, Sonata in D minor ("Tempest"), first movement, arr. Daniel Duggan, Mario Brother's Theme.

November 11 6 pm: Queens Philharmonia, David Zych, conductor. Vivaldi, Concerto for Two Trumpets, Strings and Continuo, Op. 46, No. 1, Bach, Brandenburg Concerto No. 5 in D major: 1. Allegro, 2. Adagio, 3. Allegro, Schubert, Symphony No. 5 in B-flat major, 1. Allegro, 2. Andante con moto, 3. Menuetto, 4. Allegro vivace.

November 15 7:30 pm: Students of Jan-Piet Knijff. Beethoven, Ode to Joy (Jake Glinski, piano), Dietrich Buxtehude, Preludium in C major (Mark Doerries, organ), Bach, Meine Seele erhebt den Herren, Vivaldi, Concerto in A minor, first movement (Bogna McGarrigle, organ), Bach, from Sonata in B minor Siciliano - Presto (Emma Hospelhorn, flute, Mikhail Kofman, harpsichord), Anonymous (Bach?), Prelude and Fugue in B-flat major (Mi Hee Jung, organ), Bach, Toccata in D minor, BWV 565 (Mi Hee Jung and Marisa Uranovsky, organ), Johann Georg Albrechtsberger, Prelude and Fugue in C major (Yu-Hsuan Chiang and Mi Hee Jung, organ), François Couperin, Sonade "La Piémontoise" ((Elaine Vivar Blackford, Baroque flute, Cheryl Hwei Fung, Baroque violin, Vicky Wang, Baroque cello, David Gracia Bentrán, harpsichord), William Mathias, Canzonetta, Edward Elgar, Voluntary in D major (Yu-Hsuan Chiang, organ), Richard Strauss, Allerseelen, Cäcilie (Linda von Knoblauch, mezzo-soprano, Jan-Piet Knijff, piano), Felix Mendelssohn, Allegro con brio from Sonata No. 4 (Marisa Uranovsky, organ).

November 16 12:15: Queens College Orchestra, Maurice Peress, Music Director, Jennifer Toohey, Soprano. Gustav Mahler, Symphony No. 4 in G major: 1. Bedächtig, nicht eilen, 2. In gemächlicher Bewegung, ohne Hast, 3. Ruhevoll, 4. Sehr Behaglich.

November 17 12:15 pm: Brass Studio Recital Workshop. Richard Strauss, Concerto No. 2, first movement (Seung-Bum Lim, Horn), Arthur Honegger, Intrada (Gary Padmore, Trumpet), W. A. Mozart, Concerto No. 4, first movement (Young-Ju Ko, Horn), Kent Kennan, Sonata, first movement (John Curcio, Trumpet), Richard Strauss, Concerto No. 1, first movement (Steve Lewis, Horn), Leonard Bernstein, "Elegy for Mippy II" (Vanessa Azzarelli, Trombone), L. van Beethoven, Sonata, first movement (Rachel Wood-Rome, Horn), Gordon Jacob, Concerto, first movement (Daniel Duggan, Trombone).

November 17 3 pm: Eric DiVito, Guitar. There is no program for this concert. Six tunes were played: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6.

November 17 4 pm: Jon Pereira, Tenor Sax, with Nick Consol, piano, Seth Myers, bass, and Jimmy Alexander, drums. Sonny Rollins, Kids Know, Thelonius Monk, Round Midnight, Benny Golson, Blues March, Antonio Carlos Jobim, Ligia, Sonny Stitt, All God's Chillun Got Rhythm, Original, Fly Trap, Hank Mobley, Remember.

November 17 7:30 pm: Voice Majors Recital, James John and Sheery Overholt, coordinators. J.S. Bach, Ich will dir mein Herz schenken (Lesley Zlabinger, soprano), Camille Saint-Saëns, "Amour! viens aider ma faiblesse" (Basia Gadjek, mezzo-soprano), Robert Schumann, "Im wunderschönen Monat Mai", "Aus meinen Tränen spriessen", and "Die Rose, die Lilie, die Taube, die Sonne" (Leo Lai, bass-baritone), Robert Schumann, In der Fremde and Widmung (Lauren Anne Klimek, soprano), Alfredo Catalani, Ebben ne andró lontana, from La Wally (Eowyn Driscoll, soprano), Yoshinao Nakada, Cherry Alley (Sakura Yokocho) (Sachie Ueshima, soprano), Robert Schumann, Du bist wie eine Blume, W.A. Mozart, Ha gia vinta la causa from Le Nozze di Figaro (Romel Brumley-Kerr, bass-baritone), Norman Dello Joio, How Do I Love Thee (Danielle Davis, soprano), Thomas Campion, What If a Day, William Gilbert, Poor Wandering One (Lorrie Doriza, soprano), John Dowland, I Must Complain, Hugo Wolf, Anakreons Grab (Vern Woodhear, baritone), Heitor Villa-Lobos, Bachianas Brasileiras No. 5 (Danielle Vita, soprano), Giuseppe Verdi, "De' miei bollenti spiriti" from La Traviata (Gilad Paz, tenor), Vincenzo Bellini, "O quante volte" from I Capuleti ed I Montecchi (Siri Howard, soprano).

November 18 3 pm: Michael Rohdin, violin. Eugène Ysaÿe, Sonata No. 2 in A minor for violin solo, Op. 27 no. 2. Ludwig van Beethoven, Sonata No. 7 in C minor for violin and piano, Op. 30 no. 2: Allegro con brio, Adagio cantabile, Scherzo: allegro, Finale: allegro. Dmitri Shostakovich, String Quartet No. 1 in C major, Op. 49: Moderato, Moderato, Allegro molto, Allegro.

November 18 8 pm: Queens Philharmonia, Dong-Hyun Kim, conductor. Mendelssohn, Violin Concerto, Gabriela Rengel, violin. Mozart, Symphony No. 40: I., II., III., IV.

November 21 12:15 pm: Orchid Three: flute, viola, harp. Georg Philipp Telemann, Trio Sonata in G minor no. 89: Cantabile, Vivace, Dolce - Allegro, Claude Debussy, Sonata for flute, viola and harp, Jacques Ibert, Deux Interludes for flute, violin and harp.

November 21 4:45 pm: Gina Marie Costanza, soprano. W. A. Mozart, Voi, che sapete, Antonio Lotti, Pur dicesti, o bocca bella, Jeune Fillete, arr. J. B. Weckerlin, Non, je ne crois pas, Robert Schumann, In der Fremde, Op. 39, no. 1, Franz Schubert, Frühlingslaube, Op. 20 no. 2, Ludwig van Beethoven, Ich liebe dich, George Gershwin, I Got Rhythm, Harold Mercer, I Had Myself a True Love, Lionel Bart, As Long as he Needs Me, Marvin Hamlisch, Nothing, Claude-Michel Schonberg, I Dreamed a Dream, Jule Styne, Everything's Coming Up Roses.

November 23 3 pm: Elias D. Santos-Celpa, Graduate Recital. 2nd Step, Fragos, Baker & Gasparre, I Hear a Rhapsody, T. Monk, Blue Monk, El coqui, Olga's Eyes, Alyss' Idea, One Step in a Giant Shoe.

November 28 3 pm: John Coco, Guitar. John Coco, Djangism, Fields, McHugh, On the Sunny Side of the Street, Sam Jones, Unit Seven, Gershwin, Heyward, Summertime, Benny Goldson, Killer Joe, Waller, Carter, Honeysuckle Rose.

November 28 4:45 pm: Minghan Sun, violin. Schubert, Sonatine in G minor, Op. 137 No.3, 1. Allegro giusto, J. S. Bach, Sonata No. 1 in Gminor, S. 1001, 1. Adagio, 2. Fuga, Schumann, Sonata No. 1 in a minor, Op. 105, 1. Mit leidenschaftlichem Ausdruck, Paganini, 24 Caprices Op. 1, No. 20, Saint-Saens, Introduction and Rondo Capriccioso, Op. 28.

November 28 6 pm: Suzanna Vartanova, piano. Domenico Scarlatti, Sonata in D minor, K I L 366, Ludwig van Beethoven, Sonata in C major, Op. 2, No. 3, 1. Allegro con brio, 2. Adagio, 3. Scherzo and Trio, 4. Allegro assai, Edvard Grieg, Sonata in E minor, Op. 7, 1. Allegro moderato, Andante molto, 3. Alla Menuetto ma poco piu lento, 4. Finale - Molto allegro, Franz Liszt, Liebestraum, Frederic Chopin, Fantasie-Impromptu, Op. 66, Sergei Rachmaninoff, Elegie, Op. 3, No. 1, encore.

November 29 7:30 pm: Graduate and Directors Symphonic Winds. E. E. Bagley, National Emblem March, Mikhail Glinka (trans. Henning), Overture to Ruslan and Ludmilla, Malcolm Arnold (arr. Paynter), Four Scottish Dances: 1. Pesante, 2. Vivace, 3. Allegretto, 4. Con Brio, William Schuman, Chester, John Philip Sousa, Foshay Tower Washington Memorial March, William Schuman, George Washington Bridge, Percy Aldridge Grainger, Lincolnshire Posy: 1. Dublin Bay (Sailor Song), 2. Harkstow Grange, 4. The Brisk Young Sailor, 6. The Lost Lady Found, Ron Nelson, Rocky Point Holiday.

November 30 12:15 pm: The Queens College Vocal Ensemble, James John, conductor: Music by American Composers. William Billings (1746-1800), Now Shall my Inward Joys Arise, The Rose of Sharon, Carlisle Floyd (b. 1926), "The Trees on the Mountains" from Susahhan, Charles Griffes (1884-1920), The Lament of the Proud, Gian Carlo Menotti (b. 1911), "The Black Swan" from The Medium, Samuel Barber (1910-1981), Reincarnations: Mary Hynes, Anthony O'Daly, The Coolin, "Must the Winter Come so Soon" from Vanessa, Elliott Carter (b. 1908), Heart not so Heavy as Mine, Bruce Saylor (b. 1946), Musicians Wrestle Everywhere.

November 30 7:30 pm: Graduate Student Composers' Concert, performed by the International Contemporary Ensemble. John Wykoff, From Here to There, Amy Jisun Ahn, La Notte Oscura, Barry Seroff, Largo, Lisa Hogan, Lament for K, Ed RosenBerg, Just Before Exploding Womb, Spencer Koenig, Intimate Cold, Jason Sagebiel, And She Carries her Cross Without Complaint, Takuma Tanikawa, Hats.