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Concerts Presented November 2007

November 1, 2007, 12:15 pm. Elena Rojas, Violin & Viola with Wei-Hsien Lien, Piano. Johann Baptist Vanhal, (1739-1813), Sonata in E Flat Major for Viola and Piano: Allegro vivace, Poco adagio, Rondo allegretto. Sergei Rachmaninoff, (1873-1945), III Andante for Viola and Piano, Transcription of Sonata in G minor, Op. 19 for Cello and Piano by Vadim Borisovsky. Camille Saint-Saëns, (1835-1921). Sonata No. 1 in D minor, Op. 75 for Violin and Piano Allegro agitato – Adagio, Alegretto moderato – Allegro molto.

November 2, 2007, 3:30 pm. Noriko Nagao, Clarinet, Mariko Furukawa, Piano. Paul Hindemith (1895-1963). Sonate (1939): I. Mässig bewegt, II. Lebhaft, III. Sehr Langsam, IV. Kleines Rondo, gemächlich. Aaron Copland (1900-1990), Sonata for clarinet and piano: I. Andante semplice, II. Lento, III. Allegretto giusto. Robert Schumann (1810-1856), Drei Romanzen für Klavier und Oboe, Op. 94 (1849): I. Nicht schnell, II. Einfach, innig, III. Nicht schnell. Akira Miyoshi (1933- ), Perspective en Spirale pour clarinette en Si búmol (1989). Guiseppe Verdi/Donato Lovreglio (1841-1907). Fantasy on the opera “La TRAVIATA” for Clarinet and Piano.

November 5, 2007, 5:00 pm. Yoo Na park, Soprano. Pei wen Chen, Piano. W.A. Mozart (1756-1791), Exsultate,Jubilate, K. 165. Franz Schubert (1979-1828), Lachen und weinen, Frühlingsglaube, Die Firelle, Lied Der Mignon (Mignon’s song). Gabriel Fauré (1845-1924), Poëme d’un Jour: Rencontre (Encounter), Toujours (Always), Adieu (Good-bye). Jules Massenet (1842-1912), Adieu, notre petit table from Manon.

November 7, 2007, 2:00 pm. Kyoung-Ki Min, conductor with members of the Queens College Orchestra. Haydn. Wagner.

November 8, 2007, 12:15 pm. Basia Gajdek Revi, Mezzo-soprano. Shane Schag-piano, Gretchen Farrar-soprano, Martina Chylikova-mezzo-soprano, Jeff Morrissey-baritone. Frederic Chopin (1810-1849), Zyczenie (Maiden’s Wish), Sliczny chlopiec (Handsome Lad), Pionska Litewska (Lithuanian Song), Moja Pieszczotka (My Sweetheart). Mieczyslaw Karlowicz (1876-1909), Pod Jaworem (Under the Sycamore tree), Pamietam ciche jasne, zlote dnie (I recall the light, quiet, golden days). Antonin Dvorak (1841-1904), Gypsy Songs: Má pise? zas mi láskoui zni (My song of love rings through the dusk). J. Offenbach, Barcarolle from The Tales of Hoffman. W. A. Mozart, Ah, guarda sorella from Cosi fan tutte. W.A. Mozart, La ci darem la mano from Don Giovanni. L. Delibes, Viens, Malika from Lakme. G. Rossini, Dunque io son from Il Barbiere di Seviglia. Encore.

November 9, 2007, 3:00 pm. Shinae Kim, Clarinet, Sarah H. Lee, Piano. André Messaser (1853-2929), Solo de Concours. Paul Hindemith (1895-1963),Sonata for Clarinet: I. Mässig bewegt, II. Lebhaft, III. Sehrlangsam, IV. Kleines Rondo, gemächlich. Igor Stravinsky (1882-1971), Three Pieces for Clarinet Solo. Felix Mendelssohn (1809-1847), Concertpiece No. 2 in D Minor Op. 114 for Two Clarinets and Piano (With Misun Song, Clarinet): I. Presto, II. Andante, III. Allegretto grazioso. Witold Lutoslawsky (1913-1994), Dance Prelude: I. Allegro moloto, II. Andantino, III. Allegro giocoso, IV. Andante, V. Allegro molto.

November 9, 2007, 7:30 pm. A Gala CPSM Piano Faculty Concert, Dr. Lawrence Eisman, Director and Ms. Lisa Maron, Associate Director. Nicolas Medtner (1879-1951), Sonata Opus 38, No. 1 (Sonata Reniniscenza). Joseph Liccardo. Anton Dvorák (1841-1904), From “Legends”, Opus 59, Allegro guisto, Allegro con moto. Jeong-Hwa Park and Donald Pirone. Dvorák, Slavonic Dance No. VII, Opus 46, Allegro assai. Jeong-Hwa park and Donald Pirone. Edvard Grieg (1843-1907), from Six Lyric Pieces, Opus 43, Butterfly, Erotic Poem, To Spring. Donald Pirone. Grieg, Wedding Day at Troldhaugen, Opus 65 (The Well-wishers are Coming). Donald Pirone. Milhaud, Scaramouche – Vif, Modere, Brazileira. Ejona Gjermeni and Marta Abraham-Nagyi. Howard Swanson, The Cuckoo and Nathaniel Dett, Juba Dance (from “In the Bottoms”). Anthony Newton. Sergei Rachmaninoff (1873-1943), Suite No. 2, Opus 17, for Two Pianos, Introduction and Waltz. Joseph and Christopher Liccardo. Rachmaninoff, arr. By Wolfgang Rebner, Prelude in G minor, Opus 23. Piano I: Joseph and Christopher Liccardo. Piano II: Anthony Newton and Donald Pirone.

November 12, 2007, 6:15 pm. Marianna Healy, French horn, assisted by Shin-A Paik, Piano. Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (1756-1791), Horn Concerto No. 2 in E-Flat Major, K. 417, Allegro maestoso, Andante, Rondo. Vincent Persichetti (1915-1987), Parable for Solo Horn. Franz Strauss (1822-1905), Nocturno, Opus 7. Reinhold Gliere (1875-1956), Horn Concerto in B-Flat Major, Opus 91, Allegro, Andante, Moderato-Allegro Vivace.

November 13, 2007, 2:00 pm. Jason Metcalf, Alto Saxophone. Rebecca Buxton-Baritone Saxophone, Ottis Ganceda-Tenor Saxophone, Yoichi Uzeki-Piano, Ben Walkins-Trumpet, John Yao-Trombone, PJ Roberts-Bass, Mitch Perrins-Drums. Benny Golson, arr. J. Metcalf, Stablemates. Joey Calderazzo, arr. J. Metcalf, Midnight Voyage. Cole Porter, arr. J. Metcalf, Just One of Those Things. Hoagy Carmichael, arr. J. Metcalf, Stardust. Horace Silver, The Hippest Cat in Hollywood.

November 14, 2007, 12:15 pm. The Queens College Orchestra, Maurice Peress, Conductor. All Time Favorites: Gioacchino Rossini (1792-1868), Overture to the Opera William Tell (1952). Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky (1840-1893), Andante Sostenuto- Moderato con anima, Andantino in modo di canzon, Scherzo: Pizzicato ostinato, Allegro con fuoco.

November 15, 2007, 12:15 pm. Piano Majors Recital. Bach, Prelude and Fugue in F# Major, WTC I ; David Taubman. Denise Broadhurst, Steppin’ Off the Front Porch: “For Clarice” and “For Nina”; Kristin Barone. Schumann, Novellette in F# Minor, Op. 21; Victoria Hernandez. Herbert Feldman, Sad Song; Peter Finarovsky. Bach, Two Sinfonias: C Major & E Major; Brett Patterson. Chopin, Fantasie in F Minor, Op. 49; Jasna Popovic. Debussy, Reflets dans l’eau; Paul Kerekes. Bartók, Six Dances in Bulgarian Rhythm; Shu Ju Tang. Ken Davies, Sapphire Kaleidoscope; Joseph Prestamo. Chopin, Etudes Opus 10: No. 3 & No. 12; Mikhail Kofman. Arthur Gottschalk, “Brubeck” from Fakebook #2; Kahori Takahashi. Paul Siskind, Filial Frolic (Fantasia for 40 Fingers); Peter Finarovsky & Kristin Barone, Piano I and Joseph Prestamo & Shu Ju Tang, Piano II.

November 15, 2007, 8:00 pm. New Music Festival, Concert 1. John G. Bilotta, I Fiori di Seta. Paul Hefner, Three Duets for Clarinets. Murray F. Cohen, Sonata No. 1 for Cello and Piano. Ken Metz, Experiments. Eleanor Cory, Conversation.

November 15, 2007, 8:00 pm. New Music Festival, Concert 2. The Queens College Brass Ensemble, David Jolley, Director. Brandon Hendrix, Brass Quintet: 1. Allegro con brio, 2. Largo, 3. Allegro. The Queens College Wind Ensemble and Chamber Winds, Justin Comito, Director. Bryan Burkett, Nanomusic. Richard Brooks, Trilogy. Derek Healey, English Suite. Kenneth Benoit, Mosaics. Mark Dal Porto, Galactica.

November 16, 2007, 2:00 pm. New Music Festival, Concert 3. Joseph Dangerfield, Piano Quintet. James Crowley, Galleria. Kevin Waters, S.J., The Cataldo Trio. Glenn Crytzer, Explorations, 2. Perception. Herbert Rothgarber, String Quartet No. 2.

November 16, 2007, 3:30 pm. New Music Festival, Concert 4. Dave Volpe, Mad Dance. Arthur Gottschalk, Fakebook II: "Brubeck." Dana Dimitri Richardson, Preludes and Dances. Denise Broadhurst, Stepping off the Front Porch: 2. For Clarice, 3. For Nina. Martin Halpern, Nine Songs of Experience. Herbert B. Feldman, Sad Song. Paul Siskind, Filial Frolic.

November 16, 2007, 8:00 pm. New Music Festival, Concert 5. The Queens College Percussion Ensemble, Michael Lipsey and Matthew Ward, Directors. Christopher Sutherland, Percussion Study. Philip Schuessler, Trio. Ulf Grahn, Silence Behind the Veil. Daniel Adams, Concerto for Marimba and Percussion Ensemble. The Queens College Chorus, Cindy Bell, Director. Greg Bartholomew, Song of the Mountains. The Nassau County Community College Choir, Daniel Hughes, Director. Adele Berk, Psalm 150. Richard Brooks, My Soul's Satisfaction. The Queens College Choir, James John, Director. Jenni Brandon, Shiloh, a Requiem, from Misgivings. Margaret C. Stoop, Gnosis.

November 17, 2007, 1:00 pm. New Music Festival, Concert 6. Paul Riker, The Cubicle. Hila Tamir-Ostrover, Petrol. Michael Pounds, Meiso (Meditation). Michael Boyd, Bit of Nostalgia. Michael Poast, Color Music Sculpture I. Samuel Pellman, m45. Joel Gressel, ShortStops. Ronald Parks, Afterimage 7.

November 17, 2007, 3:00 pm. New Music Festival, Concert 7. Drew Dolan, Make Me Into Glass. Alexander Nohai-Seaman, Passages of Time. Paul Richards, Ambitions. Frank Retzel, Blue-Line Strophes.

November 17, 2007, 4:30 pm. New Music Festival, Concert 8. David Smooke, Hazmats Sextet. Ken Davies, Sapphire Kaleidoscope. Ken Henkel, Images. Bruce Bennett, Schematic Nocturne. Asaf Peres, I Want One Just Like That.

November 17, 2007, 8:00 pm. New Music Festival, Concert 9. David Schober, Empty Shells. Edward Smaldone, Letters from Home. Ronald Roseman, Trio for Oboe, Trombone and Piano: I. Intrada: Adagio-allegro, II. Canzona - "Our Common Roots," III. Quasi Passacaglia - Coda. Leo Kraft, Invention and Airs for Clarinet, Violin and Piano: First Invention, Air for Clarinet, Second Invention, Air for Violin, Third Invention. Jay Anthony Gach, From the Land of TV. HaeKyung Lee, Undulation. Hubert Howe, Symphony No. 3: First Movement.

November 19, 2007, 12:15 pm. Pei Shih Chang, Cello with guest artist Yi-Chia Chen, Cello and Di-Yi Tang, Piano. Luigi Boccherini (1743-1805), Sonata for Two Cellos in C Major: I. Allegro moderato, II. Largo, III. Allegro. Nadia Boulanger (1887-1979), Trois Pieces for Cello and Piano: I. Modere in E Flat Minor, II. Sans vitesse et al’aise in A Minor, III. Vite et nerveusement rythem in C Sharp Minor. Paul Hindemith (1895-1963), Phantasiestück Op. 8 No. 2. Johannes Brahms, (1833-1897), Cello Sonata No. 1 in E Minor, Op. 38: I. Allegro non troppo in E Minor, II. Allegretto quasi Menuetto in A Minor, III. Allegro in E. Minor.

November 19, 2007, 8:00 pm. The Queens College Wind Ensemble and The Queens College Chamber Winds, Dr. Justin Comito, Director. Antonín Dvořák, Serenade for Winds in D Minor, Op. 44: I-Moderato, quasi Marcia, II-Minuetto, III-Andante con moto, IV-Finale. Alfred Reed, Russian Christmas Music. Mark Dal Porto, Galactica for Symphonic Wind Ensemble. Vaclav Nelhybel, Trittico: I-Allegro Maestoso, II-Adagio, III-Allegro Marcato.

November 20, 2007, 12:15 pm. David Presler, Baritone, and Andrew Saderman, Piano. 4 Songs by Johannes Brahms: Dein Blaues Auge Opus 59 no. 8, Mädchenlied Opus 107 no. 5, Wie Melodien zieht es mir Opus 105 no. 1, Auf Dem Kirchhofe Opus 105 no. 4. 2 Songs from Die Shöne Müllerin, Poems by Wilhelm Müller: Das Wandern no. 1, Der Neugierige no. 6. 2 Songs from Shubert’s Schwanegezang, Poems by Ludwig Rellstab: Liebesbotschaft no. 1, Standchen no.4. 3 Songs from Die Winterreise, Poems by Wilhelm Müller: Irrlicht no. 9, Die Post, no. 15, Die Nebensonnen no. 23, Leierman no. 24. Guest Artists, Shira Flam, Soprano; Inessa Malayeva, Piano. 2 Yiddish Songs: “Shirele”, “Abi Gezint” by Abraham Ellstein and “Tonight” from West Side Story by Leonard Bernstein and Stephen Sondheim – Shira Flam. 2 Selections from My Fair Lady by Alan Jay Lerner and Frederick Loewe: Wouldn’t It Be Loverly and I Could Have Danced All Night – Shira Flam. Operatic Selections: W. A. Mozart, Papageno’s Aria from Die Zauberflöte – David Presler. Johann Strauss, “My Dear Marquis” from Die Fledermaus – Shira Flam. W. A. Mozart, Le Nozze Di Figaro, Scenes 1 & 2 – David Presler & Shira Flam. 2 Love Duets: “Falling in Love is Wonderful” – David Presler & Shira Flam. Sheldon Harnick and Jerry Bock, “Do You Love Me?” from Fiddler on the Roof - David Presler & Shira Flam. Sea Chanty: “The Jolly Roger” by R. Ritchie Robertson– David Presler. “If I Only Had a Brain” from The Wizard of Oz.

November 20, 2007, 7:30 pm. New Works for String Quartet featuring the Second Instrumental Unit String Quartet. Eleanor Aversa, Movement for String Quartet. Maria Mykolenko, "Sounds" for String Quartet. Susumu Watanabe, Concert Piece for String Quartet. Hirotaka Kato, Adagio. Andre Brégegère, Movement for String Quartet. Paul Kerekes, In Retrospect.

November 26, 2007, 6:15 pm. Jasna Popovic, piano. Scarlatti, Sonata in E Major, Sonata in C Major. L. van Beethoven, Piano Sonata, Op 81 "Les’adieux," Das Lebewohl (Farewell), Abwesentheit (Absence), Wiedersehen (Return). F. Chopin, Phantasie Op. 49 F Minor. S. Rachmaninoff, Corelli Variations Op. 42 in D Minor.

November 27, 2007, 7:30 pm. The Queens College Graduate and Directors Symphonic Winds, Dr. Richard C. Sang, Conductor. John Philip Sousa (ed. Fennell), The Gallant Seventh March. Clifton Williams, Fanfare and Allegro: I-Fanfare, II-Allegro. Steve Reisteter, Coastal Overture. Wataru Hokoyama, Beyond. Robert Russell Bennett, Suite of Old American Dances: I-Cake Walk, II-Schottische, III-Western One-Step, V-Rag. Richard Rodgers (trans. R. R. Bennett), Victory at Sea: Symphonic Scenario for Concert Band. Alfred Reed, Armenian Dances Part I.

November 28, 2007, 12:15 pm. The Queens College Vocal Ensemble Winter Concert, James John, Conductor. Swiss Music of the 20th and 21st Centuries: Rudolf Jaggi (b. 1940), Das Mondschaf, Die Mitternachtsmaus, Mondendinge. Frank Martin (1890-1974), From Songs of Ariel: Come unto these yellow sands, Full Fathom Five, Before you can say “come and go”, Where the bee sucks, there suck I. Sacred and Secular Music from the 19th Century: Joseph Rheinberger (1839-1901), Two Sacred Works: Abendlied, “Kyrie” from Cantus Missae in Eb, Op. 109. Hamish MacCunn (1868-1916), Three Partsongs: There is a garden, Oh where art thou dreaming?, and Soldier, rest! Thy warfare o’er. American Music of the 21st Century: Margaret Collins Stoop (b. 1966), Gnosis, Brandon Silco, marimba, and Evan Combs, vibraphone.

November 29, 2007, 12:15 pm. Voice Majors Recital. J. S. Bach (1685-1750), “Mein gläubiges Herze” from Cantata BWV68, Katrina Montagna, Soprano. Johann Paul Martini (1741-1816), Plaisir d’amour, Daniel Arberg, Bass. Johann Strauss (1825-1899), “My dear Marquis” from Die Fledermaus, Natalia Salemmo, Soprano. Johannes Brahms (1833-1897), Von ewiger Liebe, Shannon Rolbiecki, Mezzo-Soprano. G. F. Handel (1685-1759), “Lascia ch’io pianga” from Rinaldo, Rebekah Budhái, Soprano. Francis Poulenc (1899-1963), “Les chemins de l’amour”, Yukiko Ishiwata, Soprano. Alessandro Stradella (1644-1682), Pieta, signore!, Maria Zieher, Soprano. Johannes Brahms, Sonntag, Jaymes Welsh, Baritone. Robert Schumann (1810-1856), Wehmut, Jaymes Welsh, Baritone. Giuseppe Verdi (1813-1901), “Questa o quella” from Rigoletto, Adam Unger, Tenor. Giacomo Puccini (1858-1924), “Signore, ascolta” from Turandot, Lauren Klimek, Soprano. G. F. Handel, “Myself I shall adore” from Semele, Lesley Zlabinger, Soprano. Vincenzo Bellini (1801-1835), “Ah, non credea mirarti” from La Sonnambula, Carla Maniscalco, Soprano. G. F. Handel, Si tra i ceppi, Jason Carrington, Baritone. Jules Massenet (1842-1912), “Recitative and Gavotte” from Manon, Jessica Bender, Soprano. Ruggero Leoncavallo (1857-1919), “Stridono lassù” from I Pagliacci, Huey Shan Pang, Soprano. Douglas Moore (1893-1969), “Willow Song” from The Ballad of Baby Doe, Danielle Davis, Soprano. W. A. Mozart (1756-1791), “Batti, batti” from Don Giovanni, Melisa Bonetti, Soprano. Franz Schubert (1797-1828), Frühlingsglaube, Sachie Uehima, Soprano and Joseph Liccardo, Piano. Gaetano Donizetti (1797-1848), “Bella siccome un angelo” from Don Pasquale, Brian Goff, Baritone.

November 29, 2007, 2:00 pm. Eric Kurimski, Guitar. Eric Kurimski (zamacueca), Hope For Spring. Eric Kurimski (festejo), New York Titan. John Coltrane (landó), Giant Steps. Pedro Miguel Arrese (valse criollo), Desesperación. Dorival Caymmi (samba), Rosa Morena. Traditional (landó/festejo), Zamba Malató.

November 29, 2007, 3:00 pm. Asuka Yamamoto, clarinet, Aleksandra Kocheva, piano, and guest, Magdalena Garbalinska, violin. Jean Françaix (1912-1997), Tema con Variazioni pour clarinette en la et piano (1974). Max Reger (1873-1916), Sonata for clarinet and piano, op. 49 No. 1 in A flat major (1900): I. Allegro affanato, II. Vivace-Sostenuto-Vivace, III. Largetto, IV. Prestissimo assai. Elliott Carter (1908- ), GRA for Bb clarinet alone (1993). Béla Bartók (1881-1945), Contrasts for clarinet, violin and piano (1938): I. Verbunkos (Recruiting Dance), II. Piheno (Relaxation), III. Sebes (Fast Dance), Magdalena Garbalinska, violin.