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Concerts Presented March 2010

Thursday, March 4, 2010, 3:00 pm. Rafal Sarnecki, guitar (with Pable Castano, alto sax; Kuba Cichocki, piano; Hyun Woo, bass; Spiro Sinigos, drums). Rafal Sarnecki, Student Protest. Sarnecki, Tower of Babel. Sarnecki, The Song Is Not You (based on the standard The Song Is You). Bronislaw Kaper, arr. Rafal Sarnecki, Green Dolphin Street. Sarnecki, Bucaramanga.

Friday, March 5, 2010, 3:00 pm. Hee Hwa Park, flute (with Aiko Imaizumi, piano). Michel Blavet, Sonata, Op.2, No.2: I. Andante “La Vibray”, II. Allemanda. Allegro, III. Gavotta. Moderato “Les Caquets”, IV. Sarabanda. Largo, V. Allegro. Ransom Wilson, Carmen Fantasy. Varèse, Density 21.5 for Flute solo. Carl Reinecke, Sonata, Op.167 (Undine): I. Allegro, II. Intermezzo, III. Andante tranquill, IV. Finale.

Monday, March 8, 2010, 12:15 pm. H. Roz Woll, Soprano (accompanied by William McNally, piano and Lisa Kozenko, oboe). Ermanno Wolf-Ferrari, Quattro rispetti, Op. 11. Hugo Wolf, Nimmer vill ich dich verlieren, Als ich auf dem Euphrat schiffte, Hochbeglückt in deiner Lieben. Felix Mendelssohn-Bartholdy, Suleika, Op. 57 No. 3, Suleika, Op. 34 no. 4. Fanny Mendelssohn-Hensel, Wanderlied, Op. 1, No. 2. Ferrucio Busoni, Fantasia nach Johann Sebastian Bach. Elsa Olivieri-Sangiacomo Respighi, Quattro Liriche: Dai ”Rubaiyat” di Omar Kayam. Dorothy Rudd Moore, Rubáiyát of Omar Khayyám. Henry Purcell, Sweeter than Roses, Evening Hymn.

Thursday, March 11, 2010, 3:00 pm. C.J. Glass, guitar, trombone, voice (accompanied by Spiro Sinigos, drum set; Russ Flynn, double bass and bass six; Atsushi Ouchi, alto saxophone, clarinet, and voice; Ryan Messina, trumpet and voice). C.J. Glass, Evil. C.J. Glass and Adam Ramsay, Stop 125. Ned Washington and Bronislaw Kaper, On Green Dolphin Street. Adam Ramsay, Commuting. John Lennon and Paul McCartney, arr. Glass, I Will. Glass, Not Nyw. Clarence Williams, The Bucket’s Got A Hole In It. John Coltrane, Blue Train. Glass, Evil (Reprise).

Friday, March 12, 2010, 3:00 pm. Inna Langerman, violin (accompanied by Alina Kiryayeva, piano). Johannes Brahms, Sonatensatz (scherzo). Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Concerto No. 4 in D Major, K. 218: Allegro, Andante Cantabile, Rondeau, Andante grazioso. George Frederic Handel, Sonata in g minor: Andante (con gravità), Allegro (con brio), Adagio, Allegretto. Camille Saint-Saëns, Introduction & Rondo Capriccioso. George Gershwin, Selections from Porgy and Bess: 1. Summertime/A Woman is a Sometime Thing, 2. It Ain’t Necessarily So.

Friday, March 12, 2010. Joseph Martin, piano. Steve Reich, Pendulum Music (Justin Tricarico, Paul Kerekes, and Joseph Martin, microphones). J. S. Bach, Sinfonia in D (James Martin, piano). Scarlatti, Sonata in C (James Martin, piano). Debussy, Cortège (Piano 4-hands: James Martin, secundo, Joseph Martin, primo). Bach, “O Mensch, Bewein Dein Sunde Gross” (O Man, Bewail Thy Grievous Sins) (Joseph Martin). Chopin, Scherzo No. 2. Rachmaninoff, Piano Trio No. 1 in G minor (op. Posth) (Sergei Prokofiev, violin, Jaehee Park, cello, Joseph Martin, piano). Schumann, Kriesleriana, Op. 16, No. 1 (Mike Pais, piano). Moszkowski, Caprice Espanole (Joseph Martin, piano).

Monday, March 15, 2010, 12:15 pm. You Ju Lee, piano. Franz Schubert: Impromptus, Op. 142: No. 3 Theme and Variations, No. 4 Allegro scherzando. Ludwig van Beethoven, Sonata in E minor, Op. 90: Mit Lebhaftigkeit und durchaus mit Empfinddung und Ausdruck, Nicht zu geschwind und sehr singbar vorzutragen. Felix Mendelssohn, Variations Serieuses, Op. 54.

Monday, March 15, 2010, 4:45 pm. Brian Goff, baritone and Bruce Norris, piano. Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Rivolgete a lui lo sguardo, K. 584. Henri Duparc, Soupir, Le manoir de Rosemonde, Phidylé. Robert Schumann, Liederkreis, op. 39: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12..

Wednesday, March 17, 2010, 12:15 pm. Bright Sheng Residency Concert: Bright Sheng and Michael Lipsey, directors. Aaron Copland, Quiet City (Lee Braun-oboe, Laurie Krein-trumpet, Violins I-Blanca Cecilia Gonzalez, Adrianna Mateo, Daniel Pukach; Violin II-Na Young Kim, Matthew Kasper; Viola-Ming Wai Kom, Trevor Wadleigh; Cello-Sam Chernoff, Jungyoon Choi; Bass-Jun Il Lee, Patrick Kelley; Conductor-Ben Arendsen). Edgard Varèse, Density 21.5 (Cindy Friedman, flute solo). Bela Bartók, Contrasts for violin, clarinet and piano: I. Verbunkos (Recruiting Dance), II. Piheno (Relaxation), III. Sebes (Fast Dance) (Hiromi Nishida, clarinet; Vasudevan Panicker, piano; Daniel Pukach, violin). Bright Sheng, Four Movements for Piano Trio: (1990) 1. =54, 2. =72, 3. =112, 4. =66 (Nostalgia) (Joseph Prestamo, piano; Blanca Cecilia Gonzalez, violin; Zsaz Rutkowski, cello). David Lang, Cheating, Lying, Stealing (1993 revised in 1995) (Joe Fee, Austin Shadduck-brake drums/triangle; Derek Kwan-marimba, etc.; Hiromi Nishida-bass clarinet; Sam Chernoff-cello; Matthew Kasper-conductor).

Thursday, March 18, 2010, 3:00 pm. William Harvey, acoustic bass. Richard Rodgers/Lorenz Hart, My Romance. William Harvey, Ini Mini Miney Moe. Harvey, Hope. Bronislau Kaper/Ned Washington, On Green Dolphin Street. Harvey, The Way. Cole Porter, Just One of Those Things. Ray Bryant, Chicken and Dumplin’s.

Thursday, March 18, 2010, 5 pm. The Queens College Wind Ensemble and Chamber Winds, Justin Comito, director. Queens College Chamber Winds Program: Ludwig van Beethoven, Octet, Op. 103: I. Allegro, III. Menuetto, IV. Finale: Presto. Ron Nelson, Morning Alleluias (for the Winter Solstice). Queens College Wind Ensemble Program: Claude T. Smith, Eternal Father, Strong to Save (The Navy Hymn). Ralph Vaughan Williams (arr. O'Brien), Norfolk Rhapsody. Leonard Bernstein (arr. Duthoit), West Side Story (Selections).

Monday, March 23, 2010, 12:15 pm. An afternoon with Elliott Carter: QC Chamber Orchestra, Charles Neidich, director. Interview with Elliott Carter. Carter, Steep Steps. Carter, Gra. Carter, Symphony No. 1: 1. Moderately, Wistfully, 2. Slowly, Gravely, 3.Vivaciously.

Wednesday, March 24, 2010, 12:15 pm: The Queens College Orchestra, Maurice Peress, music director. Leo Kraft, Overture to Spring. Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Flute Concerto in G Major, K. 313: I., II., III (Cindy Friedman, flute, Rafael Luz, conductor). Alexander Arutunian, Trumpet Concerto (Laurie Krein, trumpet, Matthew Kasper, conductor).

Thursday, March 25, 2010, 12:15 pm: Alexei Tartakovski, piano. Ludwig van Beethoven, Sonata No. 32 in c minor, Op. 111: I. Maestoso; allegro con brio ed appassionato, II. Arietta: adagio molto, semplice e cantabile. Franz Liszt, Sonata in B minor. Sergei Rachmaninoff, Sonata No. 2 in B-flat minor, op. 36 (original version): I. Allegro agitato, II. Non allegro, III. Allegro molto.

Thursday, March 25, 2010, 3 pm: Eunjin Lee's jazz recital, with Sebastien Ammann, piano; Ryan Weisheit, alto sax; Guido Gonzalez, trumpet; Silvio Morger, drums. Jule Styne, It's you or no one. Mal Waldron, Soul eyes. Joe Henderson, Isotope. Cole Porter, All through the night. Woody Shaw, Moontrane.

Thursday, March 25, 2010, 4 pm: Majid Khaliq in concert. Khaliq, Bundao Funk. Khaliq, Expectation. Khaliq, O-Hime. Khaliq, Mansa Khan Musa. Van Burke, Polka Dots and Moonbeams. M. Tyner, Inner Glimpse.

Thursday, March 25, 2010, 7:30 pm. Spring Choral Concert with the QC Choir (James John, conductor) and QC Chorus (Sandra Babb, conductor). Men of QC Chorus: G. B. Martini, Adoramus Te Christe. John Dowland, Come Again, Sweet Love. Women of the QC Chorus: Felix Mendelssohn, Veni Domini. Gwyneth Walker, I Will Be Earth. QC Chorus: Carol Hall, Jenny Rebecca. Béla Bartók, From Four Slovak Folk Songs: Wedding Song from Poniky, Song of the Hay Harvesters from Hiadel. Franz Schubert, Lebenslust. Chen Yi, Fengyang Song (Cynthia Weinman, student conductor). Eric Whitacre, A Boy and a Girl. QC Choir: Sergei Rachmaninoff, Bogoroditse Devo. Anton Bruckner, Os Justi (Sean Glenn, student conductor). Benjamin Britten, Hymn to St. Cecilia (Christina Guando and Katrina Montagna, soprano; Melisa Bonetti, mezzo-soprano; Christian Gibbs, tenor; Sean Moonsammy, bass). Combined Choirs (James John, conductor): W. A. Mozart, Introit and Kyrie from Requiem, KV 626. (Nora Mooney, soprano; Sarah Hyo Jung Lee, piano).

Friday, March 26, 2010, 12:15 pm. Evan Combs, percussion. J. S. Bach, Violin Sonata No. 1: III. Siciliano (Soloist: “Al” Chimienti). J. S. Bach, Sonata for Violin and Harpsichord No. 3 in E Major: I. Adagio, II. Allegro, III. Adagio ma non tanto, IV. Allegro (Piano: Joseph Prestamo, Marimba: Evan Combs). Evan Combs, Handwritten Dada (for computer and handwriter. Handwriter: Alyssa Smith, Computer Controller: Evan Combs). Evan Combs, A Short Stop (for vibraphone and electronic tape. Soloist: Evan Combs).

Friday, March 26, 2010, 3:00 pm. Violin Duo Recital: Rachel Jung, violin; Jiyea Kang, violin & viola; Misaki Sekimoto, piano. Dmitri Shostakovich, Three violin duets. Sergei Rachmaninov, Romance, op. 6 no. 1. Fritz Kreisler, Praeludium & Allegro. Antonin Dvorak, Romantic, Op. 75: I. Allegro Moderato, II. Allegro Maestoso, III. Allegro Appassionato. Henryk Wieniawski, Polonaise in D Major. Handel-Halvorsen, Passacaglia.