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Concerts Presented November 2012

Tuesday, November 6, 4:30 pm. Piano Majors Recital. Scarlatti, Sonata in E Major and d minor, performed by David Adburachmanov. Beethoven, Sonata in F major. Op. 10, No. 2 (II. Allegretto, III. Presto), performed by Jenny Chan. Chopin, Nocturne in D-flat, Op. 27, No. 2, performed by Amanda Wai. Brahms, Rhapsody in b minor, Op. 29, No. 1, perfermed by Hsiu-Tzu Ryan. Chopin, Nocturne in e minor, Op. 72, No. 1, performed by Joseph Franzino. Ravel, Miroirs (I. Noctuelles, II. Oiseaux tristes), performed by Joshua Vigran. Haydn, Sonata in c minor, Hob. XVI:20 (I. Moderato), performed by Qing Zhao. Mozart, Sonata in a minor, K. 310 (I. Allegro maestoso), performed by Victoria Hernandez. Beethoven, Sonata in d minor, Op. 31, No. 2 ("Tempest") (I. Largo - Allegro), performed by Dora Galit. Schubert, Sonata in a minor, D. 537 (I. Allegro ma non troppo), performed by Carolyn Yuan. Brahms, Rhapsody in E-Flat, Op. 119, No. 4, performed Xing Yu Liu. J.S. Bach, Partita in c minor (I. Sinfonia), Rachmaninoff, Moment Musical in e minor, Op 16, No. 4, performed by Raisa Kegramanova. Chopin, Nocturne in c minor, Op. 48, No. 1, performed by Yusuke Akasaka.

Wednesday, November 7, 12:15 pm. Brass Studio Recital. Special guest artist Wei-Hsien Lien, piano. Paul Dukas, Villanelle (1906), performed by Harry Seok Joon Keun, horn. Johannes Brahms, Two Serious Songs ("As Befalls Man Befalls the Beasts Also", "Though I Speak with the Tongues of Men and of Angels"), performed by Gary Garetta, bass trombone. Otto Ketting, Intrada, performed by Melaina Badalian, horn. Anthony Plog, Postcards (I. Moderato, II. Adagio, III. Moderato), performed by Chulho Kim, trumpet. Franz Strauss, Concerto in C Minor, op. 8 (Movement One: Allegro Moderato), performed by Yuhao Zhang, horn. J.S. Bach, Gigue from Suite for Cello No. 3, performed by Harry Seok Joon Keun, horn. Bernard Heiden, Sonata for Horn and Piano (1939) (Movement Three: Allegro Vivo), performed by Melaina Badalian, horn. David Fetter, "Spain", performed by Gary Garzetta, bass trombone. Vitaly Bujanowski, Espana, performed by Harry Seok Joon Keun, horn.

Thursday, November 8, 7:30 pm. Harvest Concert: The Queens College Symphonic Wind Ensemble and String Ensemble. Kristin Mozeiko and Jane Lindamood, directors. Paul Whear, Preludio for String Orchestra. Percy Aldridge Grainger, Molly on the Shore, conducted by Gregory K. Williams. Scott Joplin, Bethena, A Concert Waltz (arranged by Clark McAlister). Georg Philipp Telemann, Concerto Polonois (I. Dolce: Allegro, II. Largo, III. Allegro). William Francis McBeth, Masque. Camille Saint-Saens, Danse Bacchanale (transcribed by Kenneth Singleton), conducted by George Weisman. James Barnes, Pagan Dances (I. Ritual, II. Mystics, III. Master of the Sword). J.S. Bach, Toccata and Fugue in d minor BWV 565 (arranged by Donald Hunsberger).

Friday, November 9. Performance Advance Diploma Graduation Recital. Eddie Findeisen, violin, Heawon Kim, piano. Samuel Taylor Coleridge, Deep River (arranged by Maud Powell). Felix Mendelssohn, Violin Concerto in E minor, Op. 64 (I. Allegro molto appassionato, II. Andante). Niccolo Paganini, Caprice No. 16. J.S. Bach, Sonata No. 2 in A minor BWV 1003.

Monday, November 12. John Cage Concert. There is no program for this concert. Three tracks were played: Track 1, Track 2, Track 3.

Monday, November 12, 7 pm. Dreams, Jeremy Chan. J.S. Bach, XVI Konzerte nach verschiedenen Meistern, BWV 972-987: I. Concerto in D major, BWV 972 (arrangement of the Violin Concerto in D major, RV 230, by Antonio Vivaldi), [Allegro], Largetto, Allegro; VIII. Concerto in B minor, BWV 979 (arrangement of a Violin Concerto in D minor by Giuseppe Torelli), Allegro, Adagio, Allegro, Grave, Andante, Adagio, Allegro. Carl Vine, Five Bagatelles: I. Darkly, II. Leggiero, V. Threnody (for all the innocent victims). Franz Schubert, Selected lieder (Rastlose Liebe, D. 138; Du liebst mich nicht, D. 756; Die Liebe hat gelogen, D. 751; Nacht und Träume, D. 827). Leoš Janáček, Po zarostlém choničku (On an overgrown path), from Book I. Ludwig van Beethoven, Sonata for Piano and Cello, Op. 102 No. 1 (I. Andante - Allegro vivace). Johannes Brahms, Sonata No. 2 for Pianoforte and Violin in A major, Op. 100 (I. Allegro amabile). Sergei Rachmaninoff-Earl Wild, Dreams, Op. 38 No. 5.

Wednesday, November 14, 12:15 pm. Queens College Orchestra. Maurice Peress, conductor, Morey Ritt, piano. Mozart, Piano Concerto No. 9 in E-flat Major, "Juenehomme-Konzert" K. 271 (I. Allegro, II. Andantino, III. Presto - Menuetto: Cantabile - Presto). Beethoven, Symphony No. 3 in E-Flat Major "Eroica" (I. Allegro con brio, II. Marcia funebre - Adagio assai, III. Scherzo - Allegro vivace, IV. Finale - Allegro molto).

Thursday, November 15, 3pm. Jazz Vocal Graduation Recital. Hyo-Jeong Lee, vocal, Seoyoun Yang, piano, Francisco Lelo de Larrea, guitar, Yuta Tanaka, bass, João Mota, drums, Guido Gonzalez, trumpet, Gabrielle Murphy, alto saxophone, Yasuno Katsuki, euphonium. Hyo-Jeong Lee, Prologue. Ray Noble, Cherokee. Hyo-Jeong Lee, The Bruised Finger. Hyo-Jeong Lee, Soju. Matt Dennies/Earl Brent, Angel Eyes. Harold Arien/Johny Mercer, Come Rain or Come Shine. Jaime Silva & Neuza Teixiera, O Pato: The Duck (English Lyric: Jon Hendricks).

Thursday, November 15, 8 pm. Queens College New Music Group Presents: Autumn 2012 Premieres, Second Concert, Featuring Cadillac Moon Ensemble, Emily John and QC Performers. Portable Music: Harp (with Emily John, harp): Jeremy M. Barbaro, Improvisation/noodling. Matthew Perez, Circles. Sam Hoyland, Gestures. George Weisman, Revelations for Solo harp. Howie Kenty, Uninhabited. Jonathan Sirlin, Harp Miniature. Ely Moskowitz, Overtones Orientale. Gregory J. Menillo, moonless night-a great wind embracesthe ancient cedars. Will Wheeler, Prelude #1: Waiting for you. Jonathan Caro, In the Temple of Time. Matthew Perez, Emmanuel. Jonathan Caro, La Musique. Cadillac Moon Ensemble: Roy Anthony Vanegas, Free. Will Wheeler, Springtide Memorial. George Weisman, Voyage of Hamissa. Gregory Joseph Menillo, Mirror in the Moon. Grace Eun-Hye Sun, Solitude. Jeremy M. Barbaro, Luminous/Volatile.

Friday, November 16, 3pm. Ikhan Bae's Graduate Recital featuring Guido Gonzalez, trumpet, Yasuno Katsuki, euphonium, Hyuna Park, piano, Eduardo Belo, bass, and Hironori Momoi, drums. Jerome Kern, The last time I saw Paris. Ikhan Bae, Subconcious-Bae. Frank Perkins, Star fell on Alabama. Ikhan Bae, Inner-Self. Charlie Parker, Moose the mooche.

Friday, November 16, 7:30 pm. Queens College Orchestra. Maurice Peress, conductor, Morey Ritt, piano. Mozart, Piano Concerto No. 9 in E-flat Major, "Juenehomme-Konzert" K. 271 (I. Allegro, II. Andantino, III. Presto - Menuetto: Cantabile - Presto). Beethoven, Symphony No. 3 in E-Flat Major "Eroica" (I. Allegro con brio, II. Marcia funebre - Adagio assai, III. Scherzo - Allegro vivace, IV. Finale - Allegro molto).

Monday, November 19, 12:15 pm. Voice Composition Recital: Geremia Barbaro. Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, "Dies Bildnis ist besaubernd schön" da Die Zauberflöte. "O wie ängstlich" da Die Entführung aud dem Serail, Geremia Barbaro, tenore, Wei-Hsien Lien, pianoforte. Geremia Barbaro, Saxophone Suite (1. Wandering, 2. Contemplative, 3. Festive Summary), Queens College Saxophone Quartet (Ryan Oberlin, soprano, Anthony Izzo, alto, John Kelly, tenor, Thomas Lee, baritone). Robert Schumann, Liederkreis, Op. 39 (1. In der Fremde, 2. Intermezzo, 5. Mondnacht). Gaetano Donizetti, "Una furtiva lagrima" da L'Elisir d'Amore, Geremia Barbaro, tenore, Wei-Hsien Lien, pianoforte. Geremia Barbaro, Samson's Redemption (Party Scene/Entrance of Delilah, Delilah's Story, Entrance of Samson/Samson's Theme/Fake Love Duet/Samson Falls Asleep, Mockery of Samson/Samson's Prayer, Samson's Redemption/Destruction of Temple), Sara Aratake, clarinet (Delilah); Kate Goddard, French horn (Samson); Alex Hu, Stephan Fillare, violins; Matt D'Alessandro, viola; Erik Andersen, violoncello; Andrew Whitbeck, double bass; Maestro Jinwook Park, conductor.

Monday, November 19, 4:45 pm. Piano Recital, Jia Lu. J.S. Bach, Prelude and Fugue in C# minor, Book I BWV 849. Ludwig van Beethoven, Piano Sonata No. 30 in E Major, Op. 109 (Vivace ma non troppo / Adagio espressivo; Prestissimo; Gesangvoll, mit innigster Empfindung. Andante molto cantabile ed espressivo). Frédéric Chopin, Piano Sonata No. 2 in B-flat minor, Op. 35 (Grave - Doppio movimento; Scherzo; Marche funèbre: Lento; Finale: Prestro).

Monday, November 26, 12:15 pm. Technical and Administrative Staff Recital. Vincent Calianno, ginastera, Thomas Lee, alto saxophone. Claude Debuddy, Beau Soir, Carlos Ponce, voice, Abram Korsunsky, piano. Henderson, Lewis, and Young, I'm Sitting On Top Of The World. Don Carson, Mim Carson and Steve Mason, Send Me To Glory In A Glad Bag (arranged by Cliff Derix), Carlos Ponce, soloist.

Monday, November 26, 4:45 pm. SeYoon Eom's Graduate Recital, featuring Cullan Bryant, piano. Bach, solo violin sonata No. 2 a minor (Grave, Allegro). Nicolo Paganini, caprice No. 9. Rodoin Shchderin, Style of Albeniz for violin and piano. J. Brahms, violin concerto D major, op 77 (Allegro moderato).

Monday, November 26, 6:40 pm. Joshua Vigran Piano Recital, Studio of Nina Lelchuk. Antonio Soler, Sonata in d minor, No. 25. Domenico Scarlatti, Sonata in b minor, L33/K87. Ludwig van Beethoven, Sonata No. 26 in E-flat Major, Op. 81a "Les Adieux" (I. Adagio-Allegro - "Lebewohl" (The Farewell); II. Andante espressive - "Abwesenheit" (The Absence); III. Vivacissimamente - "Das Wiedersehen" (The Return)). Maurice Ravel, Miroirs (Noctuelles, Oiseaux tristes, Une barque sur l'ocean, Alborada del gracioso, La vallée des cloches). Sergei Prokofiev, Sonata No. 4 in C minor, Op. 29 "From Old Notebooks" (I. Allegro molto sostenuto, II. Andante assai, III. Allegro con brio, ma non leggiere). Encore.

Tuesday, November 27. Recital. Ching Wai Lo, cello, Dora Galit, piano, Monika Haar, piano, Patricia Catalano, flute. J.S. Bach, Cello Suite No. 2 in d-minor (Prelude, Allemande, Courante, Sarabande, Menue I & II, Gigue). Édouard Lalo, Cello Concerto in d-minor (I. Prélude, II. Intermezzo, III. Introduction - Rondo), Dora Galit, piano. Arvo Pärt, Fratres, Monika Haar, piano. Heitor Villa-Lobos (Movement I, Movement II, Movement III), Patricia Catalano, flute.

Tuesday, November 27, 8 pm. Saxophone and Piano Recital. John Kelly, soprano and alto saxophones, Grace Prestamo, piano. John Harbison, San Antonio - Sonata for Alto Saxophone and Piano (1. The Summons, 2. Line Dance). Leo Kraft, Carolina - Five Pieces for Alto Saxophone and Piano (1. Wake-Up Call, 2. Interlude, 3. Moment Musicale, 4. Mountain Air, 5. Carolina). Maurice Ravel, Sonatine (1. Modéré, 2. Mouvement de Menuet, 3. Animé). P. Ben-Haim, Three Songs Without Words - Sorpano Saxophone and Piano (1. Arioso, 2. Ballad, 3. Sephardic Melody). Lawson Lunde, "Alpine" Op 37 - Sonata for Soprano Saxophone and Piano (I. Allegro Moderato, II. Vivo).

Wednesday, November 28, 12:15 pm. Queens College Brass Ensemble. Anonymous, Die Bankelsangerlieder. J.S. Bach, Contrapunctus I. J.S. Bach, Chorale: "Herzlich tut mich verlangen". Orlando di Lasso, Anthem: "Timor et Tremor". Anthony Plog, Music for Brass (Allegro vivace, Very slowly, Theme and Variations).

Thursday, November 29, 3 pm. Graduate Recital, Man Hee Park, Jazz Composition. Dimension, Nostalgia, Stella By Starlight (Vicor Young), Reflection, Set it free.

Thursday, November 29, 7:30 pm. Piano Majors Recital. Schultz-Evler, "Arabesques" Variations on the Blue Danube Waltz, Op. 12, performed by David Abdurachmanov. Leo Kraft, Carolina, performed by John Kelly (saxophone) and Grace Prestamo (piano). Chopin, Nocturne in e minor, Op. 72, No. 1, performed by Joseph Franzino. Ravel, Sonatine (I. Modéré, II. Mouvement de Menuet), performed by Augustin Simat. Ravel, Sonatine (III. Animé), performed by Jenny Chan. Chopin, Nocturne in c minor, Op. 48 No. 1, Yusuke Akasaka. Brahms, Rhapsody in b minor, Op. 79, No. 1, performed by Hsiu-Tzu Ryan. Leoš Janáček, On an Overgrown Path, performed by Jeremy Chan. Ravel, Miroirs (I. Noctuelles, II. Oiseaux tristes), performed by Joshua Vigran. Haydn, Sonata in c minor, Hob. XVI:20 (I. Moderato), performed by Qing Zhao. Beethoven, Sonata in d minor, Op. 31, No. 2 ("Tempest"), performed by Dora Galit. Beethoven, Sonata in D Major, Op. 10, No. 2, performed by Amanda Wai. Haydn, Sonata in c minor, Hob. XVI:48 (II. Presto), performed by Dmitry Nikolaev. Granados, Allegro de concerto, performed by Dongyun Kim. Brahms, Rhapsody in E-Flat, Op. 119, No. 4, performed by Xing Yu Liu. Rachmaninoff, Moment Musical in e minor, Op 16, No. 4 and Bizet-Horowitz, Carmen Fantasy, performed by Raiza Kegramanova. Brahms, Intermezzo in a minor, Op. 118, No. 1 and Intermezzo in A Major, Op. 118, No. 2, performed by Misaki Sekimoto. Chopin, Sonata in b-flat minor, Op. 35 (I. Grave-Doppio movimento), performed by Jia Lu.

Friday, November 30, 2 pm. Jason O'Connor, tenor saxophone, Roman Rolfaski, piano, Yasuno Katsuki, trombone, Andrew Grau, bass, Michael Kihn, drums. Sunrise, Undecided, That's Just the Way It Is, Time Remembered, Flight of the Albatross, Road to Hana, Indigo.

Friday, November 30, 4 pm. Graduate Recital, Seoyoun (Mikyeong) Yang, Piano. Fireflies in Central Park (Seoyoun Yang), Just in Time (Jule Styne, Lyrics: Betty Comden & Adolph Green), You (Seoyoun Yang), Return to You (Seoyoun Yang), Smoke Gets in Your Eyes (Jerome Kern), Four Brothers (Jimmy Giuffre).

Friday, November 30. Student Recital, David Valbuena, clarinet with Aiko Imaizumi, collaborative piano. Camille Saint-Saens, Sonata for clarinet and piano, Op. 167. Olivier Messiaen, Abime des oiseaux. Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Kegelstatt Trio, K. 498 (Alex Hu, viola). Joseph Horovitz, Sonatina for clarinet and piano.

Friday, November 30, 7:30 pm. Voice Majors Recital, James John and Sherry Overhold, coordinators, Max Midroit, pianist. G. Verdi, Dei Miei bollenti spiriti, from La traviata, Kaleb Alexander Hopkins, tenor. G.F. Handel, V'adoro, pupille, from Giulio Cesare, Rachael Gomes, soprano. F. Tosti, L'ultima canzone, Kyle Weekes, tenor. W.A. Mozart, Deh vieni, non tardar, from Le nozze di figaro, Lauren Gepes, soprano. G. Donizetti, Quanto è bella, quanto è cara, from L'elisir d'amore, David Burkard, tenor. C.M. v. Weber, Einst traumte meiner selgen Base, from Der Freischütz, Melanie Ramos, soprano. G. Fauré, Chanson d'amour, Omar Bowey, tenor. O.N. Golijov, Lúa descolorida, Jin Xiang Yu, soprano. F. Tosti, Addio!, Erick Urgiles, tenor. H. Duparc, Chanson Triste, Jocelyn Cruz, soprano. P.I. Tchaikovsky, Adieu, forêts, from Jeanne d'Arc, La pucelle d'Orléans, Nicholle Bittlingmeyer, mezzo-soprano. G. Gershwin, My man's gone now, from Porgy and Bess, Tatianna Overton, soprano. C. Gounod, Salut! demeure chaste et pure, from Faust, Victor Starsky, tenor.