Concerts Presented October 2013
Monday, October 7, 4 pm. A Benefit Concert for the American Cancer Society's Annual Walk for Breast Cancer. iTones: an a cappella group affiliated with QC: Holy Grail/That Girl (Jay-Z and Justin Timberlake). Russell Johnson, Flute: Syrinx for Solo Flute (Claude Debussy). Angela D'Alotto, Viola: Cello Suite No. 4 (arranged for Viola), II. Allemande (Johan Sebastian Bach). Melynda Davis, Soprano: "Signore, ascolta" from Turandot (Giacomo Puccini); "My man's Gone Now" from Porgy and Bess (George Gershwin). Peter Arftsen, Flute, Jisoo Rho, Oboe, Amanda Wai, Piano: Trio for Flute, Oboe, and Piano, II. Andante semplice (Madeline Dring). Ching Heui Li, Piano: Ballade No. 2 in F Major, Op. 38 (Frederic Chopin)
Monday, October 7, 6 pm. ToniAnn Fanizzi, flute; Barbara Lee, piano. Georges, Hüe, Fantaisie. Wilhelm Bernhard Molique, Concerto in d minor, Op. 69 (II. Andante). Johann Sebastian Bach, Sonata No. 2 in E flat major, BMV 1031 (I. Allegro moderato, II. Siciliano, III. Allegro). Sigfrid Karg-Elert, Sonata Appassionata for Solo Flute, Op. 140. Bohuslav Martinů, First Sonata for Flute and Piano (I. Allegro moderato, II. Adagio, III. Allegro poco moderato).
Wednesday, October 9, 12:15 pm. Voice Majors Recital. G.F. Handel, "Or la tromba" from Rinaldo, Masafumi Toyoda, Countertenor. W.A. Mozart, "Ah fuggi il traditor" from Don Giovanni, Alyson Spina, Soprano. W.A. Mozart, "Voi, che sapete" from Le nozze di Figaro, Katherine Wiswell, Mezzo-soprano. W.A. Mozart, "In quegl'anni" from Le nozze di Figaro, Francisco Corredor, tenor. G.F. Handel, "Priva son d'ogni conforto" from Guilio Cesare, Nicholle Bittlingmeyer, Mezzo-soprano. W. Bolcom, "Amor", Alex Schirling, Baritone. W.A. Mozart, "Ach ich liebte" from Die Entfurung aus dem Serail, Sachie Ueshima, Soprano. G. Puccini, "Quando me'n vo" from La bohème, Candace Lynn Matthews, Soprano. J. Massenet, "Je suis encor" from Manon, Elizabeth Tasch, Soprano. A. Bachelet, "Chère nuit", Jin Xiang Yu, Soprano. G. Puccini, "Signore, ascolta!" from Turandot, Lauren Nicole Haber, Soprano. P.I. Tchaikovsky, "Akh! istomilas ya goryem" from Pikovaya Dama, Rebecca Paul, Soprano.
Thursday, October 10, 3 pm. Mauro Satalino's Senior Recital (Drum), with Luke Pfeil, Tenor Saxophone; Boris Acosta, Piano; Tina Lama, Acoustic Bass. Timeline (Michael Brecker). All of nothing at all (Altman-Lawrence). All the things you are (Kern). Nascente (Michael Brecker). Hide and seek (Joshua Redman).
Friday, October 11, 3 pm. Chamber Music Recital: Erica Gailing, violin. Ludwig v. Beethoven, Sonata No. 4 in A minor, Op. 23 (I. Presto, II. Andante scherzoso, più allegretto, III. Allegro molto), with Wei-Hsien Lien, piano. Johannes Brahms, Piano Trio no. 3 in C minor, Op. 101 (I. Allegro energico, II. Presto non assai, III. Andante grazioso, IV. Allegro molto), with Sverre Kyvik Bauge, cello and Wei-Hsien Lien, piano.
Friday, October 11, 5 pm. Women Composer's Recital. Britlin Losee: Pietà, soprano duet with string quartet. Carla D'Amore: Silver Birch, for harp and cello. Alida Torres: Fantasma & Para Un Angel, for clarinet and vibes. Alexandra Nicoletti: Wheat and Olive, piano. Amanda Accardi: La Valle Oscura, for flute and piano for 4 hands. Amanda Mateo: Summer Fruit, Mourning Dove, August Sun, La Vie En Rose (by Louisguy, arr. Adrianna Mateo). Jacquie Caruana: I've Got You, for female voices, guitar, and tambourine. Nathalie Escudero: It's Alright, for voice, guitar, bass, piano and drums. Alexandra Nicoletti: Onward & Upward, featuring The Rough Dozen (conduced by the composer).
Tuesday, October 15, 12:15 pm. A concert of baroque music and contemporary music for baroque instruments. Eva Legêne, Recorder; Tatsuya Muraishi, Violin; Masayuki Maki, Harpsichord; Anne Legêne, Viola da gamba. Heinrich Ignaz Franz von Biber, Sonata representativa. Don Freund, Daydream for Recorder (2004). Nicolas Derosier, La Fuite du roy d'Angleterre. Hiroshi Ninomiya, Tirade. Carl Philipp Emmannuel Bach, Sonata in D major, Wq. 83. David Dzubay, Nine Fragments (1995). Georg Philipp Telemann, Trio Sonata in C major, TWV 42:C1.
Wednesday, October 16, 12:10 pm. Queens College Orchestra. Maurice Peress, Music Director; Stephen Fillare, Conductor; Melanie Bonich, violin. Beethoven, Symphony No. 6 in F-major "Pastorale" (Allegro ma non troppo, Andante molto mosso, Allegro, Allegro, Allegretto). Saylor, Adagio for Orchestra. Conus, Concerto for Violin and Orchestra, Ms. Bonich, violin.
Tuesday, October 17, 3 pm. Eunhye Park Graduate Recital in Jazz Voice, with Sunseek Jun, piano; Inyoung Kim, bass; Joochan Im, drum. One Note Samba, arr. Eunhye Park. Blue Monk, arr. Eunhye Park. Take the 'A' Train, arr. Eunhye Park. Lethargy by Eunhye Park. D.S. by Eunhye Park. Arirang, arr. Eunhye Park.
Friday, October 18, 7:30 pm. Queens College Orchestra. Maurice Peress, Music Director; Stephen Fillare, Conductor; Melanie Bonich, violin. Beethoven, Symphony No. 6 in F-major "Pastorale" (Allegro ma non troppo, Andante molto mosso, Allegro, Allegro, Allegretto). Saylor, Adagio for Orchestra. Conus, Concerto for Violin and Orchestra, Ms. Bonich, violin.
Saturday, October 19, 3 pm. Organ Music of J.S. Bach. John A. Wolfe: Prelude and Fugue in A Major, BWV 536. Prelude and Fugue in G Major, BWV 541. Janet Chung: Trio Sonata No. 6 in G Major, BWV 530 (I. Vivace, II. Lento, III. Allegro). Joyce Chen: Prelude and Fugue in C Major, BWV 879 From The Well-Tempered Clavier, Book II. Prelude and Fugue in C Major, BWV 547. Eric Birk: Trio Sonata No. 5 in C Major, BWV 529 (I. Allegro, II. Largo, III. Allegro). Noriko Kumada: Prelude and Fugue in E-Flat Major, BWV 552 From The Clavier-Übung III.
Monday, October 21, 6 pm. Joshua Vigran Masters of Piano Performance Graduation Recital. Franz Joseph Haydn, Variations in F minor, Hob. XVII:6. Ludwig van Beethoven, 32 Variations on an Original Theme in C minor, WoO 80. Claude Debussy, Estampes (I. Pagodes, II. La soirée dans Grenade, III. Jardins sous la pluie). Franz Liszt, Rhapsodie espagnole S. 254.
Tuesday, October 22, 7:30 pm. Queens College New Music Group Presents: Fall 2013 Premieres, October Concert. FeaturingTalujon, Sverre Bauge and QC Performers. Portable Music: Cello: Meridians Ex. String of Pearls. Facing the Wall. Lento. Cello Short Piece. The Unavoidable Sentiment When You... The Shulammite. Gone in a Flash! Talujon, percussion ensemble: Meddle. Ceremony for the Mammals of the Sea. Memories of Dangigra. Eras: Liturgical, Primitive, and Modern. Of Two Minds. Arrival (Russell Johnson, flute; Victoria Hernandez, piano). Peace of Mind. Throne of Babylon.
Wednesday, October 23, 12:30 pm. Guest Artist Recital: William McNally, piano. Scott Joplin, Stoptime Rag. Joseph Lamb, Top Liner Rag. Edward Elzear "Zez" Confrey, Kitten on the Keys. Irwin Schulhoff, Toccata sur la Shimmy "Kitten on the Keys". Igor Stravinsky, Piano-Rag-Music. William Bolcom, Three Ghost Rags (I. Graceful Ghost Rag, II. The Poltergeist, III. Dream Shadows). Arthur Schutt, Piano Puzzle; Bluin' the Black Keys. Vincent Matthew Johnson, 88 Reasons to Love the Piano, and Ten Reasons You Can Love Me Too. William McNally, The Black Unicorn.
Thursday, October 24. Graduate Recital: Roman Rofalski, piano, with Johannes Felscher, double bass; Jimmy Macbride, drums. Der Wegweiser, Based on a song by F. Schubert. The Apostrophy, R. Rofalski. Last Accusal, R. Rofalski. In between, R. Rofalski. Lucky, Radiohead / arr. R. Rofalski. Pauls Gürtelrose, Based on a psalm song by P. Hindemith. Le gibet, Based on a piano piece by M. Ravel. Everlong, Foo Fighters / arr. R. Rofalski. Chance, K. Kirkland.
Thursday, October 24, 7:30 pm. The Queens College Symphonic Wind Ensemble and Saxophone Studio. Steve Cohen, Saxophone Quartet #1 (Allegro, Adagio, Allegro). Paul Dukas (arr. Robert Caravan), Fanfare from "La Peri". Ron Caravan, Jubilate. Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov (arr. Gary Bricault), Dance of the Tumblers from "The Snow Maiden". Heitor Villa-Lobos, El Trompo (The Spinning Top). Heitor Villa-Lobos (arr. Lucien Caillet), Bachianas Brasileiras No. 2 (Toccata). Robert W. Smith, Symphony No. 1, The Divine Comedy (The Inferno, Purgatorio, The Ascension, Paradiso). Gustav Holst, The Planets (Mars). Gustav Holst (arr. Gordon Jacob), Moorside March from "A Moorside Suite".
Wednesday, October 30, 12:15 pm. Queens College Combined Choirs. Sandra Babb, Conductor; Grace Sun, Accompanist. QC Concert Choir: Luminescence, Andrea Ramsey. Laetatus Sum, Johann Michael Haydn. Sanctus, Robert Ray. QC Men's Choir: Ready, arr. L'Roy E. Hicks. Loch Lomond, arr. Jonathan Quick. Sure on This Shining Night, Morton Lauridson. Gaudete!, arr. Michael Engelhardt. QC Women's Choir: Idumea, Ananais Davisson/arr. Richard Bjella. Duerme Negrito, Atahualpa Yupanqui/arr. Emile Solé. No Time, Susan Brumfield. Svatba, Traditional Bulgarian. Crossing the Bar, Gwyneth Walker. Ride on King Jesus, arr. Moses Hogan.
Thursday, October 31, 3 pm. Yongwon Cho Recital, Bass; with Jan Kus, Saxophone; Bryan Campbell, Guitar; Sean Fitzpatrick, Piano; Piotr Pawlak, Drums. Oisoo. Djül. Song for Su-Su. Secret Agent. Ice Noodle. Cawthra-D.
Thursday, October 31, 8 pm. Oktoberfest: An evening of German and bone-chilling music. David Taubman, Accompanist. Melanie Ramos, Soprano: "Einst Träumte Meiner Sel'gen Base" from Carl Maria von Weber's Der Freischütz. Annmarie Errico, Mezzo-Soprano: "Song of Black Max (As Told by the de Kooning Boys)", music by William Bolcom, text by Arnold Weinstein. Wisdom Tang, Pianist: Waltz in A-flat Major, Op. 64 No. 3, Frédéric Chopin. Nathalie Escudero, Soprano: "Verborgenheit" by Hugo Wolf, text by Eduard Mörike. Samantha Dwyer, Soprano: "Black Swan" from Gian Carlo Menotti's The Medium. Amy Guarino, Soprano: "An Die Musik" by Franz Schubert, Text by Franz von Schober. Matthew Gomm and Matt Hartt, Trumpets: Duet #14 in G minor, Allegro Moderato, Domenico Gatti. Viviana Amaya, Mezzo-Soprano: "Sally's Song" from Tim Burton's A Nightmare Before Christmas, words and music by Danny Elfman. Benjamin Muratore, Tenor: "Zueignung" by Richard Strauss. Kevin Hamablet, Tenor: "Lonely House" from Kurt Weill's Street Scene, text by Langston Hughes. Matthew Gomm and Matt Hartt, Trumpets: Duet #19 in D Minor - Larghetto, Domenico Gatti. Gary Riera Baritone: "Epiphany" from Sweeney Todd, music and lyrics by Stephen Sondheim. Candace Matthews, Soprano: "Gretchen Am Spinnrade" by Franz Schubert, text from Johann Wolfgang von Goethe's Faust. Erick Urgiles, Tenor: Manuel de Falla's Siete Canciones Populares Españolas (1. "El Paño Moruno", 2. "Seguidilla Muricano").