Queens College Aaron Copland School of Music

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Room 203
Queens College, CUNY
65-30 Kissena Blvd.
Queens, NY 11367-1597
(Tel) 718-997-3800
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Concerts Presented October 2009

October 1, 2009, 12:15 pm. QC Voice Majors Recital. Vincenzo Bellini, "Qui la voce" from I Puritani (Sharon Eisert, soprano). Robert Schumann, "Seit ich ihn gesehen" and "Du Ring an meinem Finger" from Frauenliebe und Leben (Nicholle Bittlingmeyer, mezzo-soprano). Antonio Cesti "Intorno all’idol mio" and John Sacco "Brother Will, Brother John" (Sean Moonsammy, bass-baritone). Robert Schumann, "Waldesgespraech" from Liederkreis Op. 39 (Brian Goff, baritone). Hector Berlioz, "L’Absence" and "Villanelle" from Les nuits d’été (Nora Mooney, soprano). George Handel, "Forte e lieto a morte andrei" from Tamerlano (Chad Smyser, tenor). Edvard Grieg, "Solvejgs Lied" and Franz Schubert, "Wohin?" (Katrina Montagna, soprano). Alban Berg, "Schiliflied," "Traumgekrönt," and "Sommertage" from Sieben frühe Lieder (Sachie Ueshima, soprano) . Georges Bizet, "Habanera" from Carmen (Melisa Bonetti, soprano). Gaetano Donizetti, "Una furtive lagrima" from L'elisir d'amore (Gilad Paz, tenor). W. A. Mozart, "S'altro che lagrime" from La Clemenza di Tito (Shannon Rolbecki, mezzo-soprano). Richard Strauss, "Zueignung" and Johannes Brahms, "Mädchenlied" (Shannon Rolbiecki, mezzo-soprano). Ambroise Thomas, "A vos jeux, mes amis" from Hamlet (Sharon I-Chun Cheng, soprano).

October 1, 2009, 3:00 pm. Min Park, piano, Hyun Woo Han, bass and Spiro Sinigos, drums. Min Park, Sticky. Min Park, Riverside to you. Min Park, Dr. Q. Eun Jung Lee, Alongside. Oleo. McCoy Tyner, Four by five.

October 6, 2009, 7:30 pm: Queens College New Music Group. Leo Kirkpatrick, Nichols’ Variations (Leo D. Kirkpatrick, clarinet; Vasudevan Panicker, piano). Emmanuel Sikora, Nocturne (Emmanuel Sikora, piano). Patrick Kelley, Four American Songs: I., II., III., IV. (Nathan Carlisle, tenor; Sachie Ueshima, soprano; Patrick Kelley, piano). Sunny Knable, Rhythm Changes (Sunny Knable, piano). Austin Shadduck, Komuso. Jeremy Barbaro, Mini Sax Suite for saxophone quartet: I. Wandering, II. Contemplative and III. Festive Summary (Justin Tricarico, soprano sax; Anthony Izzo, alto sax; Ryan Oberlin, tenor sax; Thomas Lee, baritone sax). Adam Kaufman, Good Bye (back up vocals: Cynthia Weinman, Jessie Mirabile, Rob Raiza and Sean Moonsammy; lead vocalist, Brodie Centura; piano/conductor, Adam Kaufman; fretless bass, Ray Cetta; guitar, Tom Kaufman; synthesizer, Andy Long; percussion, Cesare Papetti). Eric J. Lein, From A to B, for solo flute: Part I and II, written especially for Jenn Forese (Jenn Forese, flute). Daniel Fine, Vox Carceris for alto flute, flute, percussion and tape (Mao Chia-Ching, performer). Harold Gutierrez, Three Colombian Dances, for violin and piano: I. Torbellino, II. Cancion and III. Joropo (Blanca Gonzalez, violin; David Gracia, piano). Kaori Tanioka, Nagasaki for marimba (Matthew Finger, marimba).

Wednesday, October 14, 2009, 12:15 pm. Emily Dinger, voice. Samuel Barber, I. Sure on this Shining Night” II. “Stories of the Old” (Accompanied by Joseph Martin). Aaron Copland, “Laurie’s Song” from The Tender Land. Leonard Bernstein, “I Hate Music”, a song cycle. Yoko Kanno Set, I. “I Do” and II. “What can I Say.” Paul Kerekes, “O Sweet Spontaneous” (with special guest performance by the composer, Paul Kerekes).

Monday, October 19, 2009, 12:15 pm. CPSM Faculty Recital: Margrét Hjaltested, viola; Anthony Newton, piano. Louis de Caix d’Hervelais (1670-1760), Suite in A Major: La Milanese, Sarabande, Menuet, L’Agreable, Gavotte. Arvo Part (1935-), Spiegel im Spiegel. Ralph Vaughan Williams (1872-1958), Suite, Group 1, for viola and piano: Prelude, Carol, Christmas Dance. Johannes Brahms, Sonata in E flat Major, op. 120 no. 2: Allegro amabile, Allegro appassionato, Andante con moto.

Wednesday, October 21, 2009, 12:15 pm. QC Orchestra, Maurice Peress, Music Director. Paganini, Violin Concerto No. 1 in D Opus 6: I. Allegro maestoso, II. Adagio, and III. Rondo: Allegro spirituoso (Blanca Cecilia González, solo violinist). Brahms, Symphony No. 3 in F major Opus 90: Allegro con brio-Un poco sostenuto-Tempo I, Andante, Poco Allegretto, Allegro.

Thursday, October 22, 2009, 12:15 PM. Queens College Chorus (Sandra Babb conductor and Sarah Hyo Jung Lee, accompanist), Queens College Vocal Ensemble and Choir (James John, conductor). Chorus: Arr. Anders Nyberg, Freedom is Coming. Arr. Nick Page, Niska Banja. Grzegorz G. Gorczycki, In Virtute Tua (Kyle Baasch and Cheryl Woods, violin; Matthew Dineiro, cello; Sarah Lee, harpsichord). Samuel Barber, The Coolin’ from Reincarnation. Arr. William Dawson, Soon-Ah Will Be Done. Arr. Dumisani Maraire, Vamudara. Vocal Ensemble: Claudio Monteverdi, From Lamento d’Arianna: Lasciatemi morire and O Teseo, Teseo mio. Paul Hindemith, From Six Chansons: La Biche, Un Cygne, Puisque tout passé and Verger. Choir: Anton Bruckner, Locus Iste. Joseph Prestamo, How Like a Winter. Felix Mendelssohn, Richte mich, Gott, Op. 78, No. 2. Johannes Brahms, From Neue Liebeslieder, Op. 65. (Joseph Martin and Joseph Prestamo, piano). Choir and Vocal Ensemble, David Schober, All Creation Sings Praise.

Monday, October 26, 2009, 12:15 pm. Magdalena Garbalinska, violin and Yumi Hashimoto, piano. Ludwig van Beethoven, Sonata for Piano and Violin, C-minor, Op. 30, No. 2: I. Allegro con brio, II. Adagio cantabile, III. Scherzo Allegro, IV. Finale Allegro. Johann Sebastian Bach, Sonata for Violin Solo, G-minor, BWV. 1001: I. Adagio, II. Fuga . Nicolo Paganini, Caprice, Op. 1, No. 9. Claude Debussy, Sonata for Violin and Piano, No. 3 in G-minor: I. Allegro vivo, II. Intemede Fantasque et leger, III. Finale Tres anime.

Wednesday, October 28, 2009, 12:15 pm. Queens College Wind Ensemble, Justin Comito, director. David R. Gillingham, Heroes, Lost and Fallen (A Vietnam Memorial). Ralph Vaughan Williams, Sea Songs. Aaron Copland (trans. W. Beeler), Lincoln Portrait (narrated by Edward Smaldone). David R. Holsinger, Liturgical Dances (Benedicamus Socii Domino).

Friday, October 30, 2009, 3:00 pm. Virginia Chang Chien, oboe. G. Ph. Telemann, Sonate in g minor: Largo, Presto, Tempo giusto, Andante, Allegro. Alessandro Marcello, Concerto in D minor: Adagio. Maurice Ravel, Sonatine for oboe and piano: Modere, Mouvement de Menuet, Anime. Arnold Bax, Oboe quintet: Lento espressivo, Allegro giocoso. Eugene Goossens, Concerto in one movement, op. 45. Encore.