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Concerts Presented November 2010

Monday, November 1, 2010, 12:15 pm. Faculty Recital: David Jolley, horn and Edward Laurel, piano. Paul Hindemith, Sonata for Althorn: Ruhig bewegt, Lebhaft, Sehr langsam, Lebhaft. Alexander Scriabin, Five Preludes, op. 16: Andante, Allegretto, Andante cantabile, Lento, Allegretto. David Loeb, Romanze No. 2 (in Japanese style). Akmal Parwez, Korelana (in North Indian raga style). Eugen Bozza, En Foret.

Monday, November 1, 2010, 6:15 PM. The Classical Singers Career Development Club presents Chansons Macabre, A Holiday Celebration. R. Schumann, Zwielicht (Chad Smyser, tenor) and In der Fremde from Liederkreis (Kyle Weekes, tenor) F. Schubert, Gretchen am Spinnrade (Sachie Ueshima, soprano). A. Boito, L’altra note from Mefistofele (Lynn Cann, soprano). J. Brahms, Walpurgisnacht (Stefanie Izzo and Amelia Lubrano, sopranos). R. Schumann, from Dichterliebe: Hör ich das Liedchen klingen (Robert Ariza, tenor) and Ich hab’ im Traum geweinet Melisa Bonetti, mezzo-soprano). G. Bizet, En vain pour éviter (The Card Aria) from Carmen (Nicholle Bittlingmeyer, mezzo-soprano). W. A. Mozart, Padre, germane, addio from Idomeneo (Veronica Gonzalez, sioprano). H. Duparc, Lamentio (Nora Mooney, soprano). G. Menotti, Black Swan from The Medium (Rachael Gomes, soprano). H. Purcell, Thy hand Belinda..When I am laid in earth from Dido and Aeneas (Heather Lee Marvin, mezzo-soprano). R. Strauss, Allerseelen (Stefanie Izzo, soprano).

Thursday, November 4, 2010, 12:15 pm. Music of Leo Kraft. Kraft (poetry by Stephen Stepanchev), Spring in the Harbor: On Paumanok, A Plectrum, A Girl Skipping Rope in Flushing, A Boy from San Juan, Beside a Lake, Spring in the Harbor (Siri Howard, soprano; Alice Jones, flute; Marcy Rosen, cello; Morey Ritt, piano). Kraft, Omaggio (in memory of Primo Levi): Intenso, Marcia sinistra, Drammatico; Largo, Deliberamente, Risoluto (Tara Helen O’Connor, flute/piccolo; Ayako Oshima, clarinet; Daniel Phillips, violin; Mark Holloway, viola; Marcy Rosen, cello). Kraft, Encore (clarinet and piano).

Thursday, November 4, 2010, 3:00 pm. Youngmin You, bass (featuring: Woogie Lee- t. sax, bass clarinet; Yoojin Park-violin; David Engelhard-a. sax, s.sax; Jorn Swart-piano; Yong Ryu-drum). Youngmin You, Time in Balance. You, New Tango. You, You And I. You, Two Faces. Traditional/Arr by Youngmin You, Bird Song. You, Mr. Fat Man.

Thursday, November 4, 2010, 3:45 pm. Hyesung Kang, piano (Accompanied by Youngmin You, bass; Yong Ryu, drums; Guido Gonzalez, flugelhorn; David Bertrand, flute/bass clarinet; Woogie lee, s. sax/t. sax/bass clarinet). Dizzy Gillespie, Con alma. Hyesung Kang, Caffeine. Kang, Break Time. Ralph Rainger, If I should lose you. Victor Young, Stella by starlight. Kang, Right side.

Thursday, November 4, 2010, 7 pm at the Bailey Powell Elebach Recital Hall, C.U.N.Y. Graduate Center: Queens College New Music Group. Roy Venegas, It's a Matter of Rhythm (Not Structure. Patricia Giannattassio, Three Short Pieces: Introitus, Crazy Love, K.I.S.S. Sean Glenn, Scheiterte Epiphanie. Daniel Liot Fine, 4.48 Psychosis -- Danse Macabre. Hirotaka Kato, Trio for Violin, Clarinet, and Marimba. The Second Instrumental Unit, David Fulmer, director. Harold Gutiérrez, Segmentos (Nilko Andreas, guitar). William Wheeler, Three Short Pieces on Poetry of Carl Sandburg: Swirl, Wistful, I Sang (William Wheeler, clarinet, Kathryn Wieckhorst, soprano). Sunny Knable, Harlem Cycle on poems by Langston Hughes: Juke Box Love Song, Tell Me, Blues at Dawn. Advice, Life is Fine, Passing, Harlem (D'Vorah Bailey, soprano, Sunny Knable, piano). David Bridges, Three Songs on Poems by Langston Hughes: To You, Little Song, Jazz Band in a Parisian Cabaret (David Bridges, clarinet, Quinn McClure, soprano). Ines Thiebaut, Sound Imagery No. 3 (Chih-Tung Cheng, piano).

Tuesday, November 9, 2010. Queens College Bachelor of Arts Voice Recital, H. Roz Woll. coordinator, Sarah Lee, piano. W. A. Mozart, Alleluia from Exsultate Jubilate (Carissa Allen, soprano). Gian Carlo Menotti, The Black Swan from The Meduim (Brittany Rainess, soprano). Francesco Durante, Vergin Tutto Amor (Andrew Oster, baritone). Reynaldo Hahn, Si Mes Vers Avaient Des Ailes (Monna Sabouri, soprano). Celius Dougherty, The K’E, based on anon. Chinese poem, 718 B. C. (Katherine Pirozzi, mezzo soprano). Jacques Offenbach, Elle a fui, la tourterelle! From Les Contes d’Hoffman (Heather Kanner, soprano). Anon., arr. F. Conti & Benedetto Marcello, Il Mio Bel Foco (Terrie Alfieri, soprano). Carlisle Floyd, The Trees on the Mountains from Susannah (Christina Guando, soprano). Felix Mendelssohn, Hear Ye, Israel from Elijah (Leah McClure, soprano). Antonio Caldara, Come Raggio Di Sol (Tatianna Overton, soprano). Franz Lehar, Liebe Du Himmel Auf Erden (Lynn Cann, soprano).

Thursday, November 11, 2010, 3:00 pm. Jackson Hardaker, trombone (Accompanied by: Ryan King-flugelhorn, David Engelhard-soprano sax, Woogie Lee-tenor sax, Sebastien Ammann-piano, Evan Jagels-bass, Jens Ellerhold-drums). Jackson Hardaker, Oska T. Hardaker, 2 (Boris) + 1. Hardaker, Afrique. Hardaker, But Not for Me. Hardaker, Our Colline’s a Treasure. Hardaker, Lush Life. Hardaker, Lacy.

Thursday, November 11, 2010, 3:45 pm. Suzana Hajdin, voice. Antonio Carlos Jobim, Aqua De Beber. Frederick Loewe & Alan Jay Lerner, Almost Like Being In Love. Irving Berlin, How Deep Is The Ocean? Arthur Hamilton, Cry Me A River. Victor Young & Edward Herman, Let’s Fall In Love. Joe Henderson & Ellen Gross, Recorda Me. Elvis Costello, Almost Blue. Jovano Jovanke, Macedonian Folk Song.

Friday, November 12, 2010, 3 pm. Kimberly Colucci, piano. Domenico Scarlatti, Sonata in A Major, L. 495. Ludwig van Beethoven, Sonata in F Minor, Opus 2, No. 1: I. Allegro, II. Adagio, III. Menuetto-Allegretto, IV. Prestissimo. Frédéric Chopin, Mazurka in A Minor, Opus 7, No. 2, Polonaise in A Major, Opus 40, No. 1. Edvard Grieg, Til Foråret (To the Spring), Opus 43, No. 6, Småtrold (Puck), Opus 71, No. 3. Lowell Liebermann, Gargoyles, II. Adagio semplice. Sergei Rachmaninoff, Polichinelle, Opus 3, No. 4.

Monday, November 15, 2010, 12:15 pm. Queens College Brass Studio Recital, David Jolley, Director and Edward Laurel, Special Guest Artist. Joseph Haydn, Concerto in Eb: Allegro moderato-Andante-Allegro vivo (Laurie Krein, trumpet). Franz Strauss, Nocturno, opus 7 (Michael Stupakevich, horn). Thorvald Hansen, Sonata for Trumpet (Seunghun Park, trumpet). W. A. Mozart, Concerto No. 4, Movement 1 (Faith Tessmer, trumpet). Paul Hindemith, Sonata for Trumpet, Movement 1 (Jonathan Quatela, trumpet). W. A. Mozart, Concerto No. 2, Movement 1 (Kate Goddard, horn). J. B. Arban, Fantasie Brillante (Vincent Ladalia, trumpet). Bernard Heiden, Sonata for Horn, Movement 1 (Nathan Coy, horn). Eric Ewazen, Trio for Violin, Trumpet and Piano (Edward Findeisen, Jonathan Quatela, Jeremy Chan).

Tuesday, November 16, 2010, 3 pm. Hiromi Nishida, clarinet. Elliot Carter, GRA. Johannes Brahms, Sonata in E Flat Major Op. 120-2: I. Allegro amabile, II. Allegro appassionato, III. Andante con moto-Allegro. Carl Nielsen, Concerto, Op. 57 (1928).

Wednesday, November 17, 12:15 PM. The Queens College Orchestra, Maurice Peress, Music Director. Gould, Spirituals for Double String Orchestra and Harp: Gospel Train - Old Time Religion, Were you There - Steal Away, All God's Children Got Wings, Little David Play on your Harp, Ezekiel Saw De Wheel. Rota, Concerto for Trombone and Orchestra: Allegro giusto - Poco sostenuto - Animato, Lento, ben ritmato, Allegro moderato (Ching-Min Chang, trombone). Amram, Symphonic Variations on a Song by Woody Guthrie: Theme and Fanfare for the Road, Oklahoma Stomp Dance, Sunday Morning Church Service in Okehmah, Prelude and Pampa Texas Barn Dance, Sonando con Mexico, Dustbowl Dirge, Street Sounds of New York. Encore.

Thursday, November 18, 2010, 3 pm. Junick Hwang, piano (featuring Syberen van Munster, guitar; Julian Chan, soprano & alto sax; Carlos Mena, bass; Hironori Momoi, drums). Junick Hwang, Beautiful Memories. Steve Swallow, Ladies in Mercedes. Sammy Fain, Secret Love. A. C.Jobim, A Felicidade. Hwang, Though Everything Fades Away. Hwang, Last Chance.

Thursday, November 18, 2010, 7:30 pm. Piano Majors Recital. Brahms, Rhapsody in B Minor, Op. 79, No. 1 (Mikhail Kofman). Barber, Excursions, Op. 20: Allegretto, Allegro molto (Joseph Martin). Brahms, Intermezzo in Eb Major, Op. 117 No. 1, Intermezzo in Bb Minor, Op. 117 No. 2, Intermezzo in C# Minor, Op. 117 No. 3 (Vasu Panicker). Chopin, Impromptu in F# Major, Op. 36 (Jou-Tse Lu). J. S. Bach, Prelude and Fugue in F major, Book 1(Nertil Haxhi). Chopin, Nocturne in Db Major, Op. 27, No. 2 (Yusuke Akasaka). Béla Bartók, Suite Op. 14 (for Solo Piano): Allegretto, Scherzo, Allegro molto, Sostenuto (Dora Galit). Chopin, Ballade in F minor, Op. 52 (Jia Lu).

Thursday, November 18, 2010, 3:45 pm. Jun Choi, voice (Featuring Greg Hammontree-trumpet, David Engelhard-alto, Woogie Lee-tenor, Jackson Hardaker-trombone, Jiyeon Jeon-piano, Youngmin You-bass, Jens Ellerhold-drum, Liv Solveig Wagner-vox). Jun Choi, Have you met Ms. Cat?. Dorough, B/Arr. Jun Choi, But for now. Jun Choi, Chamber Bob. Jun choi, Plz. Jun Choi, All of my things. Al Jarreau, Boogie Down. Leon Russell/Arr. Jun Choi, A song for you. Chick Corea, Spain.

Friday, November 19, 2010, 3 pm. Blanca Cecilia Gonzalez, violin, and Eduard Laurel, piano. J. S. Bach, Partita No. 1 in B minor (s.1002): Allemanda, Double, Tempo di Bouree, Double. Camille Saint-Saëns, Concerto No. 3 in B minor, Opus 61: Allegro non troppo, Andantino quasi allegretto, Molto moderato e maestoso, Allegro non troppo. Niccolo Paganini, Caprice No. 5.

Monday, November 22, 2010, 12:15 pm. Voice Majors Recital, James John and Sherry Overholt, coordinators; Max Midroit, staff accompanist. Paolo Tosti, Lydia (Joseph Jack, tenor). Carl Maria von Weber, “Kommt ein schlanker Bursch gegangen” from Der Freischütz (Tiffany Bibuld, soprano). W. A. Mozart, “S’altro che lagrime” from La Clemenza di Tito (Anna Harmon, soprano). Robert Schumann, In der Fremde & Die Stille from Liederkreis (Kyle Weekes, tenor). W. A. Mozart, “Va pure ad altri in braccio” from La Finta Giardiniera (Nicholle Bittlingmeyer, mezzo-soprano). G. F. Handel, “Thou shalt break them” from Messiah (David Burkhard, tenor). W. A. Mozart, “Batti, batti, o bel Masetto” from Don Giovanni (Jocelyn Cruz, soprano). Paolo Tosti, Songo (Douglas Sabo, tenor). Richard Strauss, “Wie Du warst!” from Der Rosenkavalier (Melisa Bonetti, mezzo-soprano). Alessandro Scarlatti, “Gia il Dole dal Gange” from L’honestà negli amori (Erick Urgiles, tenor). W. A. Mozart, “Deh vieni, non tardar” from Le Nozze di Figaro (Rachael Gomes, soprano). Francesco Durante, Vergin tutto amor (Philip Kaplan, bass-baritone). W. A. Mozart, “Bester Jüngling” from (Grace Kahl, soprano). Lee Hoiby, “Be not afeard” from The Tempest (Christian Gibbs, tenor). W. A. Mozart, “Ach, ich fühl’s” from Die Zauberflöte (Katrina Montagna, soprano). Aaron Copland, “Daybreak will come” from The Tender Land (Robert Ariza, tenor). Henry Purcell, “When I am laid in earth” from Dido and Aeneas (Heather Marvin, mezzo-soprano). Erich Korngold, “Mein Sehnen, mein Wähnen” from Die Tote Stadt (Sean Moonsammy, bass-baritone). Charles Gounod, “Faites-lui mes aveux” from Faust (Sarah Rose Taylor, mezzo-soprano).

Monday, November 22, 2010, 4:45 pm. Mikhail Kofman, piano. Sergei Rachmaninov, Prelude in G Major, Op. 32, No. 5. Prelude in g sharp minor, Op. 32, No. 12. Four Songs from Op. 21 (Stefanie Izzo, soprano and Mikhail Kofman, piano). Johannes Brahms, Rhapsody, Op. 79: No. 1 in b minor. Rhapsody, Op. 79, No. 2 in g minor. Gustav Mahler, Piano Quartet in a minor (Mikhail Kofman, piano; Shauna Smith, violin; Peter Mole, cello; Mami Okada, viola). Franz Liszt, Liebesträume No. 3. Nikolai Kapustin, Jazz Concert etude one.

Monday, November 22, 2010, 6:30 pm. Alexei Tartakovski, piano. Scarlatti: Sonata in D major, Sonata in F minor, Sonata in D major. Beethoven, Sonata No. 23 in F minor, opus 57 “Appassionata”: I. Allegro assai, II. Andante con moto, III. Allegro ma non troppo. Chopin, Sonata No. 3 in B minor, opus 8: I. Allegro maestoso, II. Scherzo: molto vivace, III. Largo, IV. Finale: Presto non tanto; Agitato. Encore: Bach - Busoni.

Monday, November 29, 2010, 12:15 pm. Queens College Brass Ensemble, David Jolley, Director. J. S. Bach, Chorale: “Now Stand We All With Our God”. A. Ginastera/arr. Jolley, Sonata for Brass, Movement One: Allegro Energico. Eugen Bozza, Quintet for Brass, Movement One: Allegro. L. Bernstein/arr. Gale, Three Selections from West Side Story: Tonight – I Feel Pretty - Somewhere (Laurie Krein, Jonathan Quatela, Qun Ma, Gunyoung Lee, Nick Lombardi). Flor Peeters, Quartette: Intrada- Lied – Dance- Finale. Haydn/arr. Miller, “Achieved is the Glorious Work” from The Creation (Alyssa Blumenthal, Ryan Buecke, Gunyoung Lee, Nick Lombardi). J. S. Bach/arr. Shaw, Prelude and Fugue in A Minor (QC Horn Ensemble: Michael Stupakevich, Nathan Coy, Kate Goddard, Tia Kilpatrick, Qun Ma, T. J. Cusack, Faith Tessmer, David Jolley, Marc Cerri). Anonymous, Sonata from “Bankelsangerlieder” (Seunghun Park, Vincent Ladalia, Michael Stupakevich, Gunyoung Lee, Stephen Duggan). Eric Ewazen, Symphony in Brass, Movement Two: Andante. Ingolf Dahl, Suite for Brass, Movement Three: Fugue-Allegro Maestoso.

Monday, November 29, 2010, 4:45 pm: Jacqueline Falcon, viola. Franz Anton Hoffmeister, Viola Concerto in D Major, first movement (accompaniment: Konstanza Chernov). J.S. Bach, Cello Suite No. 3: Prelude, Courante, Bourrée 1 and 2, Gigue. Max Bruch, Kol Nidre, Op. 47 (accompaniment: Konstanza Chernov).