2002-2003 Inaugural Concert

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Tuesday, May 4, 2003 @ 8:00 PM

Saint Peter's Church at Citicorp Center


New York Composers Circle

Inaugural Concert


Böse Zeit (Evil Time) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Fedor Kabalin

                              

                               Two American Songs, Op. 17  

                                                  Dirge (Uncle Frank's Song)

                                                  I'm Home


Derrick Ballard, bass-baritone

Susan Daum, soprano

Edmond Schonberg, piano


Quixote Meditations . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Edward Ficklin


Derrick Ballard, bass-baritone

Edmond Schonberg, piano


This Heart Feels Heavy . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Patricia Leonard


Lauren Bradley, soprano

Clint Edward, piano


Beneath the Trees  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Jacob E. Goodman

                                                  Under a Tree

                                                  Under the Oak

                                                  This Tree


Derrick Ballard, bass-baritone

Edmond Schonberg, piano


Ebb . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Jennifer Louis Griffith

                                                  Gallant Château

                                                  Eel-grass


Susan Daum, soprano

Edmond Schonberg, piano


Slants of Light . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Debra Kaye

                                                  Not knowing

                                                  There's a certain Slant of light

                                                  I heard a Fly buzz

                                                  This is the land the Sunset washes


Derrick Ballard, bass-baritone

Elizabeth Wolff, piano


INTERMISSION


Fantasy Pieces . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . David Del Tredici

                                                  1. Adagio

                                                  2. Poco Allegretto

                                                  3. Allegro Minacciando (…Diabolique)

                                                  4. Largo


                              Wedding Song


David Del Tredici, piano


I am blessed . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Gayther Myers

To Olga


Susan Daum, soprano

Derrick Ballard, bass-baritone

Edmond Schonberg, piano


Imbrication No. 1 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Eugene W. McBride

                                                  Child April

                                                  Yellow Cabs

                                                  Prayer


Derrick Ballard, bass-baritone

Kyung-A Lee, piano


Two Poems by Langston Hughes  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Miki Nakanishi

                                                  Hard Daddy

                                                  Mother to Son


Susan Daum, soprano

Gayther Myers, speaker

Miki Nakanishi, piano


Epigramme . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Robert Honstein


Derrick Ballard, bass-baritone

Robert Honstein, piano


Allegro- “…chatter in the system” . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Gary Strauss

                            Adagio- “…a plea for peace”


Gary Strauss, trumpet

George Dewar, cello

Sharon Boerum, piano


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