2007-2008 Concert Season

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Thursday, December 13, 2007 @ 8:00 PM

Engleman Recital Hall

Baruch College Performing Arts Center


A Concert of New Music


Suite Thematique*  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . John de Clef Pineiro


Lori Miller, violin      Victor Lowrie, viola

Joanne Lin, cello      Hiromi Abe, piano


Three Later Poems of Walt Whitman  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Martin Halpern

                                                  1. Youth, Day, Old Age and Night

                                                  2. Whispers of Heavenly Death

                                                  3. Roaming in Thought


Peter Clark, baritone      Victor Frost, piano


Strange Cohabitation . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Debra Kaye

                                                  1. The Maestro's Soliloquy

                                                  2. Penny's Contentment

                                                  3. Penny's Dream


Tamara Cashour, piano      Nataliya Medvedovskaya, piano


INTERMISSION


Ars Poetica  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . John Eaton

                                                  1. To Dorothy Wellesley

                                                  2. A Crazed Girl

                                                  3. Under Ben Bulben: V

                                                  4. Under Ben Bulben: VI


Jennifer Roderer, mezzo-soprano      Jane Rigler, flute

Jody Redhage, cello      Bridget Kibbey, harp

Karl Kramer, conductor


Three Pieces  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Victor Frost

                                                  1. A Wedding Processional

                                                  2. Pavane (Tombeau de Franck)

                                                  3. Spanish Caprice


Joshua Frank, trumpet      Victor Frost, piano


The Young Sleep  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Eugene W. McBride


Anthony Turner, baritone Lori Miller, violin

Joanne Lin, cello Mimi Stem-Wolfe, piano



                                                  * World premiere


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Thursday, February 23, 2008 @ 7:30 PM

Leonard Nimoy Thalia at Symphony Space


A Concert of New Music


String Quartet No. 9*  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Carl Kanter

                                                  Andante

                                                  Allegro vivace

                                                  Largo

                                                  Allegro ritmico


Sha Omagari, violin      Heather Sommerlad, violin

Victor Lowrie, viola      Jennifer De Vore, cello


Tone-Games  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Donald Hagar


Natalia Medvedovskaya, piano


Episodes for String Quartet . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Fedor Kabalin

                                                  Moderato energico -

                                                  Allegro deciso (doppio movimento) -

                                                  Comodo-

                                                  Fantasy-Cadenza -

                                                  Giocoso ed energico -

                                                  Vivace-

                                                  Misurato (tempo d'inizio, ma senza rigore)


Sha Omagari, violin      Heather Sommerlad, violin

Victor Lowrie, viola      Jennifer De Vore, cello


INTERMISSION


                             Of Jean Renaud: Variations on a French Folksong*  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  Christopher Montgomery


Sha Omagari, violin      Heather Sommerlad, violin

Victor Lowrie, viola      Jennifer De Vore, cello


Diabolique* . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Patricia Leonard


Gloria Justen, electric violin      Nataliya Medvedovskaya, piano


String Quartet No. 3** . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Richard Brooks


Sha Omagari, violin      Heather Sommerlad, violin

Victor Lowrie, viola      Jennifer De Vore, cello



                                                  * World premiere

                                                  ** New Yark premiere


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Sunday, May 20, 2008 @ 8:00 PM

Frederick Loewe Theater at New York University


A Concert of New Music


                             Tubae Mundi: Prayers for Trombone, Electronics, and Video . . . . . .

. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  Dinu Ghezzo


James Hirschfeld, trombone


Sonata* . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Miki Nakanishi


Nataliya Medvedovskaya, piano


Three States of Water  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Richard Russell

                                                  Boiling

                                                  Ice

                                                  Liquid


Mary Barto, flute      Jonathan Engle, flute      Aki Kasuga, flute


The Caverns at Carlsbad . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  Eugene Marlow

                                                  The Natural Entrance

                                                  The Devil's Spring

                                                  Whale's Mouth

                                                  The King's Palace

                                                  Iceberg Rock

                                                  The Papoose Room

                                                  Hall of Giants

                                                  Bat Flight

                                                  Finale


Mike Fahie, trombone      James Hirschfeld, trombone

Pete Mcivor, trombone      Max Seigel, bass trombone


INTERMISSION


Ballade**|*** . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Dana Richardson


Christopher Oldfather, piano


Broadway ReNYUal* . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Matthew Steckler


Mary Barto, flute      Shanti Raval, clarinet

Nataliya Medvedovskaya, piano


Childhood . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Richard McCandless

                                                  Movements III and IV


Steve Solook, speaking percussionist


microproj** . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Joseph Pehrson


Linda Past, dancer



                                                  * World premiere

                                                  ** New York premiere

                                                  *** Winner of the NYCC's first annual Composers' Competition, 2007


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Tuesday, June 7, 2008 @ 8:00 PM

Saint Peter's Church at Citicorp Center


A Concert of New Music


Sonata for Flute and Piano . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Nataliya Medvedovskaya

                                                  Allegro moderato

                                                  Allegretto scherzando

                                                  Andante con moto

                                                  Moderato


Michael Laderman, flute      Nataliya Medvedovskaya, piano


Early Voices*  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Kevin McCarter


Allen Blustine, clarinet      Maxine Neuman, cello

Marcia Eckert, piano


High Flight** . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Margaret Fairlie-Kennedy


Anthony Pulgram, tenor      Marcia Eckert, piano


Six Lyrics to Poems of Marilyn Hacker*  . . . . . . . . . . . . .  Tamara Cashour

                                                  Late August

                                                  Literary Initiation c. 1960

                                                  Saturday Night Bile

                                                  Alba Near Impruneta

                                                  Les Serpillieres

                                                  Languedocienne


Margaret O'Connell, mezzo-soprano      Melissa Fogarty, guest soprano

Michael Laderman, flute      Marsha Heller, English horn

Paula Kimper, guitar      Tamara Cashour, piano


INTERMISSION


Variations on a Theme of Beethoven*  . . . . . . . . . . . .  Jacob E. Goodman


Michael Laderman, flute      Allen Blustine, clarinet

James Burnham, violin      Jill Jaffe, viola

Maxine Neuman, cello      Marcia Eckert, piano


Duopoly* . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Roger Blanc

Solemn - Deliberate - Deadpan - Playful - Tranquil - Urgent


Allen Blustine, clarinet      Virgil Blackwell, bass clarinet


Lelia* . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Gayther Myers


Michael Laderman, flute      Marsha Heller, oboe      Allen Blustine, clarinet

Leonard Hindell, bassoon      Lisa Pike, horn


Five Movements for Oboe and Viola**  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Cesar Vuksic

                                                  Dolcissimo

                                                  Tenso

                                                  Violent

                                                  Presto fantasmal (ghostly presto)

                                                  Dreaming


Marsha Heller, oboe      Jill Jaffe, viola



                                                  * World premiere

                                                  ** New York Premiere



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