2008-2009 Concert Season

Monday, December 8, 2008 @ 8:00 PM

Engleman Recital Hall

Baruch College Performing Arts Center


Elliott Carter 100th Birthday Celebration


Playtime . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Eugene Marlow

                                                  1. The children gather to play

                                                  2. "Hey, that's my toy!"

                                                  3. Nap time

                                                  4. Waking up

                                                  5. "Let's play king and queen"

                                                  6. "Let's play war"

                                                  7. A real fight


Svjetlana Kabalin, flute      Alexandra Knoll, oboe      Amy Zoloto, clarinet

Erik Holtje, bassoon      Nataliya Medvedovskaya, piano


Woodwind Quintet . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Margaret Fairlie-Kennedy

                                                  1. Andante sostenuto

                                                  2. Scherzando quasi presto

                                                  3. Allegro giusto


Svjetlana Kabalin, flute      Alexandra Knoll, oboe      Amy Zoloto, clarinet

Erik Holtje, bassoon      Michael Atkinson, horn


Dialogues . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Cesar Vuksic


Svjetlana Kabalin, flute      Alexandra Knoll, oboe      Amy Zoloto, clarinet

Erik Holtje, bassoon      Michael Atkinson, horn      Cesar Vuksic, piano


Windjammer . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Joseph Pehrson


Svjetlana Kabalin, flute      Alexandra Knoll, oboe      Amy Zoloto, clarinet

Erik Holtje, bassoon      Michael Atkinson, horn


INTERMISSION


Divertimento for Wind Septet . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Fedor Kabalin

                                                  1. Intrada: Pomposo

                                                  2. Lullaby for Marfa-Victoria: Andante non troppo lento

                                                  3. Round: Vivace


Svjetlana Kabalin, flute      Alexandra Knoll, oboe      Amy Zoloto, clarinet

Erik Holtje, bassoon      Michael Atkinson, horn

David Byrd-Marrow, horn      Donald Batchelder, trumpet


Little Suite for Woodwind Quintet  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Donald Hagar

                                                  1. Skyscrapers

                                                  2. Veni

                                                  3. Inner Song

                                                  4. Motet

                                                  5. Rock of Ages

                                                  6. Swing

                                                  7. Gotta Go

                                                  8. Toy


Svjetlana Kabalin, flute      Alexandra Knoll, oboe      Amy Zoloto, clarinet

Erik Holtje, bassoon      Michael Atkinson, horn


Woodwind Quintet  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Elliott Carter

                                                  1. Allegretto

                                                  2. Allegro giocoso


Svjetlana Kabalin, flute      Alexandra Knoll, oboe      Amy Zoloto, clarinet

Erik Holtje, bassoon      Michael Atkinson, horn



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Thursday, February 14, 2009 @ 7:30 PM

Leonard Nimoy Thalia at Symphony Space


Valentine's Day Bouquet of New Music


Contraste . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Dinu Ghezzo


Cesar Vuksic, piano


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

                                                  l. Youth, Day, Old Age and Night

                                                  2. Whispers of Heavenly Death

                                                  3. Roaming in Thought


Jim Trainor, baritone      Victor Frost, piano


Breaths . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . John de Clef Pineiro


Michael Laderman, flute      Cesar Vuksic, piano


Love after Love . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Tania Le6n


Tiffany Du Mouchelle, soprano      Steven Solook, marimba


Tell Me Where Is Fancy Bred . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Elliott Carter


Tiffany Du Mouchelle, soprano Steven Solook, marimba


INTERMISSION


Two Songs from Emily Unleashed* . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  Tamara Cashour

                                                  l. Ample make this Bed -

                                                  2. "Hope" is the thing ...


Tamara Cashour, soprano      Margaret O'Connell, mezzo-soprano

Michael Laderman, piccolo      Marcia Eckert, piano

Tamara Cashour, synthesized harp


Oui, ]'Aime Brahms* . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Jacob E. Goodman


Arthur Cook, cello      Marcia Eckert, piano


The Dutch Muse  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Dana Dimitri Richardson

                                                  l. Bathsheba: Rembrandt Van Rijn

                                                  2. Malle Babbe: Franz Hals

                                                  3. Girl in a Turban: Jan Vermeer


Maria Rose, piano


Violin Sonata No. 1 in three movements . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Richard Russell


Stanichka Dimitrova, violin      Bethany Porter, piano


                                                  * World Premiere


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Sunday, April 5, 2009 @ 3:00 PM

St. Mark's Church In-The-Bowery


A Concert of New Music


Movement for String Quartet** . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Roger Blanc


Romulo Benavides, violin      Eddie Venegas, violin

Orlando Wells, viola      David Gotay, cello


Souvenir de Nantes . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Victor Frost

                                                  Valse de musette

                                                  Intermezzo I

                                                  Ecossaise

                                                  Intermezzo II

                                                  An Hungarian in Paris


Mark Snyder, oboe      Romulo Benavides, violin

Eddie Venegas, violin      Orlando Wells, viola      David Gotay, cello


Three Short Piano Solos . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Eugene McBride

                                                  Baguettelle a la Chopin for Solo Piano

                                                  Nocturne for Solo Piano

                                                  Stew Art for Solo Piano


Nataliya Medvedovskaya, piano

Cesar Vuksic, piano      David Holzman, piano


Landscapes . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Donald Hagar

                                                  Lakes

                                                  Clouds

                                                  Mountains


Christopher Oldfather, piano



INTERMISSION


Two Pieces for Piano* . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Miki Nakanishi

                                                  Carrot and Green Pepper

                                                  Moon Rabbit


Christopher Oldfather, piano


                           Christ and His Bride (a lovers' quarrel for flute & viola) based

on J.S. Bach's "Wachet Auf" Cantata No. 140*  . . . . . . . William Vollinger

                                                  Recitative: "So geh herein zu mir"

                                                  Duet: "Mein Freund ist mein"

                                                  Chorale: "Gloria sei dir gesungen"


Michael Laderman, flute      Rozanna Weinberger, viola


Three Short Pieces for Piano* . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Carl Kanter

                                                  Piano Piece - July 2008

                                                  Piano Study - Resignation

                                                  Piano Study 4


Christopher Oldfather, piano


Sonatina* . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Richard Brooks

                                                  Allegro molto

                                                  Adagio

                                                  Fugue; presto


Cesar Vuksic, piano


               

                                                  * World Premiere

                                                  ** New York Premiere


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Tuesday, May 26, 2009 @ 8:00 PM

Saint Peter's Church at Citicorp Center


A Concert of New Music


Pile Driver** . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Richard McCandless


Leon Khoja-Eynatyan, percussion

Matt Smallcomb, percussion

Richard McCandless, percussion

Stephen Solook, percussion


Song Cycle on "Holy Sonnets" of John Donne, Op. 1*** . . . . John Eaton

                                                  Batter my heart, three person' d God

                                                  Spit in my face you ]ewes

                                                  Oh my blacke Soule!

                                                  What if this present were the worlds last night?

                                                  At the round earths imagin 'd comers


Linda Larson, soprano John Eaton, piano


                             Spell of Creation: five songs on poems of Kathleen Raine* . . . . . . . . .

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

                                                  Lyric

                                                  The Path

                                                  Spell of Creation

                                                  Paradise Seed

                                                  Ark


Nancy Ellen Ogle, soprano      Debra Kaye, piano


INTERMISSION


'Sigol 'for Two*|****  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Brian Fennelly


duo parnas: Madalyn Parnas, violin     Cicely Parnas, cello


Variations for Piano*  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Jacob E. Goodman


Cesar Vuksic, piano


Chain Reaction  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Debra Kaye


Nancy Ellen Ogle, soprano      Debra Kaye, piano


Passacaglia  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Paul Moravec


duo parnas: Madalyn Parnas, violin     Cicely Parnas, cello

Christopher Oldfather, piano



                                                  * World Premiere

                                                  ** New York Premiere

                                                  *** Manhattan Premiere

                                                  **** Winner of the 2008 NYCC Composers' Competition



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